She has been enjoying a new romance after meeting her new beau James Abercrombie at a party in Los Angeles in recent weeks.
And Mischa Barton looked blissfully happy under the influence of love when she hit the shops with a female pal at the Grove in Hollywood, California on Monday.
Putting on a spectacle, the O.C. star, 31, teased a glimpse of her skin in the lace-up trousers, with flesh flashing panels cut up to her thigh.
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Girls’ day out! Mischa Barton (left) flashed a hint of flesh in her lace-up trousers when she hit the shops with a female pal at the Grove in Hollywood, California on Monday
The actress dressed down her look with a casual emerald green shirt, only doing up one button over a skimpy white Tee.
The Noughties ‘It Girl’ opted for the ultimate comfort in a pair of preppy trainers, needing no heels to add to her statuesque model height.
Proudly flaunting her buys, Mischa carried a huge Nordstrom shopping bag as she headed through the busy centre alongside her pal.
Shop until you drop! The actress dressed down her look with a casual emerald green shirt, only doing up one button over a skimpy white Tee
It makes a change since Mischa has been inseparable from new man James since a chance first meeting at a party in recent weeks.
Fashion model James is the son of a former Victorian Liberal Party treasurer who is set to inherit as much as $574 million, according toAFRA Rich List.
FRM Model Management director Stephen Bucknall confirmed their relationship status to Daily Mail Australia, three weeks ago.
He explained: ‘James is currently dating well known actress Mischa Barton.
‘He’s very ambitious’: Mischa is swept up in her new romance with beau James Abercrombie (pictured together on Instagram) but her friends are concerned about his intentions
‘James met Mischa at a party in Los Angeles just on a month ago.
‘They then headed off on a small trip to France. He is now back in Los Angeles and they are spending a lot of time together.”
But there could be trouble on the horizon for the pair as a close friend has already voiced their concerned about James’ intentions, according to NW magazine.
An insider told the publication: ‘He’s very ambitious.
‘Mischa’s getting her life back on track after a lot of drama and although she’s doing well, her friends are understandably worried about her new relationship.’
‘He didn’t have an Instagram until very recently and immediately posted a picture of them together, and he seems to love being spotted with her.’
She’s got style: The actress (pictured Cannes Film Festival 2017) is said to have worried friends with her new relationship, only a few weeks into the tryst