Affordable Party Season Looks On A Budget

Quiz black jumpsuit House of Fraser fashion blogger UK Edinburgh
Quiz black jumpsuit House of Fraser fashion blogger UK Edinburgh
Quiz black jumpsuit House of Fraser fashion blogger UK Edinburgh

Styling the Jumpsuit Trend

Following on from last weeks outfit post on how to style the playsuit, I’m tackling another of this seasons trends – the jumpsuit. Similar to the playsuit in many ways, the jumpsuit is perhaps a little more ideal for those colder winter days. Making it perfect for party season without the additional need for some tights to keep warm. I normally avoid jumpsuits like the plague. Finding a jumpsuit that’s appropriate on a short girl like myself with a big bum tends to be a war not worth waging. Still, not wanting to give up, I set out on a mission to find something that not only suited my height, but also my body shape.

Quiz black jumpsuit House of Fraser fashion blogger UK Edinburgh
Quiz black jumpsuit House of Fraser fashion blogger UK Edinburgh
Quiz black jumpsuit House of Fraser fashion blogger UK Edinburgh
Quiz black jumpsuit House of Fraser fashion blogger UK Edinburgh

Affordable Party Season Looks

The jumpsuit has been a trend that’s returned time and time again in recent years. For both the jumpsuit and the playsuit, they’re an all in one quick fix solution to a last minute party outfit. They’re modern, effortless and endlessly versatile, so no wonder they’re a big hit again this season. We all find ourselves feeling the penny-pinch when it comes to keeping costs down at Christmas. It’s easy to rack up lots of hidden costs we didn’t anticipate when it comes to buying new outfits for parties and occasions.

Have a good old sort out through your wardrobe, is there anything you could style again differently? Or even something you’ve never worn and still have the labels on (guilty!). Check out any seasonal discounts and offers on the high street, or even look for something more unique in vintage shops. You could even consider doing a clothes swap with friends. One outfit each between four of you covers a lot more options without spending any more money; each adding your own personality and accessories.

Quiz black jumpsuit House of Fraser fashion blogger UK Edinburgh
Quiz black jumpsuit House of Fraser fashion blogger UK Edinburgh
Quiz black jumpsuit House of Fraser fashion blogger UK Edinburgh

What I’m Wearing

I’m styling this bargain three quarter cropped black jumpsuit from Quiz*. I love that everything can be tied in at the waist with a feminine bow. The slightly flared trousers make for a more giving fit on my lower half; whilst also making my little legs appear just that bit longer. Wanting the illusion of my legs to continue just a bit further, I accessories with these lace up peep toe heels, and gold and black clutch bag. To get me from A-Z as a little cover up I’m wearing a sleeveless blazer jacket from New Look. My necklace and earrings are both from Primark. I do love a chevron print! What do you think of the jumpsuit trend? Would you style it differently? I hope I’ve inspired any fellow short girls out there to give it a go! You can see how I styled a more casual jumpsuit in Tokyo, here.

This post was in collaboration with Quiz fashion. All views are my own.
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  • Such a beautiful outfit and a backdrop! So Autumnal, I love it 🙂 I’m definitely a fan of budget Christmas party dressing – otherwise, like you said, you find yourself using all of the money on something you might not even end up using that often! x

    Laura // Middle of Adventure

  • Beautiful outfit! I absolutely adore this jumpsuit. And the backdrop is amazing as well.

    Love, kerstin
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