Thursday, October 25, 2012

It's Just Like Riding a Bike

Lorelai heads to Luke's for her first breakfast there in a while -- overall, it's an awkward experience for them both. Later on, when Lorelai's Jeep breaks down, Luke helps her shop for a new car. They argue and fight, which Lorelai thinks is ultimately a good sign. Paris considers breaking up with Doyle so she can be free of influences when it comes to picking which law or medical school she will attend. Rory receives a letter that will certainly influence her future plans.

Hay Bale Maze

During Stars Hollow's annual Spring Fling festival, a huge hay bale maze leads to a chance encounter for Luke and Lorelai, where they apologize to one another and talk about the problems that led to their engagement being called off. As Rory shows Logan around town, Lorelai begins to feel that Logan might be too irresponsible for her daughter; meanwhile, Rory has a job interview with the Providence Journal Bulletin.

Gilmore Girls Only

Lorelai, Rory and Emily take a road trip to North Carolina to attend a wedding; Lane goes into labor.

Dress Like a Gilmore:

Peach cardigan over a floral v-neck shirt.

Flowy long-sleeved floral dress in muted tones with peach belt.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Will You Be My Lorelai Gilmore?

Rory goes to meet with an editor from the New York Times, just as she starts to put together Lane's baby shower. Lorelai takes over the production and has to arbitrate a disagreement between Lane and Mrs. Kim about how to raise the unborn child. Meanwhile, Luke decides to change his situation in life and buy a new boat; Logan comes home drunk and reveals to Rory his failed business venture, and then runs off to Las Vegas with his buddies.

Plan a Party Like a Gilmore:
If throwing a baby shower, have each guest decorate a onesie for the child.

I'm a Kayak, Hear Me Roar

Lorelai puts off telling her parents about her separation from Christopher by helping Emily to arrange Richard's recovery. Rory celebrates Logan's birthday, but bad news from Logan's business partner spoils their evening.

Farewell, My Pet

Rory quickly develops a crush on Richard's replacement TA and feels compelled to confess the attraction to Logan. But she feels really bad about it and he completely understands and the two of them reassure each other that in the end they are crazy about each other. Meanwhile, Lorelai distracts herself from thinking about Christopher by arranging a memorial service for Michel's dog. Christopher seeks her out, however, and the two are forced to face their problems.

Dress Like a Gilmore:

Black dress with floral trim

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

I'd Rather Be in Philadelpia

Lorelai and Rory receive unexpected comfort and some grief while at the hospital and at Richard's side: Christopher won't return Lorelai's calls, but Luke is there for her and the family; Emily is so distraught that she tries to distract herself by maintaining her rigorous social calendar, with Luke offering to help her out in keeping up her appearances; Rory is met by Logan, who flies to the hospital in a helicopter; and, when Christopher finally does arrive, he speaks the words of sympathy to Lorelai, but his emotions betray him: he's still mad at her.

Dress Like a Gilmore:

Unique green and brown sweater

To Whom It May Concern

Noticing Sookie's recent odd behavior, Lorelai forces Jackson to tell her the reason. Luke and Anna attend a hearing to decide their custody battle over April. With help from Paris, Rory finally makes amends with Lucy, who tells her that she and Marty have broken up. While attending Richard's economics class at Yale, Rory witnesses a frightening scene. Finally, Christopher finds the letter Lorelai wrote for Luke's character reference and confronts Lorelai about whether he was her second choice.

Dress Like a Gilmore:

Peach zip-up sweatshirt

Gray pajama shirt, pretty and comfy.

Santa's Secret Stuff

Lorelai and Christopher put the holidays on hold until Rory returns from London; Luke asks Lorelai to write a recommendation letter for his custody battle.

Dress Like a Gilmore:

Navy blue v-neck  button-down dress

Tan and brown patterned dress

Live Like a Gilmore:

Have quirky Christmas traditions like putting red and green M&M's in your cereal on Christmas morning, drinking peppermint coffee, and dressing up in gaudy Christmas sweaters.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Merry Fisticuffs

Emily throws an extravagant party. Meanwhile, Luke talks to a lawyer about partial custody over April. Something big happens between Luke and Lorelai. "St. Nick might bring more than fruitcake this season."

Dress Like a Gilmore:

Cranberry red v-neck dress

Can't really describe it. But this dress...

Knit, People, Knit!

Here comes the birth of Liz's baby delivered by a midwife. Luke is informed of the news. A "knitathon festival" takes place in Stars Hollow.

Dress Like a Gilmore:

Gray, tan and lilac floral v-neck dress

Red cardigan

Introducing Lorelai Planetarium

Rory goes home to Stars Hollow to have dinner with her parents, where it is revealed that they eloped while in Paris. Rory pretends to be happy but later reveals her anger to Lorelai. Logan comes back to town for a launch party, which Rory attends and about which she later writes a judgmental article. Due to accusations by Logan, Rory plans to find a new apartment. Meanwhile, Luke turns to Lorelai in a time of medical emergency with April.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

French Twist

Christopher and Lorelai take his daughter Gigi to visit her mother in Paris. Despite severe jet lag, they manage to have a wonderful, romantic time enjoying the city and each other. Rory comes to the end of her tenure as Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Daily News and suddenly finds herself unsure of her future. Her new friends Olivia and Lucy suggest a trip to Stars Hollow for a girls' night. When they return, Rory is surprised to find that Lucy's new boyfriend is her old friend Marty, who pretends not to know Rory. Christopher and Lorelai return home with a surprise for Rory.

Dress Like a Gilmore:

Purple and coral argyle sweater

Glittery midnight blue short-sleeved v-neck dress

Go Bulldogs

Christopher talks Lorelai into visiting Rory at Yale during Parents' Weekend, and Lorelai is surprised to find that Richard and Emily are also there. Trying to prove how cool he is, Christopher invites all of Rory's co-workers on the Yale Daily News to an expensive lunch where they all drink too much, and the meal ends abruptly when Rory insists they leave to cover a breaking story. Meanwhile, Luke meets April's swimming coach, who convinces him to take her adult swimming class. When the coach flirts with him, Luke asks her out on a date.

Dress Like a Gilmore:

Dusty blue v-neck shirt with puffy sleeves

Plaid skirt paired with an orange scarf and dusty blue jacket

Thursday, October 4, 2012

The Great Stink

Emily and Richard are delighted when Lorelai and Christopher attend Friday night dinner together as a couple. Christopher reveals that Sherry has written him a letter saying she regrets leaving their daughter, G.G., and asking him to send G.G. to visit her in Paris. Lorelai can't believe that Chris would consider this and they get into an argument over dinner. Logan returns to town on business to acquire an internet company and pays Rory a surprise visit. Rory is thrilled, but during a dinner with Logan's colleagues, she realizes that she has no connection to his new ...

Dress Like a Gilmore:

Plaid green and navy short-sleeved shirt

White and yellow striped bathrobe

Brown and navy sleeveless dress with a ponytail

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

S'Wonderful, S'marvelous

Lorelai and Christopher have begun to date, and although Lorelai is finding it difficult to fully commit to the relationship, Christopher keeps coming up with romantic dates to win her over. Back at Yale, Rory meets some eccentric new girlfriends at an art exhibit, and Richard becomes a guest lecturer. April comes to stay with Luke for a few weeks while Ana is out of town. Finally, Emily gets arrested and Lorelai has to bail her out of jail.

Lorelai's First Cotillion

When Richard and Emily have no real reaction to the news of her break up, Lorelai suddenly realizes that most of her emotional life has been based on doing and feeling the opposite of whatever her parents want. Later, when Michel forces Lorelai to attend Emily's cotillion dance, Lorelai discovers that some things her parents wanted for her weren't really that terrible. Meanwhile, Rory has a tough time making her long-distance relationship work.

Dress Like a Gilmore:

Black 50's-style dress with polka dots

Blue and tan striped v-neck dress

Pale pink shirt

White dress with gold necklace