July 9th, 2017
Architectural Digest

Milanese Chic

I’ve yet to be bitten by the jumpsuit bug, but Milan-based architect Barbara Ghidoni of the firm Storage Associati looks pretty fab in this one. Her tank watch and single bangle are chic, too.

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  • Very chic, but there is the enduring problem of the near complete disrobe in order to perform certain bodily functions.

    ClaireJuly 10th, 2017  7:07 AM

  • Not for one second do I think these “surgical scrubs” look chic or elegant! Barbara is gorgeous and would look great in a potato sack – but “no way” on the jump suit.

    Lisa M. EastmanJuly 10th, 2017  7:55 AM

  • Love jumpsuits and she looks fantastic. But there is that problem that Claire speaks of…..

    KathyJuly 10th, 2017  9:01 AM

  • I recently thought of this issue. I contemplated buying a dressy jumpsuit to attend a wedding and the realities of the ladies room hit me just in time. Do people really wear jumpsuits for dress and if they do, how do they protect the garment from filthy floors, etc of public rest rooms? Major stumbling block.

    AprilJuly 10th, 2017  9:44 AM

  • In the context that she an architect visiting a work site ( as in the photo) I rather think it’s a great fashion choice!

    RuthJuly 10th, 2017  12:21 PM

  • Preston- this is a stunning jumpsuit- just the right amount of loucheness. Do we happen to know who is the designer?

    madame directriceJuly 10th, 2017  1:06 PM

  • I agree with MD! Would love to know how to find that jumpsuit! Thanks, Preston.

    joanJuly 10th, 2017  5:28 PM

  • Pretty sure this is an old Isabel Marant jumpsuit from a year ago. I have it in dark grey. She makes the absolute best jumpsuits.

    margaretJuly 10th, 2017  7:47 PM

  • I was a big jumpsuit fan… back in the day. They’re intriguing, but I still remember trying to manage to shrug out of a jumpsuit in a nightclub ladies room when The Squeeze were a thing.

    SharonJuly 10th, 2017  10:31 PM

  • OK – here is what you do in the ladies room. You take the jumpsuit down and hold it over your arm, sit down and just keep it over your arm so it doesn’t hit the floor. It’s a bit of a pain, but it doesn’t have to hit the floor ever.

    KathyJuly 11th, 2017  9:12 AM

  • well, the jumpsuit is fantastic, but with those shoes….beyond!

    robinJuly 13th, 2017  1:19 PM

  • I’m with Ruth on this – For decades, this style has typically been a worn as a smart and practical solution for anyone doing potentially messy work (my artist friend wears one while painting at her easel). So in my mind, ‘jumpsuits’ remind me of work more than pleasure, even when done in lovely fabric. For me, what I wear is as much about how I feel as how I look and the context. For practical reasons alone, I would find it a bit of a hassle to wear.

    PaulaJuly 14th, 2017  12:33 AM

  • Love this. I’m a big jumpsuit fan – once you start wearing them you can’t stop.

    That's Not My AgeJuly 14th, 2017  10:29 AM

  • Melania Trump looked super fabulous in one recently.

    netteJuly 15th, 2017  11:58 AM


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