Style Rx: Piper Perabo's Leather Bike Shorts Make Our Blood Pressure Rise

07/26/2013 at 10:09 AM ET

Piper Perabo leather shorts Cindy Ord/Getty

Who: Piper Perabo

Where: Visiting the SiriusXM studios in N.Y.C.

Diagnosis: She’s suffering from one of the highest “Leave It” ratings in recent StyleWatch history. Also: chafing.

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Prognosis: There is absolutely no resuscitating high-waisted, quilted, front-zip leather bike shorts: They must be left to die. For immediate triage, we recommend swapping in some cute, relaxed cutoffs. Once the immediate danger is over, we can discuss wearing a long-sleeved turtleneck in July, but at the moment, the cute shoes and great hair keep Piper out of immediate danger.

–Alex Apatoff

Tell us: Do you agree, or does she look perfect?

FILED UNDER: Fashion , Style Rx
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Javier L. on

oh please. she looks great. you wouldn’t match to her any day. so why don’t you leave her alone. rude!

Katie on

Wow….not very attractive! Though Piper is very cute as a rule, this is not a good look for anyone.

S on

Not a good look

Sunny on

Not good. Ditch the shorts.

Lala on

Yikes! She’d look great, had she worn a leather pencil skirt, or leather mini, or shorter leather shorts, or leather skinnies, or even leather Capri’s would be better! This is just not a good look, for leather…

sally on

Love her and her show! But sorry the shorts need to go! :)

Amber on

I thought the shoes were what made it even worse.

linda on


Life goes on on

What did she see in those pants. Is she blind ?

Mia500 on

I wore the same outfit last week on WENDY WILLIAMS and she looked great. Loved the shorts.

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