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HOW TO WEAR DUNGAREES RIGHT NOW

By Caroline Ferry, 21 October 2018

If the word dungaree conjures up images of painter/decorators, then let us jog your memory because there have been many iconic overall moments over the years. Rachel wore hers in all kinds of iterations in 90s-era Friends. Tai wore a cut-off patchwork pair to party in Clueless. And Carrie wore hers with a striped vest and wellies to Aidan's upstate cabin in Sex and the City. Historically, they've been adorable, but for AW18, they're all grown up. Here's three ways – from the catwalk, the 'gram and beyond – to wear yours for the new season.
John Galliano Autumn Winter 2018 Dungarees

Picture: Imaxtree

Go fancy

Sure, the hat ain’t that versatile, but the overalls certainly are. Here’s how to dress yours right up to the nines, à la John Galliano’s AW18 collection. The styling is easy – it's essentially just jeans, boots and a going out-out top. A formula we’ve known and loved since the 00s tbh. The only difference this time round is that the denim is a cuffed-hem onesie, not the rain-absorbing flares of yore. Keeps your strides wide-fit and distress free and you’ve got this.

ASOS Insider Scarlett wearing Autumn Winter 2018 dungarees

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Layer player

If dressy dungarees aren’t the one for you, let ASOS Insider Scarlett be your poster girl for the trend in her red, white and blue getup. Add some autumnal excellence to a simple overall and white tee combo with chunky-sole trainers in 90s brights, and a matching shacket to tie the whole thing together.

ASOS denim overalls for Autumn Winter 2018

Classic hits

So simple, and actually so underrated, we’ve got a lot of time for this sporty iteration of the overalls trend. A clean and crisp white T-shirt and matching trainers will be your number one hun for brunching and leaf-kicking in this weekend. Layer a jumper underneath and a parka over the top when the chills set in.

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