Given their slouchy, utilitarian appeal, overalls have never been more popular. First, you start seeing the unlikely trend everywhere
, and suddenly you’re envisioning what you have in your closet that would match. Before you know it, you’re stocking up on a couple of pairs of the best overalls you can find in every style. Soon, bibs are all you're wearing, and, honestly, you’re not sorry.
Overalls are both timeless and versatile yet, let's be real, a little polarizing. It can take a minute to find your overall satori — but when you do, options abound with this workwear garment. Whether you’re channeling Rachel’s wardrobe of overalls and T-shirts on
Friends or looking to put a high-fashion spin on the bib front, you’ll find inspiration that can take you from casual days running errands to late-night drinks.
You can opt for classic denim, of course, but if you're feeling more adventurous, carpenter overalls in a great color make a statement, as do ones with distressing for texture. In terms of
how to style overalls, the most classic look pairs them with a T-shirt (think: rock tee or simple stripes) — but crop tops look incredibly fresh as well, since their abbreviated cut balances out the baggy style. Button-down shirts in tartan or gingham are cute and casual for when you want the full look, and fashion girls will wear overalls with anything from a puff-sleeved top or sleek turtleneck to a chunky sweater.
Here are nine
cute pairs of overalls with down-to-earth good looks that were made to weather whatever the day throws at you.
These Classic Denim Overalls From An Iconic Brand
denim bib overalls, from American work-wear staple Dickies, are functional and fashionable in 100% cotton denim with a bib pocket on the front, multiple "tool" pockets on the side (great for your phone, wallet, and keys) and a hammer loop. The adjustable metal buckle straps allow for the perfect fit. The fabric is treated to be strong yet soft and resist snags; it also comes in painter’s white and that adorable railroad stripe. "I originally bought them for a Footloose-themed event," one convert explained. "Now I realize their full potential. I can confidently say these will be a constant piece of my outfit repertoire for at least the next few months. I love the pockets, the complete coverage, the trendiness and most of all, the compliments." Fans also recommended sizing down: these bestselling overalls have plenty of extra room. Available colors: 6 Available sizes: X-Small – XX-Large
A Tough-As-Nails Pair Of Classic Carhartt Overalls For An Authentic Look
sturdy pair from Carhartt is designed for work but is having a real fashion moment as well. Made with ultra-durable cotton fabric (with some spandex for stretch) in the brand's signature tawny shades, they're woven to withstand strenuous movement, and reviewers were shocked at how well they held up. Utilitarian features like a double layer of fabric on the front of the legs and plenty of storage make them infinitely practical — you'll especially appreciate the zippered bib pocket that was made for tools but can keep your phone within easy reach. "This is literally my favorite piece of clothing in my closet," one shopper wrote, adding, "I love these overalls so much that I bought a second pair to wear out for fun because every time I wear them, I get compliments on how cute they are." They're also available in a shorter inseam. Available colors: 2 Available sizes: X-Small – XX-Large
Baggy A Pair Of For The Most Comfortable Pants In The World Overalls
Whether you're looking for some
statement overalls or just want to be wildly comfortable, this oversized pair brings both to the table. The loose style is made from 99% cotton (the rest is spandex) with a classic bib pocket and hammer loop, plus standard pants pockets on the front and back. You can get this one in dozens of different styles, from the distressed boyfriend overalls shown here that could skew downtown or country, to painterly pairs and Mori girl styles. "How can it be so ridiculous and yet so cute at the same time? I don't know. It's the most comfortable thing I've ever worn, not only because it is so loose, but also because I don't have to wear a bra with it. When you sit down it's like being surrounded by a voluminous, soft, lightweight lap blanket," one fan gushed. Available colors: 24 Available sizes: 2
Ultra-Stretchy Distressed Overalls For A More Fitted Silhouette These
chic pair of overalls, designed in Los Angeles, epitomizes California's fashionably laidback aesthetic in a fitted version of the hardworking style. It features bib pocket, adjustable buckle straps, and belt loops. You can score this pick in various degrees of distressing, from ones with simple knee holes (featured here) to full thigh-to-shin distressing. There are also sheer options, including burgundy, blush, and chocolate if you prefer a more minimalist look. Made from 97% cotton with 3% spandex, they'll feel like an ultra-stretchy pair of jeans. "Wanna look trendy without looking like a farmer? This is your pair of overalls. This says 'cute' not 'I’m gonna go milk the cows,'" one fan enthused. Available colors: 25 Available sizes: Small – 3X
A Pair Of Indie-Chic Linen Overalls
flowy overalls are cottagecore at its finest. The cotton-linen fabric is soft and lightweight with a homespun finish, and it only gets softer after repeated washings. There are two patch pockets on the front and back, with faux pocket flaps at the waist. The straps are not adjustable — but they do fasten with some very cute buttons. Some reviewers loved them so much they went back to nab them in a few more colors. One satisfied reviewer noted, "Nice for a capsule wardrobe as you can use so many different tops with the overalls." It's recommended that you wash on cold (or hand wash) to avoid shrinking. Available colors: 4 Available sizes: Small – 3X-Large
hese Canvas Overalls Available In So Many Wearable Colors
In olive, navy, khaki, and black, these
canvas overalls are a nice alternative to denim and they're just as versatile. In addition to a good number of colors, you can also choose from a few styles, including pairs with snap-front pockets on the bib or a hammer loop. Although most overalls come with a few tool loops, this one has belt loops around the waist — if you’re looking for a pair of fashion overalls with maximum styling versatility. "They run a little small so I did order up by the reviews I read and glad I did. Great fit, 100% twill cotton which I really like ( No spandex!). Great with a tank top in the summer time or long sleeve shirts in winter. Colour a nice deep olive along with 31 inch inseam. Will order in other colours," one reviewer reported. Available colors: 4 Available sizes: Small – Large
This Adorable Corduroy Overall Dress To Channel Peak '90s Style
throwback overalls dress is so on-trend right now, and is all the more nostalgic in corduroy. This one has a trim A-line cut with a bib pocket and button-down straps, although there's no way to adjust them. "This dress fits perfectly and is super cute and fun to wear," one shopper commented. "It's a great length and the perfect amount of fitted." The corduroy itself is made from polyester and nylon; to keep it crisp, you should hand-wash or use a gentle machine cycle (either way, be sure to air dry flat) Wear it with everything from a baby tee to a button-down shirt or a sweater. Looking for a plus-sized version? This one comes in great moody colors. There's also this denim overalls dress for fans of a flared skirt.
And if you're in a real corduroy mood, consider these
corduroy overalls. Available colors: 15 Available sizes: X-Small – X-Large
Some Cute Denim Short Overalls
You get classic overall styling in a cute package with these short
Levi's overalls: a bib pocket and adjustable buckled straps, with a three-button closure at the waist. They're made from 100% cotton with a five-inch inseam unrolled, but you can customize the roll to your desired length. "LOVE these! Perfect fit, lots of pockets, exactly what I was looking for," one fan raved, noting that they didn't shrink in the wash. "It’s honestly hard not to wear them everyday," another shopper added. Available colors: 3 Available sizes: X-Small – X-Large
A Utilitarian Jumpsuit That’s Equally On-Trend
jumpsuit in 100% cotton is a one-and-done solution for serving instant looks on busy days. It has classic shirt styling with an elastic waist and straight leg, with two side seam pockets for your hands and patch pockets on the front and back for everything else. Wear it on the weekend with some classic white sneakers, or dress it up with a crossbody bag and a block heel. "I bought these coveralls for a Halloween costume (Rosie the riveter)," one shopper explained. "I liked them so much I found myself looking for excuses to wear them [...]You won’t know unless you try them. Magical!" Available colors: 4 Available sizes: X-Small – X-Large