Soft Palette

Culotte Jumpsuit, Missguided •   Similar here, here, here and below |  Necklace (old) • Similar here, here and here | Shoes • Steve Madden (also here) | Watch • The Horse | Clutch (old) •  Similar here

I’m loving the cute little rompers I’m seeing everywhere, but most of the are shorter than I want to wear.  One of my alternatives is shown above – a culotte jumpsuit.  This all-white one is really cute, lengthens my short body and gives me the coverage I want.  I chose a soft palette of tans with the white, but in the past I’ve given the jumpsuit a bolder look here and here.  It’s another one of those versatile pieces that make so much sense when you want to get mileage out of your wardrobe.

I’m keeping it short and sweet this Friday.  I hope you have a wonderful weekend!




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Scarf • Forever 21 | Culotte Jumpsuit (long-sleeve version) • Missguided (a non-sleeve version here) | Pumps • Christian Louboutin (I’ve linked several shopping options below as they seem to sell out so often) |
Bag • Michael Kors | Sunglasses • Ann Taylor | Earrings • Macy’s | Watch • Michael Kors | Bangles • Kate Spade here and here | Lip Pencil • M·A·C Burgundy | Lipstick • M·A·C Dark Side

 

I’d love to take credit for this fabulous scarf, but that honor goes to my daughter, Charyssa.  She found it at Forever 21 and was sweet enough to loan it to me for today’s blog post.  It was perfect as an accessory to my new, fun, culotte jumper.  I love the colors – white, royal blue, cream, rust and burgundy.  Right away that tells you you’ll be able to wear this with so many outfits.  I’ll confess, I don’t often think of Forever 21 as a shopping destination because of its name.  I know I am nowhere close to 21; I’m not even “Forever 50”.  🙂 but I was able to find all kinds of cute options on their website I’d be comfortable wearing.

This culotte jumpsuit is so amazing!  It’s comfortable and really versatile; I’ll be showing it in several variations in coming posts.  Today I’ve mixed it with some fall colors to bring it into autumn.  This particular sleeveless version is sold out in white so I linked a couple of other options.  I’ve also linked a long-sleeve version – perfect for this time of year – and a couple of beige options if you just can’t do white in autumn.  I’m wondering how it will work with boots.  (Do remember that look?  Back then they were called gauchos.)  I might give that combo a try.  The booties I tried didn’t work with this jumpsuit – the proportions weren’t quite right.  Either the jumpsuit was too long or the booties were a bit bulky.  No matter, I love it with pumps.

Have you tried culottes?  What do you like most about them?

Have a wonderful Monday!

Helen