19 Reasons To Make Overalls A Spring Thing

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Overalls have come a long way since the 1940s when they became popular with women entering the manufacturing sector en masse. The denim-bib style that was once the working person’s uniform for decades has evolved into an easy-wearing, one-and-done wardrobe staple (much like the denim jumpsuit) for the fashionably inclined. After surveying our readers on their fall fashion wish lists, we discovered that many were carting up covetable coveralls. The reason, we'd venture to guess, is that these layerable duds make for ideal transitional-weather wear — not quite warm, not quite cold. This is why we're now making the case for overalls also being a spring thing.

Whether it’s the rugged ease of a black canvas version or the sumptuous softness of a sleeveless suit rendered in corduroy or cashmere, this utility-chic tog has seized us with a shopping fever that we won’t shake until we’ve found the perfect pair. While classic brands like Dickies are still turning out sturdy workwear iterations in basic blues, blacks, and whites, newer overall styles can now be found in every conceivable fabrication. Not to mention retailers like Madewell, Nordstrom Rack, and Shopbop have begun carrying the coolest pairs too. Click through to see all the best overalls under the sun. (Sorry, had to!)

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<h2>Everlane The Canvas Overalls</h2><br><strong>Size Range: 00-16</strong><br><br><em>Shop <strong><a href="https://www.everlane.com/products/womens-canvas-overalls-mustard" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Everlane" class="link ">Everlane</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Everlane</strong> The Canvas Overalls, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.everlane.com%2Fproducts%2Fwomens-canvas-overalls-mustard%3Fcollection%3Dwomens-dresses" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Everlane" class="link ">Everlane</a>

Everlane The Canvas Overalls


Size Range: 00-16

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Everlane The Canvas Overalls, $, available at Everlane
<h2>AE Linen Tomgirl Overall</h2><br><strong>Size Range: 2XS-2XL</strong><br><br><em>Shop <strong><a href="https://www.ae.com/us/en/p/women/jeans/overalls/ae-linen-tomgirl-overall/2322_4539_288" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:American Eagle" class="link ">American Eagle</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>AE</strong> Linen Tomgirl Overall, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ae.com%2Fus%2Fen%2Fp%2Fwomen%2Fjeans%2Foveralls%2Fae-linen-tomgirl-overall%2F2322_4539_288" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:AE" class="link ">AE</a>

AE Linen Tomgirl Overall


Size Range: 2XS-2XL

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AE Linen Tomgirl Overall, $, available at AE
<h2>Carhartt WIP Sonora Overalls</h2> <br><strong>Size Range: XS-L</strong><br><br><em>Shop <strong><a href="https://www.shopbop.com/sonora-overall-carhartt-wip/vp/v=1/1574324597.htm" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shopbop" class="link ">Shopbop</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Carhartt WIP</strong> Sonora Overalls, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.shopbop.com%2Fsonora-overall-carhartt-wip%2Fvp%2Fv%3D1%2F1574324597.htm" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shopbop" class="link ">Shopbop</a>

Carhartt WIP Sonora Overalls


Size Range: XS-L

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Carhartt WIP Sonora Overalls, $, available at Shopbop
<h2>Madewell Stovepipe Overalls in Cosman Wash</h2><br><strong>Size Range: XXS-XL</strong><br><br><em>Shop <strong><a href="https://www.madewell.com/stovepipe-overalls-in-cosman-wash-MC466.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Madewell" class="link ">Madewell</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Madewell</strong> Stovepipe Overalls in Cosman Wash, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.madewell.com%2Fstovepipe-overalls-in-cosman-wash-MC466.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Madewell" class="link ">Madewell</a>

Madewell Stovepipe Overalls in Cosman Wash


Size Range: XXS-XL

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Madewell Stovepipe Overalls in Cosman Wash, $, available at Madewell
<h2>Free People Dickies Relaxed Overalls</h2><br><strong>Size Range: XS-L</strong><br><br><em>Shop<a href="https://www.freepeople.com/shop/dickies-relaxed-overalls" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Free People" class="link "><strong> Free People</strong></a></em><br><br><strong>Dickies</strong> Dickies Relaxed Overalls, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.freepeople.com%2Fshop%2Fdickies-relaxed-overalls%2F%3Fcolor%3D010%26type%3DREGULAR%26quantity%3D1" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Free People" class="link ">Free People</a>

Free People Dickies Relaxed Overalls


Size Range: XS-L

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Dickies Dickies Relaxed Overalls, $, available at Free People
<h2>ModCloth x Collectif Enchanted Meadows Embroidered Overalls</h2><br><strong>Size Range: 0-26 </strong><br><br><em>Shop<strong><a href="https://www.modcloth.com/shop/bottoms/collectif-modcloth-x-collectif-enchanted-meadows-embroidered-overalls-in-navy/176083.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ModCloth" class="link "> ModCloth</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>ModCloth x Collectif</strong> ModCloth x Collectif Enchanted Meadows Embroidered Overalls, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fmodcloth.com%2Fcollections%2Fcollectif%2Fproducts%2Fmodcloth-x-collectif-enchanted-meadows-embroidered-overalls-navy" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ModCloth" class="link ">ModCloth</a>

ModCloth x Collectif Enchanted Meadows Embroidered Overalls


Size Range: 0-26

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ModCloth x Collectif ModCloth x Collectif Enchanted Meadows Embroidered Overalls, $, available at ModCloth
<h2>ASOS DESIGN Curve denim overalls in washed black</h2><br><strong>Size Range: 14-24</strong><br><br><em>Shop <strong><a href="https://www.asos.com/us/asos-curve/asos-design-curve-denim-overalls-in-washed-black/prd/21607651" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ASOS" class="link ">ASOS</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>ASOS DESIGN</strong> ASOS DESIGN Curve denim overalls in washed black, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.asos.com%2Fus%2Fasos-curve%2Fasos-design-curve-denim-overalls-in-washed-black%2Fprd%2F21607651" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ASOS" class="link ">ASOS</a>

ASOS DESIGN Curve denim overalls in washed black


Size Range: 14-24

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ASOS DESIGN ASOS DESIGN Curve denim overalls in washed black, $, available at ASOS
<h2>Warp + Weft BDU PLUS - OVERALL </h2><br><strong>Size Range: 1XL-3XL</strong><br><br><em>Shop<strong> <a href="https://warpweftworld.com/collections/bdu-plus-overall/products/bdu-plus-overall-mesa" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Warp + Weft" class="link ">Warp + Weft</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Warp + Weft</strong> BDU PLUS - OVERALL, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwarpweftworld.com%2Fproducts%2Fbdu-plus-overall-mesa" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Warp + Weft" class="link ">Warp + Weft</a>

Warp + Weft BDU PLUS - OVERALL


Size Range: 1XL-3XL

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Warp + Weft BDU PLUS - OVERALL, $, available at Warp + Weft
<h2>Urban Outfitters BDG Baggy Denim Overall</h2><br><strong>Size Range: XS-L</strong><br><br><em>Shop <strong><a href="https://www.urbanoutfitters.com/shop/bdg-baggy-denim-overall" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Urban Outfitters" class="link ">Urban Outfitters</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>BDG</strong> Baggy Denim Overall, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.urbanoutfitters.com%2Fshop%2Fbdg-baggy-denim-overall" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Urban Outfitters" class="link ">Urban Outfitters</a>

Urban Outfitters BDG Baggy Denim Overall


Size Range: XS-L

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BDG Baggy Denim Overall, $, available at Urban Outfitters
<h2>Levi's Pride Liberation Shortalls </h2><br><strong>Size Range: XS-2XL</strong><br><br><em>Shop<strong><a href="https://www.levi.com/US/en_US/premium/levis-pride-liberation-shortalls/p/A00530000" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Levi's" class="link "> Levi's</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Levi's</strong> Pride Liberation Shortalls, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.levi.com%2FUS%2Fen_US%2Fpremium%2Flevis-pride-liberation-shortalls%2Fp%2FA00530000" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Levi's" class="link ">Levi's</a>

Levi's Pride Liberation Shortalls


Size Range: XS-2XL

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Levi's Pride Liberation Shortalls, $, available at Levi's
<h2>SLINK JEANS Distressed Overalls</h2><br><strong>Size Range: 14-22</strong><br><br><em>Shop <strong><a href="https://www.nordstromrack.com/s/slink-jeans-distressed-overalls/n3534874" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link ">Nordstrom Rack</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Slink Jeans</strong> Distressed Overalls(Plus Size), $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fslink-jeans-distressed-overalls%2Fn3534874%3Fcolor%3DTESSA" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link ">Nordstrom Rack</a>

SLINK JEANS Distressed Overalls


Size Range: 14-22

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Slink Jeans Distressed Overalls(Plus Size), $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<h2>Outerknown Voyage Overalls</h2><br><strong>Size Range: XS-XL</strong><br><br><em>Shop</em><strong><em> <a href="https://www.outerknown.com/products/voyage-overalls-salt?variant=31170661416983" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Outerknown" class="link ">Outerknown </a></em></strong><br><br><strong>Outerknown</strong> Voyage Overalls, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.outerknown.com%2Fproducts%2Fvoyage-overalls-salt%3Fvariant%3D31170661416983" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Outerknown" class="link ">Outerknown</a>

Outerknown Voyage Overalls


Size Range: XS-XL

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Outerknown Voyage Overalls, $, available at Outerknown
<h2>Universal Standard Casey Overall </h2><br><strong>Size Range: 00-40</strong><br><br><em>Shop<strong><a href="https://www.universalstandard.com/products/casey-classic-denim-overalls-dark-indigo" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Universal Standard" class="link "> Universal Standard</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Universal Standard</strong> Casey Classic Denim Overalls, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.universalstandard.com%2Fproducts%2Fcasey-classic-denim-overalls-dark-indigo" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Universal Standard" class="link ">Universal Standard</a>

Universal Standard Casey Overall


Size Range: 00-40

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Universal Standard Casey Classic Denim Overalls, $, available at Universal Standard
<h2>Alex Mill Ollie Overall in Upcycled Denim</h2><br><strong>Size Range: XS-XL</strong><br><br><em>Shop<strong><a href="https://www.alexmill.com/collections/all-womens/products/ollie-overall-in-upcycled-denim-in-golden-khaki" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Alex Mill" class="link "> Alex Mill</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Alex Mill</strong> Ollie Overall in Upcycled Denim, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.alexmill.com%2Fcollections%2Fall-womens%2Fproducts%2Follie-overall-in-upcycled-denim-in-golden-khaki" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Alex Mill" class="link ">Alex Mill</a>

Alex Mill Ollie Overall in Upcycled Denim


Size Range: XS-XL

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Alex Mill Ollie Overall in Upcycled Denim, $, available at Alex Mill
<h2>Anthropologie Pilcro Painters Denim Overalls</h2><br><strong>Size Range: 25-32, 24P-32P, 16W-26W</strong><br><br><em>Shop<strong><a href="https://www.anthropologie.com/shop/pilcro-painters-denim-overalls2" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Anthropologie" class="link "> Anthropologie</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Pilcro</strong> Pilcro Painters Denim Overalls, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.anthropologie.com%2Fshop%2Fpilcro-painters-denim-overalls2" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Anthropologie" class="link ">Anthropologie</a>

Anthropologie Pilcro Painters Denim Overalls


Size Range: 25-32, 24P-32P, 16W-26W

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Pilcro Pilcro Painters Denim Overalls, $, available at Anthropologie
<h2>LACAUSA Cézanne Overalls</h2><br><strong>Size Range: XS-XL</strong><br><br><em>Shop<strong><a href="https://www.lacausaclothing.com/collections/all/products/cezanne-overalls-navy?variant=7381320368151" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:LACAUSA" class="link "> LACAUSA</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Cézanne</strong> Cézanne Overalls, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lacausaclothing.com%2Fcollections%2Fall%2Fproducts%2Fcezanne-overalls-navy%3Fvariant%3D7381320368151" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:LACAUSA" class="link ">LACAUSA</a>

LACAUSA Cézanne Overalls


Size Range: XS-XL

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Cézanne Cézanne Overalls, $, available at LACAUSA
<h2>Toad & CO Molera Shorteralls</h2><br><strong>Size Range: XS-XL</strong><br><br><em>Shop <strong><a href="https://www.toadandco.com/products/molera-shorteralls-chai?variant=32689510121520#" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Toad & Co" class="link ">Toad & Co</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Toad and Co</strong> Molera Shorteralls, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.toadandco.com%2Fproducts%2Fmolera-shorteralls-chai%3Fvariant%3D32689510121520" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Toad and Co" class="link ">Toad and Co</a>

Toad & CO Molera Shorteralls


Size Range: XS-XL

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Toad and Co Molera Shorteralls, $, available at Toad and Co
<h2>Revolt Vintage 1990s Garment Dyed Shortalls</h2><br><strong>Size Range: S-L</strong><br><br><em>Shop<strong><a href="https://www.etsy.com/listing/810927916/revolt-vintage-1990s-garment-dyed-rust" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Etsy" class="link "> Etsy</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>MilkBlossomBoutique</strong> Revolt Vintage 1990s Garment Dyed Rust, Navy, Plum Overalls Retro Dungaree, Durable Multi-Pocket Romper, Outdoor Workwear Shortalls, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.etsy.com%2Flisting%2F810927916%2Frevolt-vintage-1990s-garment-dyed-rust" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Etsy" class="link ">Etsy</a>

Revolt Vintage 1990s Garment Dyed Shortalls


Size Range: S-L

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MilkBlossomBoutique Revolt Vintage 1990s Garment Dyed Rust, Navy, Plum Overalls Retro Dungaree, Durable Multi-Pocket Romper, Outdoor Workwear Shortalls, $, available at Etsy
<h2>Rowen Rose Faux Leather Jumpsuit</h2><br><strong>Size Range: FR34-FR44</strong><br><br><em>Shop<strong> <a href="https://www.net-a-porter.com/en-us/shop/product/rowen-rose/faux-leather-jumpsuit/1290026" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Net-A-Porter" class="link ">Net-A-Porter</a></strong></em><br><br><strong>Rowen Rose</strong> Faux leather jumpsuit, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.net-a-porter.com%2Fen-us%2Fshop%2Fproduct%2Frowen-rose%2Ffaux-leather-jumpsuit%2F1290026" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Net-A-Porter" class="link ">Net-A-Porter</a>

Rowen Rose Faux Leather Jumpsuit


Size Range: FR34-FR44

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Rowen Rose Faux leather jumpsuit, $, available at Net-A-Porter

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