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9 Easy Ways to Style Dungarees

Dungarees are stylish pieces similar to overalls. They help women create the perfect tomboy look and enhance your casual masculinity as a man. If you want to wear more of this apparel, you have to learn how to style dungarees.

And that’s what this post will help you do.

So shall we go ahead?

Dungarees are What You should Wear

Dungarees are a style statement on their own. You don’t need to wear many accessories to make it outstanding.

It already is on its own.

The whole idea of sleeveless overalls worn with or without anything is outstanding. 

They are similar to pinafores and jumpsuits only that dungarees are designed as a pair of pants with a bib held by straps. 

Moreso, dungarees are made of different fabrics and lengths. For instance there are midi dungarees, dungaree shorts, etc. You just have to pick your favourite and go for it.

How to Style Dungarees

The beautiful thing about dungarees is that you can rock them as casual or formal wear.

It all depends on how you style it. And before you go ahead to learn how to style dungarees, you should know the occasion you’re dressing for. 

There are many types of outfits for different occasions to guide your clothing choices. Once you’ve figured out your purpose, go ahead and pick from any of these options.

1. Pair with a Shirt

lady wearing blue dungaree with white shirt

Dress shirts give the formal vibe. Whether it’s a button-up or button-down shirt, it’s the perfect option for the office.

lady wearing with shirt paired with black long dungaree

And if your dungaree is a well-tailored one, pair it with a dress shirt to achieve a formal look.

Furthermore, you can also rock your dungaree with oversized shirts.

2. Add a Belt

lady wearing denim dungaree with belt

If your dungaree is too loose, add a belt to your ensemble. It’ll help to cinch your waist and give you the right fit.

lady wearing short dungaree with belt

3. Wear it with a Turtleneck

You can also rock your turtleneck with a dungaree. Regardless of the season or occasion, turtlenecks never go out of style

You can pair them with your dungaree and still look as fashionable as you’d love to. 

4. Wear it on Its Own

lady wearing sunshades with dungaree without a top

When you wear your dungaree without a top inside, it creates a jumpsuit-like look. A good dungaree to rock like this is denim.

lady wearing dungaree without top

It’s heavy and detailed already. Just slip it over your bra or singlet.

5. Wear it with Tees or Crop Top

man wearing dungaree with a tshirt

Grab on a t-shirt or a crop top before you slip on your dungaree. This is a pro-tip if you want to create a casual look.

You can go for striped, graphic, or plain tees and crop tops. It all depends on your choice.

lady wearing long sleeves t-shirt with dungaree

Wearing a crop top will give you room to show your midriff from the sides of the dungaree.

That’s a way to show some skin, yeah.

6. Wear One Strap

lady wearing one strap dungaree style

Another tip on how to style dungarees is to wear only one strap.

For this, you pair it with any top of your choice and then drop a strap. That is, you buckle only one strap.

guy wearing dungaree in a one-strap style

This is a very stylish look.

You should try it out if you haven’t already.

7. Layer Your Dungaree

lady lat=yering denim dungaree with shirt

Whether you choose to wear a top underneath or not, you can add more accents by layering.

There are many options to layer your dungaree.

lady layering denim dungaree

If it’s denim, you can create a uniform look by wearing a jean jacket on it. You can as well wear a coat, cardigan, duster, blazer jacket, etc., over it.

8. Go Further with Accessories 

man wearing dungaree with hat and chains

Is it sunny at your end? Or are you having a bad hair day? Then grab on your hat.

Did you just picture a cowboy/cowgirl? If you want that look, get it by further pairing your dungarees with a boot.

lady wearing dungaree with hat

And don’t forget your earrings, bracelet, sunglasses, and handbags.

You may not use all of them but at least one would serve you.

9. Wear Good Shoes

lady wearing dungaree with heels

For a sporty look, rock your attire with sneakers, trainers, or canvas. 

It all depends on the look you want to achieve and its purpose.

man wearing dungaree with sneakers

If it’s for a formal gathering, you know you have to wear your loafers, Oxford shoes, or heels.

Let flip-flops, palms, or sandals, serve you for casual wear.

There you go with the tips on how to style dungarees.

So what are you waiting for?

Start rocking your dungarees already.

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