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Celebrity Style Steal - Olivia Palermo & WIWT

Another month, another celebrity style steal & who better to feature than the stunning Olivia Palermo.  Now I must confess the only thing I know (or need to know for that matter) about Ms Palermo is that she ALWAYS looks stunning.  Yup sickeningly she seems to have that great natural ability to be able to rock the modern chic look effortlessly, plus of course she's naturally stunning too! *sighs*

Now I might not be able to turn back the clock to look as youthful as Olivia but I can attempt to steal her style.  As soon as I saw the below picture I knew this outfit would be perfect to recreate as it's a look that can be worn by any age group plus it would make a great Christmas outfit.

So first up here's Olivia looking totally gorgeous (I fear I have an unhealthy girl crush developing!!).




Now on with the style steal, minus of course her arm candy ;-)

So first off the dress & this Mango one looks a pretty good replica, even if I do say so myself!  I love the deep 'V' neckline teamed with the pleated chiffon bottom half & as you can see from the below picture it could so easily be dressed down with ankle boots teamed with a scarf & a biker jacket to get use on a daily basis too.






For the necklace I couldn't decide between two I spotted in Topshop so I've featured them both.  The first one is a gold mesh & snake layered version which would be perfect for brightening up the black dress & tying in with the shoes & clutch.






But equally this beaded black faceted version is also stunning & extremely elegant.  I mean how stunning would this look not only styled with the dress but teamed with a simple white shirt, skinny distressed jeans & a fabulous heel & clutch for a night out?!!! Just divine daaaarling!






I also spotted this great cuff bracelet in Topshop, perfect for teaming with either necklace & looks far more expensive than it costs.  It would also make a great staple to layer up with other bracelets too if you wanted to make more of feature.






Moving onto the shoes & seeing as we're nearly in December instead of going for open toed sandals I've picked these gorgeous slingbacks from Boden as they'll be perfect for pairing with nude tights without having to announce to the world that you're not brave enough to go bare legged!  Such a gorgeous subdued shade of gold that again these shoes really could be teamed with anything not to mention dressed up or down & would be perfect come the hotter months, as we all know how useful metallics can be especially when thinking of holidays & travelling light!






And finally turning to the clutch, I've gone for something a little larger than Olivia as of course us 'normal' folk need to be able transport a ton of essentials including of course the libby, phone, spare pair of tights not to mention hubby's wallet & car keys!!

I love the simplicity of this bag, perfect for summer holidays not to mention nights out with the other half or the girls.






Finally here's my outfit for the day, off out for lunch before crashing on the sofa - bliss!




Shirt - Mango
Necklace - Pia Jewellery
Skirt - Next
Bag - Gap
Boots - Zapita


Grey, Leopard Print & Leather


Necklace - Pia Jewellery £45
Bag - Next £22


So there you have my steal on Olivia's style.  What do you think?  Are you in love with Olivia just as much as I am?  I really wouldn't mind a mooch in her closet (no doubt closets) that's for sure!!  How about the look is it something you can see yourself wearing, or perhaps a version of this look over the coming few weeks?

I'd love to hear your thoughts.

Don't forget as well as all the other discounts flying around it's the last day for 10% off any purchases from Seven Boot Lane, just use code MMF10.

Enjoy your Sunday & see you in the morning.

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9 comments

  1. OP does always get it spot on outfit wise doesn't she Jane?! Love the style steal, it's perfect for the party season, the accessories are gorgeous with the dress! Love your outfit of the day too! xx

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    1. I could quite happily wear all her outfits Michelle.....can you imagine how big her wardrobe must be?!! I'd love a nosey!
      Jane xx

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  2. Midi length is my favorite, and you both look so chic in it!

    xo,
    miranda

    thechicstreet.com

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  3. She always looks stunning. Great style steal, Jane. I love you in this length and style of skirt - so flattering. You look so smart for a Sunday! I'm such a scruff in jeans and a jumper :-( Lynne xx

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    1. I don't think I've ever seen a bad picture of her Lynne. You'll be pleased to know trackie bums are now on & have been for a while, in fact as soon as we got home from lunch!
      Jane xx

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  4. She is always fashionable.

    Kate Spade handbag giveaway on my blog right now, come check it out.

    xx, Jodi
    http://highheelsandtutus.com

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    1. She is just stunning isn't she Jodi.
      Jane xx

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  5. I always think that perhaps a director or producer will pluck me from the street while I am doing out weekly shop and make me a star.

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