Tuesday, 27 August 2013

How to Style a Grey Jumpsuit | With Coloured Heels & A Panama Hat

Grey jumpsuit & Panama hat
I have wanted a jumpsuit for simply ages, and this steel grey, silky beauty with a sweeping asymmetric front drape from Oasap ticked all the boxes for me. The problem with jumpsuits - a bit like dresses - is that once you've put them on, there doesn't seem to be much left you can add to complete your look... it's a ready-made outfit. So in my constant need to accessorise (I just can't leave well alone), I added my ever-faithful Panama hat, purple heels and fair bit of gold jewellery.

As well as that impressive sweep of fabric it's the small details of this all-in-one that I love: the pleats by the pockets, the notched lapels, the turnup cuffs on the sleeves. It also amuses me that this year I've become a dungarees and jumpsuit owner. What about you - have you jumped on the jumpsuit train yet? And if so, how do you style yours... I'm intrigued to find out how you ring the changes!

Grey jumpsuit & Panama hat
Grey jumpsuit & gold flower necklace
Grey jumpsuit & Panama hat
Grey jumpsuit & Panama hat
Grey jumpsuit
I'll be picking the winners of my giveaway later today - keep an eye on your Inbox if you entered :)
Catherine x
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Jumpsuit: courtesy of Oasap, Panama hat: Tumi Crafts, Heels: Zalando, Necklace: Asos, Watch: Asos, Wide B&W cuff: New Look, Other bracelets: H&M, Debenhams




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Oasap kindly gifted me this jumpsuit. All opinions are my own, however, and 100% honest.

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41 comments

  1. Amazing, you look absolutely fabulous! I LOVE that grey jumpsuit!

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  2. This jump suit is a work of art! Great look!

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  3. I LOVE this jumpsuit! The color and shape are superb! I love all the draping and those pockets..awesome!
    sheree xxx

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    1. Sheree I thought you might... my husband said the jumpsuit was "very Sheree"...!! Thanks hun x

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  4. I love love love a jumpsuit. I need more of them in my life - although as a short person, that's easier said than done! Love how you've styled this - there's something so sophisticated about that pale grey colour. xx

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  5. Love how you've styled this jumpsuit, C - so modern and chic. xox

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  6. You've styled this jumpsuit so perfectly- fun without a whiff of fashion victim- I am loving the combo of grey and purple- sassy!

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    1. I'm glad you said not a fashion victim, Bella... something I worried about! Thank you my little lammie x

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  7. Catherine I love your grey jumpsuit! The purple shoes really set off this outfit so beautifully :)

    Take care,
    Daniella xox

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  8. Awesome jumpsuit, Catherine, it is fabulous with your hair and you prove that grey doesn't have to be a dull colour! Perfect styling.
    As a coincidence I bought my first jumpsuit today!!

    Annette | Lady of Style

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    1. Thanks Annette! Let me know when you've worn it on the blog. We'll be jumpsuit twinsies :)

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  9. Now I believe a jumpsuit can be chic <3 !

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  10. I love that jumpsuit on you! I have yet to purchase one myself. You paired it so well with that panama hat, and the pop of color is simply fab!

    Have a great day!
    Grace
    A Southern Drawl

    Don't forget to enter my Bellafusion Giveaway!

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  11. you look absolutely stunning, the style is very flattering, and the colour awesome! Love your accessories!
    FF

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  12. Oh my that jumpsuit it DIVINE! And I love how you have the pop of purple with the shoes!

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  13. You look so chic in this jumpsuit! BEAUTIFUL!!! XO!

    Courtney

    http://cupcakeobsessions.blogspot.com

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  14. Wow look at you going all Femme Fatale!

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  15. You look fantastic Catherine!

    And loving the arm candy x


    Claudia
    http://pink-manolos.blogspot.com

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  16. I totally love this look, it really suits you! Jumpsuit is perfect, lovethe hat and also jewelry-thats so rich and cool!!!!:)
    http://fashionismypassion-nickey.blogspot.cz/

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    1. Thanks Marla... I debated for ages whether to get grey or black, but I'm glad I chose this grey in the end :))

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  18. This suit is fantastic. I LOVE the fit, as well as the color. Great way to accessorize it too!

    ~Whitney
    www.whitneynicjames.com

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  19. Gorgeous - I'm obsessed with jumpsuits right now - I never thought I'd say that! I love the grey.

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    1. Heehee I am a bit now as well, Poppy: though I took aaaages to buy one (this one)! Thanks for your comment sweetie x

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  20. Jumsuits are actually usuelle not my kinda thing but you just made me forget all about it:) Sabina Styleblog Only in Frankfurt

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  21. That is a great jumpsuit. You styled it nicely. Depending on the jumpsuit, one can wear more or less jewelry. A simple v-neck or scoop neck jumpsuit, allows for more jewelry. Your you have on you wear the perfect amount. You look great.

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  22. that is a gorgous outfit, love the shoes!!!

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  23. Love this look. Great styling. The shoes really make it.

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  24. You look great Catherine! Love the jumpsuit, love the hat, love the lens flare hehe!

    Jac xx
    www.bumpkinbetty.com

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  25. Wow .you have a great blog here and i loved your Looks.xoxo

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  26. Please keep on styling away. It always gets better with your touch. This jumpsuit really was made for you.
    Love it. And the purple shoes. And the hat.
    Me...?? Never in a jumpsuit. My body and jumpsuits are the wrong combination.
    Greetje

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  27. Really beautiful jumpsuit and styling!

    Love it!

    Vanessa
    www.pureFASHION.tv

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  28. Very beautiful I love the colors and especially that close up, just gorgeous! xo

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  29. This is a fab jumpsuit, great color and design. It look so good on you. You are owning this outfit!

    blue hue wonderland

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  30. I have no idea why, on first seeing this outfit, I thought immediately of
    Karen Blixen(Isak Dinesen)... remember "Out of Africa"? Usually I can pinpoint the reference, but it must be the overall (no pun!) retro feel of the look.
    Anyway ... lovely jumpsuit, and especially on you!

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  31. I still don't own a jumpsuit! It's a shame.

    ♥Emma, from It's Emma Elise

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