Olivia Palermo: Steal Her Style

If we had to pay a dollar for every outfit of Olivia Palermo’s we wanted to copy, we would officially be paupers. And can you blame us? With a wardrobe teething full of designer beauties and a stellar sense of style that makes her the Beethoven of fashionistas, Olivia is 100% our pick for best dressed.

From her endless front-row appearances to her non-chalent and effortless street style, Olivia always manages to rock that chic line between feminine and quirky.

Want to know how to up the Olivia factor on your look? Stay tuned for our fave looks and our tips on how to recreate them for yourself…

The Belted Beauty


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I think it’s safe to say that Miss Palermo is totally responsible for the ‘belt and tuck’ trend and we LOVE IT! An instant update to that cute dress you’ve worn a few too many times, belting a statement, silk scarf will see that dress completely transformed.

For this fashion week front row look, Olivia teamed a demure white and duck-egg blue lace dress with a floral print scarf. The bold and vibrant colors on this scarf takes her dress in a quirky direction.

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Above: Floral paisley silk scarf

If you want to take your favorite lace dress away from girly-girl territory, add the floral paisley scarf and belt with a classic, tan belt. And bam! You have totally nailed Olivia’s feminine meets quirky style.

The Casual Blazer


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Ok; so you invested in that timeless blazer just to find it collecting dust in the back of your wardrobe. Getting your moneys worth out of tailored blazer can be hard, unless your 9-5 is spent in the office. Luckily, Olivia is here with some casual blazer styling inspo! Simply layer your blazer over a plain white t-shirt and jeans combo for a timeless look. Then add an element of interest with a printed, green neck scarf. For an extra dressy look, layer your scarf over long, silver necklaces.

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Olivia’s green, silk neck scarf adds a casual elegance to her blazer look. For a pop of green in your look, add the artistic print scarf in green

The Pattern Clash


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Another one of our favorite Olivia ‘scarf tuck’ looks, is this clashing-prints look. Although clashing prints can look overly bawdy, Olivia keepers her look clean and crisp by sticking to a neutral color palette of nude, bush and grey. She toned down the prints with a plain tan scarf and shoes.

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Above: Multi-color abstract scarf

Olivia’s stunning Burberry scarf may break your bank balance, but that doesn’t mean you can’t recreate this scarf look. Invest in the multi-color abstract scarf in blue violet, it’s only $18, and is a total dupe for Olivia’s Burberry beauty.

The Shoulder Shawl


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If this isn’t Winter perfection, I don’t know what is! Olivia shows that white is this seasons color with a white chunky turtleneck and fluted skirt. The magic of this pairing lies solely in the texture; there’s something so satisfyingly juxtaposition-al about the rip knit and the smooth, white flutes together. The cherry on the top of this look, however, is undoubtedly the scarf tied across the shoulders. It makes us question: A: Why didn’t I think of this? And B: Will I ever wear a scarf in the conventional way ever again?

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Simply take the geometric print scarf and drape over your shoulders, securing in a loose knot between your bust.

The Instant Glam


Miss Palermo certainly knows how to style her timeless classics! The fashionista gets on London Fashion Week’s best dressed list with a grey knit paired with a leather mini skirt. She elongates her slim legs with caged heels and adds an instant boho vibe with a yellow bohemian printed scarf.

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Above: Floral paisley silk scarf

This has to be one of Olivia’s most easy to recreate looks yet! All you need is a timeless leather mini and grey knit. Top off your look with the floral paisley silk scarf to nail this seasons Seventies boho trend.

The Smart-Casual


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Not sure how to dress for your next dressy-casual event? Olivia has the solution! This low -cut dress is given an innocent, prairie vibe through the country, gingham print. She adds a classy, Parisian vibe with a multi-colored silk scarf tied nonchalantly to the side.

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Above: Exotic silk scarf

Add a glam, yet casual edge to your dress by teaming it with the exotic silk scarf. With ten colors to choose from, you’re sure to find one to match your look flawlessly.

I think it’s safe to say that Olivia knows how to style a scarf. Which look of hers will you be stealing? Let me know in the comments below…

Rachel Holliday

Rachel Holliday

Interior design and fashion contributor at Banarsi Designs. Writer and Aussie-based fashion and personal style blogger at www.thedailyluxe.net