By Michelle Graff
RachelBilsonYVEL5 A few months ago, actress Rachel Bilson’s home in Los
Angeles was broken into, with thieves making off with a trove of designer
clothing, jewelry, shoes and handbags estimated in the hundreds of thousands of
Though the actress cut her teeth on the hit TV show The O.C.,
she’s even more well known for her sharp fashion sense—something the thieves were
obviously well aware of.

As reported by People, among the stolen items was her
collection of jewelry, including pieces handed down to her by her grandmother.

Bilson was reportedly devastated, quite understandably. Even
though she’s a designer darling and most likely gets gifted pieces round the
clock, I don't feel anything can quite replace an heirloom.

People often say that if their house was burning down and
there was one thing they could save it would be photographs. I think the next
thing I would make a run for would be some of the jewelry worn by my family or
gifted by loved ones, things that have very specific memories connected to

But onto happier thoughts…Bilson, engaged to actor Hayden Christensen, is picking
up the pieces and is already looking like her usual fabulous self. On June 15,
she helped to fete the one-year anniversary of fashion designer 3.1 Philip
Lim’s Los Angeles store, where she stepped out perfectly styled with an Yvel pink sapphire and
diamond cocktail ring.

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