I decided earlier in this week that I am in a fight with whoever is making the clothing decisions for Hilary Swank, be it Swank herself, or someone on Team Swank. But we have briefly made up, thanks to this:

Elie Saab apparently solves almost everything. Yes, this is sort of the Understated But Secretly Gorgeous Librarian Cousin to the  OTT Elie Saab that Elizabeth Banks stunned in, earlier this week, but I’m very fond of librarians. They answer your questions, and they give you books, and they are skilled at dealing patiently with weirdos.  What’s not to like? EXACTLY.

[Photo: AKM/GSI]