Oh. My. God.
Much like Star Wars, Gossip Girl is getting its own prequel series, revolving around the buried romance between Lily Bass and Rufus Humphrey, which will be introduced to Gossip Girl viewers via flashbacks during the May 11th episode.
Yes, the Lily/Rufus thing is a total yawn, but since the separate series is supposed to take place in 80's LA, expect Eric Daman to go buck wild with the costumes, especially since Lily goes from the high (a rich, Montecito boarding school kid) to the low (a public school in the Valley) in just a couple episodes.
We're not sure we can condone such a thick layer of soap slabbed onto a getting-questionable program, but there's nothing we can do to stop it, so let's just enjoy the clothes -
Lily's first outfit: Something like this?