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Dana Weiss of Possessionista.com is InStyle.com’s correspondent on all things New Girl fashion for Season 3. Scroll down to read this week’s exclusive update on what Zooey Deschanel wore.

If you’re an avid New Girl fan, you’d know that Zooey Deschanel’s quirky character, Jess Day, is known for her signature stripes. But costume designer Deb McGuire decided to switch it up for Tuesday night’s episode with a different print dress ($219, zappos.com). “I’m crazy about polka-dots, stripes, and vintage patterns.” McGuire exclusively told InStyle.com. “This week, what looks like black-and-white polka-dots are actually tiny white apples, which speaks to Jess, the teacher.”

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—Dana Weiss of Possessionista.com