|Gretchen Rossi, Real Housewives of Orange County star|
By now we should all be familiar with the basic components of Real Housewives style: orange tan, big hair, shiny lips, Botoxed brow, skimpy Barbie-doll dress, hooker heels and the occasional fur. But while the housewives of the hit TV franchise may appear indistinguishable to the untrained eye, there are subtle distinctions.
"I think all of us gals have such different style," insists Gretchen Christine Rossi, one of the Real Housewives of Orange County. "But for me, in particular, I am a very glamorous, girly girl. You see me in the fun, flirty dresses. I have to have my bling, of course." She wears heels almost every day: "Every time I put my makeup on, I typically have heels involved."
But Rossi is not, as you might expect, "a big designer girl." Indeed, it might surprise viewers to learn that today at the Topanga mall, at the debut of her new swimsuit collection, Rossi is wearing a dress from affordable Bebe with her spiky black Louboutin heels. And that this season on the show, she bought most of her jewelry from T.J. Maxx.More »