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Best Oversized Sweaters


When you’re not in the mood to dress up or stuck on ideas of what to wear, then the oversized sweater is definitely your go-to piece. Oversized sweaters are everywhere right now, and has become a fashion favorite amongst the ladies. Almost all fashionista’s such as fashion editors, models and bloggers have been spotted rocking this timeless trend.

This wardrobe essential could be styled both up or down, and it could easily go anywhere from edgy chic to casual feminine.

How To Wear The Oversized Sweater

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When it comes to styling the oversized sweaters, for a more slimmer and less bulky effect it is best to balance out the proportions. Generally, the baggier the sweater, the more fitted the rest of the outfit needs to be. But if you want to try something different and more daring, take inspiration from the fashionista’s and team it with midi skirts and boyfriend jeans.

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Going with literally everything in your closets, skinny jeans, leggings and shorts are the most ideal options for a casual attire, while skirts such as pencil, mini and flowy full skirts are perfect for a dressier look.

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It’s very important that we choose the right oversized sweater for our figures, so to start you off, we’ve picked out four of the most popular and best oversized sweater styles, which includes the chunky knit, statement sweater, turtleneck and the v-neck. Each of these styles can be paired with anything and be glammed up or worn casually.

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The Oversized Chunky Knit

When the temperature drops, the chunky knit becomes your best friend. This wardrobe staple piece is not only comfortable, but also very trendy and super chic. It may be big, baggy and it may be a little unflattering at times, but trust us if you accessorize it and wear it the right way then it is possible to look elegant in one.

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ASOS Chunky Knit Sweater $51.85

If you’re looking for a more versatile oversized chunky knit which could take you everywhere from shopping, work and evening nights out, it’s always best to opt for a plain style.

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Denham Really Chunky Sweater – ASOS $250.01

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Stella McCartney Metallic Coated Cotton-Blend Sweater – Net-A-porter $1,265

Wear the chunky knit with a leather midi skirt for a bit of added edginess, and top it off with a pair of pointed stiletto heels for a look that is cool yet feminine. This combination is definitely stylish enough for day-to-night and perfect for the office too.

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Zara Oversized Cable Stitch Sweater $59.90

The Oversized Statement Sweater

It’s time to make a statement in an oversized graphic printed sweater, it’s fun, trendy and super cool. Slogan, food, cartoon characters and floral are just some of the popular prints people are sporting right now.

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United Couture Creep Creep Sweater – Nasty Gal $85LPD-NEW YORK-Team-Westwood-printed-cotton-blend-sweatshirt

LPD New York Team Westwood Printed Sweatshirt – Net-A-Porter $145

Oversized statement sweaters are a simple, comfy and cozy way to add an ‘oomph’ to your wardrobes. It’s a huge fashion favorite with the celebrities and fashionista’s.

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Reason Homies Sweatshirt $101.85

One of the most popular ways to rock this trend is to wear the oversized statement sweater with a pair of skinny or boyfriend jeans, and complete the outfit with a pair of strappy high heel sandals for an edgy yet chic ensemble. Or dress it up for the evening by wearing it tucked into a pencil skirt.

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Christopher Kane Lace-Paneled Sweatshirt $560

The Oversized Turtleneck Sweater

Oversized plus turtleneck, what more could you ask for? Necklines come and go, but a turtleneck sweater has earned it’s place as a classic. Oversized turtleneck sweaters are becoming increasingly popular as it helps to accentuate your cheekbones, but not only that, it could also make you look taller and slimmer.

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American Apparel Unisex Oversized Turtleneck Sweater $135

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Jil Sander Oversized Ribbed Cashmere Sweater $1,650

An oversized turtleneck would not only keep you ultra warm during the cooler weather, but it’s another style that would look simply amazing, whether you opt to go casual or sport it in the evening to a cute dinner date.

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Vila Oversize Knit With Leather Look Detail – ASOS $83.34

For a casual-chic daytime look, layer the oversized turtleneck with a blazer and team it with a pair of jeans or slightly cropped tailored pants, together with a pair of heels.

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Cameo Countdown Sweater – Nasty Gal $172

Oversized V-Neck Sweater

An oversized v-neck sweater are a must-have in every women’s closet. The loose flowy silhouette masks any stomach bulge that you don’t want on show, while the v-neckline draw the attention to the upper part of your body, making you feel more confident and most importantly more comfortable.

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ASOS Sweater with Deep V-Neck $55.56

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Donna Karen Casual Luxe Cotton-Blend Sweater – Net-A-Porter $795

The oversized v-neck sweater are unbelievably versatile, wear it with jeans, skirts and pants. For a simple and feminine look, if the sweater is oversized enough, wear it as a dress with tights and a thin belt to accentuate your curves.

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Maison Martin Margiela Oversized Wool Sweater $995

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Equipment Asher V-Neck Cashmere Sweater $288

No matter what your personal style is, there is definitely an oversized sweater to suit everyone!

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