How are you feeling about the current jumpsuit trend? We’re seeing them all over the place!
In an informal poll around the office, jumpsuits were far more favored over rompers. Jumpsuits (usually) offer more coverage, can be more structured and look great in all seasons. Let’s take a look!
From sporty to classic to vintage-inspired, jumpsuits make a great alternative for late summer date nights, formal events or everyday wear. The key to making a jumpsuit work for you is appropriate accessories. Read on for some of our favorite jumpsuit looks, complete with tips to add killer jewelry, cool shades and, of course, the right shoes.
Pick a dropped shoulder sleeve, collar, lapels, and tie waist sewn up in a classic pinstripe, then add:
- Metallic jewelry (large hoop earrings, boyfriend watch)
- Minimal chain bag
- Wedge heels/wedge mules
Look for spaghetti strap, faux wrap top and a wide pant leg. Style accordingly:
- Wide brim hat
- Reflective sunglasses
- Cotton knit turtleneck
- Platform booties
Simple Wow Factor
Go for impact with padded shoulders, fluttery cap sleeves, a plunging neckline, trim through waist and a straight wide-leg pant. For extra wow, add:
- Extra large brim hat
- All black
- Hidden heel
Live your best bold life with a cutout bodice, fitted waist and a straight wide leg pant, sewn up in a bright solid. Style with:
- Top knot
- Cat-eye sunglasses
- Black choker
- Black & white stripe bag
- Nubby wool coat
- Heeled chunky boots
Multiple front and back pockets, collar, invisible button placket, cuffed long sleeves, cuffed pant leg.
- Denim fabric
- Duster trench
- Long wool scarf
- Plain tee or tank
- High-top sneakers
Look for more jumpsuit styling and pattern suggestions in the Oct/Nov 2018 issue of Sew News.
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