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Sorry painters, movers, and other home improvement types, but we're stealing your summer look: white denim overalls. We started seeing white overalls on the spring/summer 2016 runways (Adam Selman, Rosie Assoulin, and Erin Featherson offered a few of the best takes), and have been loving the many street style variations we've seen on the trend.
Aside from including two of summer's buzz words—"white" and "denim"—what makes white overalls a must-have for the season is the versatility of the piece. Rock one strap with a crop top on weekends or layer over a button-up blouse for the office. Go monotone with white underneath or add a pop of color in the form of brightly colored heels. Options for styling the look are honestly endless, especially when you consider the different fits available. In the gallery above, you'll find pairs with flared, straight, and distressed denim legs; structured shorts and loose-fitting cut-offs; jumpsuits with u-necks and overalls with button-front bibs. You won't regret picking up a pair (or three) as the trend doesn't seem to be going anywhere.