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I Dressed Like a Real Housewife of New York for a Week

And I became an utter monster.

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The Real Housewives of New York City may not be a, um, critically acclaimed show, but it will (or should) go down in history for the loud, exuberant fashions of its colorful cast members. The jewel tones, fake eyelashes, and statement jewelry are so omnipresent, you almost wonder if the outfits have transformative powers, turning their wearers into the pinot grigio-swilling, comeback-slinging powerhouses they appear to be.

So Rebecca Jennings decided to investigate for It’s Fashion: How does wearing the glam styles of the RHONY cast affect her daily life?

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