Style risks come in all shapes, sizes, and forms. Maybe you're attracted to bright colors and textured fabrics, or perhaps you prefer to experiment with vibrant prints and funky silhouettes. Olivia Wilde's style constantly serves as an inspiration for all things on-trend, and her most recent outfit formula is no different.
A quick look at Wilde's portfolio of red-carpet events reveals that the actor has a thing for puffy-sleeve dresses. While puffy sleeves may conjure up a not-so-stylish Seinfeld moment for some, Wilde continues to nail the trend in the chicest possible way. Whether it's a cape cut, a ruffled cuff, or a full-on balloon sleeve, Wilde has proven that puffy sleeves are back and they're here to stay. Ahead, The Zoe Report breaks down Wilde's best puffy-sleeve outfits, as well as the top products on the market to recreate the look yourself.
The Classic Puffy Sleeve
On Sept. 17, Wilde was photographed at the world premiere of the Audi E-tron in California wearing a cream-colored, puffy-sleeve dress from Kate Spade New York's Spring 2019 collection. She paired the dainty, textured midi dress with hammered gold hoops and layered necklaces. The actor wore her hair in a loosely pulled-back bun with a soft smoky eye.
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The Cape-Sleeve Maxi
Wilde attended the premiere of her latest film, Life Itself, in Hollywood on Sept. 13. The full look was styled by celebrity stylist Karla Welch, who works with a handful of big names in the industry including Tracee Ellis Ross and Sarah Paulson. The pair chose a floor-length floral gown with draped sleeves. The dress, designed by Andrew GN, features intricate, butterfly embellishments and a high neck. Wilde wore a whimsical, magenta lipstick and styled her choppy bob in loose waves.
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The Playful Floral
Wilde wore a sweetheart-cut dress to the press conference for Life Itself in Beverly Hills on Sept. 17. Wilde, again, collaborated with Welch to craft the look, which is designed by Tracy Feith.