How To Style Oversized Dresses With These 10 Uber Stylish Pieces!

How To Style Oversized Dresses With These 10 Uber Stylish Pieces!

This story was updated in February 2019.

Supersizing does not limit to just french fries! This season we bear witness to the oversized look making a comeback in our favourite collections. The appeal of this trend lies in the comfort that it provides, while making you look like such a badass!

The oversized look can be tricky to get right. Too much volume can make you look bulky and careless while too little will not showcase the style properly. Here are some tips for you on how to wear the trend!


Also Read Different Ways To Style Oversized Tshirts

Nail The Oversized Trend With These 10 Amazing Pieces

No longer do you need to sift through tutorials on how to wear oversized shirts or dresses, for all your fashion inspo is right here!

1. The Denim Jacket

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When choosing the right oversized denim jacket, one must pay attention to two main details - the fullness of the sleeves and the length of the jacket. Pair your full sleeved jacket with a summer dress and chunky jewellery. For the lengthy denim jackets, throw them over your shorts or shift dresses and add sneakers to the mix!

POPxo Recommends: Ajio Denim Jacket With Bell Sleeves (Rs 2,499), Ajio Floral Embroidered Distressed Denim Jacket (Rs 3,999)

2. The Shirt Dress


Shirt dresses are super comfy but come with a risk of being too loosely fit sometimes. So on our guide for how to wear oversized shirts stylishly, we suggest you to pay attention to the shoulder fit as the dress shouldn't look droopy on the top! Add a slender belt and slide into casual footwear to accessorize the look.

POPxo Recommends: Forever 21 Black and White Striped Shirt Dress (Rs 1,199), All About You Navy Blue Solid Shirt Dress (Rs 1,899)

3. The Lumberjack Shirt

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Lumberjack shirts got their name from precisely the people involved in the profession of handling heavy machinery! They make going oversized so easy that you don’t even need to watch tutorials about how to wear oversized shirts to get the hang of them! All you need is to wear one with a pair of leggings to balance out the volume.

POPxo Recommends: Blue Flannel Checked Casual Shirt (Rs 1,499), Gingham Shirt With Embroidery (Rs 1,599)

4. The Flared Midi

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Midis are the perfect length to opt for when going for an oversized look. The flared A-line variety adds volume to the lower half, which you can balance out with a dainty halter neck top and stilettos. As part of our favourite hack on how to style oversized dress, you can even opt for a basic tee to sport a more casual look.

POPxo Recommends:  Beige Flared Skirt (Rs 2,499), Multicoloured Striped A-Line Skirt (Rs 1,750)

5. The Long Line Coat

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Wearing heavy jackets can instantly add bulk to your outfit but they may not always be the most feasible option. Instead, opt for a chic long line coat to be worn over your regular outfit. They add asymmetric lengths to the look and are breathable enough to be comfortable.

POPxo Recommends: Black Cotton Duster Coat (Rs 1,799), Oversized Longline Duster Coat (Rs 2,999)

6. The Big Bag


Accessories help out equally well with the trend. One such accessory is the big bag! From casual totes to more formal handbags, you can have your pick at the best picks of this season!

POPxo Recommends: Contrast Pleated Tote Bag (Rs 1.599), Round Handle Tote Bag (Rs 1,499)

7. The “Too Big For Your Face” Sunglasses


Make an exception to the rule of wearing sunglasses that frame your face! Oversized sunglasses are another such accessory that can be used to sport the oversized trend and we have the season’s best picks for you to try on!

POPxo Recommends: Tortoise Shell Cateye Sunglasses (Rs 999), Tinted Classic Sunglasses (Rs 999)

8. Chunky Sweaters

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Nothing speaks chic than some chunky, oversized sweaters! Pair them with jeggings or fitted jeans or maybe throw along a beanie to create a perfectly rested, yet chic look! The best part? You can pair them with both stilettos and shoes, so there’s a lot of variety to this look as well!

POPxo Recommends: Maroon Striped Sweater (Rs 3,490), Charcoal Self Design Sweater (Rs 2,199)

9. Palazzos To The Rescue


If you want to dip your feet into the oversized clothes trend but are a little wary of jumping right in, then palazzos are the perfect outfit for you to make a start! Pair them with your highest heels and crop top and we promise you will nail the look while looking ultra classy!

POPxo Recommends: Palazzo Pants With Knife Pleats (Rs 2,999), Pleat-Front Palazzos With Semi-Elasticated Waist (Rs 1,199)

10. T-Shirts All The Way


Now this one is an all-time classic. There is something about T-shirts that never fails to appeal the eye, and the best part, they look effortlessly chic! There so many ways when it comes to the question of how to wear oversized shirts stylishly, but are all-time favourite is to pair them with skinny jeans and shoes! However, if you want to go for an edgy look then you can also pair it with some plain shorts and sneakers!

POPxo Recommends: Boxy T-Shirt With Typographic Print (Rs 399), Satin T-Shirt Dress With Typography (Rs 1,499)

So what are you waiting for? Experiment with oversized pieces and get styling!