#1: The oversized coat

Possibly the easiest way to jump on the oversized trend is to throw on a coat a couple of sizes bigger than your normal size. A puffer jacket like this one works well, and will also keep you warm and cosy. Keep it chic by pairing with on-trend accents like heeled, pointed boots and a pretty handbag.

Moncler quilted down coat, US$955 (S$1,268), www.net-a-porter.com
Leather ankle boots, $109, H&M
Fendi Kan I leather handbag, €2,500 (S$4,022), www.mytheresa.com

#2: Standout accessories

It’s easy to end up looking like you’re wearing your PJs when trying to rock slouchy, oversized clothing. One tip to avoid this is to pepper your look with some interesting, trendy accessories – like a pair of sunglasses or a cross body bag – so that you look ultra-stylish.

Harris Wharf London wool blazer, $693, www.farfetch.com
Polyester crossbody bag, $63.90, Topshop
Balenciaga acetate sunglasses, US$395 (S$525), www.modaoperandi.com

 

#3: Layer it up

Putting different pieces of varying colours, lengths and textures together can add lots of definition to your look so that you avoid looking too boring. Layer a long, thick scarf over your sweater and pants combo, and top it off with an oversized leather jacket.

Nylon scarf, $49.90, Zara
Balenciaga leather jacket, €3,450 (S$5,553), www.mytheresa.com
Givenchy leather and acrylic beanie, $350, www.farfetch.com

#4: A slouchy suit

One sure-fire way to do the oversized trend right is to don a trendy, slouchy suit. It looks elegant and effortless at the same time. Wear with pumps for a sophisticated vibe, or simple sneakers for a casual-cool attitude. Elevate the outfit with some posh accessories or pops of colour.

Michael Lo Sordo wool blazer, US$353 (S$469), www.net-a-porter.com
Michael Lo Sordo wool pants, US$500 (S$664), www.net-a-porter.com
Pu clutch bag, $56.90, Topshop

#5: Cinch the waist

To add a bit more of a structured silhouette to your oversized outfit, it’s a good idea to cinch the waist with a belt – this looks exceptionally good if you’re rocking a trench coat. Contrast the cinched waist with exaggerated balloon sleeves and flare pants.

Polyester trench coat, $54.95, H&M
Wood-blend earrings, $29.90, Mango
Jonathan Cohen viscose pants, US$980 (S$1,302), www.modaoperandi.com

#6: Classic pieces

Classic and timeless pieces can never go wrong, and they can keep your oversized look elegant and chic. Look on point with a roomy, cream turtleneck sweater, loose-fit bone-coloured pants, a checkered coat, a stylish bag and trendy white boots.

Acrylic jumper, $34.95, H&M
Cotton-blend coat, $116, Topshop
Pt01 polyester pants, $282, www.farfetch.com

#7: Pretty pastels

Make an oversized and slouchy look standout by going for eye-catching colours. Play matchy-matchy like in this case by marrying shades from the same family, such as pink and purple. Or do the opposite and go for clashing colours – either way, you won’t look boring for sure.

Cushnie et Ochs velvet jumpsuit, US$1,705 (S$2,265), www.net-a-porter.com
Max Mara cashmere coat, €2,485 (S$4,000), www.mytheresa.com
Leather sandals, $119, Zara

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