How to Style a Jumpsuit

How to Style a Jumpsuit

While fashion trends are constantly changing, one of the clothing items you can count on to remain timeless is a jumpsuit. Jumpsuits can serve as a more practical or comfortable alternative to a dress, while still creating that feminine silhouette. Whether you’re looking for a sophisticated jumpsuit version of the classic little black dress, the perfect jumpsuit to wear to a wedding or a casual jumpsuit to wear day-to-day, your options are endless.

To inspire you with the best ways to style a jumpsuit, our stylists have put together this guide with some of our best selling jumpsuit looks, from long sleeve jumpsuits to pleated jumpsuits, short sleeve jumpsuits and more. We’ve got you covered with a wide variety of jumpsuit options and how to style them here at DLSB.

How to style a short sleeve jumpsuit

A go-to for all occasions, short sleeve jumpsuits often come in a variety of different styles. From off-the-shoulder jumpsuits to sleek spaghetti straps, angel-sleeve jumpsuits and more, there’s a short sleeve jumpsuit to suit all women’s tastes at DLSB. While styling a short sleeve jumpsuit completely depends upon the pattern, colour and design of the jumpsuit, the versatility of a short sleeve jumpsuit means they can be dressed up or down for all types of occasions. For a casual, day-to-day look, a short sleeve wrap jumpsuit with culotte style bottoms is a simple yet stylish choice. Pair this style with a handy cross-body bag, your favourite flat shoes and a statement oversized hat to create an effortlessly cool look.

If you’re looking for a more dolled up short sleeve jumpsuit look, a classy off-the-shoulder jumpsuit is a wardrobe must-have, especially one with a simple bodice and contrasting printed trousers for an easy to throw-on look. Pair this off-the-shoulder style with a bold lip, a statement necklace, simple heels and your favourite clutch for the ultimate effortless date night ‘fit.

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Planning a night out with the girls? Choose a chic jumpsuit to give you a solid base to accessorise with, such as the As you Plisse cami-style spaghetti strap jumpsuit in a soft, plisse material. Available in a khaki green colourway, our stylists would recommend complementing this jumpsuit with an accenting gold or silver belt to accentuate the waist, with matching shoulder bag, statement necklace and killer heels. 

Prefer to keep your shoulders covered? An angel-sleeve style jumpsuit is ideal for a formal event, as it’s a short sleeve option but with more detail to add an extra bit of flair. With a wrap neckline and culotte trousers, an angel-sleeve jumpsuit boasts a classic silhouette, fit for any formal occasion. Choosing this style in an on-trend block colour makes the look easy to accessorise. Simply pair the jumpsuit with your favourite statement bag and matching shoes to create a seamless, sophisticated look.

How to style a long sleeved jumpsuit

Short sleeves not your vibe? Don’t worry, a long sleeved jumpsuit offers all the same stylish features but with more coverage to keep you feeling confident all day long. Long sleeve jumpsuits are a go-to for many who want a fun, easy-to-wear look that can take them from day to night. Whether it’s a plunge neckline, a bold print, a classic high neck or an accenting belted detail, long sleeve jumpsuits can be styled to suit you.

A figure-flattering black jumpsuit is always a safe yet sophisticated option for any occasion, whether it be a formal dinner, date night or a wedding. Keep the look classic with a bold red lip, sleek hair style and glam jewellery. If it features a plunging neckline, then perhaps add a statement necklace or earrings and a complementing belt to draw attention to the stunning silhouette. 

If you prefer to make more of a statement but still want to create a monochromatic look, a bold print is perfect. Keep it simple with a sleek pair of black heels and matching clutch for a formal event or add some edge with a colourful bag and contrasting heels combo, ideal for a night spent sipping cocktails with the girls. 

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If bright and colourful is more your vibe, a long sleeve block colour jumpsuit can create a show-stopping look when styled well. With a high-neck, long sleeve jumpsuit all in one colour it can be easy to feel like the look is too basic. However, if you add some detailing, such as a simple gold belt to define the waist and pair it with matching heels and a statement necklace, you can break up the colour and transform it into a high-fashion look.

Long sleeved jumpsuits with wide legs often call for a plunging neckline and belt to create a flattering contour. An open neckline in a plunge-style jumpsuit calls for an enchanting statement necklace to create a chic outfit that is simple yet effective. Keep the rest of the outfit uncomplicated so that the attention is on the jumpsuit and gorgeous jewellery and complete the look with your favourite pair of heels.

How to style a pleated jumpsuit

Pleats are one of the hottest new trends, as they’re versatile and easy-to-wear to any occasion,  be it a wedding, a work event or a night out with the girls. Whether a fun patterned pleated jumpsuit is more your vibe, or you prefer a classic high neck pleat or cut-out waist, our range of pleated jumpsuits are sure to become a reliable wardrobe essential.

A modern take on the little black dress, a pleated black jumpsuit serves the same amount of class and elegance of an LBD, but in an effortless all-in-one style. Choose a wide leg pleat with a plunging neckline to balance out the ‘fit, add a stunning pair of gold heels and matching clutch. Then, complete with a bold lip and statement necklace to create a look guaranteed to turn heads at your next event. 

Alternatively, if pleats catch your eye but you’re looking for something more bright and colourful, then go for a bold block colour, such as our hot pink jumpsuit. Complete with coordinating belt, let this show stopping jumpsuit speak for itself by keeping the accessories simple and stylish. 

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Pleated jumpsuits can also be perfect for a casual daytime look, offering the elegance of a dress with the practicality of pleated trouser legs. A white pleated jumpsuit with a delicate cut-out waist feature is a quintessential summer look. Keep it dainty with traditional accessories like a wicker-style bag, a cute pair of sandals and a signature red lip for a flawless pleated jumpsuit outfit made for a summer picnic.

Have fun with your pleats and go for a daring print in a striking colour combination, like this red and pink abstract print. Enhance the look with a glam pair of heels, matching bag and an accented belt to give a beautiful silhouette with the printed pleats at the centre of the look.

How to style a printed jumpsuit

If alluring, bold printed dresses are usually your go-to, why not switch it out for an eye-catching, printed jumpsuit instead? Printed jumpsuits are a great way to have fun with your look without having to think too much about what items of clothing to pair together. Simply reach for your all-in-one jumpsuit, add some accessories and you’re good to go.

If you’re just starting to experiment with patterns, opting for an ombre print is a great way to get comfortable with wearing a bolder look than you’re used to. Choose an ombre printed jumpsuit in your favourite colour palette and pick one of the hues to match your accessories with. A simple matching pair of heels and a bag will blend the look together flawlessly. 

On the other hand, if you’re one to go all-out with your patterned looks, then a bold floral jumpsuit may be the style for you. Whatever floral colour pallette you go for, choose a contrasting colour for your accessories, for example, our bright blue floral jumpsuit pairs perfectly with a hot pink bag and heels for a tantalising look. Complete the outfit with brightly coloured make-up for the ultimate charismatic look that showcases your personality well at any occasion.

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If you want to incorporate the playfulness of the ultra-bright floral print but wish to keep it casual, then go for a utility-style jumpsuit paired with some comfortable white trainers. This allows you the freedom to wear the fun, patterned jumpsuit whilst keeping it practical to go about your day-to-day errands. Similarly, if you prefer to keep your look understated, a classic monochromatic animal print jumpsuit is made for you. To create a casual outfit, pair it with some espadrille sandals and simple jewellery for a casual look that can take you easily from day to night.

Feeling inspired doll? 

For when dresses are too inconvenient and a pants suit is not your style, a jumpsuit offers a perfectly balanced blend of both, to create the ultimate outfit made for any occasion. Now that you’ve got the inspiration and tips on how to style a variety of jumpsuits, it’s time to find the right jumpsuit look for you. Browse our full range of jumpsuits and accessories online at DLSB today.

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