When I ask you to think about the basic clothes you have in your closet, I think of a white t-shirt, ankle boots, a trench coat and a blazer. What if I tell you I know the one staple that goes with all of these staple foods? I present you the pinafore.
The pinafore is a staple that made a big comeback a few years ago, and it’s still in vogue. You may not completely remember, but in the 90s this item of clothing was part of school uniforms. So girls loved it. However, if you don’t want to look like a school girl because that time is way behind you, I’m going to show you the best ways how to wear a pinafore dress like an adult.
This “overall-dress hybrid” drove the girls crazy. It makes perfect sense to combine the white T-shirt, the button-down or the turtleneck sweater.
To see how you wear your pinafore dress, keep scrolling down where I round out some outfit ideas for you!
Suede strap dress
Suede is a great material for a pinafore dress. It is very popular at the moment of speaking. So if you are thinking about buying, then go for it. This khaki suede dress is paired with the black turtleneck for an elegant and very chic look. Top it off with the black pointed toe ankle boots.
Orange pinafore dress
When I said suede was a trend, I meant it. Many clothes are made of this material. The same goes for this one. This is a perfect bright orange pinafore dress. It is combined with the striped shirt for a casual and chic look. It is completely safe to wear every day.
Gray suede strap dress
This gray pinafore dress has some charm. It’s modern and very stylish. You can pair it with the plain white t-shirt and white sneakers. That way you have a fantastic outfit option for everyday wear. Combine it with the red velvet shoulder bag and the collar.
Leather strap dress
If you are a fan of leather leggings or leather skirts, you will definitely love this dress. It has a beautiful emerald green color. It’s short so it’s better if you style it with the flats on it. You can wear the classic white T-shirt under the pinafore. Combine it with the black shoulder bag.
Knit camel pinafore
Camel is a color that makes any piece very glamorous and expensive. You can wear it with the color black or white for great contrast and appearance. This v-neck tank dress is a fantastic everyday choice. However, don’t rule them out as a nighttime look. In combination with high heels or ankle boots, it can look exquisite.
Black velvet strap dress
In combination, black and red colors can look very elegant and glamorous. If you like this look then it should be your new workwear outfit. It’s perfect for meetings and business lunches. On the other hand, you can also wear it with the burgundy ankle boots for a weekend coffee with your best friend.
Corduroy strap dress
You may not have noticed yet, but corduroy has come back into fashion through the big door. This dress is made of this material and has a nice shade of orange. The mix of trends is definitely there. Orange color, corduroy and lace are big trends to wear when going for this look!
Black pinafore dress
If you’re into the black and white combo, here is an example of how you can achieve this look with a pinafore dress. You can combine a black dress with the white lace top and complete it all with the black shoulder bag. Try styling it with thigh high boots or loafers.
Jeans strap dress
Made of jeans, this button-down dress looks stylish and has the 90s vibe. Overall denim dresses were very popular then, and now the apron shape took its throne.
Combine your long denim dress with the button-down cardigan and the beautiful beige over-the-knee boots.
Striped pinafore dress
If you’re good at layers, then try pairing the romantic ruffled blouse with this cascading neckline and pinafore dress. The stripes make this dress classy and very exciting. The basic colors like black and navy blue are perfect for combining. You can wear it with the high heels for elegant or with flat boots for a more casual look.
Dark blue strap dress
This outfit idea is for fans of single-color outfits. The color of the dress is combined with the overknee boots and the jacket. Under the dress is a white shirt with buttons. This look is very elegant and chic. You can wear it for a variety of occasions: from casual walks to late-night parties with friends.
Blue pinafore dress
Have you ever thought about pairing a sporty top with an elegant pinafore dress? Well, this fashion blogger absolutely nailed this look! She decided to combine two styles by wearing the sporty Nike top and the sleekly tailored pinafore dress. I have to admit the combination is quite surprising, but it looks incredible.
Bright orange pinafore dress
This is a nice mix of a base color and a very bright, unexpected one. The orange pinafore dress looks very interesting in combination with a black turtleneck sweater. The most surprising thing is the fact that you can carry the blue bag and it still doesn’t look over the top. This outfit is a nice inspiration for work clothes.
The pinafore dress is definitely a must-have item of clothing. After reading this article, we can easily count it as one of the staple foods every girl should have in her wardrobe.
If you are thinking of buying a pinafore dress, this is definitely the one you should go for. It’s the perfect winter staple and is easy to pair with soft sweaters and turtlenecks.