Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Blog 6: How I tackle the jumpsuit

Jumpsuits are back! Who wouldn't want a skin-tight unitard that takes forever to get off when you go to the loo?! But on a serious note, they are pretty stylish apart from that slight design flaw. Let's be honest, if you go to a restaurant in a jumpsuit, you are already turning heads. They can make any figure look fantastic and any legs look really long. Most jumpsuits are designed to flatter your body with high waist lines and cut-outs. If you want to look tall, just add heels and you're sorted. Jumpsuits are mainly formal but you can get a few which are more casual. They are perfect for the transition between summer and autumn as they hint summer but they keep you warm! I have spent many months finding the perfect jumpsuit. Finally I have found two that I love the design of and flatter my figure. Here are my findings:

The casual jumpsuit

Jumpsuit New Look £22, Sandals Primark £5, Fedora Forever 21 £8, Bangles Accessorize £10, Bag Michael Kors £300 

This jumpsuit is from New Look and is gorgeous as the cut-outs make my waistline look invisible. It also has a tailored leg fit which helps to make it more of a classy look. Because it is black it is a blank canvas. Therefore you can wear anything with it. I styled it in a way that was fit for a day at the beach. But with a black jumpsuit any style is possible! It makes it perfect for statement shoes or statement jewellery. Another benefit of a casual jumpsuit is that you can wear it even in formal situations. Just add heels and a clutch and your there.

The formal jumpsuit

Jumpsuit Missguided £8, Wedges New Look £7

This jumpsuit is from Missguided and has a graphic design on the top half which gives it a statement look. It has a turtleneck which is very in style right now but also helps lengthen the body and it also has a high waist which makes your legs look longer. The mixture of the high neck, the long legs and heels can make even the smallest person look taller and thinner. The lace wedges echo the summer season we just had which makes the outfit more summery and happy coming into Autumn. This outfit doesn't need any jewellery otherwise it would be too overwhelming. The outfit gives a retro feel from the shiny bottom half which fits right into this season's trends.

So to summarise, cut-outs and high necks are very in style this season. Getting a jumpsuit in a plain colour (black or khaki for this season) gives you more chance to accessorize. Or you can get a statement jumpsuit which is no hassle.

My recommendations for websites for jumpsuits are www.newlook.com as they have playful, fun and cheap playsuits.
http://www.newlook.com/shop/womens/playsuits-and-jumpsuits/cameo-rose-khaki-space-dye-high-neck-wide-leg-jumpsuit-_360548834 This one keeps to 3 main trends. Flares, high neck and khaki so this is a keeper for next season! £22.99
If you want something more classy check out www.asos.com as these are more focused on trends.
This denim jumpsuit is a steal! Just look. Do I need to say anymore? £45

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