We like the trend of the oversized shirt and we cannot lie!
We like them for their loose structure, their simplicity and most of all the ample amount of styling creativity they give us.
With the onset of summer season, our hands are reaching for those loose and baggy garments. Be it a t-shirt or shorts or even a shirt. Especially a shirt from our dad’s, brother’s or our boyfriend’s wardrobe.
And that is how the oversized shirts came to be when the population began to realize that feminine style can be expressed in XXL as well. ‘The Shirt’ has progressed beyond the boardroom to become a casual wear staple now.
There are numerous ways you can play around with an oversized shirts. So here I am going to be giving you the popular ways to style the oversized shirt.
Let’s proceed step by step.
OVERSIZED SHIRT + LEGGINGS
Pairing your large shirt with a pair of leggings is the most simple yet stylish way to dress. It creates the right balance with skinny at the bottom and loose at the top. Here are some ways you accentuate your shape in this look.
OVERSIZED SHIRT + SKIRT
Long or short, it doesn’t matter. Here is how you can pair your large shirt along with skirts of any length.
For those of you in love with short skirts, I haven’t forgotten about you.
“ Little Tip :- You can swap the footwear for the above 2 looks. Pair the leather or suede boots with the denim skirt and the roman sandal with the tennis skirt.”
Would you like to know more ways to style a tennis skirt? This feature shall help you.
For those whose hearts favor colors and patterns. These 2 looks are just what you need for that brunch outing.
OVERSIZED SHIRT + SKINNY JEANS
For those days when we don’t feel like using too much of our brain to plan our outfit, by default we end up choosing a shirt with skinny jeans. Here is how you can look effortlessly stylish in your ‘skinnies’.
If it’s got the Ex- Duchess wearing it, there must be something very right about it.
Not sure about tucking in? That is alright, we have got styles to wear the shirt as is.
For the workplace, casual ensemble, take inspiration from these 2 looks.
OVERSIZED SHIRT + SHORTS
Nothing says comfort like shorts and a shirt. The best part about this duo is that no matter how short your shorts are, your oversized shirt has got your back, pun intended!
Let’s check out some styles you could adapt with your shirt and shorts.
For all you denim lovers.
For all you leather heads out there, here are some styles for you as well.
OVERSIZED SHIRT + BIKER SHORTS
Ever since we saw Princess Diana in biker shorts it has become a separate style category altogether. Biker shorts have moved from athletic wear to street style wear.
So, here are styles you can do with your oversized shirt especially if you are not into biking.
OVERSIZED SHIRT + BAGGY PANTS
I know what you’re thinking, Baggy on Baggy? won’t that make you look baggy as we11?
Not if you wear it the right way. Take inspiration from these looks to nail the oversized over baggy style, because LOOSE IS THE NEW COOL!
Looking in the direction away from jeans, here are other baggy pants you can opt for.
Continuing with the Baggy streak, the next look is for all you unconventional and experimental people out there.
STYLING THE OVERSIZED SHIRT DRESS
Adorn your shirt as a dress. Yes, you heard me.
The ‘shirt dress’ made its first debut in the 1920s as a post-war rebellion against tight dresses and corsets. It has now turned into a lasting and possible classic trend.
Wary of feeling too exposed, we have got you covered with these styles you can adopt to make you less wary.
If you feel confident enough about wearing the shirt but want to give all that volume some shape. These styles will tell you how.
Looking for trendy and unique corsets? Shop here for corsets you will want.
PLUS SIZE OVERSIZED SHIRT
This is for all the curvy women out there who are equally eager to take on the oversized shirt trend.
These are a few style inspirations just for you.
BONUS – 2021 OVERSIZED SHIRT
It is the oversized shirt of this season. Most coveted fashion piece made specifically for the summer seasons.
Introducing the “Wide-Sleeve Oversized Shirt“. Wear them with jeans, shorts or just over your bikini set and it shall continue to stay trendy.
Let me list out a few styles you can try on. For more do visit https://editorialist.com.
Get some closet space ready for those oversized shirts you’re going to be buying. I know I want one after reading through this.
This simple and stylish piece is here to stay.
I would like to turn it over to you. Let me know in the comments which of these styles appealed to you.
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