Ladies, tis’ the season to get bodied and grab yourself a bodysuit. You feel like you can’t wear one? No worries! EGL will show you easy ways to wear one of the hottest trends this season, regardless of your size, shape or age.

Let’s take a walk down memory lane and talk about the emergence of the bodysuit. In 1985, designer Donna Karan used her ’80s flash dance inspiration to transcend the trend onto the runway and include the bodysuit in her “Seven Easy Pieces” collection. The bodysuit then was coined as a must-have item for every woman’s wardrobe.


(Photo Credit: A History of Donna Karan’s Seven Easy Pieces. Retrieved May 15, 2016 from
(Photo Credit: A History of Donna Karan’s Seven Easy Pieces. Retrieved May 15, 2016 from

Fast forward to 2008, when we ALL can remember the re-emergence of the bodysuit by none other than Beyonce in the Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) video. The asymmetric one-shoulder black bodysuit naturally sparked the media’s attention as well as adoring fans. The bodysuit, once again, became the new fad for many seasons to come. giphy

Let’s look at a few of the most popular bodysuit styles currently on the market. 

embodied denim bodysuit

Sandy Liang Denim Coat, $595
J Lux Label Bodysuit, $30
Hanna Andersson Jeans, $23
Christian Louboutin Pumps, $675
Alice + Olivia Clutch, $260
Chico’s Earrings, $29

This denim on denim, Zendaya-inspired look is the perfect fit for a classic black bodysuit. With these eye-catching colored accessories, this simplistic look can get you from day to night with no hassle.

camo toe bodysuit

Glamorous Sleeveless Jacket, $22
Faith Connexion Trousers, $833
Boohoo Bodysuit, $20
Adidas Stan Smith, $100
Adidas Backpack, $40
Apple Watch, $299
Alex and Ani Bracelet Sets, $78-$88

Pair this Camo green bodysuit with these drop-crotch cropped trousers for a cool spring look that’s perfect for any outdoorsy concerts and activities.

print play bodysuit

Zara Bomber Jacket, $39
Choies Bodysuit, $15
Zara Trousers, $50
N0 21 Sandals, $565
Calvin Klein Clutch, $158
River Island Earrings, $8.62

Opt for a play on prints with this striped lace-up bodysuit paired with this floral co-ord set. Wearing this shows that you are spring ready and in full bloom!

sheer plus bodysuit

River Island Blazer, $79
Nordstrom Tulle Bodysuit, $87
Wear All Bodysuit, $19
Crew Pants, $830
Alejandra G Gia Sandals, $130
Christian Paul Watch, $145

For our curvy cuties, here’s an ultra chic bodysuit look for a night out on the town. For those that are a feeling a little risky, show some sheer sexiness with the tulle bodysuit. For a subtler appeal, go for the alternate version.

Now we would like to hear from you – What are your thoughts on the re-emergence of bodysuits? Place your vote and comments below!

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Written By: Paris B. from In a Style Near You

All photos (unless otherwise noted) courtesy of Polyvore. Created by Pntfrance. Retrieved May 15, 2016 from



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