When we spotted Italian über-blogger Chiara Ferragni Insta-captioning the below outfit as her "summer uniform," we immediately understood why. There are few other such ultra-simple combinations that are so easy to assemble while remaining entirely on trend…
All you need are these two things as a base: a denim skirt (mini preferable, but we'll accept longer hemlines any day) and a black bodysuit. And those two items are pretty easy to come by on the high street and within designer echelons.
Chiara isn't alone in this discovery—only a few days ago did an American counterpart, Bella Hadid, join the crew. The two of them have accessorised the basic formula in order to suit their personalities (glam sunglasses and a Birkin bag for Chiara, bovver boots for Bella), and that's the crux of this two-step outfit's versatility. That, and the fact that slimline bodysuits help you stop needing to rearrange where your top and skirt meet every two seconds.
Balance out the flesh exposure with a long-sleeved bodysuit.
Your denim skirt doesn't have to be true-blue.
A choker style will make for a great night-out option.
You've probably got one of these vintage-inspired styles at the back of your closet, right?
This square neckline—and these spaghetti straps—nod neatly to the '90s trends too.
A-line denim silhouettes are the most universally flattering.
Channel the '80s supermodels in a plunging cut.