DIY Overalls: Old-Fashioned Trend Makes a Comeback

It’s definitely been a while since we’ve seen the streets crowded with folks wearing overalls, but one of the greatest things about fashion is that past trends always make a comeback sooner or later. The overalls have started to find their way back into style guides and runways, especially impacting the spring/summer collections! Here are some simple DIY overalls you can design and make for yourself!

1. Overall Dress 

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If your first thought when we mention overalls are the big pants you can’t imagine doing anything else in other than gardening, then it’s time to update your software! Brit + Co shares a tutorial for a charming overall dress that’s a perfect piece to wear in the warm spring sun!

2. Plaid Coat to Overall Dress 

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When the seasons change you’re suddenly left with a big pile of coats and sweaters, wondering where all of your summer clothes have gone. If there’s a coat that has served its purpose but you really dig the fabric, Life is Beautiful will show you how to turn it into a chic overall dress!

3. Short Vintage Overalls 

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Embrace the old-fashioned style of the overalls – not everything has to be modernized, right? Sometimes the greatest charm lies in the nostalgic appeal and if you can visualize yourself in these short vintage overalls, check out A Pair & A Spare‘s how-to!

4. Linen Overalls 

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Once you befriend linen you’ll wonder what took you so long! It’s a very light and soft material that is perfect to wear in the warmer months when we really appreciate if the clothes aren’t too tight and give our skin some breathing room. If you want to make your own linen overalls, visit The Thread!

5. Lace Trim Overall Shorts 

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You can use the classic design of the overalls as an inspiration for a completely unique piece that brings together the vintage style of overall shorts and the romantic elegance of a lace trim. The end result is absolutely breathtaking, as you can see at Violet Lebaux!

6. Tulle Overalls 

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If you are daring by nature and love combining concepts that are totally contrasting   by nature, you’re going to love this overalls-meet-tutu project by Wear the Canvas! Wearing overalls made of tulle is far from common, so be prepared to be the center of attention!

7. Modern Denim Overalls 

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Even though overalls are generally considered to be old-fashioned, there are many ways to make them more modern and hip. One of such ways is beautifully presented by Ginger Girl Knows It All! These denim overalls are totally minimalistic and fitting into the modern street style!

8. Custom Jeans Overalls 

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We all have that pair of jeans that fits us perfectly, is comfortable to wear, but we’ve gotten a little bored with it and find ourselves yearning for a denim makeover. Brit + Co comes to us as a saving grace again with this epic hack on how to transform any pair of jeans into custom overalls!

9. Loose Overall Dress 

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Most recognizable overalls are made of denim, so if you’re looking to make a dress that  fully honors the design of the overalls, this loose denim dress by Eggs and Daisies is the perfect pick! It has summer written all over it and makes us daydream of all things vintage!

10. Country Overalls 

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Living in the countryside, away from all the noise of the city, definitely impacts one’s style. It becomes more earthy, grounded and natural! These DIY country overalls are the perfect outfit to wear out in the green fields and you can get the tutorial for them at The Merrythought!

11. Elegant Overalls 

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You probably don’t associate overalls with elegance, but please allow Plan B to expand your horizons! These black overalls are so captivating and chic, we could easily wear them to a business meeting or a special celebration. Never underestimate the power of black!

12. Big Denim Overalls 

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This roundup would not be complete without a pair of classic, giant denim overalls that are as old-fashioned as they come! Thank you Salvage & Stitch! You can pair them with some modern accessories and rock the vintage style or simply wear them around your home and garden!

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