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By: Phoebe Parke
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This month at DivaScribe we are exploring the somewhat daunting realm of the jumpsuit. I know a lot of women are petrified at the prospect of wearing a jumpsuit, it’s confusing, it’s scary and it’s hard to pee! Yes yes I know, but by the end of this feature you will be ready to jump into a jumpsuit! The jumpsuit is nothing new! These all-in-one garments have been around for centuries, and have been popular in many era’s most notably the 70’s. The jumpsuit, so called because of its original use as a uniform for parachutists, can come in many styles and designs; loose, fitted, printed, silky, name it - there’s a style to suit you!
The Designer Jumpsuit:
This grey silky jumpsuit is perfect for an evening out. Accessorised as pictures with a chic clutch and nude platform heels, this outfit is fit for a night out in glamourzonia!
Halston Heritage Washed Twill Jumpsuit £430
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The High Street Jumpsuit:
This sleek and stylish jumpsuit is in a very loose style on the legs which creates the illusion of length for shorter ladies.
The lace detail on this makes it stand out from the crowd and will wow at any evening soirée.
Best worn with heels to accentuate that elongated leg look
Autograph jumpsuit from M&S £59
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The Pro Jumpsuit:
This stunning tribal print jumpsuit is not for beginners! For more advanced jumpsuit experts this Diane Von Furstenberg number is a stunner.
Worn with boots as it gets colder, this garment is perfect for when you want to make a statement and stand out from the crowd.
Diane von Furstenberg Printed silk-jersey wrap jumpsuit £485
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The Celebs:
Tyra Banks attended this CW: Welcome To Reality event in NYC in this gorgeous black silk jumpsuit.
She keep her accessories simple and black with peep toes shoes, a thick leather belt and a chic bun for grown up classy chic.
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Rihanna keeps it playful in this D&G jumpsuit. She also tones down the accessories and lets the playsuit take centre stage.
A simple patent black belt and shoes with a gold chain collar allow this one shouldered masterpiece to steal the show!
Diva Tips:
How to wear it:
Team your jumpsuit with heels, a belt and a statement necklace depending on how showy your jumpsuit is.
How NOT to wear it:
Make sure it’s not too tight or small! Camel toe and ankle swingers are not good looks Divas!


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