Remember the halycon days when all-in-ones were reserved for babies, and fashion retailers didn't even have to worry about whether to categorise a jumpsuit under 'dresses' or 'trousers' on their website? 2009 seems like a long time ago, doesn't it? Fast-forward only a couple of years and playsuits and jumpsuits are huge news, and as a trend, they're going nowhere. The fad for all things 70s has bought back halter necks, wide legs, pussybow and cape detailing, while blue, pink and red are the hot colours to go for. Pick styles that look like dresses for an easier 'in' to the trend, or go all-out with a killer halter neck in bright red - the perfect alternative to a glam maxi dress. We've put together a gallery of some of CQ's favourite options from the virtual rails for Autumn 2011. Just add wedges (and thick tights once the Sun disappears) and your outfit is complete. Just don't blame us when you're shivering half-naked on the loo...we never said this look was practical!

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