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Gucci, Pucci & Olivia Palermo Inspire Perfect Winter Style

Winter Blackout

Fashion may be lightyears ahead, but here at home on planet earth it’s still winter. That said, we don’t want to dress like it’s last year. It’s hard to find inspiration for winter style from celebs in LA wearing minis, and fashion shows featuring white doilies. This look from one of our fashion faves Olivia Palermo shows why we love mixing black in different textures. We love her look, complete with on-trend fur accents, touches of leather, and standout accessories.

Wardrobe Warmup

We love the use of layered, luxe black pieces on the runways for Fall 2012 (feels like so long ago, no?) and Olivia shows how to make the Gucci and Emilio Pucci-esque looks work for your real life. After all, don’t we all want to squeeze as many super-sophisticated black outfits into our season as we can? Let’s face it, in a few months light, bright and white will be not only expected, but practically required.

How To

Olivia isn’t letting go of those leather skinnies, and she shows how they are still relevant. Just when you thought they were SO 2012, Olivia pairs hers with a statement topper in black with fur, adorable nude pumps and a blue velvet clutch for a Django Unchained opening in New York. Take a cue from Olivia’s sleek, luxurious style (but always be an individual, as she does) and opt for standout pieces in so-much-more-than-black textures like leather, fur, velvet and with a touch of lightness in your add-ons.

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