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Olivia Palermo Styling Trick

You Just Need Two Pieces to Master Olivia Palermo's Latest

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.

Now scroll to shop our favorites and get a closer look at Olivia's trendsetting look.

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