Olivia Palermo In Rachel Roy – Runway To Green Event

Olivia Palermo was at Christie’s in New York City last night to attend the ‘Green Auction: A Bid To Save The Earth’ featuring a ‘Runway to Green’ fashion show which was supported by Net-A-Porter.com.

I’m usually a huge fan of what Olivia wears, but on this occasion her styling isn’t as impeccable as we’ve come to expect from her.

She wore a long sleeve Rachel Roy Pre-Fall 2011 feather and beaded embellished top, with a pleated marble print Marios for Topshop pleated skirt .

As much as she tried, the two pieces don’t work together.

I applaud Olivia for always bring the high street to the red carpet, but it doesn’t work on this occasion.

There is so much detail on the top that a solid skirt would’ve worked better. It might be the safer and less interesting option, but I would’ve preferred it to what’s currently going on here.

Credit: Style.com & INFEvents

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19 Responses to Olivia Palermo In Rachel Roy – Runway To Green Event

  1. Marlie March 30, 2011 at 11:19 #

    I agree. I don’t know where to look. I like every item individually but put together it is not working for me.

  2. sydneycheekychic March 30, 2011 at 11:52 #

    I like it.. i think she looks great… My only suggestion is a simpler heel… maybe a solid purple tone.

    • Alina March 30, 2011 at 13:35 #

      I agree. I would have changed the clutch too.

  3. Luis March 30, 2011 at 12:06 #

    I like the look.

  4. mm March 30, 2011 at 12:20 #

    The color of the clutch ruins the look for me. My eyes see nothing else but that bag. But I love how Olivia keeps her style so interesting.

  5. MReid March 30, 2011 at 13:24 #

    I actually like the pairing too, what I don’t like are the accessories. Also the skirt makes her look wide, at least in the pic it does.

  6. Ethne Blist March 30, 2011 at 13:37 #

    I agree with you completely dear FC. I appreciate Olivia’s style, but not here. Her snakeskin pumps aren’t working for me either.

  7. Lisa March 30, 2011 at 14:07 #

    I think she was attempting to mimic the print on the underskirt the model wore. It is a complete disaster for me, but plain shoes would have been much better, and pulling her hair back would have made a difference too.

  8. dee March 30, 2011 at 15:00 #

    The skirt makes her look bottom heavy and the shoes and clutch don’t go with the outfit.

  9. SET March 30, 2011 at 15:34 #

    gorgeous

  10. mol March 30, 2011 at 15:37 #

    I actually like everything together save the clutch, but I also agree that the shape of the skirt isn’t completely flattering to her figure.

  11. Kaylie March 30, 2011 at 15:43 #

    I agree, FC. There is just too much going on with this look.

  12. Taylor March 30, 2011 at 18:14 #

    Loving everything but the bag

  13. Camilla March 30, 2011 at 18:59 #

    Isn’t it that Marios skirt she wore sometime last year, from Topshop?

  14. Nat39 March 30, 2011 at 19:03 #

    What a mess. She forgot a hat with feathers and polka dotted sheer tights.

  15. mochababe73 March 30, 2011 at 23:24 #

    I like the skirt and blouse together. What I don’t like is that stark white clutch.

  16. KateS March 31, 2011 at 00:20 #

    I like the skirt and top combo, but the bag is a bit bland.

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