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The New Jumpsuit: 4 Reasons to Own One
Posted By Barbara Hannah Grufferman On March 17, 2014 @ 1:11 pm In Be Your Best | No Comments
The jumpsuit – the iconic one-piece fashion wonder you may have worn to the disco in 1977 – is back in a big way. One need only have seen first lady Michelle Obama in a black jumpsuit on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to know that it’s cool again. But you’ll see jumpsuits in stores this spring by designers from Diane von Furstenberg to Nicole Miller.
The good news is a jumpsuit can be the most comfortable, flattering, stylish and easy-to-wear piece you will ever own. And own one, you should. Here’s why:
How to Find the Jumpsuit That’s Right For You. Think jewel tones in shades of red and blue, but also have one in basic black. Do a search for jumpsuits online, and you’ll see many different options (wrap, button-down, ties at the waist, and more) at a variety of prices. Because the fit is so key, though, you should try on jumpsuits in the store in order to get the feel of a few different styles. Ask for the help of a good salesperson or personal shopper.
For the best fit, keep these pointers in mind when shopping for a jumpsuit:
Looking for a few ideas on the best shoes to wear with your new jumpsuit or favorite pair of jeans? Check out this video from AARP’s The Best of Everything After 50 YouTube series:
Until next time, remember this: We can’t control getting older … but … we can control how we do it!
For more tips on living your best life, check out my book, The Best of Everything After 50: The Experts’ Guide to Style, Sex, Health, Money and More; or subscribe to The Best of Everything After 50 video series on the AARP YouTube Channel.
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