STYLE GURU STYLE: Mechanic Coverall

July 8th, 2015 at 2:00am

There are a few easy yet chic styles that we might not ever part ways with. We as fashion consumers demand change and want a new way to wear these classic trends from designers. Fashionista/os have been wearing rompers, overalls, coveralls and jumpsuits for decades. This look features one these fashion-forward yet timeless one pieces: the mechanic coverall.

Chalayan’s fall 2015 ready-to-wear runway show gave me the inspiration I needed to wear the re-invented mechanic’s work wear. The vast majority of attendees were said to have been blissfully unaware of the ode to Agatha Christie which was presented via catwalk. Though the theme was not noticed by many, the clothes did the opposite and remained intriguing and wearable. Hussein Chalayan’s version of this coverall was definitely striking and ideal for fall with the fabric and design.

I needed to switch up the look for the hot days of summer. I found this awesome one piece with breathable linen and a jogger style hem. There are no further layers needed, and it can played up accordingly with accessories like my striped belt.

To pair well with the hem of my coverall, I chose these See by Chloé stacked-heel sandals. Then, in accordance with the nude tones and rose gold metallic band, I chose rings, earrings and wrist decor in a similar shade.

Keeping it casual and uncomplicated, I kept my hair and makeup natural. My small, brown vintage clutch was matching the relaxed vibe and color palette. No overstuffed handbags on a gorgeous day off, please and thank you.

Opting for a camisole and loosening the top buttons or wrapping your sleeves at the waist are two other unique variations to try out. Let your one piece say what last summer’s romper just cannot reiterate this year. Regardless of what version you choose, one pieces are the perfect blend of utilitarian chic while still being cool enough for the season.

Get My Look: 1. Mechanic jumpsuit. 2. Beige and rose gold leather heel. 3. Bag to match.