Style icon, socialite, model, it girl, business woman and since recently a wife, Olivia Palermo obtained a lot of titles by media throughout the years. Although some have been degrading her saying that she doesn’t do anything in her life besides walking around New York in expensive clothes, this fashionista proved them wrong.
Olivia took advantage of the fame she gained with her role in MTV’s reality series “The City” that aired in 2008, where she played a bitchy socialite. She admitted that it is not her everyday attitude, but something she had to do for the sake of the role.
Thanks to that show, this beautiful petite woman became a real toast of the town and now everyone wants to know how she is always so put together. Many designers collaborated with her and made special lines of jewelry, clothes and shoes with her signature. Whether they call her socialite or a fashion diva, we like to think of her as the perfect woman.
We made a research of her perfect outfits and decided to make a little Olivia Palermo style secrets guide. Copy her style and get the ideas and inspiration to dress up every day.
1. You can never go wrong with black
Olivia became one of the most searched people online thanks to her impeccable style and good sense for details. Her outfits are always so elegant and luxurious, but that doesn’t mean that she always wears super expensive clothes.
This socialite admitted that she loves to shop in Zara and Top Shop because they have amazing clothes, bags and shoes that she loves to rock with expensive designer items. When she styles it all up, her outfits turn out to look stunning.
One of the things that Olivia always goes for if she wants to look effortlessly chic is wearing black, sometimes even from head to toe. This color can make even the simplest of the clothes look perfectly polished and elegant.
Olivia likes to wear black on black but in those cases she tries to play with different styles and cuts. Also, she likes to incorporate a little pop of color if the look is to dark for her taste. An interesting clutch, shoes or a hat, Olivia knows how to make every outfit stand out.
Take a look at Olivia Palermo’s favorite places in New York:
2. Neutrals are always in style
Neutrals are really Olivia’s second favorite thing to wear. Beige, white and earthy tones go perfectly with her olive complexion and highlights in her hair. Since she is really into details, Olivia never leaves the house without jewelry, sunglasses and a cute bag.
This IT girl loves designer bags, but we shouldn’t forget that she also rocked Zara bags that cost less than 100 dollars. Also, Olivia adores big bags and clutches and she can always be seen with perfectly manicured nails and a bright red nail polish.
She loves nail polishes so much she even made her line in collaboration with Ciate. Allegedly, her favorite nail polish is in color “Lollipop” by Essie that she wears religiously for years.
Thin belts are also Olivia’s thing. When she rocked the outfit with belt over her scarf, it became a ultimate trend. She likes to accentuate her waist and also to subtly ornament her dresses and skirts with them.
Check out the staple pieces in Olivia’s wardrobe:
3. Don’t be afraid to bare your legs
Olivia is pretty petite, as she is 163 cm tall and has very slender figure. It is obvious that she is proud of her body as she always accentuates her beautiful legs. If it’s spring or summer, you can rarely see her wearing anything else but short skirts, shorts or dresses.
This fashion icon knows that sunglasses are our secret weapon to look stylish even if we are having a bad day or if we are feeling super tired. Olivia has hundreds of designer sunglasses and she usually goes for big, Audrey Hepburn kind.
In 2014. Olivia married her long time boyfriend, German model Johannes Huebl. They are maybe one of the most stylish and compatible couples ever. You just have to be a little envious of Olivia’s perfect life.
Get to know Olivia a little bit better:
4. Spice up your casual look with trendy accessories
Olivia can also be seen strolling around the streets of New York dressed in casual outfits, wearing sneakers and jeans. But, she always adds some extra touch to those outfits just to make them a bit more eye catching.
Sometimes she wears fur coat over a simple jumper and jeans or spices up the whole outfit with interesting shoes, trendy pom pom charms on her designer bags or big sunglasses.
She loves to wear sneakers as well, depending on which ones are trendy at the moment. When she wants to add a bit of an edge, she wears leather leggings instead of ripped jeans just to spice up things a little bit.
Come with Olivia to a little shopping spree and check out what she picked out:
Olivia is a true style icon and a woman who made a brand out of her name and her impeccable fashion sense. She runs her own website, her own fashion lines and has many appearances thought the year. We can’t wait to see her next outfits, especially because the fashion season is starting and Olivia will surely be on the best dressed lists.
Do you like Olivia’s style? Do you like to get ideas from her outfits? Tell us in the comments down below.