What if someone told you that in fact, the little black dress has had its day, would you believe them? In a controversial turn of events, recent red carpets have seen the fashion pack turning their noses up at the girl's best friend in lieu of its far racier cousin, the LBJ or little black jumpsuit. An imperceptible shift so slight, only the swiftest of fashion mavens saw it coming, for this party season ahead, it seems that this one-step solution is the fabulous floor-skimming, party piece of choice.
After much soul searching, it seems the style set might be on to something... Easy to wear, versatile, quick and open to interpretation, maybe it's time to take the leap and opt in for this party micro trend on the rise!
But, after years of searching for that perfect LBD that hides a multitude of sins - even after a 5-course meal, are we really ready to take the plunge and try this far more risky silhouette on behalf of our favourite tummy taming, party perfect LBD? Scouring the wild wild web in search of this season's most wearable and covetable jumpsuits to go, we take you through three lust-have jumpsuits for the season ahead.Balmain – pleated velvet jumpsuit
A waist cincher with luscious pleats that softly caress your curves, this floor length Balmain velvet jumpsuit is a classic piece that creates a hourglass silhouette. Embracing an era of elegance,this divine black velvet plissé design is an luxurious ode to refined dressing thanks to its gracious cummerbund empire waistband that adds a formal edge to a simple silhouette. As versatile as it is elegant, team it with open toed gold sandals and a glitzy clutch for an evening appropriate look.Zuhair Murad - sequinned lace jumpsuit
Dare to bare? This peek-a-boo lace and sequinned jumpsuit from Zuhair Murad is a sexy little number for the sartorially brave dresser. Leaving little to the imagination, its transparent body and dark opaque flared legs are an ornate and delicate trompe d'oeil of what lies beneath. Pair it with a luxurious lace teddy or body underneath and add strappy sandals and a glitter clutch for a look that's made for the spotlight.Zimmermann - Arcadia plunge jumpsuit
A retro influenced piece from the Cali brand, this 70s flared jumpsuit from Zimmermann is a young, fresh and sexy alternative to a floor length gown. Designed with a décolleté plunge line collar and braided lattice panels, this tear drop design is a versatile piece that can be paired with a pussy bow blouse for day, or thrown together with an OTT golden bib necklace for cocktail parties. Sculpt your silhouette and accessorize this curve-giving jumpsuit with detail gold embossed platform heels and geometric clutch bag.