Gossip Girl focuses on a cast of rich young
adults living in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. In their world, the people
living in Brooklyn are in poverty and they only associate with the elite upper
class. Many episodes are located at events such as Balls, Galas and Fashion
Shows. They’ve had fashion icons as guest stars, like Alexa Chung and Vera
Wang. The show has a huge focus on designer clothing and inspired a generation
of people watching the show to want to be able to afford these clothes and live
the lifestyle of Serena Van Der Woodsen and Blair Waldorf.