How Jumpsuits Are Taking Over — and Why You Should Have One

Apr 9 2014 - 12:13pm

Dresses are great and all, but when I see a woman in a jumpsuit, she always gets my attention. There's a confidence and a cool factor that comes with jumpsuit-wearing territory, and since we've seen the look popping up on just about everyone in the celebrity world, we have plenty of examples.

Think Bianca Jagger, only this time they're a little less disco and a little more pared down. Some are sophisticated enough to take to lunch, others are just enough to dress up the errand run. In every case, they offer an on-trend alternative to the sundress or special occasion frock. Scroll through to see why we're making room in our closets — and shop these one-piece wonders right now.

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For a film premiere in March, Lake Bell ditched the LBD for a more playful — but equally sexy — black jumpsuit.

Khloé Kardashian proved the jumpsuit could just be the modern "ladies-who-lunch" look in a peachy, strapless version.

Naomi Watts [2] ruled the red carpet, not in a pretty frock, but a bright-blue-hued one-piece.

And, if you're looking to take the more casual route, there's a jumpsuit for that, too. Selena Gomez [3] showed us how to style one [4] for daytime.

Ashley Madekwe's pretty petal-pink jumpsuit was made for a special Spring event.

Our girl crush on Leslie Mann only grew when the actress stepped out for CinemaCon in a strappy, sexy jumpsuit.

Rita Ora's easy, sporty jumper could work day to night, just by swapping out the footwear.

Naya Rivera's black jumpsuit is a testament to just how posh they can look.

Helena Christensen [5] kept it chic in a belted, blue jumpsuit.

Rules of Etiquette Tie-Front Print Jumpsuit [6] ($68)

Lavish Alice Cami Jumpsuit [7] ($85)

Splendid Chambray Jumpsuit [8] ($198)

Love Jumpsuit With Cross Back [9] ($75)

H&M Jumpsuit [10] ($50)

Mango One-Piece Suit [11] ($100)

Zara Printed Jumpsuit [12] ($60)

Rebecca Minkoff Jumpsuit [13] ($298)

BCBG Max Azria Haldi Jumpsuit [14] ($248)

Topshop Moto-Stripe Linen Jumpsuit [15] ($120)

Dolce Vita Karida Jumpsuit [16] ($297)

BB Dakota Manele Crepe Jumpsuit [17] ($110)

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