There's a lot to love about Parks and Recreation—which returns for its sixth season Thursday, September 26—particularly the cute style of the girls living in Pawnee. But after a closer look at the show's season five wardrobe, it's clear that these chicks wear some expensive shit for a bunch of small-town government employees.

Ann Perkins
Ann arguably has the most consistent wardrobe when it comes to balancing trendiness with adult restraint. She's very fond of Madewell, but she evidently splurges pretty often at Barneys.

Flowersketch Peplum Top, Madewell, $108

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Delphi Print Blouse by O'2nd, Barneys, $295

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Clinton Dress by Vena Cava, Bloomingdales, $596

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Tearose Blouse, Madewell, $78

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Silk Rose Print Boyshirt, Madewell, $118

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Brett Boat-Print Silk Shirt, Equipment, $238

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Dotted Blouse by Joie, Barneys, $238

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Liberty Perfect Shirt in Leo Scarlett, J. Crew, $150; Collection Cashmere Cable Sweater, $238

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Seared Chevrons Cardigan, Anthropologie, $118

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Adelita Brocade Mini Dress, Anthropologie, $198

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Hanalei Buttondown Owls, Anthropologie, $78

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Cindy Top, Steven Alan, $225

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Dawn Dress by girl. by Band of Outsiders, Barneys, $465

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Cindy Top, Steven Alan, $225

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Kitty Print Long Sleeve Shirt by 10 Crosby Derek Lam, Barneys, $395

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Voyage Regine Drawstring Bucket Bag by MARC by Marc Jacobs, Neiman Marcus, $428

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Scarf Print Stretch Silk Dress, Steven Alan, $407

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Silk-Front Tee in Gingam Bow, Madewell, $58

Ann's Total: $4656

April Ludgate
April's wardrobe budget is the least believable, considering that her character is frequently flat broke. Maybe it's because she's blowing her paychecks at Bergdorf's?

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Thumb Up Tank by Antipodium, Barneys, $150; AG Stevie Ankle Jeans, Anthropologie, $158

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Abstract-Print Sheath Dress by Theyskens' Theory, Bergdorf Goodman, $475

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Silk Chevron Twist-Back Tankdress, Madewell, $158

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Clara Dot Jersey by MARC by Marc Jacobs, Bloomingdale's, $148

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Clara Dot Jacquard Dress by MARC by Marc Jacobs, Nordstrom, $398

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Aztec Printed Pleat Dress by Opening Ceremony, Barneys, $440

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Mina Tulip Shower Print by Equipment, Bloomingdales, $199

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Tabby Sweater, J. Crew, $98; Zipper Capri Jeans by Rag & Bone, Revolve Style, $187

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Lillyanne Cutout Dress by Alice + Olivia, Saks Fifth Avenue, $440

April's Total: $2851

Leslie Knope
Granted, the cost of living in Pawnee is probably pretty low, but is it so low that someone like Leslie could drop an average of $400 on a blouse (never to be seen in the same blouse twice)?

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Anchors & Dots Sweater, Madewell, $79.50; Battalion Jacket by Current/Elliott, Barneys, $368

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Molly Blouse by A.L.C., Neiman Marcus, $396

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Liberty-Collar Merino Sweater in Stripe, J. Crew, $125

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Silk Boy Shirt in French Hen, J. Crew $128

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Floral Cord Moto Top by 3.1 Phillip Lim, Barneys, $375

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Yarn-Ball Print Shirt by 10 Crosby Derek Lam, Neiman Marcus, $453

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Holst Pullover by Rag & Bone, Shopbop, $290

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Brett Silk Shirt in Cherry Print by Equipment, Asos, $407.28; Narolie Elite Jacket by Theory, Bloomingdales, $415; Max C Elite Trouser by Theory, Bloomingdales, $295

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Sophie Silk Peter Pan Top by Equipment, Saks Fifth Avenue, $198; Gabe Classic Tailor Blazer, Theory, $395

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Butterfly Printed Blouse by Giada Forte, Farfetch, $395

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Signature Floral Blouse by Equipment, Bloomingdales, $218; Elie Tahari Pantsuit, Bloomingdales, Three-button Jacket $398; Trousers $298

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Linen and Silk Blend Blazer by Theysken's Theory, The Outnet, $595; Blythe Blouse in Polka Dot, J. Crew, $128

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Tomboy Crinkle Plaid Shirt by James Perse, Nordstrom, $109.15

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Tippi Sweater in Heart Me, J. Crew, $89.50

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Cindy Acorn Lace Dress by Diane von Furstenberg, Nordstrom, $425

Leslie's Total: $6580.43

Note: These totals don't reflect the characters' complete wardrobe budgets, but rather certain pieces that we could recognize. Also — we had a difficult time locating items worn by Retta, so by all means, play Fashion Scavenger Hunt in the comments!

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