Clearly for playdates, these short sassy, one piece garments are great for late spring/summer fun. Good legs enhance, youth carries the banner. Only you know what’s appropriate and what you can get away with.

On-Trend Frills


Left: Oaxaca Embroidered Off-the-Shoulder Romper– Pour those margaritas! Put a flower in your hair! Fully lined woven rayon. Elasticized, off-the-shoulder ruffles flounce over the bodice with red embroidery. Elastic/tie waistline gives way to relaxed shorts. $52.00

Center: Mara Hoffman Embroidered Off-The-Shoulder Romper– Picture pretty and feminine. Embroidered overlay enhances. Almost hidden, ruffled short sleeves. Lined, pull-on rayon with self-tie waist elasticized at the back. $295.00

Right: American Rag Chambray Off-The-Shoulder Romper– For those who can’t part with denim. Elasticized off-the-shoulder neckline. Pull-on style. Scalloped, embroidered ruffle. Elasticized waist. Two side pockets. Ruffled hem. Machine washable Tencel.  On sale $34.99

Not Shown: 19 Cooper Off the Shoulder Red Romper– $86.00

Warm Prints

warm prints

Left: ASTR Bianca Halter Romper– The double top ruffle makes your waist look smaller. Halter neckline. Zipper at back; tie closure at back of neck and body. Lined viscose. Feminine. Also in solid red or black. $98.00

Center:Temperley London Nymph Tailoring Playsuit– Tailored and refined. Somehow dressier. Crafted from stretch cotton inspired by folksy chintz florals. Features softly gathered shorts. $650.00

Right: Kimchi Blue Meadow Smocked Bodice Romper– This one masquerades as a minidress. Soft, stretchy rayon knit with a fitted elastic smocked bodice and empire waist. High-rise relaxed-fit shorts. Bottom finished with side pockets. Machine washable. $59.00

Cool Prints


Left: ROXY Hooked on a Feeling Print Romper– Cute and easy. Back keyhole with button-and-loop closure. Sleeveless crewneck. Front slant pockets. Tie waist. Machine washable viscose $49.50

Center: Zoey Palm-Print Off-The-Shoulder Romper by Milly– A flirty little stretch cotton number with off-the-shoulder neckline, short sleeves with knot detail, elasticized waist. Pull-on style. $425.00

Right: XOXO Striped Side-Cut-Out Romper– Sleek and menswear sexy- V-neckline. Sleeveless; racerback styling Back zipper closure. Cutouts at waist. Allover stripe print.Two side pockets. Machine washable Linen/cotton. $69.00

Bright White


Left: Jessica Simpson Tie-Back Lace Romper– The illusion of purity. Round neckline. Cutaway shoulders. Self-tie closure at back neck; keyhole cutout. Blouson-style bodice. Lined Cotton/viscose/elastane. Machine washable. $89.50

Center: Ecote Gauzy Off-The-Shoulder Romper– A Lolita kind of seductive. Lightweight, gauzy fabric (machine washable) with a button-front, fitted bodice and high-rise, relaxed-fit shorts. Topped with an off-the-shoulder ruffle neckline. Finished with an elastic smocked bodice at the back for fit. $69.00

Right: J.O.A. Ruffle Shoulder Eyelet Romper– Boyfriend shorts with a girly top. Vintage-look woven eyelet fabrication; fitted bodice topped with a square neckline. Thick shoulder straps meet in a cross-back and feature capped ruffle detailing at the shoulders. High-rise shorts with banded waist and ruffle hems. Hidden zipper at the lower back. $90.00

Not Shown: Free People Summer Escape Overall Romper-$98.00

Not Shown: Oh My Love Waterlilly Off-The-Shoulder Ruffle Romper $79.00


Left: Kimchi Blue Printed Halter Romper – Cute and deceptively dress-like. Stretch-knit, washable rayon in a fit and flare silhouette. Plunging v-neckline and cut-in sides that show more than a little skin. Open racerback; high-rise short bottom with pleating at the waistline. $69.00

Center: Ecote Gauzy Crochet Strapless Romper – Sweet and flirty. Lightweight gauze fabric in a strapless silhouette with a defined elastic waistband (add colored belt). High-rise shorts bottom. Finished with a framing crochet ruffle accent at the neckline. $69.00

Right: BDG Cali Frayed Shortall Overall Frayed, stretch denim overall equipped with 5 pockets, a squared pocket apron chest and adjustable racerback straps that clasp at the front. Finished with low, open sides with button closures and asymmetrical frayed hems. Machine washable cotton. $59.00

The items featured in this article have been chosen by the editors of Woman Around Town simply because we like them and think you may, too. No advertising fees have been paid to Woman Around Town for this article.