Sure, she's a fashion rule-breaker and a bona fide style setter, but Olivia Palermo's latest is actually so simple that you might just wonder, "Why didn't I think of that?" That's because when Miss Palermo hit the red carpet for an NYC premiere last night, it looked like she might just have been wearing a belted maxi skirt . . . as a dress! Pretty smart trick, no?
The look is polished and cool and looks just like a strapless dress, while giving you another way to use a piece you might already have in your closet.
Here's how it works best:
- Choose a maxi skirt with an elastic waist so you can position it at your chest.
- If you have a slit in your skirt or a sheer hemline, use safety pins to close the split, or add a slip underneath.
- Find a belt that complements the fabric, and use it to cinch the waist and prevent the skirt from swallowing your frame.
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