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What’s the One Thing You’ll Never See Zooey Deschanel Wearing?
Zooey Deschanel‘s name might conjure images of her “adorkable” New Girl character, Jess, but in daily life, the actress doesn’t feel tied to a specific, signature look.
“I’m completely [by the] seat of my pants,” she tells PEOPLE of choosing outfits. “I’m totally an intuitive decision maker — I am never calculating, especially about that sort of thing. I’ve always just been interested in wearing what I like.”
Though Deschanel isn’t opposed to experimenting with her look — which she simply describes as “feminine and fun” — there is one item you’ll never see her wearing: sweats.
“It’s so annoying,” she says, “every time I leave my house I’m supposed to look polished … I’m jealous of people who can put on sweatpants and go get a coffee.”
It’s the same story with footwear. “Sometimes I don’t realize how uncomfortable [my shoes are] until I’m out of the house,” she shares. “There have been a number of times at events where I’ve been like, ‘I wish I was wearing flats.’” Zooey, we feel your pain. Tell us: What’s the one item you’d never be caught dead wearing?
–Jennifer Cress, reporting by Jackie Fields