There are those trends you just hate. Those that are meh. Those you just wanna sit out. And those everyone loves, that come natural. These last ones are the best. :) And the ROMPER is definitely one of 2014 summer’s massive hit not in a ‘wtf’-kinda-way, but in a very doh, it’s so cute and summer’ish of course it’s the LOOK of the hot season kinda way. The only bad thing about the jumpsuit’s little sister – the romper – is that it only works for the hot season, so with August still here, and praying September will be more like summer than autumn, why don’t we use the shit out of the romper while we can.
What I love about this trend is that although at first sight it might seem very niche like, it’s pretty versatile. Like a flirty dress basically, which it actually looks like. It’s all about the cuts, styles, designs, colors, patterns, fabrics, length (varieties of short, way above the knee). All these will make some rompers great for music festivals, others for the beach, others for going out in the evening, others for casual weekends. It all depends on the romper AND the shoes. So how do we wear them in a million ways while we still can? :)
Easy-peasy. The super short rompers with tiny little straps, bare backs, long plunging necklines, in flowy fabrics are PERFECT for the beach, or for any off-duty day in the city sun. Pair them with summer hats, flat gladiator sandals, even flip-flops, or why not a pair of ballet flats, sneakers, even cut-out boots for when you’re in the city. Big bags look great with this look. The floral rompers are a massive summer music festival look. Wear some flowers in your hair, summer boots (or high flat gladiator sandals), round sunnies, cross-body bag, tons of thin layered jewelry and off you go to say… Coachella? Then there are the posh versions of the romper for either evening, dancing, dinner out, dates, girls’ night out, that go great with heels of all sorts, like a dressed up version of the previous style romper. They look amazing in all-white or all-black, with golden accessories.
Being such an ubiquitous summer look, of course there’s been a lot of reinvention, nipping, and tucking to the point of transforming a beach casual look into its opposite. Office wear! Like never. Doh. But it’s nice to simulate a more professional look for those ‘dayum’ days when we’re feeling so empowered. I’m talking structured rompers, with more classic cuts, resembling office suits. LOVE them. And last but not least there are the pretty 60’s inspired rompers with a slight dose of 70’s: super short, flirty, retro prints, long sleeves, plunging necklines, or wrap style. These look amazing with wedges and super high chunky 70’s style heels. And now more looks for inspo. So what do you think about this simple & chic summer look?