Fashion: Get a jump-start this season

Whether you’re dressing up or down, the jumpsuit is the ultimate easy-to-wear option and a transitional wardrobe essential


Known originally as a siren suit, the jumpsuit as a fashion item originated from the air raids and factory operations of the world wars, when women found themselves in need of more practical clothing. One of its many appealing qualities today is that it bypasses the toil of having to find complementary tops and bottoms: it’s an extremely versatile all-in-one.

Dress your jumpsuit up with a heel or down with a pair of runners. You ...