How to Wear Overall Shorts
Overalls…talk about a throwback trend! They were incredibly popular in the late 90’s and early 00’s and as many trends do, they’ve resurfaced. One of the fun things about trends is how they eventually circle back, although are typically worn a bit different the second (or third) time around. With spring and summer approaching we’re ready to start thinking about warm weather fashion. This season overall shorts are going to be everywhere. Not sure how to rock the trend in a 2019 way? You’ve come to the right place because we have you covered with 35 overall shorts outfit ideas to help you look stylish in the trend.
1Street Style Vibe
This overall outfit is giving us major street style vibes. Between the bikini top, boots and oversized blouse worn off one shoulder it gives denim overalls a completely different look that’s perfect for a warm spring or summer day.
2Add a White Blouse
You didn’t think overalls could only be worn with casual tops, did you! Pairing a more formal shirt with the traditionally casual overall adds instant uniqueness to the outfit. The embellished collar ties in the metal buttons in the overalls so minimal accessories are needed for a completed look.
3Casual Boho Style
If you’re a boho type of gal, this overall shorts outfit is what you need in your life. Simple denim overalls get a bohemian twist with a flowy cardigan and flat booties.
When the temperatures rise in the summer months, you’re going to need some outfit inspo to look great without a lot of layers. This outfit is the answer! Lace bralettes have been a big trend the past year or so and they get a casual take when styled with denim overall shorts.
Overall shorts don’t just come in denim! Camo is going to be a huge trend this year and these overall shorts are a great way to bring the trend into the warm weather months. Let the camo be the focal point of the outfit with a simple black top.
6Cargo and Lace
Men have cargo shorts and this season, ladies we have cargo style overall shorts. Aren’t these fun? They have an effortless feel that’s versatile. We love the lace top to continue the softness the overalls provide to the look.
Since it’s still technically winter, we wanted to give you some overall shorts inspo you can wear now. Corduroy overall shorts worn with a turtleneck is a simple layering combination that’s warm enough to wear while it’s chilly out. Add tights and boots to complete the outfit.
White always feels so fresh when worn with denim. This white top adds a fun mix of texture with the denim overalls. The off the shoulder style allows you to show a bit of skin and doesn’t compete with the overall straps.
Tomboy fashionistas unite! Overall shorts are honestly just as versatile as your classic denim shorts and can be worn to accommodate any personal style aesthetic. Style yours with an oversized long sleeve shirt or sweatshirt for those chilly days for a tomboy vibe that looks great.
10Striped in Denim
We love how off the shoulder shirts look worn with overall shorts. It’s a unique neckline that adds a touch of sexiness to the outfit. This is a simple off the shoulder striped shirt that feels anything but basic with distressed overalls.
11Extreme Distressing Minimalism
If you’re into extreme distressing in denim these shorts are perfect for you. The shorts themselves have enough going on, so you really don’t want to have a lot of other details going on when wearing them. This outfit combination is a great example of keep the overalls as the statement piece.
12Overalls Dressed Up
Ok we have to say, we are in love with this outfit. It’s a fashion forward way to rock overall shorts, to say the least. Over the knee boots, tights and a turtleneck add instant trend factor to the overalls. Not to mention, it’s a stylish way to wear shorts even if it’s not quite summertime yet.
13Keep it Simple
This outfit is an example of how you can keep an outfit simple and still look stylish. Denim overall shorts are a statement piece, if you want an easy outfit simply wear them with a white t-shirt and black choker.
True unique style comes when you experiment with pairing unexpected pieces together. Denim overall shorts are typically thought of as a casual, summertime garment. However, when you wear them with a sheer long sleeve top they get an edgy vibe we love.
15City Chic Overalls
There’s something about city street chic that is effortless and uber stylish. Denim overalls get a little makeover in a black wash. The black denim is the perfect contrasting color to a simple white blouse. This is an easy look to recreate, just don’t forget a fun sandal to tie it all together.
This is giving us major Coachella style vibes. Whether you’re heading to a festival or you just like the outfit it doesn’t get much easier than throwing on a white tank, beige booties and tying a flannel shirt around your waist. You don’t NEED the flannel but it adds a pop of color!
Keep it simple, with a little added warmth with a fuzzy sweater layered under denim overall shorts. The fuzzy texture of the sweater is cozy and ideal for those chilly spring days.
18Graphic Tee Trend
Graphic tees continue their reign as a trend to embrace this year. If you’re tired of wearing them with your basic denim shorts, try denim overall shorts! It’s the same versatile concept with a slightly different aesthetic.
So often we think of what we’re wearing under overalls and forget that we can just as easily change the look of them with layers OVER them. Add a kimono style shawl over your denim overall shorts for a free flowing look that’s stylish. Complete the look with black booties to keep it casual and comfortable.
20Easy Overall Style
Let’s face it, during the early spring months there are still some chilly days. When you’re ready to show off your legs and put your long pants away for a while this is the outfit to try. The lightweight sweater adds depth to the denim shorts that will keep you warm. Don’t forget a fun pair of sneakers to finish the look!
21Add a Pop of Color
Don’t be afraid to play around with colorful shirts when styling your overall shorts. Red particularly pops next to distressed denim. The floral, off the shoulder details in this top add an extra feminine statement.
How fun are these printed overall shorts? It’s such a unique print, with a major modern feel. Keep the rest of the outfit subtle to prevent over styling. The short sleeve white blouse is all you need for these shorts. Wear with gladiator sandals or black loafers for a completed outfit.
23Oversized Denim Overalls
If this outfit doesn’t give you throwback feels, we don’t know what will! There are lot of oversized silhouettes this year and overall shorts are no different. The rolled cuff of the shorts and tee make the look feel fully styled.
When it’s hot out, you don’t want to have to deal with a fussy outfit. But we know you still want to look stylish. This is ideal for those warm weather days! The completing pieces is what elevates the outfit – flannel tied around the waist, big sunnies and oversized hat.
25Sporty Crop Top
Head to a barbeque or baseball game in style with this sporty outfit. The light wash overall shorts really pop with a black cropped tank, sneakers and baseball hat. Opt for a unique hat to add some personality to the look.
26Collared Shirt Casual
We love the way a striped collared shirt looks with denim overall shorts. The collared shirt neck gives overalls a different look if you don’t want to show a lot more skin, or if you want to make the shorts feel a little more dressed up.
27T-Shirt and Overalls Made Chic
The classic combination of t-shirts and jeans can be translated so many different ways, even with overall shorts! Make your outfit stand out from the norm with strappy sandals and a wide brim hat.
28Feminine Overall Outfit
Isn’t this outfit so cute?! Giving us major feminine vibes, and we are all about it. Overall shorts like these are a stylish update to the traditional style. The accessories are rather simple, yet they definitely give the shorts a major style upgrade.
We love the 90’s, and it seems the fashion industry does right now too. Add some 90’s grunge to denim overall shorts with a tie dye shirt. It’s grunge brought into 2019, fashionably.
30Styled with Tights
Tights aren’t just for skirts and dresses, they look just as great when layered with shorts…especially denim overall shorts. Not only do they look great but they make overalls feel more cold weather appropriate.
31Casual Tube Top
Yep, you’re seeing it – tube tops are back and better than ever. Keep the layering as simple as possible with a white tube top paired with overalls. Of course, don’t forget trendy sneakers to add a street style vibe to the mix.
32Paired with a Blouse
Play around with the silhouette of overall shorts by layering an oversized white blouse. The details in this white blouse give the shorts a slight bohemian aesthetic.
33All White Everything
White overall shorts are a must if you like the trend. Hello! White denim doesn’t get much more versatile. Style a monochromatic outfit with a white blouse. Summertime style done right.
We adore the freshness white overall shorts offers. It feels light and bright for the warm weather seasons. Make it easy on yourself and pair with contrasting neutrals, like black.
Scarves are an overlooked accessory for the warmer months, but they are a great option. The key is to opt for a lightweight fabric so you get the style benefit of the scarf without the bulk or warmth of a winter scarf. It’s the perfect accessory for overall shorts, too!
36Red-orange Overall Shorts
If you’re tired of the old’ denim shorts and want to try something new, this red overall shorts with an oversised white tee is super cute and casual perfect for an everyday look.