We'll admit it — we weren't totally onboard with the overall trend from the get-go. Sure, they remind us of our grammar-school days, but that's not a bad thing. In fact, we've fallen in love with the playful piece all over again — in both pant and dress varieties! Styled simply, with a tee and a pair of pointy-toe flats or ankle boots, this classic number appears surprisingly fresh and cool.
Which is why we're thrilled about Forever 21's copious selection of overall dresses — all ringing in under $30. From houndstooth and stripes to polka dots and florals, let that inner schoolgirl come out of hiding, and shop these 12 flirty pieces, stat!