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The Bodysuit Is the Surprising Hero of Our Winter Wardrobe

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The cruel irony of winter dressing is that you often have to choose between looking stylish and staying warm. But as fashion's interest in the bodysuit increases, attaining both has never been so easy. On the spring 2016 runways, Balmain showcased monokinis with macramé cutouts, while Nina Ricci presented long-sleeved versions complete with fringe.

The seasonal versatility of these sleek one-pieces can't be denied. Not only has it become an ideal cold weather layering piece that won't add to the bulk, the bodysuit is just thin enough to pull off in the spring and summer as well. For a chic daytime look, try pairing the burnt-orange one from Free People (slide 5) with jeans and a thick blanket scarf, and for a night out, go for a shimmer mock-neck version like the one from Urban Outfitters (slide 9) to peek out from underneath a white fur coat. Shop our favorite bodysuit picks, from Reformation to For Love & Lemons, in our gallery above.