Being a larger gal. Fat. Curvy. Plus Size. Whatever you are comfortable with saying – we always get told what we should and shouldn’t wear. Jumpsuits are one of those styles we are told to ‘stay away’ from.
I’m here to tell you now that you should totally give it a go.
All “trends” are for all bodies. Wear whatever you want, when you want. How you want
Who even comes up with all these trends and rules?!!
Perfect for festivals, a stroll through the markets or a night out, jumpsuits are a cute versatile and comfortable option.
In early Jan, whilst snuggled up on the couch in the UK I ordered my first ever jumpsuit from ASOS because I just loved the colour and the print. Because it was Winter I wore the jumpsuit with a black cropped jacket and ankle boots. Didn’t think to get any photos at the time (worst blogger ever I know). So now that I’m back in sunny Aus, this time around I wore my jumpsuit out to lunch and got some pics before the boozy Sunday begun.
It’s out of stock sorry babes but here’s the link anyways
Going to keep it real here guys. Lets talk about VBO.
At a size 18, I hold my weight in my mid section (from chin to crotch) so was a little apprehensive that I’d paid so much for an jumpsuit that I had no idea would fit me. The roundest part of my body is my tummy. There are gals out there with the ‘fuck flattering’ mentality who will comfortably embrace any look. (and hats off to those women who do!) So I was apprehensive about wearing a jumpsuit. But oh how I was wrong to worry about it!
I’m not the fuck flattering kinda gal. I believe in aesthetic lines and outfits that hug you in the right places to give you shape. I want to feel absolutely bangin so when it comes to jumpsuits I size up to ensure I have a loose fit around my stomach and bust area. You can wear a jumpsuit without VBO being the focus of your outfit.
With this particular style I loved how the lower half were culottes which is a looser style fit. So if you have larger thighs the material doesn’t cling or give you the dreaded front wedgie.
One of my top tips is to consider what underwear you are wearing. Under this beautiful outfit are high wasted firm briefs. Not glam at all but they don’t roll down and give me firmness to my wobbly tummy.
I’d fully intended to just talk about my jumpsuit, then I thought, there’s SO many amazing curvy babes (many of them friends) that rock the jumpsuit on a regular basis. Why not share their tips too!
So here they are, all different shapes and sizes looking fabulous
“I always suggest sizing up, that way you don’t have to worry about it clinging or riding up your thighs giving you a faux camel toe effect. Seems to only happen if your thighs touch.”
“A print is the perfect way to go when it comes to jumpsuits. Prints can be a welcome distraction when you aren’t feeling totally confident in your body. There is something about a bold printed jumpsuit that oozes confidence and style and enables the wearer to feed off that. If you arent keen to go all out on your first go, try a bold colour with a small dainty print and then go from there.”
“Wear what makes you feel fab!”
“Add a belt – it helps break up the line of the jumpsuit and adds texture and detail to your outfit”
“I always go up a size for jumpsuits and don’t choose stretchy pieces because they give more structure to the outfit”
“I love wearing jumpsuits they are a fun option, I always love accessorising them with my lipstick, jewellery and shoes. My tips is, always be prepared for the bathroom trips early as they take time to get out of”
“I always love to add a little edge to my look and with a chic jumpsuit, a moto jacket does just that. I love adding a jacket period to a jumpsuit. It’s the perfect accessory to take your jumpsuit to new level. A pretty peplum jacket or even a nice blazer will have your jumpsuit ready for any occasion. Even a cropped denim jacket… The possibilities are endless.”
“If you are different sizes on the top and bottom, fit the largest part of your body then tailor the other part”
“If your easing into the jumpsuit style it is easier to start with something baggy and casual. If you are tall like me then size up 1-2 sizes to make sure you have enough room for your long torso/crotch area.”