‘Why is this tiny piece of clothing SO expensive?’ You’ll find this statement very familiar if you’ve gone shopping for yourself with a guy friend even once. But hey! They’re not wrong in feeling so. Especially because the similar striped sweater that you own, he bought for much cheaper from the men’s section. Well, cheap clothes are not the only reason to check out men’s wear. Here are 10 fashion things women should buy in men’s section. Who knew you were looking for these essentials in the wrong section?!
1. An Oversized Sweater
Winters are incomplete and not as fashionable without uber cute and comfy sweaters. Instead of trying to find the *perfect* oversized sweater for yourself in your section, head to the men’s wear and you’ll find one so easily! You’ll find good quality ones that aren’t too expensive. Double bonus!
POPxo Recommends: Striped Round Neck Sweater (Rs 1,100)
2. *Real* Boyfriend Jeans
This is one trend that took everybody by storm, including our favourite Bollywood celebs! But why buy these from the women’s section when you can get the real ones with a much better fit at the men’s? Get yourself a pair of loose jeans you’ll absolutely love!
POPxo Recommends: Regular Fit Jeans (Rs 2,250)
3. Flannel Shirts To Layer up
Love layering? If yes, you’re literally going to start living in the flannel shirts you get at the men’s section. Not only are they much cheaper, but you also get great variety in colours and they’re all oversized! Go get one and throw it over your fave tank or dress to layer like a fashion pro!
POPxo Recommends: Plaid Casual Shirt (Rs 638)
4. Men’s Wrist Watch!
Wearing oversized watches is a trend that’s been around for a while. What’s better than a men’s wrist watch to make the job easier for you? You can take it to your jeweller to get the band size adjusted. Trust us ladies, you’re going to look like an absolute girl boss wearing one!
POPxo Recommends: Metal Chronograph Watch (Rs 1,289)
5. Comfortable Sweatshirts
Sweatshirts are a winter essential we can’t do without! The easiest thing to do on a cold Monday morning is to slip into your coziest and comfiest sweatshirt. And you’ll find exactly that in the men’s section. To top it all up, it’ll be oversized too! Nobody will know if you’re wearing your bedtime clothes underneath it! ;)
POPxo Recommends: Navy Blue Printed Hoodie (Rs 1,000)
6. Tank Tops
It’s a little hard to find tank tops that aren’t too fitted in your own section, so why not head over to the men’s section for them? For those of you who love wearing loose tank tops with distressed denims or shorts, you know where to go. Wear pretty bralettes under it to look mega cute!
POPxo Recommends: Navy Blue Tank Top (Rs 498)
7. Basic T-Shirts
Image: Kylie Jenner On Instagram
If you’ve been eyeing your boyfriend’s t-shirts lately, you must hit the men’s section for them! You’ll find some really cute prints, ranging from florals to combat. The tomboyish prints will be a refreshing change in your wardrobe. Wear an oversized tee over leggings or even wear it as a dress a la the Kardashians-Jenner clan.
POPxo Recommends: Printed Round Neck T-Shirt (Rs 1,495)
8. Thick Socks For The Deadly Winter
Who doesn’t need long and cozy socks to stay warm during the winters? You’ll find some really cheap and thick socks in the men’s section for yourself. You may not find cute prints like the ones you’ll find in your own section, but they’ll definitely do their job well.
POPxo Recommends: Pack Of 3 Multicoloured Socks (Rs 399)
9. Button Down Shirts
If you’re not too fond of the seams that make women’s shirts look more fitted, then you should totally be trying out men’s shirts. The fit won’t be too casual as the shirt will not be oversized. You can fold up the sleeves and pair it with leggings for a comfortable look. Add a belt to cinch your waist and give it a stylish twist.
POPxo Recommends: Pink Slim Fit Shirt (Rs 1,000)
Again, for better variety and comfier fit, you need to ditch the sweatpants you find in your own department! Sweatpants are meant to be comfortable and slightly baggy. To find ones that you’ll never want to take off, head to the men’s section right now!
POPxo Recommends: Grey Track Pants (Rs 1,400)
We hope you head to the men’s section to buy all these fashion staples next time!
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Published on Oct 20, 2016