Stylish Bodysuit Outfits That Are Easy to Pull Off

You're sure to find a look that suits you.

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The ingenious bodysuit was invented by French gymnast Jules Leotard (go figure), but wearing one isn't just for perfecting a dismount. They've successfully made their transition from the balance beam to a highbrow wardrobe staple—just ask any French woman (opens in new tab). A second-skin fit is the key to assembling a polished look with absolutely no tucking-in required. Sure, a one-piece can play shape-shifter underneath your slinky summer skirts and dresses, but with an abundance of prints, embellishments, and trims, bodysuits have endless outfit-making potential. Some of the past decades' most iconic looks (see: Cindy Crawford's '90s Pepsi commercial (opens in new tab)) were only made possible by onesies! Whether you're dressing for day, play, or off-duty, there's likely a version to match your mood, and a price point to fit your budget. Here's just a few ways to style them.

A Picnic In The Park

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This high-neck, striped bodysuit is the perfect companion for a floaty maxi skirt. Break up horizontal stripes by pairing them with an artsy floral pattern and subdued accessories— like this wicker hat and platform espadrille.

1.Free People Bodysuit (opens in new tab), $40; 2. Sensi Studio Hat (opens in new tab), $185; 3. JW Anderson Hoop Earrings (opens in new tab), $290; 4. Wiggy Kit Skirt (opens in new tab), $540; 5. Aldo Espadrille (opens in new tab), $59.98

Carpool Duty

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Be the coolest mom in the carpool lane with a simple white bodysuit that you can pair with absolutely anything. For shlepping the kiddos around, go with an elongating '70s inspired jean, and rose-gold sunnies to shield weary eyes. A roomy canvas tote has a detachable strap and expanding sides, so you can utilize it as a purse, gym bag, or carry-on.

1.Re/done Bodysuit (opens in new tab), $120; 2. Kaleos Sunglasses (opens in new tab), $247; 3. Citizens of Humanity (opens in new tab), $278; 4. H&M Buckle Belt (opens in new tab), $17.99; 5. Rue de Verneuil Tote Bag, (opens in new tab) $251; 6. Valextra Sneakers (opens in new tab), $655

Sara Holzman is the Style Director at Marie Claire, covering runway trends and tracking down the latest finds to buy and wear. When she’s not writing about fashion, she pens about the best places to jet-off to.