Wednesday, December 26

Trendspotting: Jumpsuits

Jumpsuits for the workplace?  Is it possible?

From left: Carrie Underwood in a wool Katharine Kidd jumper, oversize hoops, Vahan Jewelry bracelets, a leather box clutch and cap-toe heels; Gwyneth Paltrow in a shimmering ensemble, chainlink necklace and fuchsia Rupert Sanderson sandals; Olivia Wilde in a plunging A.L.C. jumpsuit, layered Iwona Ludyga Design necklaces, an Art Deco House of Lavande ring, lizard clutch and velvet Gio Diev pumps.
If worn correctly, YES!  In structured, simple fabrics and when properly accessorized, it's possible that the jumpsuit can take on a professional look.

Here are some rules on how to wear jumpsuits to the workplace:
  • No flowy materials or crazy patterns!  Only wear them in simple, dark fabrics with clean lines.
  • If your jumpsuit is sleeveless or strapless - wear it with a blazer; if low cut - with a camisole underneath.  
  • A thin belt worn at the waist will help to add some additional structure to the look.  
  • No strappy sandals - only wear a shoe with more substance, like a cap toe pump. 
But best of all - remove the blazer after work, and voila! Instant happy hour wear.

Here are some similar styles so that you can make this look your own:

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