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. 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) 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, $40; 2. Sensi Studio Hat, $185; 3. JW Anderson Hoop Earrings, $290; 4. Wiggy Kit Skirt, $540; 5. Aldo Espadrille, $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, $120; 2. Kaleos Sunglasses, $247; 3. Citizens of Humanity, $278; 4. H&M Buckle Belt, $17.99; 5. Rue de Verneuil Tote Bag, $251; 6. Valextra Sneakers, $655

Sara Holzman
Style Director

Sara Holzman is the Style Director for Marie Claire, where she's worked alongside the publication for eight years in various roles, ensuring the brand's fashion content continues to inform, inspire, and shape the conversation about fashion's ever-evolving landscape. With a degree from the Missouri School of Journalism, Sara is responsible for overseeing a diverse fashion content mix, from emerging and legacy designer profiles to reported features on the influence of social media on style and seasonal and micro trends across the world's fashion epicenters in New York, Milan, and Paris. Before joining Marie Claire, Sara held fashion roles at Conde Nast's Lucky Magazine and Self Magazine and was a style and travel contributor to Equinox's Furthermore website. Over her decade of experience in the fashion industry, Sara has helped guide each brand's style point of view, working alongside veteran photographers and stylists to bring editorial and celebrity photo shoots to fruition from start to finish. Sara currently lives in New York City. When she's not penning about fashion or travel, she’s at the farmer’s market, on a run, working to perfect her roasted chicken recipe, or spending time with her husband, dog, and cat. Follow her along at @sarajonewyork