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

Jumpsuit: 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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  1. 10 September 2013 / 12:29 am

    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!

  2. 8 September 2013 / 10:01 pm

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

    blue hue wonderland

  3. 3 September 2013 / 5:09 pm

    Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous

  4. 2 September 2013 / 7:47 pm

    You styled it perfect, beautiful pictures 🙂

  5. 2 September 2013 / 1:38 am

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

  6. 1 September 2013 / 11:05 am

    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.

  7. 31 August 2013 / 11:43 am

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

  8. 29 August 2013 / 2:16 am

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

  9. 28 August 2013 / 6:24 pm

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

  10. 28 August 2013 / 5:41 pm

    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.

  11. 28 August 2013 / 4:36 pm

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

  12. 28 August 2013 / 2:13 pm

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

    • 28 August 2013 / 3:28 pm

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

  13. 28 August 2013 / 9:48 am

    This shade of grey is really lovely on you.

    • 28 August 2013 / 3:27 pm

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

    • 28 August 2013 / 3:27 pm

      Aww that's a lovely compliment, hun! Thank you x

  14. 27 August 2013 / 9:48 pm

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

  15. 27 August 2013 / 6:47 pm

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

  16. 27 August 2013 / 5:38 pm

    Love it ! You're costing me a fortune 🙂

  17. 27 August 2013 / 5:10 pm

    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!
    A Southern Drawl

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  18. 27 August 2013 / 4:54 pm

    Now I believe a jumpsuit can be chic <3 !

  19. 27 August 2013 / 4:53 pm

    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

    • 28 August 2013 / 11:50 am

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

  20. 27 August 2013 / 4:01 pm

    Catherine I love your grey jumpsuit! The purple shoes really set off this outfit so beautifully 🙂

    Take care,
    Daniella xox

  21. 27 August 2013 / 3:03 pm

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

    • 28 August 2013 / 11:49 am

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

  22. 27 August 2013 / 1:21 pm

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

  23. 27 August 2013 / 12:55 pm

    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

  24. 27 August 2013 / 12:35 pm

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

    • 28 August 2013 / 11:46 am

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

  25. 27 August 2013 / 12:28 pm

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

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