Olivia Wilde in Valentino at the 2017 Save the Children Illumination Gala: IN or OUT?

Posted on October 19, 2017

Darlings, we realize we just got finished telling you that polka dots were a hot trend for this season, but we’re really struggling with this one:


That is simply too much for us. It’s like a clown wedding gown. Mrs. Pennywise cosplay. Give her a big red nose and be done with it.

But perhaps you feel differently. Maybe this is fun and flirty to you. Maybe to you, this looks like the right way to do whimsy and still look stylish. Maybe you’re a sucker for glitter pumps or flared sleeve cuffs. To you, this is a birthday party in dress form. Maybe. We’re surmising. Just trying to anticipate the arguments in favor of this look. Arguments that you are invited to make, starting …


Olivia Wilde’s Clown Couture:

IN or OUT? 



No, really. Let’s hear it. Are we being harsh or is this not a silly-ass frock? Or should we just be a little more open about silly-ass frocks?



Style Credits:

Valentino Polka Dot Dress from the Spring 2018 Collection
Irene Neuwirth Jewelry
Edie Parker ‘Wolf Shard Lock’ Clutch
Gucci ‘Sylvie’ Glittery Stiletto Mary Jane

[Photo Credit: Janet Mayer/Startraksphoto.com, Jason Mendez/INSTARimages.com, INSTARimages, vogue.com, net-a-porter.com, saksfifthavenue.com]

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