Mischa Barton took Hollywood by storm in 2003. She had a starring role on the trendiest new show “The O.C.” and she was intimidatingly beautiful. At the beginning of her career, she was a budding fashion icon. She showed up on numerous best-dressed lists thanks to her affiliation with stylist Rachel Zoe. Unfortunately, a few years after bursting onto the scene there came a point when Barton was suddenly unable to do anything right on the red carpet. She went from best dressed to worst dressed in the blink of an eye, which makes us wonder – what happened?! Take a look and see for yourself:
Teen Choice Awards – 2003
Mischa Barton opted for a beachy look at the 2003 Teen Choice Awards. The dress definitely helps her stand out with its vibrant colors, but it isn’t the nicest looking dress. The material looks a bit too much like paper mache and it doesn’t fit her especially well. It makes her look heavier around the hips, which is ironic considering her pin-thin frame at the time. Lucky for her she had a starring role on “The O.C.” as the incredibly fashionable Marissa Cooper.
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