So many trends from the past have made a comeback over the years, but one from my childhood that I love is overalls! Believe it or not, overalls have been around for a long time, and they weren’t always the most stylish thing to wear. In 2010, if you saw someone wearing overalls, you’d probably laugh at them. But now, nine years later, they’re perfectly trendy.
I remember when overalls first made a comeback, back somewhere around 2016. Before that, they were left in the 90’s and for farmers. I specifically remember wearing a pair in kindergarten for “farm day.” I had my hair in pigtails and drew freckles on my face and everything.
Like I said before, overalls went out of style for awhile, and they were hard to find. Now, it’s pretty easy to find them, and you don’t have to worry about looking stupid when wearing them, especially if they’re styled the right way. Below, you can find __ ways to style a pair of overalls.
1. A Bandeau Underneath
This is probably my favorite way to wear overalls, and it’s a great summer look. All you have to do is put on your favorite bandeau before you put on your overalls. I chose to pair my short overalls from Kohl’s with a Simpsons bandeau from Forever 21 Red. And, to dress it up a little I put on some large hoop earrings (similar here) from Charming Charlie and my Steve Madden fedora. This outfit was perfect to wear when I went to Universal Studios last week with my sister.
You can also wear it with one strap unhooked, Fresh Prince style.
2. A Striped Shirt
If you want more of a hipster look, try wearing a striped shirt underneath, like this beige and black striped crop from Tammy Jo Fashion, paired with a velvet baseball cap from BCBGMaxazria. The cool thing about this is you can go for different vibes depending on what your striped shirt looks like and the length of the overalls. For instance, you can wear a long sleeve shirt with short overalls, or vice versa. In the winter, a striped sweater with long overalls would be super cute!
3. A Turtle Neck
This next look might be a little hot for summer, but it’s great if you’re going to an event of some sort or a dinner. Basically, you just wear a turtle neck underneath your overalls. In the winter, a long sleeved turtle neck with long overalls is the way to go, but, this season, I would wear a sleeveless turtle neck with short overalls. Like this one from T.J. Maxx and my short overalls from Kohl’s.
4. A Graphic Tee
This way to wear overalls is also one of my favorites. It’s wearing them with a graphic tee. Any graphic tee wold suffice, but I chose this ‘America’s Sweetheart’ shirt from a boutique called Reef to pair with my overalls from Kohl’s. Depending on the graphic tee you choose, you might have to one strap the overalls like with the bandeau in case you can’t see it very well. In my case, that’s exactly what I had to do.
What is your favorite way to style overalls? Let me know in the comments!
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