Elizabeth Olsen In A Velvet Suit: Love It Or Leave It? (PHOTOS, POLL)

03/08/2012 06:02 pm ET
  • Ellie Krupnick Senior Editor of Viral Content and Strategy, The Huffington Post

Yves Saint Laurent may have started it all with "Le Smoking," but pantsuits are still going strong for ladies with style. There are a million ways to wear it, from Gwyneth Paltrow's understated black suit at yesterday's Louis Vuitton show to Florence Welch's wild all-over floral print at last week's NME Awards after-party.

Today Elizabeth Olsen decided to try a bold fabric in a subtle color. On her way to the "Today" show studios on Thursday, the "Silent House" star paired a maroon jacket and pants with a white blouse, adding in a fun print with her snakeskin heels.

She also wore chic shades by the brand that bears her name: Elizabeth & James (created by her older twin sisters, natch).

Between the ladylike shoes and the buttoned-up top, this look nicely marries ladylike sophistication with a sleek menswear vibe. But is head-to-toe velvet a bit much?


Elizabeth Olsen(CLONED For HuffPost Style