It’s time to get reacquainted with a classic because the boilersuit is back. The perfect piece for throw-on-and-go cool, it transcends trends and reinvents itself season after season. So we’re taking a look back at the most iconic boilersuit moments for some serious <span class=”woR”>style</span><span class=”woD”>Style is a manner of doing or presenting things, especially a fashionable one.</span> inspiration…
Complete with lapels, pocket details and a straight-leg finish, this boilersuit introduced the look to our wardrobes in a chic way.
With Charlie’s Angels, the ’70s brought the utilitarian spin we know and love to the boilersuit.
The finishing touches became key to reinventing the boilersuit later that decade – think rope belts and sparkly heels.
Joan Collins’ 1980 look is the epitome of practical and so, so glamorous.
Ready for a workout? Olivia Newton-John showed us how to blend the boilersuit with an athleisure feel, complete with metallic boots and matching headscarf.
That same year, the Halston Spring collection created a sophisticated take on the boilersuit with lustrous fabrics and punchy colour-blocking.
Model Yasmin Le Bon’s is pure sports luxe in her boilersuit – finished with double stripes and badge details.
Christina Ricci offered a bold take on the staple piece. From the floral <span class=”woR”>design</span><span class=”woD”>Design is the creation of a plan or convention for the construction of an object or a system (as in architectural blueprints, engineering drawings, business processes, circuit diagrams and sewing patterns). Design has different connotations in different fields (see design disciplines below). In some cases the direct construction of an object (as in pottery, engineering, management, cowboy coding and graphic design) is also considered to be design.</span>, matching bag and bold yellow trainers, this couldn’t be any more of a ’90s take on the look.
With Alexander McQueen’s Spring <span class=”woR”>Summer</span><span class=”woD”>Summer is the hottest of the four temperate seasons, falling between spring and autumn. At the summer solstice, the days are longest and the nights are shortest, with day-length decreasing as the season progresses after the solstice. The date of the beginning of summer varies according to climate, tradition and culture, but when it is summer in the Northern Hemisphere, it is winter in the Southern Hemisphere, and vice versa.</span> ’00 show came a daring metallic version, guaranteed to have all eyes on you.