Thursday, December 8, 2011

Olivia Palermo Believes Anyone Can Dress Up on a Dime

Olivia Palermo is a whiz at mixing designer buys with lower-end pieces (much like Heidi Klum), and put her talents to work in New York City Thursday night during a styling event at Topshop. The fashionista, wearing head-to-toe Topshop, her own jewels and a turban, dressed several mannequins for the holidays, and talked about her talents with a group of chic admirers.
“During the holidays it gets so cold, and you don’t always want to go out and be freezing in a dress,” she told PEOPLE before the event. “So I really tried to focus on how to wear pants.” Her trick? “Obviously it’s masculine, but add a feminine touch with accessories, and really go to the next level with some hats.”
Since she’ll be in New York for the holidays, Palermo — who’s currently working as a Piperlime guest editor and recently launched her own blog — plans to wear her Stuart Weitzman 5050 boots “all winter long,” while continuing what she calls her “Topshop obsession.” “It’s about catching your eye,” she said of mixing high- and low-end looks. “I think the wonderful thing about High Street especially is that you can look fashionable on a budget — there’s something for everyone. You can incorporate basics into your own wardrobe without breaking the bank.”

Photos of Olivia at Topshop in New York on December 8 2011
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  1. Not her best look. She looks like a gypsy fortune teller!

  2. LOL @ gypsy fortune teller!

    Her turban is hilarious and why does she keep wearing those long skirts? They'e so unflattering on her.