Whether you acquired that sweater from your big brother, your dad, or you're "borrowing" it from your boyfriend, it's clear: The men's-inspired sweater is an absolute fall staple. And really, there's no reason you can't wear it (almost) everyday. Yes, we're giving you the green light to outfit-repeat by copying our three easy oversized-sweater ensemble iterations. From a night out to a weekend in — there's no wrong occasion for feeling comfortable and looking polished.
Play Up The Masculine Vibe
A great way to maximize your men's sweater is, well, to play up the masculine throughout your entire look. We love the boxy-on-boxy combination of an oversized sweater and boyfriend jeans. Add to the mix a sleek cap, red lips, and loafers and you've got a knock-around weekend look with serious style perspective.
Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick, $28, available at Sephora; Hat Attack Leather Baseball Cap, $98, available at Intermix; Slowear Zanone Wool and Yak-Blend Crew Neck Sweater, $435, available at Mr Porter; Edyson 'Soho' Relaxed Boyfriend Jeans, $43.57, available at Nordstrom; Quicksilver Blazer, $35.40, available at Quicksilver; Rachel Comey Fidelio Ring Loafers, $425, available at Shopbop.
Keep It Sleek For Work
An oversized sweater immediately evokes ease and comfort. But that doesn't mean you can't sneak it in to your office wear, too. Swap your button-down blouse out for the knit piece for an instant cold-weather upgrade. Just make sure to keep the rest of the outfit super polished to balance it out.
Forever 21 Funky Geo Earrings, $4.80, available at Forever 21; Helmut Lang Boxy Stage Blazer, $322.50, available at La Garconne; Slowear Zanone Wool and Yak-Blend Crew Neck Sweater, $435, available at Mr Porter; Time's Arrow Jo Leather Tote Bag With Pocket, $765, available at Neiman Marcus; Nic+Zoe Down To Earth Ankle Pant, $128, available at Nic+Zoe; Zara Asymmetric Suede Court Shoe, $89.90, available at Zara.
Dress It Up For A Night Out
As the temps drop, you're gonna want to stay sexy and warm when you go out for the night. The oversized sweater is an unexpected but perfect way to achieve this look. Since you're going big on top, go micro on bottom with a bright mini and killer boots. It keeps the look feminine and party-ready.
Opening Ceremony Crackle Mini Skirt, $475, available for pre-order on Moda Operandi; Cheap Monday Squeeze Clutch, $50, available at Nasty Gal; Guess Finlay Lace-Up Buckle Booties, $169, available at Guess; H&M Biker Jacket, $59.95, available at H&M; Slowear Zanone Wool and Yak-Blend Crew Neck Sweater, $435, available at Mr Porter; Deepa Gurnani Stone Statement Necklace, $298, available at Shopbop.