• Ambika Dhir

How to Refresh this Season's Must Have Piece

If the boilersuit hasn't been on your radar, it should be. It's comfy and classic and it's a must have for this season, not least because it'll have you looking effortlessly stylish without trying.

Traditionally boilersuits are more fitted, but with a very cold winter coming up in the UK, it's better to have options that'll let you layer. The Frankie Shop has been on my radar for quite a while, yet it was their oversized boilersuit that really caught my eye (and made me want to buy).

I've been looking to level up my boiler suit game, and this was the answer. I hits every nail on the head when it comes to utilitarian style: from the tortoiseshell buttons, to the utility pockets, it's the boilersuit that has it all. Clever details such as the pleating and cinched waist means that no matter how oversized the boilersuit is, it'll still look tailored and form-fitting in the right places. 

Something I'm always reaching for in winter, are baggy clothes. They hide my food babies and they keep me cosy. Believe it or not, I'm a comfort kind of girl, and so baggy purchases are always a winner in my book (even if I do have my Dad telling me I brought it five sizes too big). The best thing about this boilersuit is that there's more than enough space for some good layering action: you can easily layer a black or white turtleneck underneath, as well as a thick pair of thermal leggings without the overall shape of the boilersuit getting distorted.

I styled mine with some black form fitting boots, though you could easily style with combat boots for a more utilitarian vibe, or trainers for a 'Copenhagen-blogger chic' feel. If the rain ever stops, I'll be taking my boilersuit out for a spin with the addition of tie up heels, so keep your eyes posted on my instagram for that one. I finished by adding a black belt bag which I slung over my body. In the future, I'd probably roll up my sleeves for an even more easy-going 'I woke up like this' look. 

Boilersuit: The Frankie Shop

Alternatives: & Other Stories, H&M, Topshop


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