In or Out: Elizabeth Olsen in Chanel

Posted on October 24, 2011

In terms of overexposure, we should be at right the tipping point with this one, but someone’s making smart choices for her picture opportunities. She’s going out in wildly different looks depending on the venue and it’s keeping her fresh, interesting, and irresistible to photographers. Of course being the Girl of the Moment certainly helps.

Do you think her creepy older sisters are sticking pins into a crude doll with a piece of her hair attached right about now? We like to think so.


Elizabeth Olsen in Chanel CoutureElizabeth Olsen attends the ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ premiere during the 55th BFI London Film Festival in Chanel couture. Ring by Chanel. Shoes by Christian Louboutin.

Chanel Spring 2011 Couture CollectionChanel Spring 2011 Couture Collection/Model: Magdalena Frackowiak (ELITE)

Elizabeth Olsen in Chanel Couture

Elizabeth Olsen in Chanel Couture

Oh, we have to say, to whomever’s responsible: Brava. She looks really sweet and romantic but head turning at the same time. And it’s got a little edge to it by not being exactly the shape or having exactly the proportions you would expect from something with such princess-y undertones. The irregular ruffles of the skirt, rendered in a fabric with a subtle pattern to it make the bottom half textural and interesting without looking twee. Admittedly, the top half is pretty shapeless, which seems to be an Olsen family preference, but we dig the shape for being a little unexpected. Hair and makeup look pretty (although the former’s a little flat) and we don’t even mind the neutral shoe because it really works with the overall look.


Vote Now!
IN! Princess with an edge!

OUT! Amish ballerina!

Rosie Huntington-Whitely’s “I can’t help thinking I’ve forgotten something” ensemble was voted a firm OUT by the minions.

[Photo Credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images For The BFI,]

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  • Anonymous

    In!  I think she looks stunning.

  • Anonymous

    The hair is somewhat unfortunate with the outfit, and the top makes her look pregnant.  She can actually get away with the color, at least.

    • Sobaika Mirza

      Maybe I’m comparing her to her sisters too much, but the hair could be SO much worse. It’s not frizzy, it looks washed and brushed. She gets an IN from me just for looking different, interesting, and CLEAN.

  • IN. I love it.

  • Um, out. It just looks sloppy to me.

  • Facially, she’s so similar to her sisters – and yet, the same facial features I’ve never found attractive on her sisters look so pretty and dainty on her. Maybe it’s just that her face isn’t quite so skeletal? No idea, really.

    Anyway, the shape of that top is annoying me just enough to make this an OUT. (Also not digging the hair at all.) It’s pretty, but it could have been so much prettier, you know? And when you’re wearing thousands of dollars’ worth of borrowed clothes, I think you can be expected to do better than just okay.

    • Anonymous

      could be that she’s not wearing a pound of eyeliner and doesn’t look like a raccoon like her sisters always seem to.

    • Anonymous

      And that she isn’t looking over her shoulder with her back to you, like someone flipped on the lights and scared her.

    • Anonymous

      Agreed. I can’t get over how unflattering the top is. It doesn’t seem deliberately unflattering in the way that her sisters do it, it seems like something you would try on for your boyfriend and he would be all, yeah, it’s fine. 

    • Anonymous

      She looks like a mix of Olsen Twins and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

      • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    Gorgeous gorgeous garment.  Love it.  And she’s got some meat on her bones. Totally in.

  • Anonymous

    OUT. I’m just not feeling this one at all. If the top were different it might work. 

  • Anonymous

    Waayy IN.  It’s my favorite look so far.

  • Out, the outfit looks like a ruffled potato bag. Bleh.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t know. With this one, she’s veering a little too close for comfort to traditional Olsen territory. She’s just a hairbrush and sparkle away. I’m giving her an OUT, just to keep her on her toes.

  • In–although I was half near declaring it out after all the Black Swan rehashing from last year.

  • Anonymous


    although i will say that i prefer the look with a darker toned flat, but i’m sure whomever’s responsoble didn’t want to just recreate the runway look.

  • I agree about her hair.  Its lackluster with the rest of her look. Something a bit fuller and more put together looking would help.  But I’ll give her an In.  This is not an ensemble that could be worn well by lots of people, and she pulls it off.

  • Not only that, but this looks SIGNIFICANTLY better on her than it does on the model.

  • IN! But she looks so much older than her sisters…

  • Anonymous

    I absolutely love the skirt. The top not so much. I would be better on a girl with less bust. She isn’t as stylish as her sisters, but I’ll giver an in just for not wearing something obvious.

  • Anonymous

    Shapeless?  Honeys, that top is not shapeless, it’s completely unflattering and ugly.  I love the skirt but the first pic, look at the way the top is pulling across her bust creating wierd little lumps on the sides.  And sorry, the neutral shoe is not good either.  OUT

  • My one quibble is that the cut of the sleeve isn’t just shapeless, it makes her arm look fat.  Which it obviously isn’t.  I like the rest of it, though, so I’m grudgingly giving her an “In.”

  • Heather Kaplin

    I don’t like the shapelessness of the top, but that’s more a comment on the dress than her. I like everything else…

  • OUT!  I really like the skirt, but that top is SO unflattering!  She looks like a linebacker in the shoulders and it is doing strange things to her bust.  

  • Anonymous

    I want to say In badly, because it is interesting and different. Still, the proportions are so weird, she looks like she has football pads on, and all the beige matches with her skin tone too well.

    OUT, sadly.

    • Alisa Rivera

      I feel the same way. I can’t give it an In, but she gets points for not doing the standard young starlet look.

      TLo, I hope you guys do Freida Pinto’s pantsuit today, would love to hear your take on it.

      • Ooooh! If we are making requests, any shots of Collins Pennie doing, well, anything would be great!

  • Anonymous

    It’s a great look, and an IN from me, but I disagree about the shoes. A tiny little pop would be adorable. Think: Royal blue. Pink. Yellow. 

  • Somehow she and the dress don’t go together, to my mind. It might be the hair, but maybe that bodice is just not flattering. It makes her look short, not well proportioned. If the skirt were a bit shorter and her hair was up, maybe. OUT.

  • Anonymous


    The shapelessness of the top is what makes this an OUT from me…doesn’t suit or complement the skirt, which I rather like.  I also think her hair looks like she just got caught in the rain, and her makeup is way to heavy/severe. 

    Still trying to figure out how all of sudden she became the new “it girl”…I’ve only seen her here.  I know she’s out promoting something that I’m obviously not interested in.  Anyway…I’m not impressed with her fashion sense as of yet.

  • While I’m not the biggest fan of the top, at least it’s not doing weird things to her neck like the previous two outfits we’ve seen on TLo. I’ll give her a quasi-IN.

  • Out.  She looks like she’s been taking bag lady lessons from her sisters.

  • Anonymous

    She reminds me so much of Drew Berrymore here with the middle part and the ‘sloppy princess’ feel of the outfit. 

  • Anonymous

    Is it me or or does she look like a young, blond Maggie Gyllenhaal?

  • Rachel Moss

    OUT! See how the top is puckering under her armpits? And it makes her boobs look weird. Cute skirt.

  • Anonymous

    Totally IN.  I love that this is interesting, unusual, and not form-fitting.  Gorgeous girl.  

  • In! the hair is lazy but she looks gorgeous! 

  • Out. The colour suits her, but I hated the light pantyhose and shoes. The color scheme was so “five year old’s Barbie birthday” that a darker shoe with some edge should have been worn to balance it out. Had she chosen a dark shoe, she’d be in.

  • Anonymous

    IN, despite the disastrous hairdo.

  • Anonymous

    I love this look, especially the skirt, which is spectacular.  Love the color on her. She is a really pretty woman, and her makeup is flawless. So an IN from me.

    With two quibbles.

    The top doesn’t fit properly across the bust and under the arms. It doesn’t fit on the model either, so, couture or not, something is wrong with the cut.

    I cannot get behind satin shoes for anything other than proms and bridesmaids–the whole dyed-to-match thing.  I just hate them, but I realize that like the cinder block and horsey hoof shoes that we had to endure for far too long, satin shoes on the street are here to stay. For a very short while, I hope!

  • Anonymous

    Out.  The top and skirt look like they don’t belong together and the whole look is bland.

  • In, despite the top and the flat hair. The problem with the top IMO is that the neckline is convex and it’s flattening her boobs. Love the skirt.

  • From the waist down, IN – from the waist up, OUT!

  • OUT!  Her bottom half is all one color.  The only thing I like is the top.

  • it’s a beautifully conceived dress, for the most part. why KL put seams across the top front that would make anyone look as if that top front is pulling & squashing, i will never know.

    it’s one of those things where the idea & the parts are way better than the product & its sum, unfortunately.

  • Tipping point, YES. 

    And the outfit, is just stupid looking. So OUT it’s not even funny.

  • Anonymous

    Out?  I just…don’t understand it.  Smart girl, wearing Chanel, though.

  • Wow, this is a fantastic look! The hair and the make-up work perfectly to not undermine or overpower that great dress.

  • Anonymous

    “Tlo said: Do you think her creepy older sisters are sticking pins into a crude doll with a piece of her hair attached right about now? We like to think so.”

    Yes, they’ve already gotten to her: She’s stopped smiling for the cameras.


  • OUT.  Messy.

  • In, but I wish the top was a skosh shorter.  

  • out.

  • Anonymous

    Out.  I hate the look, from the runway onwards.  And adding cocker spaniel hair and strange eyes to it did not help.

  • Anonymous

    IN.  It’s edgy and ethereal at the same time, which can’t be easy to pull off.

  • Anonymous

    want to give her an in — she’s glowing! — but i can’t get past that top and it’s non-shape. out. i’m sorry, little olsen!

  • In. I covet that dress.

  • Anonymous

    What a waste of pretty.


  • Anonymous

    I wish she had tucked the top in.  But IN regardless.

  • Anonymous

    It’s an OUT for me. I think it’s the top that is just not quite right.

  • Anonymous

    Oh dear, I’m so sorry–no. This is the worst I’ve seen in a week or so of wins for EO. Make up is now looking old hair is disastrous, and I really don’t care a thing for the dress except the concept of the patterned tiers of the skirt. Sorry, sweety–you let your sisters influence this one to your detriment.

  • Anonymous

    The top doesn’t fit her. Notice the pulling at the underarm. It’s too small. Not entirely surprising since it’s borrowed couture, but very surprising because it’s Chanel couture.

    I’ll abstain because I like the look other than that (and other than the center part Olsen issue hair), but the fit issue keeps me from giving it an in.

  • Jessica O’Connell

    OUT, it looks like she’s playing dress-up in a tutu and one of her sisters’ grandma-t-shirts.

  • Anonymous

    When I see the first picture I always predict what TLo and the Bitter Kittens will think, and I missed this by a mile.  I think she looks ridiculous.  Flat spaniel hair, the signature Olsen pouty face, a top that pulls under her armpits, a Halloween ballerina costume skirt, a big tacky ring that adds nothing to the look.  She’s a cute girl and I’m glad to hear that she can act, but I do not feel any love for this outfit.

  • k_skenes

    LOVE the skirt, hate the hair, and the top looks like it’s pulling weirdly.  Out.

  • Anonymous

    IN!!! Brava! And she has a face like a kewpie doll. Absolutely adorable.

  • Anonymous

    OUT The top is pulling at the bust and too baggy at the bottom, the sleeves aren’t flattering, too little of the waistband of the skirt is showing, and those shoes should never have seen the light of day.

  • Brad and Anne White

    Love the skirt. Very cute. The rest is all kind of MEH. I’ll give her an IN just for sibling rivalry sake. 🙂

  • Stefanos Mantyla

    This is an IN, alright! I admit that the thumbnail had me worried, and it made me think right away of Olivier’s winning look, but seeing the whole thing makes me change my mind. I actually do not like those shoes; I find them too brides-maidsy and cheap-looking. Still an IN, though, for such an exciting look. She really does look sweet this time.

    Especially that last photo, shot from the side, is a great shot of her!

  • Alyssa Stanfield

    IN! She looks great. Love the color of her lips.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t know.  I like both pieces.  But I don’t like them together.  The look is very shapeless at the waist.  (Of course, that stiff “stand at attention” pose doesn’t help, though I suppose it’s better than the usual “I’ve got to pee” pose.)

    And the hair!  I do not get women who go to red carpet events with their hair looking like they just rolled out of bed.  Get a comb, girl.

    I googled her and discovered that she is only 22.  Her maquillage makes her appear much older than that.


  • Anonymous

    In.  it’s interesting and head-turning and unexpected.  The hair is a bit sad, but that’s just one complaint.

  • Anonymous

    Hmm, I don’t know. The color is lovely on her but the skirt is right on the border of schmatah. That said, it is nice to see an Olsen who looks like she’s had a square meal sometime in the recent past.

  • Anonymous

    My first thought is in. 

    Love the skirt, but the top doesn’t fit (across the bust it’s pulling under her arms) which is a shame.

  • Hair is fine, the skirt is cute and almost age appropriate, she’s pulling off the color, but I hate the fit of the blouse. It’s boxy on the model too, but the model had her hair up so you saw some bone structure and were given a good idea of body shape. Here… she’s a peach box with nice lipstick. I can’t help but thinking that MeeMaw would like her Sunday Go To Meeting blouse back. OUT

  • Anonymous


    The makeup is just creepy–those eyes!  the dress isn’t even remotely flattering. It’s ugly on the runway and even worse on the street. Not to mention being a washed out color that does her no favors.

    And her hair looks like it needs a good wash. 

    TLo…I rarely disagree with you, but this time…are you still sleeping off a weekend of revelry?  (I hope so!)

  • She’s adorable.  IN.

  • She’s SO much more stylish than her sisters. IN. 

  • Lauren Maier

    Out.  The top is shapeless and the neutral color is just boring and washes her out.  An Amish ballerina would actually look better – at least the all-black outfits the Amish usually wear would stand out against her skin.  

  • Anonymous

    I don’t like the center part, the statue pose, or the poorly fitting bust. Love the skirt…but the blouse is awful. It doesn’t look good on the model either. I give it an enh.

  • Anonymous

    love it!  totally working on her.

  • Out.  The cut of the top makes her look like a linebacker. The lifeless hair and drab color aren’t helping.

  • Anonymous

    Love the color, love the skirt. I don’t like the way the top flattens her and makes her shoulders look huge.  Too bad she didn’t go with graceful ballerina flats – they look so pretty on the runway version.  I think her makeup is beautiful, but her hair should be up to give this look some oomph.

    Yeah.  Oomph is what is needed here.  This outfit should be given the ERW “On your knees, fool!” treatment.  That would transcend the bunching and flattening and blah hair and bridesmaid shoes.

    Looks like it’s an OUT for me.  But the idea was good…

  • Vaniljekjeks

    In.  She looks ethereally lovely.  

  • Anonymous

    OUT! The top is awful, not just baggy on top, but ill fitting around her chest, where it is pulling weirdly. The  skirt is ugly and doesn’t go with the skirt, and those shoes! Very matronly/bridesmaid-like. 

  • the top is too big and the shoes are killing it. Paired with the makeup, it makes it feel very post-show ballerina.  if she were styled more like the runway look, it would be IN.

  • Anonymous

    I think she’s in. It’s a pretty dress. Kind of reminds of me of the New Woman flapper of the 20s but longer with a bit more shape.  I also loved her statement a few days ago about how she always wanted to act, but purposely didn’t get started at a young age because she didn’t want to have to deal with that child actor thing. Hmmm…. recognition of her sisters’ problems, or subtle dig at them? We may never know.

  • Lank hair, horrible eye make-up, and uninspired posing, which does the dress no favors.  Out.

  • Anonymous

    Sorry, I’m going with out. I like the idea of the outfit, but the reality isn’t so hot. It just looks sloppy to me, and the shoes are way too bridal. I’ll give her props for taking chances and not doing the typical starlet short shiny dress thing, though.

  • Does anyone else look at her and see Kirsten Dunst? No? Just me?

  • Anonymous

    Sorry but the proportions of that trapeze top are not working with that skirt. It also is pulling across her bust. Out.

  • I’m just not edgy or imaginative enough for her.  I hate it. OUT.

  • Susan Crawford

    I dunno. The skirt is just adorable on her: flirty and young and so on, but the top just exerts a dampening field that pulls the whole look down for me. How much prettier this would have been if the top were a little more fitted: as it is, she looks overwhelmed by it. Must be those Olsen genes that order the girls to imitate that ineffable combination of the Beales at Grey Gardens and a Palm Beach matron at a 1955 charity event. And I wish she had gone with different shoes just to ad a spark of color, but so be it.

  • Anonymous

    I have to go with an OUT here based on the limp hair, shapeless top and limp skirt.

  • Wrenaria

    Out. This is unflatteringly shapeless. So good at all. Though I think the skirt if kinda fun.

  • Bree The Vole

    IN because she looks so damn pretty, though I don’t care for the outfit itself. The model looks great too.

  • complete IN for me… it’s the perfect look for her kind of esthetic, the “princess-gone-indie” type thing she has going on.

  • HATE it. Sorry, it reminds me way too much of Larisa Oleynik’s horrible 90s prom dress in 10 Things I Hate About You. OUT.

  • Anonymous

    I just can’t agree with you guys on the Sane Olsen’s outfits. I think she is being foisted on all of these edgy looks (that she really can’t carry off) when she really should just be wearing classic feminine dresses. This particular ensemble makes me want to beat Uncle Karl on the head with a pan. OUT.

  • OUT! But not because she is an Amish ballerina – it’s that top, it’s just so… toppy. It’s like the top really tries to make her torso bigger. But you’re right, that ruffle skirt is really cute. Just too bad that the top of toppy shapelessness ruins it. I would have voted IN, if that top was another kind of shapeless.

  • Anonymous

    OUT!!! What a mess!

  • MilaXX

    IN I like it. It’s a little off beat, but it works.

  • Judy_J

    OUT.  I love the top, I love the skirt; I don’t love them together.  And her hair looks like a limp dishrag.

  • Anonymous

    out, it’s close and on another day it might be an in but:
    The armpits don’t look like the fit, the cut is weird in a way that doesn’t add anything
    The top is too long to expose the skirt’s waist band like on the runway and thereby look intentionally short, as is it just looks unfitted.
    The skirt is lovely but it’s dust broom shapelessness doesn’t work with the fit of the top on her (barely on the model either)
    and it’s all too monochrome.

  • Anonymous

    In, I love that color.

  • Out! Sorry, but the top and skirt together don’t work together – I agree with Judy_J on this one. Plus the color story is wrong – too matchy with her skin tone. This doesn’t work.

  • Anonymous

    out.  top hangs a couple centimeters to low to photograph well – the top of the skirt is an important element to this look.  also the hair. 
    love on runway, not love on eo.

  • Wish she hadn’t done it straight from the runway. A whole look in that shade of peach…meh. OUT.

  • Anonymous

    Out. That top could have worked with a pair of edgy black cigarette pants, perhaps, but she looks like the toilet paper cozy in my grandma’s bathroom.

  • Anonymous

    Out – drab and shapeless.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t know. i like the pieces separately, but not together.

  • Anonymous

    I wish the top had been just as baggy but with enough length that it was drooping/ballooning out from where it was tucked into the sash of the skirt.  I wish the hair had been a more structured shape.

    But I’d call it In.

    I think this is VERY much in the Olsen family wheelhouse though. She doesn’t look as waifish because she’s not stick skinny, not because the clothes have so much more shape. She may be getting drawn in – but since I kind of like how they dress it’s o.k. by me.

  • IN. I love love love this. 

  • Anonymous

    Props for the creativity, but I think the outfit is ugly, full-stop (on anyone).  OUT.

  • I really want to like this, but I just don’t. OUT.

  • Anonymous

    Well, I kind of hate the outfit and find it really unflattering, so it’s an OUT from me.

    HOWEVER, she looks infinitely more stylish (and effortlessly so!) than her sisters, who very obviously put a lot of effort into their geriatric style, so for that, she gets huge snaps from me.

  • Anonymous

    I really love that skirt, but I HATE the top and I hate her hair SO much as to want to snatch her bald (as my dearly departed mother used to say)….so IN for the skirt and a big old OUT for the look. Bleh.

  • Joyce VG

    IN! Very nice.

  • Out.
    She’s lovely, and really pulls off that difficult color.
     But that top is doing her shoulders and chest no favors.

  • Anonymous

    This dress is exactly what I’d like to see as a future Project Runway challenge. There’s a collaborative
    artist technique called the “Exquisite Corpse”. Basically several artists would get together and fold a piece of paper one or more times. Each artists would get to draw in a folded section. The only thing they know about the what others have done is where their draw lines ended on the edge of the paper fold. In the PR version, 2 person teams, one designer would get the top, and one designer would get the bottom. The only thing they could collaborate on together is choosing the fabrics at Mood. The designers would see the entire outfit for the first time during the final adjustments right before the runway.

    In Elizabeth’s case, I really love the skirt and the ruffles are GORGEOUS! However, the top looks like a plain t shirt made in a very expensive fabric. I also don’t like the overall shape or the silly putty colour. For me it’s an **Out**,  albeit a very interesting one.

  • Oh no, OUT.

  • Anonymous

    In! While it borders on traditional Olsen territory she looks amazing and unlike her older sisters she is wearing the correct size

  • Anonymous

    IN! But I would have gone with a different ring.

  • Anonymous

    How old is she? 30, according to her makeup? Younger sister? 

    • Anonymous

      22. Olsen curse.

  • Ruth Gottesman

    OUT. I do give her credit for going in a different way but the color’s blah and the whole effect is kind of shapeless and sloppy. But she is an interesting addition to the red carpet.

  • lowercase “in”. Only because I am over the cocker spaniel hair on everyone, not just her.

  • Lisa Utter

    I think that half of the problem is her (lack of) posing.  This is an outfit designed for movement, and to have her standing there so flatly doesn’t do it justice.  I would die for that skirt.  IN

  • In!

    Her sisters must really hate her right now!

  • Out, but barely.  Good effort but hate the hair and blouse.  Love her ring!

  • I don’t see this ending well at all. In fact, I bet they’re getting increasingly “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane” but the moment… Watch out for that car, Liz!
    Oh, and the ensemble? IN.

  • Anonymous

    I always want to give her an in just because she doesn’t look depressed like her sisters.  But this is just ugly, and her hair limp enough to be Mary Kate’s.  I hope she isn’t taking groom tips from those two.  The Amish ballerina is OUT!

  • IN!! I love her fashion choices, and she’s so much fresher and young-looking than her sisters, even if they’re not far apart in age. I also really dig her hair here, for some reason. It just seems to work. 

  • Aly Light


  • Anonymous

    Half Hearted IN…I think it looks good from the neck down.  The make up and hair are too much MK/Ashley and I liked that she didn’t look like them in her previous entries.

  • Anonymous

    I was on the fence, but ultimately… OUT.

    I cannot give an “in” to someone who, with access to professional stylists and makeup artists, personal chefs and trainers, and every good treatment a top-flight spa can provide, goes out the door looking like she’s ten or twenty years older than she really is.

    She’s not even twenty-three. That makeup and hair are doing her no favors at all. The dress would work great if her face looked fresh and young, but as it is, the top goes a little matronly.

    She looks better than her dowager sisters, but she’s still carrying the Olsen Curse.

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    In! Admittedly I’m responding on a more cerebral level than emotional level because I love the ideas that went into the outfit way more than the visual appeal. No, it’s not the most flattering outfit to the female form, but she looks comfortable and confident in it so it works.

    God I love that skirt! And I’m not even a ruffly, flouncy kind of gal.

  • Anonymous

    Surely you jest. The top of that dress is hideous hideous hideous and doesn’t fit. So OUT OUT OUT.

    • Anonymous


      I reread TLo’s comments looking for a 😉 or a j/k….nope, nothing.  I honestly don’t see what 1/2 the people here see to justify giving it an IN.  It is a pretty obvious OUT imo….it is hideous and she looks like she’s melting, and I’m not jesting.

  • Anonymous

    In. I don’t get it. There’s nothing about this I should like: shapeless, colorless, and somewhat ill-fitting at the top, poofy and feather-duster-y at the bottom. Plus a hip cumberbund. Yet somehow I think she looks lovely and interesting. Go figure. 

  • why is she the girl of the moment again?  I’ve never heard of her.

    • Anonymous

      She’s in the movie of the moment, and is probably getting offers like cwazy. And the dress is still hideous.

  • Nicole Merrill

    INININININ. I ADORE it and would wear it every day if I could.

  • Anonymous

    OUT.  Her hair is horrid. And that make up!  Raccoon Eyes.  Red Lips.  OUT OUT OUT. 

  • Anonymous

    IN! Lovely.

  • Mariah J

    OUT — She looks like a ballerina whose outfit melted. Ew.

  • IN!

  • Anonymous

    Out–it looks like it doesn’t fit. Although even if it did fit, I think it would be an out.

  • I like the flats with it better

  • Rachelle Neame

    In! I love the ring. Besides, the boxy top is just so Chanel, how can you not love it?

  • OUT. it should look pretty, but i just really dislike it.

  • Anonymous

    Just popping up again to giggle at the thought of you guys tallying the votes… In! Out! IN! OUT! no one’s in the middle on this one, are they???

  • IN!  I really like seeing what she’ll do next.  Her people are working.

  • Anonymous

    This is accesorized well, and she looks pretty. I’m also glad she got away from the choking necklines. HOwever, I find the silhoette to be shpeless and a little unflattering. Unfortunately, to me, she is OUT.

  • IN

  • Anonymous

    I like it. IN.

  • Anonymous

    HER again?

  • Anonymous

    In. Love it

  • Anonymous

    I think she looks great, it’s not perfect but love the look and she looks good in it, and comfortable as well. Big IN.

  • Anonymous

    out, it’s just ugly.

  • IN. i want this.

  • Anonymous

    IN! At first glance I was awash in OH NO but it grew on me and quickly. I like it more and more as I look at it…top to bottom even the flat hair…its so casual it makes this whole vision in beige rock.

  • Anonymous

    She’s cute, though the top seems to be tight across her chest.  I keep looking at pics of her and can help think that she’s the cute Olsen.  And she looks surprisingly approachable, unlike her 70 year-old socialite older sisters

  • Anonymous

    OUT! She looks shapeless and boring. The proportions of the outfit make it look like she is wearing her skirt lower than it needs to be. I don’t even think the dress works on the model. 

  • Anonymous

    In!  She looks very pretty (I still say much prettier than her Bratz-doll bobbleheaded sisters).  The bustline/underarm area of that top is really strange–looks like it’s pulling, but it looks like that on the model too so she doesn’t lose points LOL.

  • Anonymous

    It’s very Olsen-y without being butt-ugly so I guess that’s an IN.

  • That top makes her look like she’s got ugly boobs. Not working. OUT.

  • In, but that top nearly ruins it.

  • IN.

    It’s not her fault, but she has the face of a well-Botoxed 40-year-old.

  • Anonymous

    Out. ew.

  • Is it me or does she look like a young Samantha Jones?

  • Anonymous

    Nooooo. OUT.

  • I can’t stop staring at the model’s feet…

  • Anonymous

    I want to love it. I really do. But I feel like this is making her proportions look really bizarre. Sigh, OUT.

  • Out. Mostly because I’m already sick of hearing about this girl.

  • Anonymous

    out – she looks like a dumpling.

  • Mary Gallagher

    IN! Love the whole look!

  • Anonymous

    Love it!

  • Anonymous

    Love it!

  • Anonymous

    Not even the model can work this look.  OUT.  But I think part of the reason I’ve been hating her outfits so much though is that she doesn’t even TRY to sell them.  She’s just standing there like a limp marionette.  She needs to learn how to work her clothes better, especially if she’s going to keep wearing things that completely obliterate her natural shape.

  • elzatelzabelz

    In- Finally an Olsen that can actually dress interesting in colors! I think the dress would be so much better shorter, but overall, it’s pulled together. So, Olsen grading scale-pass!

  • mdesmondobrien

    I’m not in love with it, but she definitely looks different and I think this is my favorite of the looks we’ve seen her in yet. IN.

  • Anonymous

    In. This is perfect example of why I enjoy your site.  I was all set to say out, but I read your thoughts on the shape(lessness) and reevaluated, and felt like my fashion palate had been educated a bit.  Thank you.

  • Caitlin Gozdecki

    In, I agree the top is a little shapless and I think the skirt on the model is lighter/ more fluffy (?) but overall I enjoy her style much more then her sisters’. she is one to watch!

  • Anonymous

    Weird, but in an IN sort of way. 

  • Anonymous

    Out — the proportions are just not good.  I don’t like it on the model either.  Also, too much makeup.

  • Anonymous

    So beyond out you guys.  That whole look is a WTFery of volcanic proportions.

  • Mary McClelland

    awww… pretty. i think In

  • Anonymous

    Ew. Out.

  • Anonymous

    Good god. OUT. The joker dressed as a ballerina.

  • M M

    Her make-up is too dark, her hair too limp and the too one tone overall. At least runway version they had the sense to pair it with black patent flats and lighter makeup. 

  • IN.

  • Pretty! I call IN!

  • Anonymous

    While it is a good thing to experiment with proportion, this was not a successful experiment.  It kind of makes her look like a jellyfish – bulky on top and wispy on the bottom.  Her chest also looks smushed, like her bra doesn’t fit right.  I can tell she’s trying, but this still gets an OUT from me.

  • The top is VERY ill-fitting… it’s too tight right under the arms, you can see where it’s crushing and creasing her (for an Olsen) bounteous rack. In fact, the whole construction of the top of the dress is very matronly. OUT

  • I like the skirt portion, but not the top.  Also, not so much feeling the shoes.  Out.

  • Out. Personal preference maybe, but I hate that outfit in totality. 

  • Anonymous

    This girl really needs to figure out how to dress her top half. That was not the way to go. OUT!

  • Anonymous

    Is it the make-up or has she had something done to her face?

    In. I love that shade of pink.

    • Anonymous

      lol I am an idiot. She is the younger Ashley, no wonder her face looks different.

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    Out.  Looks awkward and I especially hate the fit of that top.  It looks like she’s wearing Dyeables.

  • Out out out. That blouse looks like she’s wearing football pads underneath.

  • oohsparkley!


  • Anonymous

    I love it with those sexy black flats on the model. but still IN. also, this movie is incredible! Everyone needs to see it.

  • She’s almost always an IN for me.

  • Samantha Irene

    I can’t give her an in – the top is too tight across the bust – look at the pulling just above the bustline, and under the arms. Otherwise this could be a great youthful fun look. LOVE the skirt… but she’s OUT for now.

  • Because we have seen potential for more, I’m gonna give this one an OUT.
    I liked how this was styled for the model, with those awesome black patent flats (I can’t think of another context in which those would be worn this well) and with the black choker (unless I’m mistaking her neck shadow for a choker). Liz could have used both those pieces along with the pink eyeshadow and a ever-so-slightly shorter hem on the shirt– and *then* we could call this princess with an edge. IMHO!