Michelle Williams in shorts at the Independent Spirit Awards

Michelle Williams in a navy and black short suit

Because The Oscars have the ability to take over the world, and suddenly nothing else matters except Angelina Jolie’s leg and all of the other antics upon that most famous of red carpets, we’re a little bit behind with our celebrity watching, and are having to go back in time to show you some of the outfits we missed while we were obsessing over the Oscars.

(Not literally, obviously. If we had the power to go back in time, Crocs wouldn’t exist, because we would’ve put a stop to them before they started. Ditto harem pants, and all of the other awfulness of the fashion world. And then WE wouldn’t need to exist, because there would be no fashion crimes for us to fight: we’d have already fought them all. Thank goodness time travel isn’t real, huh?)

First up in Michelle Williams, seen here at the Independent Spirit Awards this weekend, wearing a shorts suit, and carrying another Olympia le Tan book bag.

Now, normally we’d hate this. We’d think the combination of short pants + blazer + short hair + book = naughty schoolboy from the 50s.

Actually, though, we think Michelle looks absolutely adorable here, and we wouldn’t change a single thing about it.

What about you?

7 Comments

  • February 29, 2012

    lizvocal

    Everything 80s is back again! This look is really cute anyway. I love a book purse. I’m a PhD student, so naturally mine is the Chicago Manual of Style. 🙂

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  • February 29, 2012

    msveve

    Naughty school boy from the 50’s 🙂 🙂 🙂 I love that! And I’m a big Michelle Williams fan so I usually like her look, thus is the case now as well. (Being a literature uni student – I LOVE that bookbag!)

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  • February 29, 2012

    nata

    It’s an adorable look for someone 10-15 years younger, not for a woman in her 30s.

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  • February 29, 2012

    Liz in Paris

    Love this look, and think that with the heels, makeup etc. it doesn’t look too schoolboyish. Nothing wrong with a bit of androgyny anyway (not too much though). The tux-like jacket is fab here too.

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  • February 29, 2012

    adsanabria86

    Nope, she looks like a gay school boy with heals to me, just dumped all the glam from the movie marilyn

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  • March 1, 2012

    K

    Michelle looks absolutely adorable and can do no wrong in my personal opinion. The only thing I would change is the fit of the jacket. It could be a bit more formfitting…no?

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  • April 10, 2012

    AdriCory

    Looks perfect!

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