I Was a Diehard Dress Person Until I Saw These Summer-Ready Jumpsuits

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I don't like to pick favourites, but if I could only wear one item of clothing for the rest of my life, it would be a dress. Sure, I like jeans and skirts, but in my case anyway, they just don't spark the same joy as a dress. Be they midis or minis, fitted or oversize, dresses make up a huge percentage of the clothes hanging in my wardrobe, and that'll likely always be the case. Recently, however, I find my head is continually being turned by something other than a frock.

Jumpsuits are one of those trends I never thought I could pull off. I'm petite, but that's not the thing holding me back. I think it's a combination of having a long torso and legs on the shorter side. Although I'm at peace with my physique, I always just assumed this imbalance would make jumpsuit shopping difficult; finding a pair of trousers was tricky enough! Still, this summer, in particular, I couldn't help but notice that were so many excellent jumpsuits cropping up. So I bit the bullet and ordered myself one—a beige denim number with a zip-front fastening. I bought it two weeks ago, and honestly, I've scarcely worn anything else since.

It's got all the ease of a dress but with a completely different aesthetic, and I've come to realise there's been a gaping jumpsuit-shaped hole in my life. Now, I'm hell-bent on rectifying it. Summer jumpsuits are in plentiful supply right now, so I've rounded up some of my favourites for you below—with everything from denim to linen, bold to muted, you're sure to find one to suit you within my edit. Oh, and before you reach them, I've also included some prime examples of summer jumpsuit styling from Instagram. Enjoy!


Paloma Wool Dolores Cotton Jumpsuit (£160)

COS Sleeveless Wide-Leg Jumpsuit (£89)

Retrofête Dark Denim Jumpsuit (£600)

Zara Fitted Jumpsuit with Belt (£50)

& Other Stories Belted Buttoned Patch Pocket Jumpsuit (£95)

Mango Long Printed Jumpsuit (£70)

Le 17 Septembre Brick Tie-Detail Jumpsuit (£225)

Wray Tie-Front Jumpsuit (£250)

& Other Stories Relaxed Denim Dungarees (£85)

COS Linen Belted Jumpsuit (£79)

Kitri Remi Gingham Cotton Jumpsuit (£150)

Faithfull the Brand Frederikke Jumpsuit (£235)

Traffic People Floral Dandy Jumpsuit (£150)

COS Khaki Jumpsuit (£59)

Anthropologie Maeve Ruffled Overalls (£120)

Never Fully Dressed Zebra Jumpsuit (£89)

H&M Linen Jumpsuit (£35)

La Redoute Cotton Mix Jumpsuit with Short Sleeves (£65)

Whistles Nette Jumpsuit (£89)

Lisa Marie Fernandez Checked Jumpsuit (£720)

H&M Wide-Leg Jumpsuit (£40)

French Connection Enzo Jumpsuit (£89)

YMC Ziggy Wide-Leg Denim Jumpsuit (£295)

Daisy Street Gingham Jumpsuit (£35)

Karen Millen Curve Luxe Gold Trim Detail Jumpsuit (£135)

Nobody's Child Ditsy Daisy Jumpsuit (£39)

Forever New Bambi Square Neck Jumpsuit (£95)

Marks and Spencer Belted Utility Jumpsuit (£50)

Zimmermann Belted Linen Jumpsuit (£815)

ASOS Button-Through Jumpsuit (£28)

Mango Denim Jumpsuit (£70)

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