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Ask CF: What are the Best Ways to Style Rompers for Spring?

Get inspired with these cute romper looks!
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Woman, walking in a greenhouse, wearing a long-sleeved off-white romper with a pink and green floral print and open tie front

Feminine and fun.

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Hi CF!

I need some fashion inspo re: cute, unique, feminine rompers for spring. With the weather warming up, I can’t wait to add a few new faves to my closet!

Thanks!
- Romperstiltskin

Our Response

Dear Romperstiltskin,

First of all, great nickname! Secondly, as the days are just starting to get warmer, it's the perfect time to go looking for cute romper styles -- this year in particular, it seems, as brands seem to be especially enthused about embracing the romper's practical-yet-carefree aesthetic.

For inspiration regarding some fun and feminine romper styles, as well as how to wear them, just keep scrolling! 

Romper Outfit #1   

Blue-and-white-striped cap-sleeve button-up romper with white eyelet on upper left half, white eyelet upper right pocket, and self-tie belt; gold drop earrings with cobalt-blue beaded balls, gold open cuff bradelet with pearls on either end, round woven beige straw bag with cognac-brown faux-leather piping, strap, and zipper pull; white cat-eye sunglasses with dark gray lenses, coral-red slide sandals with pom-poms and fringe

Products: Romper - Zara, Earrings - Sole Society, Bracelet - Baublebar, Bag - Sole Society, Sunglasses - ZeroUV, Sandals - Sole Society

This breezy and quirky outfit is great for hot spring and summer days, and is easy to simply throw on and go! To get it, start off by putting on a unique stripe-and-eyelet romper with a flattering self-tie waist. 

Next, slip into a pair of bright coral-red sandals, whose warm color provides the perfect contrast for the romper's cooler tones. Retro-inspired cat-eye sunnies (especially in white!) are super trendy this season, so put on a pair to shield your eyes from the sun.

Beaded drop earrings and a pearl cuff bracelet are the perfect way to accessorize this look without distracting from the romper, while a woven bag provides the perfect finishing touch.

Romper Outfit #2

Red short-sleeved button-up romper with collar, white polka dots, and side pockets, gold huggie hoop earrings with small dangling stars with pavé clear stones, bright blue bandana with white nautical design, light blue-and-white striped satchel bag with faux-leather beige top-handles, cross-body strap, and fringe detail; gold metal claw clip, round gold aviator sunglasses with medium-brown lenses and tortoise-patterned ear pieces, white, turquoise, muted yellow, and brown beaded adjustable gold bracelet with gold bar beads; blush-pink sneakers with red, blue, green, and pale pink floral embroidery sneakers and tan detail at back, as well as red, blue, and green scalloped detail at sides near laces

Products: Romper - Modcloth, Earrings - Bloomingdale's, Bandana - Madewell, Bag - Sole Society, Hair Clip - Urban Outfitters, Sunglasses - Nordstrom Rack, Bracelet - Madewell, Sneakers - Saks (more sizes here)

If it's a whimsical look you're after, then this red-and-white polka-dot romper is for you! In keeping with its vintage vibes, tie a bandana around your neck, and add a pair of round aviator sunglasses.  

Pick up a preppy striped bag, and put on a pair of beautiful embroidered sneakers for a dose of sophistication.

Delicate jewelry -- like these pretty star-drop hoops and this cute beaded bracelet -- is an easy way to accessorize the outfit. Lastly, pull your hair back in a ponytail, half-ponytail, or bun using an of-the-moment gold claw clip. 

Romper Outfit #3

Gen-Z yellow halter-neck romper with ruffles at bottom, black ponte knit boyfriend blazer, beige woven envelope clutch with embroidered beige dots, beige suede ankle-strap stiletto sandals, large gold hoops with small dangling clear stones, set of three stackable gold rings with butterflies and clear stones, gold cuff bracelet with medium pink ellipse-shaped stones, pale pink opaque rounded-square-shaped stone, and clear round stone, Colourpop Super Shock Highlighter in "Lunch Money," a pale gold shade; Colourpop Lippie Stix Lipstick in "Heart On," a bright fuchsia shade

Products: Romper - Revolve, Blazer - Zappos, Clutch - The Outnet, Heeled Sandals - DSW, Earrings - Revolve, Ring Set - Kate Spade, Bracelet - Revolve, Highlighter - Colourpop, Lipstick - Colourpop

Though they might not be the first thing to come to mind when you think of the word "dressy," rompers are actually a great alternative to your standard going-out dress/skirt ensemble. Not only are they super-comfortable to wear, but they are also more easily dressed down for day, so you get twice the wear out of them!

For this look, I decided to pair a drool-worthy Gen-Z Yellow romper with a timeless black boyfriend blazer that can also be worn with a wide variety of other pieces as well. Next, I added a simple pair of beige stiletto ankle-strap sandals, as well as a chic woven polka-dot clutch.

Large gold hoops with dangling stones give off a slightly boho vibe -- as does this adorable butterfly ring set. A sparkly cuff bracelet is in keeping with the romper's elegant look; lastly, if you want to stand out in a memorable yet classy way, add a swipe of vibrant fuchsia lipstick and some glowy pale gold highlighter to complete the outfit. 

I hope that these outfits have provided you with lots of inspiration regarding cute romper styles and how to wear them.  Thanks for your question! 

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What do you think?

Where do you like to shop for pretty and unique rompers?  How do you plan on wearing rompers this Spring?  Would you wear a romper on a night out?

Let me know in the comments!

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