You may know by now that I have a love/hate relationship with jumpsuits. And by hate, I mean I hate that I can’t find more styles to complement my body. And while I’ve practically spent years trying to find the perfect jumpsuit (to no avail), that doesn’t stop me from living vicariously through those unafraid to rock the edgy trend.
So imagine my delight when I saw Emma Stone grace the red carpet at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards. Giving a modern take on Hollywood glamour, Emma wore a strapless Lanvin jumpsuit with a bejeweled bodice and bow accent for dramatic effect. The look was such a welcome change from the traditional award show gown and I couldn’t have been more in awe! And it got me thinking, “If Emma can find a jumpsuit that works for her, why can’t we all?”
Want to effortlessly rock a jumpsuit without looking like a ‘fashion don’t’? Get into these tips:
1. Pay attention to proportions. Keep the look balanced by playing up your best areas. Want to accentuate your waist? Cinch the jumpsuit with a belt or define the midsection with sleek cut-outs. Want to elongate your frame? Tailoring is key! It’s really about what best suits your shape.
2. Break It Up. To avoid a full monochromatic look, add an attention-grabbing accessory or mix in a few prints and textures for a playful vibe. Check out how Emma’s oversize bow elevated her look to another level.
3. Opt for a Classic Upgrade. Because a jumpsuit already has a vintage feel, take a lesson from Emma’s book and blend in timeless elements such as jewels or chic, understated footwear to dress it up for a sophisticated look.
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Would you wear a jumpsuit? How would you style it? Share your thoughts below!
Briea L. Curington