One-Piece Wonder

Yes, the jumpsuit is back! However, this time around, it’s gentler, relaxed and, dare we say, much more elegant. The all-in-one garment had utilitarian origins, created in 1919 and worn by parachuters and racecar drivers.

Fashion quickly recognized the stylish potential of this garment and as early as the 1930s Schiaparelli designed it in silk. It showed up again in the 1950s in Hollywood on screen sirens, but it was in the 1970s when it became iconic in all its form-†fitting and sparkling glory on legends like Diana Ross, Elvis Presley and David Bowie.

But as it takes another turn in the fashion spotlight this season, lest you think it’s best left to the young, check out Jane Fonda, who at age 77, rocked a jumpsuit at the recent Grammys, proving that the timeless jumpsuit truly is ageless.

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Jumpsuit, $165, Melanie Lyne

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Floral Jumpsuit with Lapel Collar, $100, Zara

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Long Coloured Jumpsuit, $100, Zara

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Zipped Poplin Jumpsuit, $80, Zara

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Romper Overall, $90, Gap

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TAIFUN Jumper, $250, Gerry Weber

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TAIFUN Jumper, $250, Gerry Weber

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Theory Jumpsuit, $500, Holt Renfrew

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Vince Jumpsuit, $535, Holt Renfrew