The overalls, or jumpsuit, is a garment that covers the entire body. And whose preparation was designed for work tasks due to its resistance as it is made of denim fabric. It is a garment that has served both women and men. In fact, the so-called work overalls that are still used today in many companies are a striking orange and red color.
It was also adapted for children, being its most common use between the 60s and 90s. Even some kindergartens implement it as part of the school uniform.
Over time, the garment has evolved to adapt to current trends. When we can find tight, worn, short overalls in dresses, skirts, shorts, and even very tight to the body to give a sexier look.
- It is a very versatile garment. So, it can be used for different occasions and combined with different clothes.
- The most common are denim or jean. However, today they are made in other types of fabrics and colors.
- Denim fabric is considered one of the most durable and resistant. So, its useful life will be long and easy to dye if you want to change the garment’s appearance.
- It is a very comfortable clothing model.
- Because it is a complete garment that dresses the entire body, the arrangement is less elaborate without the need to wear so many additional clothes.
Most common models
For pregnant women
The maternity model is the same as the traditional one.
It has an elastic back combined with the front part, closing the waist.
It provides comfort and adjusts as the belly increases without putting pressure on it.
Instead of having the typical and common straps that characterize the overalls, this model has long sleeves, so they cover the body completely. They are ideal for temperate and cool climates. And best of all, you don’t need to use any other additional clothing. Getting dressed in this model will never be so easy.
Just like the jean model that has been back in fashion for some time now.
So, this overall model does not fit the body or stick discreetly but is loose.
GIt gives the impression that it is a size larger than the real one because it should provide a wide and shortened appearance in the lower part.
The middle part is usually cut low so that it would reveal part of your underwear.
This type of jumpsuit is generally combined with some even striking sportswear.
All to create a contrast and give a sporty-chic touch to the entire look.
In its upper part, it is preserved as the original model, with straps, and in the lower part, instead of the classic pants, what comes is a skirt that may well be of different cuts according to the garment’s designer so that we can find a type of wide skirt in cut A or tight to the thighs.
It’s a cropped version of the classic jumpsuit.
The bottom part doesn’t continue to the ankles but instead cuts into shorts at the thighs.
It is an ideal model for summer days.
It is a highly versatile garment. They can be used throughout the year. Trying to make the necessary adjustments according to each season, of course.
Use models that are not so tight to the body. And combine them with flannels, tennis shoes, fresh fabric blouses, cheerful and seasonal colors, or flower prints, among others.
Wear skirts and short models for these days.
Because it is a full-body garment, it serves to cover you.
But this season, try to wear it with warm clothes underneath, such as sweaters, high-neck flannels, sweatshirts, flannels, long sleeves, and cotton or wool fabric, among others.
Do not forget good boots that protect you from the cold, even rain and snow, if that is the case.
Usage trends in 2022
With a white blouse and sneakers
It is a very traditional and safe way to use the overalls. You just have to wear a white shirt or flannel and some sneakers. And you’ll be ready right away, without much more to add than a few simple accessories.
You can use a belt and a more striking and casual/elegant style bag to give it a more chic touch.
With gradient effect
A jumpsuit whose color is degraded combined with some color or floral prints, a cut-out style top. And others will make a difference in these months of the year and give you a very cute and striking look.
A look that is very conducive to the use of overalls is sporty. Overalls are a versatile garment that go super well whether you wear sandals, flats, or tennis shoes, the latter being the most frequent when it comes to combining. Remember to hit the sporty point. You should add a piece of clothing with a more fancy touch, such as a satin shirt or something similar.
Also, with platforms, your jumpsuit will look great, and you can give a retro and elegant look at the same time.
If you dare to combine colors, you can choose from the infinity of options for overalls in different fabrics. Play with prints and other tones, thus looking and standing out this season.
The overalls can become one of the most functional pieces of your wardrobe. Since it combines with a wide variety of garments, colors, and styles that help you put together looks for both day and night occasions with ease and, above all, comfort.