Follow:
Outfits, Style

Styling Overalls

ootd, wiwt, singapore blogger, fashion blogger, style blogger, personal style blogger, hijabi blogger, hijab style, personal style blog, fashion blog, beauty blog, beauty blogger, inspiration, style inspo, overalls, keds ootd, wiwt, singapore blogger, fashion blogger, style blogger, personal style blogger, hijabi blogger, hijab style, personal style blog, fashion blog, beauty blog, beauty blogger, inspiration, style inspo, overalls, keds ootd, wiwt, singapore blogger, fashion blogger, style blogger, personal style blogger, hijabi blogger, hijab style, personal style blog, fashion blog, beauty blog, beauty blogger, inspiration, style inspo, overalls, keds ootd, wiwt, singapore blogger, fashion blogger, style blogger, personal style blogger, hijabi blogger, hijab style, personal style blog, fashion blog, beauty blog, beauty blogger, inspiration, style inspo, overalls, keds

It’s not everyday you get to see a hijabi in overalls, eh? For the longest time, I’ve been looking for ways to style this pair, which I got from Primark early last year when I was on exchange in Rotterdam. I was looking for a lightweight, affordable pair of overalls and the only ones I could find in Singapore at that time were from boutiques along Haji Lane that would have burned quite a large hole in my wallet. On top of that, they didn’t fit right and were made of pretty heavy fabric, which would not be comfortable to wear in Singapore’s climate. Imagine my happiness when I finally found the perfect pair in Rotterdam!

After styling these overalls, I found that the fit of the pair around your hips is important when deciding whether to purchase the pair or not. It didn’t fall very nicely around mine and hence, it did feel a little awkward when I wore it out (my size dropped quite a bit since last year). Thankfully, this pair has some belt holes to help solve that problem, though I won’t immediately and readily think of reaching for a belt when I want to style a pair of overalls.

The biggest question I had in my mind while putting together this outfit was, “How do I make this fun without looking too much like a kid?” Overalls are tricky because on one end, you could look trendy and fashionable but on the other, you could look like a kid or a farmer. I decided to style a fun, casual look but avoided the whole I-look-too-much-like-a-kid issue by finishing the look with a strong lip colour (Revlon’s Just Bitten Kissable Lip Balm Stain in Smitten), sort of an “adult” touch to take the outfit to another level. I layered the overalls with a pink printed vintage button-down that I got from the 2nd Chances Market together with some white Keds and a small black backpack. I was quite pleased with the overall look (haha, get it) and though it was quite intimidating to style at first, I feel a lot more comfortable with it now and definitely will be trying out more overall looks in the near future!

Liked this post? You'll like these too:
Share on
Previous Post Next Post

8 Comments

  • Reply FairyP

    You totally pull off this look, love this post!

    P xo
    http://www.FairyP.co.uk

    November 6, 2015 at 2:11 am
    • Reply liyamh

      Thank you so much! 🙂

      November 6, 2015 at 1:16 pm
  • Reply Cherry

    These look fab!

    November 9, 2015 at 12:13 am
    • Reply liyamh

      Thank you! 🙂 Didn’t expect them to turn out that way – I’m so glad they did!

      November 10, 2015 at 1:46 pm
  • Reply Gemma

    These look perfect on you, but I totally get the kid/farmer problem, I laughed out loud when reading because every time I wear mine I think the same thing! I agree a bold lip does combat the issue!! 🙂 xx

    November 12, 2015 at 10:30 pm
    • Reply liyamh

      LOL I know right! It took me a while to get around that problem, thankfully I found a solution!

      November 12, 2015 at 10:40 pm
  • Reply Anja

    In love with these denim overalls! A nice way to wear them in everyday life!

    May 31, 2018 at 1:39 am
    • Reply liyamh

      I know right! They can be quite tricky to style, but I think the trick is finding the right cut and colours that can help pull the entire look together.

      June 4, 2018 at 6:13 am

    Don't forget to say hi