If you haven't warmed to the overalls comeback yet, this street-style set might convince you to welcome the denim onesie back into your wardrobe. Don't be fooled — the piece may be a throwback, but the styling definitely isn't. These girls (including Alexa Chung!) outfitted the former '90s favorite with a totally modern, cool-girl approach — and it's easier than you think.
The Overalls Dress
If you're not into the long denim variety, this take still pays homage to the trend, albeit with a shorter, girlier cut. Not only does it show off your stems, but it looks even better dressed up with a silky tee and a pair of great heels.
Read on for three more ways to wear overalls.
The Downtown Girl's Overalls
If you think wearing overalls is like putting on a costume, study up on this laid-back version. Just as you would your favorite pair of worn denim, follow suit with this trendsetter by mixing classic overalls with an oversize t-shirt and booties. Her overalls look is totally accessible and has that same effortless appeal that's also a little unexpected.
The Polished Girl's Overalls
Alexa Chung's play is a favorite for walking the line between dressed down and pulled together. She outfitted her basic pair of black overalls with nothing more than a white t-shirt and a pair of cap-toe flats — but we love that she chose such ladylike footwear. It's another brilliant tomboy-meets-sweet style move from Miss Chung that we're plotting to steal.
The Sophisticate's Overalls
Sure, we've always layered up underneath our overalls — but it's her jacket layered over them that makes the difference here. We love that she took a more sophisticated approach with a crisp white button-up underneath and a tailored coat over top. To finish, she added a touch of femininity with ankle-strap heels. The result is nothing like the overalls we styled up in middle school.
Now, do try this at home: shop our favorite pairs below and style up with the inspiration above!