Grandma Chic: The Jumpsuit

by Cheryl Nyasha

‘To me, clothing is a form of self-expression – there are hints about who you are in what you wear.’ – Marc Jacobs

I was in Goodwill recently and came across the most amazing jumpsuit. I owe endless gratitude to my grandmother for giving me the ability to spot a timeless fashion piece in any vintage or thrift store because it’s not that easy! The high-waisted jumpsuit came in a size small, so this gave me the opportunity to style my beautiful and talented friend, Taffiny Kablay. After braiding her hair in two different shades of blonde, I knew that her hair color would compliment the jumpsuit well.

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Winged eyeliner, matte red lipstick, with a pair of red pumps, I decided to pair the look with Taffiny’s own chunky knit cardigan from Forever 21 in order to put the ‘granny’ in grandma chic. We ended up with a classic, effortless, and flattering silhouette without compromising comfort. I love being comfortable and having the ability to move about freely in my clothes and so this jumpsuit did just that for Taffiny’s slender frame.

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I’ll be posting more pictures of my thrift store finds, so stay tuned and enjoy! : )

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