What Was She Thinking? Mary-Kate Goes Grunge

10/25/2006 at 05:00 PM ET

Mary-Kate Olsen seems to be in a fashion time warp — first the Eighties and now the Nineties. The petite star emerged yesterday in an outfit reminiscent of the Grunge look popularized by bands like Nirvana — oversize flannel shirt and all. But like some other starlets we know, she seems to have left her pants at home, opting for thin leggings and ultra-clunky Balenciaga boots (and bag) to complete the look. We think leggings are great as a layering tool under long (read mid-thigh) tunics or sweaters, but with just a buttondown, Mary-Kate looks a tad overexposed. Tell us: What do you think of Mary-Kate’s look? Love it or hate it?

To see more of Mary-Kate’s style, click here to read other Off The Rack stories about her.

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Sarah on

I don’t know what you people are so appalled by. Mary Kate has become a fashion icon. I think her flannel could be a bit longer, but who doesn’t love flannel?! So comfy, warm, and big. You can totally wear leggings or jeans with a big shirt like this.

I’m totally into the grunge-chic trend. Girls can finally be a little comfortable while still looking great.

Love it, adore it!

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