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Her Gossip Girl costar Blake Lively may be able to get red carpet ready sans stylist, but Leighton Meester recently admitted that she enlists a professional for big events.

"I have a stylist who is very helpful," she told Fashionista at a party for shoe designer Roger Vivier in New York City last week. "But I also pay attention and visit and look at all the shows and things that I like and things that speak to me."

And while her character Blair Waldorf only wears high-fashion designer duds, Meester, 25, is far from jaded when it comes to getting decked out in real life.

"If there's ever an occasion to wear something gorgeous I feel very lucky to be able to don it."