An Oversized Guide To The Best Oversized Sweaters

Name a more iconic winter duo than Lenny Kravitz and his giant scarf. (We’ll wait.) The memorable photo of the singer strolling down a city street wearing a colossal scarf exudes excess — and the memes it inspired will live on forever. In a similar fashion, oversized sweaters are exaggerated, low-key dramatic, and most of all, comfortable to the core. And, since winter is here to stay for a while, we took a page out of Lenny’s book and went on the hunt for some big-time, rockstar knits in silhouettes that envelope the body.
The comfort of a roomy sweater is undeniable. Whether it’s hand-knit by your grandma or the byproduct of some hasty weekend retail therapy, a wearable tent of snuggly softness is worth trying on for size. Plus, nothing looks better when you’re curled up by a warm fire with a cup of hot cocoa (not that we’re actually suggesting any pre-orchestrated “in the moment” Instagram captures). So, let's get down to the knitty-gritty with 33 of the comfiest oversized sweaters ahead — each handily broken down by style category from fisherman to balloon sleeve and beyond.
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