Sized Up

IMG_0288IMG_0292IMG_0352IMG_0278IMG_0304IMG_0388IMG_0262Details: H&M jeans || Urban Outfitters sweatshirt || Coach booties – similar || Forever 21 scarf

As comfortable as oversized pieces can be, it’s important to work the “frump” to your advantage. No one wants to appear sloppy and unfortunately, ill-fitting and less than form-fitting descriptions come with these purposely larger-made garments. Ugh, sometimes it can be such a struggle to find comfort without paying the price (literally and figuratively.)

In this case, pairing up with tighter/skinny jeans below the waist and adding emphasis on my height with a heel help combat the large sweatshirt top I refuse to take off – it’s just so damn comfortable. When it’s this cold out, snuggling in this baby is the only thing that makes going outside worthwhile. However what’s great with oversized pieces is the ability to layer multiple thin pieces underneath without appearing any larger up top. With the addition of a long styled scarf, this look appears more layered on the surface and hides any sign of multiple tees, worn underneath, from peeking out around the collar. Shop similar below:

 

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10 Comments

  • Reply Dawn Lucy January 13, 2015 at 7:50 am

    Super fun look. Love the way you balanced the oversized top with skinny jeans and heels. Adorable.
    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

  • Reply Christina Storm January 13, 2015 at 8:54 am

    I love this look! Ps- you have such beautiful, shiney hair!!
    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

  • Reply Saumya January 13, 2015 at 10:19 am

    I have the same ray bans and those coach booties are fabulous.
    Thanks for linking up at http://www.myriadmusings.net/2015/01/check-it-out-style-swap-tuesdays.html

  • Reply Julien Garman January 13, 2015 at 10:30 am

    You can really pull off the oversized sweatshirt look! It looks put together without looking sloppy thanks to the skinny jeans and boots.

    XO! Julien
    http://www.itsjulien.com

  • Reply molly c January 13, 2015 at 1:22 pm

    i love that scarf!

  • Reply Ashley Perez January 13, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    Loving this look!

  • Reply kellieharrison January 13, 2015 at 6:57 pm

    I love the contrast of light wash jeans and black.

  • Reply Leah January 14, 2015 at 7:52 am

    Love the scarf and booties!

    Eat Pray Wear Love

  • Reply Mai Tran January 19, 2015 at 1:59 am

    Oversized is on the rise, baby. THE ROW Oversize Cashmere/Silk Turtleneck Sweater is wonderful.

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