The Perfect Outfit: How To Rock Overalls With Élan

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When a blogger pens an open disclaimer to publicists swearing she won’t promote gifted goodies unless they’re truly her cup of tea (which is sadly not the norm) — you not only want to give her a big bear hug for her candor, but you also get much more excited to see the authentic outfit posts that await on her site. Enter, brazen brunette Elora Joshi, whose defiant stance and organic outlook have left us punch drunk in love.

Since you’ll find nothing but sartorial audacity on her blog, it may come as no surprise that girlfriend’s testing the waters with overall shorts, a silhouette once reserved for sippy cups and Donnie Wahlberg moments. And luckily for you, we've dissected each ingredient of her masterful ensemble to inspire your own grown-up nod to the tot-centric trend. Ready, set, copy!

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The overalls and white T-shirt combo is tried and true, so give the classic look a modern update with an attention-grabbing necklace (you could easily DIY one if you're on a tight budget!) and fierce clutch. Whether you're getting ready for a playdate or a hot date, just don't forget adult-friendly accessories like strappy sandals and a leather belt as you run out the door.

From left, clockwise: Joe’s Jeans Short Overalls, $154, available at Joe’s Jeans; Gap Essential Crewneck Tee, $14.95, available at Gap; Holst + Lee Blue Knight Necklace, $525, available at Sadee Says; ASOS Hairspray Heeled Sandals with Color Block, $66.28, available at ASOS; Clare Vivier Leopard Foldover Clutch, $178, available at Steven Alan.

Photo: Via Elora