Outfit: Adventures in Overalls


Here's something I thought I'd never wear (as an adult anyway): overalls.
But I must once again bow to the power of suggestion, or the power of seeing them over and over again on street fashion sites and blogs until I was intrigued. Intrigued enough to invest in a pair for myself and I'm glad I did. They might not be the most "flattering" thing for my height or body type, but they're really comfortable and suit my spring adventuring better than most of my outfits! Flattering in fashion is usually a term used to mean makes your stomach look flat and your legs look long and yeah, a lot of times I care about looking my best, but sometimes it just seems like a waste of energy to be focused on looking like something you're not (like a model). What seems more important is that I put the overalls on and I immediately felt good in them, maybe even slightly cool. I'm already imagining more outfits around these overalls (or my "romper suit" as Thomas has affectionately dubbed it); it'll be perfect this summer thrown over swim suits or crop tops with braided hair and look perfect in the orchard this autumn with a striped tee and cozy cardigan. I'm still debating whether I should go full-on farmer with a plaid shirt and wellies, or if I should resist styling them that way!

details: old blouse, Hanoi sunglasses, Madewell overalls, Kurt Geiger espadrilles, backpack
*pictures by Thomas*

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19 comments:

  1. WHAAAT i think it looks super flattering on you! the cropped length is just perfect. and i love the quirky way you've styled it here: part casual, part romantic, and every bit adorable. x

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  2. Were do you find inspiration for your outfits? I love your style!

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  3. I just got a pair myself and absolutely LOVE them!!! I totally think you should style them with a plaid shirt and boots:)
    -Madison
    www.minniemuseblog.com
    www.minniemuseblog.com

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  4. One of my favourite overall outfits! You managed to give them an elegant and retro twist as always, I love it! And what a beautiful setting for these pictures <3

    www.morningcharlie.com

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  5. Thanks for the overall inspiration! I've been debating buying them as a short girl myself but now I think I will!

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  6. Those overalls look so cute on you! I love how you styled them!
    xo
    www.laurajaneatelier.com

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  7. That bag is super cute!

    http://elitealien.blogspot.ie/

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  8. Omg! I have this pair of overalls too- it's quickly become my favorite thing to wear. Love how you styled it so feminine with that blouse. I've went all out farmer and styled it with a bandana and straw hat and leather sandals - and I kind of dug it!

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  9. You look adorable in those overalls, Rebecca! :)

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  10. Gorgeous, I love the blouse underneath! x

    adelelydia.blogspot.com

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  11. You look like you've sprung right out a Wes Andserson film

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  12. That outfit looks great on you! pretty!

    http://chicglamstyle.com

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  13. You pull them off so well!

    Jamie
    www.sweetteasalvage.com

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  14. These are probably the cutest overalls I have ever seen! Love that you made the leap and decided to get them. Can't wait to see you style them year round!

    Christina
    A Sentimental Adventure

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  15. This post may have pushed me over the edge! I have been eyeing the overall resurgence, kind of wanting to jump on board. You make them look so cool!

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  16. You rock those overalls! And you remind me of Luna Lovegood!

    Xoxo
    Serein
    https://sereinwu.com/

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  17. Love this soooo much! The buttons are adorable!

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