If you tend to think of Olivia Palermo‘s style as being purely classic and demure, then you’ll be wowed by her choice of gown for the amfAR Gala in Cannes.
Patterned pants are street style fodder; the spotting of a pair outside any fashion week runway is quickly followed by the clatter of photographers’ cameras. Add a celebrity name into the equation, in this instance reality TV personality Olivia Palermo, and the sound of cameras is accompanied by the sound of yelling as some street style photographers transform into something akin to a paparazzo.
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Brown is not an easy colour to wear. It’s the sartorial equivalent of foggy day in London sans the potentially romantic connotations. It’s not the colour’s fault, of course – it’s us. We’re genetically predisposed to loathe the colour. Go to a job interview wearing a brown suit and the odds are the job won’t be yours, despite the MBA from Oxbridge. Go on a date wearing…
Olivia Palermo has that ability to flit between nonchalant and carefully polished, though never goes too extreme on either. This outfit is definitely more to the polished side: black and nude and belted and sheer, it’s a perfect fit for the Valentino couture show she’d just attended when this photo was snapped by Candice Lake. Most subtly striking, though, is her hair. The softly blended…
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Olivia Palermo has a style that I’d describe as polished. She’s the kind of girl who’s camera-conscious and not the sort who’d allow herself to be snapped down the street swaddled in dishevelled layers. With the classic-cum-modern essence she normally styles herself with, Palermo is also not the kind of girl with whom you’d associate boho, bands and guitars. But fashion, particularly women’s fashion, can…
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Even if you’ve never seen Olivia Palermo in The City (and I confess I haven’t) you’ve likely still come across her in some capacity; most likely as a stylish socialite sitting front row at parades or on the red carpet at social soirees. This time it’s modelling for the Fall 2010 campaign of Mango, along with real life boyfriend Johannes Huebl.
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We undoubtedly have a soft spot for bicycle chic at Fashionising.com, but if this picture has not been in anyway staged then we’re now featuring something that takes the art of fashionable bicycle riding to a whole new level. In short, it shows a rather bland bicycle embellished by an Hermes Birkin bag and about to be ridden by one Olivia Palermo, leather shorts and…
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Olivia Palermo carries off understated elegance with ease. A simple knit, a staple black skirt… while stylish they’d be nowhere without the strength of the right accessories. Gold is Palermo’s precious metal of choice in this particular outfit; from shoes to jewellery to belt-buckle and the hardware on her bag. The end result is a look that’s utterly polished but not too fussy.
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