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This Japan Street Style Trend Is Huge — Literally

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    Fit is everything. It’s a phrase we’ve heard from stylists, designers, and generally everyone who’s particular about the contents of their closet. But fit and being fitted are two very different ideas in fashion. Just ask anyone who doesn't subscribe to the notion that flattering equals slimming — or, in this case, the women we've been style stalking on the streets of Japan.

    Admittedly, we've been keeping a closer eye on what's happening street-side across the pond world since WEAR launched in the States this summer. While we instantly noticed a surprising (although really shocking) shared interest in athleisure and vintage Levi's, it's mostly become clear that clothing sizes mean zilch for many of Japan's style savants. And it's a philosophy that we're keen to keep in mind.

    In the photos ahead, too baggy, too long, and generally too much are actually right on the mark. Click on for 10 examples that prove bigger is radder.

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    The Oversized Tee
    Feels far cooler than your run-of-the-mill jeans-and-T-shirt pairing, no?

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    The Oversized Coat
    It's the perfect accompaniment to other bulky basics. Like your hoodies, for example.

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    The Oversized Ruffle
    We love daytime drama. And we're not talking soap operas.

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    The Oversized Basket
    Sure basket bags are quite au courant, but we're partial to ones that actually allow you to carry a picnic with you.

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    The Oversized Separates
    You can balance an oversized piece with something slimmer. Or, you know, don't.