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FashionHow to Wear It: Bodysuits

Bodysuits are a one-piece wonder, offering support, flexibility and tons of styling options. From professional to downright sexy, bodysuits are a great piece to incorporate into your wardrobe…but how do you wear one? We’ve got you covered! We’ve put together a style cheat sheet with ideas for outfits, where to wear them and answers to all your burning bodysuit questions. Ready to find the one (piece) you want? Read on!

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What is a Bodysuit and Why Do I Want to Wear One?

Bodysuits are one-piece garments, similar to a leotard or one-piece bathing suit, that come in a range of styles from long sleeved and blousey to spaghetti strapped and skintight. They function as any shirt would (except a crop top!), but have the added benefit of tucking in seamlessly to whatever bottoms you choose to pair with it. Most bodysuits also provide tension from the shoulders to the crotch to help play up your curves, especially with low-cut necklines. Basically, they can suck you in, lift you up and work as the perfect base layer for any outfit!

How Do I Wear a Bodysuit?

Bodysuits can be worn with jeans, pants, skirts and shorts – any bottom you can think of, you can probably wear it with a bodysuit. Styling a bodysuit can range from casual to professional to glam and sexy.

When going casual with your bodysuit, think simple styles in stretchy fabrics for a grab and go look. Simple tank top bodysuits (with some fun details like an open back or lacing up the sides) look great paired with denim shorts, jogger pants or distressed jeans. Throw on some sneakers or a low block heel and you’ve got a weekend-ready look you can wear running errands, hanging with friends or heading to brunch.

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When styling a professional outfit, bodysuits are a great option to keep your look sleek and tucked in all day. Their close-to-the-body silhouette also makes them perfect for layering under blazers and jackets. Some of our favorite bodysuits are business in the front, party in the back! With professional necklines and subdued colors to look chic under a blazer for work, and sexy back details to be shown off once you are out of the office, bodysuits are the ideal piece to go from desk to date night!

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When you want to get dressed up, turn to the bodysuit to create a cool-girl outfit equal parts sexy and versatile. Opt for sheer mesh with strategic coverage, lace-up details, off-the-shoulder styles and plunging necklines in a variety of lush fabrics to show off when you’re going out at night. Bodysuits paired with jeans are great for heading to a bar, while leather pants or a skirt are chic options for clubs, lounges or a hot date.

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Bodysuits can also function like lingerie, creating a sexy base layer to be worn under low cut tops and slouchy sweaters. These scene-stealers can work on their own too, it just depends on how much skin you want to bare!

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Bodysuit Questions…Answered!

Let’s face it, even with all the benefits and styling options, bodysuits do come with a few practical issues to keep in mind. Here’s the real talk answers for some of the questions you might have when styling your bodysuit (after the jump!):

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FashionSummer Necklace Roundup

From rebirth of past trends to new takes on recent trends, we’re loving all the ways that we can wear necklaces this summer. The creative possibilities with necklaces are endless and this season, we’ve seen the trends going bigger and bolder. So whether you have a girls’ night out or a daytime occasion this summer, these are looks you have to try out. Read on to see our favorite styles that will keep your outfits looking fresh this summer.

Statement Necklace

STATEMENT NECKLACES
You can never overdress in this is bold look. Statement necklaces are making a comeback this season and we’re totally loving it. A bold piece like our fave Mythic Melody Gold Layered Statement Necklace will make you a stand-out this summer.

Cosmic Necklace

COSMIC NECKLACES
We’re seeings stars, baby. Give your outfit a bit of sparkle and shine with a cosmic detailed necklace. Our Frasier A Star is Born choker necklace will have you among the stars. If the moon or sun are calling you, don’t worry–we’ve got you celestially covered. With any cosmic necklace you’re wearing this summer, you’re going to be looking like the super nova girl of everyone’s dreams.

Bold Chokers

BOLD CHOKERS
A bold twist on a cult fave–bold chokers are just what we need this season. Go glitzy and throw it back to the 90s with our Frasier Party Like it’s 1999 Choker Necklace. If you’re wanting to be a bit more regal, our Queenly Lace choker necklace or Frasier Sterling Shanghai brocade choker is just what you’re looking for. What ever you choose, you can’t go wrong with any of these eye-catching new takes on chokers.

Bandana

BANDANA SCARVES
This is actually not a necklace, but we’re so obsessed with this cute look that we have to give it a quick shout out. If tying a bandana around our neck is the quickest way to having us look like a cool Parisienne girl then we’re totally down. Our lightweight Vanessa Mooney Star Rush Bandana around your neck will have you looking très chic.

Layered Necklace

LAYERED NECKLACES
If you’re loving more than one style of necklace this summer and don’t know which to wear, why not wear all of them? Stack on your favorite pieces and sport the layered necklace trend and you’re all set. A layered necklace is just the perfect level of extra without going over the top.

Chain

CHAIN NECKLACES
A chain necklace will give you just the right amount of edge. Rock this Chain Letter choker necklace for a tough girl look or go for our slinky snake chain, Just Believe chain choker necklace, to give yourself a little bit of glisten.

Now that you’ve read through our favorite necklace trends of this season, let us know which one you’re going to try out or if you have any faves that we missed! Let us know in the comments!

Contests#Lovelulus Winner of the Week

Congratulations to babe @kyliewilkens for being our #lovelulus winner of the week! We’re all about the backless details and floral print on our Natural World Cream Floral Print Lace-Up Skater Dress! Looking for all the cute summer sundresses? From dreamy white dresses to the perfect party pieces, we’ve got a dress for every date on your calendar! Shop dresses here or take a peek at a few of our faves below.

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We want to see how YOU wear Lulus! Show off those chic #ootd’s for a chance to win a $200 shopping spree and be featured on our Instagram. To enter just follow @lulus, upload a pic of your cute Lulus looks, and use #lovelulus & #contest in the caption for a chance to win. We award new winners every single Friday. See the full rules, terms, and conditions here. Good luck!

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FashionSummer Romper Roundup

Summer is heating up and so are this season’s trends! With rompers, playsuits and jumpsuits making their way into our wardrobe each year, we can’t help but fall even more in love with these versatile go-tos. Bold prints and flirty fits will make you want to live in these cute one-pieces all summer long.
BB DAKOTA MORGANA YELLOW FLORAL PRINT ROMPER

Show off your chic side with this flirty romper and a cocktail by the pool. A collared neckline and button-up bodice make this a luxe look that you can’t pass up.
RAINFOREST BLOOMS NAVY BLUE PRINT STRAPLESS MIDI JUMPSUIT

Exotic getaway in the works? This strapless midi jumpsuit will make you destination ready, no matter where you’re going! Add block heels and a trendy clutch to make this the perfect summer outfit.
OBEY TROPIQUE GREEN PRINT ROMPER

Looking for an easy summer staple? This trendy tropical print is bound to join you on your next desert vacay. Complete your festival-ready look with a pair of cute sunnies and boho jewelry.

WHERE YOU ARE WHITE STRAPLESS ROMPER

No matter the occasion, you will turn heads in this strapless white romper! Simple, chic white with a flattering peplum will make this a wardrobe must-have.
LULUS ENTICING ENDEAVORS RED JUMPSUIT
Want to make a statement? Prepare for date night in this red hot sultry jumpsuit. Straight necklines are one of this seasons hottest trends, making this jumpsuit a modern fave!

Which one-piece trend is your fave? Tell us in the comments below!

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Contests#Lovelulus Winner of the Week

Congratulations to @_cmama_ for being our #lovelulus winner of the week! She’s sipping cocktails beneath the skyline wearing our Daisy Petal Pickin’ Ivory Embroidered Dress! Loving all things embroidery right now? Us, too! Check out our embroidery collection – filled with all things dreamy including dresses, playsuits, and two-piece sets, you’re sure to find the perfect pieces for your summer wardrobe!

#Lovelulus Winner of the Week

We want to see how YOU wear Lulus! Show off those chic #ootd’s for a chance to win a $200 shopping spree and be featured on our Instagram. To enter just follow @lulus, upload a pic of your cute Lulus looks, and use #lovelulus & #contest in the caption for a chance to win. We award new winners every single Friday. See the full rules, terms, and conditions here. Good luck!

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