Some might say the Chipettes were just a callous invention by the team behind the Chipmunks to cull more female viewers, that they were all a bunch of unimaginative afterthoughts compared to their more interesting male counterparts.

People who think like that think too much.

Moreover, Jeanette (counterpart of Simon) ruled. She was tall, super klutzy (with shoelaces perpetually untied), smart and kind-natured. She perfected that nerd chic look: oversized sweaters, pleated skirts, Mary Janes. Also, chicks with glasses are way cute.

Thus, today we are celebrating Jeanette with a gallery of ideas for stealing her look.