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Jumpsuits and Playsuits

"What you wear is such an expression of who you are"- Diane Kruger

I have a confession to make. Make that two confessions.
I'm sorry, there is not one play suit in this post. I needed to make the title rhyme. Sorry.

Secondly, I cannot stand jumpsuits. I hate them. But, there's a reason. A pretty solid one which is actually a story that climaxes somewhere around me being pressed and unable to find a toilet in enough time to step out of the contraption that is a jumpsuit. I peed myself! Honestly, i'm still traumatized from the episode.

Other than that, I think jumpsuits are really beautiful and the fact that the one piece makes a complete outfit is all the more endearing. Like a dress, it's one and done!

However, it is important to be careful to style the jumpsuit properly. It can go from fancy to tacky in one breath. So, here are a few tips to keep in mind when styling this really tricky outfit;

  • Make sure it's a perfect fit. You don't want to give of that cat woman vibe if it's too tight or risk looking like a paint-man if it's too loose. Find a balance that's perfect for your silhouette.

  • Define your waist. I cannot overemphasize this. It is absolutely important to cinch your jumpsuit at the waist. You can achieve this with a belt if your jumpsuit is not tight enough around the waist area.

  • Wear heels. Especially if your jumpsuit is wide-legged at the bottom. Without the appropriate pair of heels, you'd look sloppy.

  • Layer up. You can also pair your jumpsuit with a blazer to add dimensions to it. If you're new to the trend, a blazer will make you feel more comfortable.

I hope this was helpful. How would you style your jumpsuit? Do you have more tips? Don't leave without letting us know in the comment section.

Until next time,
It's Tee

P.S; If you'd love to own an Ankara jumpsuit like the one featured in this post, don't hesitate to send an Email with size details.


  1. You can't go wrong with these tips. Quite frankly this look is one safe way to come out looking a million bucks. Keep the posts coming. Nice

  2. This outfit looks really nice. Keep the posts coming darlyn'.

  3. Those tips?? I couldn't agree more. Nice work you're doing.

  4. Lovely, tee, i've sent u an invite on BBM


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