How to Style an Oversized Sweater 101

Big knit energy.

paris, france october 26 a passerby wears a pale purple mauve wool oversized pullover, a yellow and black skirt with printed patterns, a blue bag, on october 26, 2020 in paris, france photo by edward berthelotgetty images
(Image credit: Edward Berthelot)

A borrowed-from-the-boys, slouchy-fit sweater (opens in new tab) is as effortless as it is essential. This wardrobe must-have is as easily worn in the early days of fall (opens in new tab) as it is through the fluctuating temperatures of spring—meaning, endless outfit possibilities. Its wide variety of silhouettes, from perfect pullovers and chunky cable-knits to oversized tunics, can be styled with almost all the wardrobe essentials (opens in new tab) you already have hanging in your closet. Keep scrolling to be inspired by how some of favorite street style stars style their oversized knits all year long.

Taylor Ayers is a fashion editor at Marie Claire, covering the new editorial fashion trends, looks, and contemporary styles.