Guest Editor: Olivia Palermo

Olivia Palermo’s style resolutions for the new year: “2015 is all about investing in new essentials, like tailored trousers and a patterned bag”

When a style icon of Olivia Palermo’s stature doles out fashion advice, you know it’s worthwhile. Palermo’s sartorial words of wisdom came in the form of a feature interview with Flare Magazine, in which she discusses everything from her take on social media at fashion shows (put your phones away and focus!), to her long-term goal of owning a skiwear brand. When the interview turned to the topic of head-to-toe runway looks, Palermo proclaimed, “how boring!”

Though Palermo is part of the elite crowd with both the access and funds to afford the most sought-after high-end items, it’s refreshing to hear her eschew the notion of dressing exclusively in designer duds. We happen to agree with her that no matter how much money you have, there’s nothing interesting about dressing in dollar signs. We much prefer Palermo’s artful, signature mixing of high and low items.

Here are the must have pieces Olivia will be seen wearing in the new year: