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03/28/2013 at 06:00 PM ET
Felipe Ramales/Pacific Coast News
Who: Eva Mendes
Where: Visiting N.Y.C.’s Museum of Modern Art
Diagnosis: Major accessories OD. When done right, a jumpsuit can be fun and sexy. When bogged down with a wide belt, shiny booties and a quilted clutch — all in clashing shades — the look is D.O.A. If someone as gorgeous as Eva Mendes can’t resuscitate this ensemble, it’s clear that it desperately needs a style surgeon.
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Prognosis: Keep the jumpsuit but excise all the accessories. Because the jumpsuit is busy enough on its own, pull hair into a ponytail to eliminate visual clutter. Add barely-there strappy sandals (like this $ 99 Guess pair), a slim but interesting belt (we love this studded Gorjana style) and streamline that clutch (maybe a simple gold number, like this $ 100 Kate Spade New York?) for a look that’s turning heads for the right reasons.
Tell us: How would you “cure” Mendes’s outfit?