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WTF Is She Wearing: Taylor Swift at the 2012 MTV VMAs [PHOTOS]

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When Taylor Swift walked the red carpet at the 2012 VMAs on Sept. 6, she did so in a white, ladies-who-lunch power suit. Even with its daring neckline, it was a well-tailored and stylish set — if Taylor was 40 and entertaining corporate bosses over a Cobb salad and a glass of Chablis.

But since she’s a 22-year-old pop star with a model’s height and an unfairly-blessed gene pool, it hit all the wrong notes.

Swift dressed a couple decades too old for her age (and not for the first time) to walk the carpet at a decidedly youthful event. Even the strappy gold heels felt grandma’ish and overly-mature.

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While her sleek, polished, stick-straight hair and heavy bangs were stylish, especially when paired with those “kiss me” crimson lips and the crisp clean white hue of her outfit, a power pantsuit is just too dowdy for a girl of Swift’s age and occupation.

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Seriously, this is a suit Swift’s PR rep or her mother should be wearing. And for them, we’d recommend it, because it IS pretty.

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Oh, T. Swizzle. You’re so young and beautiful. Wear clothes that match.

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Next: See Taylor Swift Without Makeup

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