This IS the same person.
Leighton Meester, aka Upper It Girl Blair Waldorf, circa 2004, and now.
I know. Who'd have guessed such a bland, bad haired girl would turn into such a poised and pretty face? Who'd have guessed such a classy chic girl could have looked banal?
Thank god for makeovers.
EDIT : Seems like she used to have some pretty killer fashion sense as well! I wonder what lucky event in her life made her go from cheesy to Diva? THANK YOU GOSSIP GIRLWhile I'm at it, here are some pictures of the awesome Gossip Girl fashion.