Friday 22 September 2017

How to wear playsuits

New Look ditsy playsuit €25
New Look ditsy playsuit €25
Awear pink playsuit €30
Topshop ditsy floral playsuit

Angela Scanlon

Playsuits were made with foreign countries in mind, where the sun shines consistently and long legged beauties stroll around looking sweet and wholesome, yet effortlessly sexy.

In Ireland they seem like a good idea too. You dress in the morning when it’s sunny and the day promises blue skies, but around noon while you skip out for lunch you’re caught off guard when the heavens open. You look ridiculous in a playsuit and condescending office workers wonder why you never checked the forecast.

So what do you do? Never wear a playsuit? How depressing!

No, if we were to dress to always suit the weather it would get quiet depressing. The Spring/Summer catwalks would be completely irrelevant and I’d be out of a job for 6 months of the year.

So, forget the potential for weather disaster, embrace the sunny side, and hop into a playsuit.

Playsuit tips

Wear with a Parka to dress down

Ditsy florals are one of the biggest trends-small and sprinkled all over

Denim is a great way to wear a playsuit in a more casual way - add Converse and a leather jacket

Playsuits are perfect for dressing up, just opt for silk versions to keep it glam

Add heels to show off super-long legs on a night out

Team with tights if you’d prefer not to flash your pins

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