The classic overall is not something that is pulled off easily – unless you’re a celebrity with a killer stylist on call to give you the overall treatment.
If you’re wondering what the overall treatment is, it’s how the overall is styled so as to make you not look like a child or Paris Hilton in The Simple Life.
Women have a few different options when it comes to overalls. There are short ones, long ones and even skirt overalls that you can wear, and this is one of the major things that you have to think about. You have to make sure that your overalls are fitted properly, otherwise you’ll be in a baggy sack of denim.
Once you’ve found the perfect fit, it’s all about how you style them. Are you going for that carefree, Sunday afternoon at the markets with a juice in hand look? Or are you going for that glam, yes I’m making overalls look sexy look? One thing you can gather from celebrity style queens is that a plain or striped t-shirt or long sleeved top works perfectly with some espadrilles (possibly Chanel) for a weekend walk. A crop top also works well if you’re looking to show off those toned obliques.
If you’re looking to dress things up a bit, overalls with a killer pair of heels and a button-up, collared shirt is the way to go. A trendy pair of sunglasses and a small shoulder bag will also work in your favour.
Now that we’ve got the style, we do need to talk about the colour of the overalls. Classic, blue denim is always going to look more casual than a white or a black. Black leather overalls will dress things up even more, but be considerate of the weather, because who wants to be in black leather overalls in summer; only Olivia Palermo.
Check out some celebrity style inspo below!
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