Dress Up Overalls

How to dress up overalls for date night or gals night out on the town! 

Madewell Skinny Overalls Drop Hem Edition, Skinny Overalls, Madewell Overalls, Dress Up Overalls, Karen Walker Harvest 50mm Retro Sunglasses

photos by amanda moss // back seat photography

top {old, similar, similar} // overalls // handbag {old, similar} // heels // earrings // sunglasses 

I don’t know if I’ve ever been so excited about a purchase. These overalls are my new obsession. They’re so 90s and I love it. Overalls instantly remind me of toddler and elementary school years. Where you had multiple pairs of overalls. I personally had regular denim, pink corduroy, burgundy corduroy, and a funky denim + pattern fabric pair. And I was hooked on all four. So it really should not come as a surprise that I am now addicted to this pair. The fact that overalls are back in style basically makes my year. 

Madewell Skinny Overalls Drop Hem Edition, Skinny Overalls, Madewell Overalls, Dress Up Overalls, Karen Walker Harvest 50mm Retro Sunglasses

Madewell Skinny Overalls Drop Hem Edition, Skinny Overalls, Madewell Overalls, Dress Up Overalls, Karen Walker Harvest 50mm Retro Sunglasses

Madewell Skinny Overalls Drop Hem Edition, Skinny Overalls, Madewell Overalls, Dress Up Overalls, Karen Walker Harvest 50mm Retro Sunglasses

Madewell Skinny Overalls Drop Hem Edition, Skinny Overalls, Madewell Overalls, Dress Up Overalls, Karen Walker Harvest 50mm Retro Sunglasses

Madewell Skinny Overalls Drop Hem Edition, Skinny Overalls, Madewell Overalls, Dress Up Overalls, Karen Walker Harvest 50mm Retro Sunglasses

Madewell Skinny Overalls Drop Hem Edition, Skinny Overalls, Madewell Overalls, Dress Up Overalls, Karen Walker Harvest 50mm Retro Sunglasses

Madewell Skinny Overalls Drop Hem Edition, Skinny Overalls, Madewell Overalls, Dress Up Overalls, Karen Walker Harvest 50mm Retro Sunglasses

Madewell Skinny Overalls Drop Hem Edition, Skinny Overalls, Madewell Overalls, Dress Up Overalls, Karen Walker Harvest 50mm Retro Sunglasses

Madewell Skinny Overalls Drop Hem Edition, Skinny Overalls, Madewell Overalls, Dress Up Overalls, Karen Walker Harvest 50mm Retro Sunglasses

top {old, similar, similar} // overalls // handbag {old, similar} // heels // earrings // sunglasses

Next week I’ll be sharing a laid back look with these overalls but this dressed up look gives me all the glee! Putting a feminine and sassy spin on this wardrobe classic was such a blast. When in the fitting room trying these beauties on I knew I wanted to pair them with a crisp white top and heels. I was originally thinking a classic button down oxford but when I spotted this off the shoulder top in my closet, I had to give it a try. And I love how it turned out! Definitely turning up the sexy factor. 

So, how to dress up overalls?…

Pair with heels: Heels or wedges are a must when it comes time to dress up your favorite pair of overalls. They’ll instantly lengthen your legs and heighten your confidence! 

Add a clutch: A clutch always gives the impression of a more dressed up look. I say have fun with your clutch for this look! I went with a circular one personally. But a fun pattern or bright color would be a great option. Especially now as the season changes over to Spring. 

Go with a feminine top: Overalls can be seen as masculine. I mean, male farmers are constantly wearing them in movies, tv shows, and kids cartoons. So up the feminine factor with a top that includes lace, ruffles, a floral pattern, or an off the shoulder. 

What do you think about wearing overalls out for date night or hitting the town for a gals night out? ps. check Louella Reese out on BlogLovin’ and follow along to make your blog reading easier! 

xo Laura Leigh
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