Style Crush: Slip Into Olivia Wilde’s Skintight Tron Jumpsuit

Celebrity Style Jan. 27, 2011 AT 3:16PM
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When a Hollywood starlet gets invited to an A-list fashion event, her motto should be "Go big, or go home." But that doesn't have to mean a dress that's super-short, sequined, or see-through. Or even a dress at all.

Case in point: Olivia Wilde, who showed off her sartorial sensibility in a killer color-blocked silk Gucci jumpsuit at a dinner for the label in Paris on Tuesday night.

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"A jumpsuit is a great alternative to an evening gown or LBD," says Us Weekly fashion director Sasha Charnin Morrison. "The jewel tones combined with the black make Olivia's Gucci version look especially fresh."

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Tres chic indeed, but can a non-celeb (read: someone who weighs more than 100 pounds) pull off a onesie without looking like a sack of Ore-Idas? Yes, as long as you take your body shape into account says Morrison, who offers up the following advice:

Pear-shaped: Pick a jumpsuit that has detail at the top, like a ruffled bodice.

Broad shoulders: Go for a halter version, and add a belt to draw more attention to your lower body.

Hourglass: Enhance your shape with a big belt and avoid a tight, ankle-length style.

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You should also follow Wilde's lead and dress up your jumpsuit with accessories. "Treat it like a black cocktail dress and add a statement necklace, sky-high stilettos and a bright clutch," says Morrison.

 

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