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9 Celebrity and Influencer-Approved Ways to Style an Oversized Sweater

9 Celebrity and Influencer-Approved Ways to Style an Oversized Sweater
IMAGE instagram/elissejosonn, sarahlahbati
It’s your ever reliable closet staple.

On those days when you just can’t be bothered to put together an outfit, an oversized sweater is your trusty companion. Sweaters have long been a reliable closet staple, what with their versatility when paired with other pieces in our closets. That, plus the comfort and warmth they provide. Besides its functionality, a sweater can easily transition into a fun layered accessory by wrapping it around your shoulders or waist.  

Oversized sweaters, in particular, allow one to fully bask in the comfort of the hefty fabric. Not only that but there's a myriad of ways to wear this piece to achieve the chicest lazy day OOTD. While its casual nature will undeniably give a laidback aura to an ensemble, that doesn’t mean you still can’t look polished and put together at the same time!

To give you some inspiration, we charted several celebrity and influencer-approved outfits featuring an oversized sweater. Check them out below! 


LOOK: Chic Ways to Wear an Oversized Sweater

1. Oversized Sweater + White Trousers + Pointed Pumps + Handbag + Sunglasses

Visiting colder climates naturally brings out all of our chunky knitted pieces. Case in point: During Kelsey’s trip to The City of Lights earlier this year, the Victoria’s Secret model channeled channel her inner Parisian with an oversized turtleneck sweater over a pair of slouchy white trousers. She chose to accessorize with touches of black by way of her pointed pumps, Chanel flap bag, and thick frames. 

kelsey merritt oversized sweater casual ootd
PHOTO BY instagram/kelseymerritt
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2. Oversized Sweater + Joggers + Chunky Sneakers

As described by Ida herself, her cozy ensemble comprising of an oversized sweater and matching joggers felt “like you didn’t leave your fluffy bed.” To stay in line with her casual aesthetic, she completed her look with a pair of white socks and chunky sneakers

ida anduyan oversized sweater casual ootd
PHOTO BY instagram/idaandu

3. Oversized Sweater + Leggings + Baseball Cap + Handbag

A quick shopping excursion calls for a comfy yet cute 'fit! Taking style cues from Elisse, the celebrity mom threw on an oversized lime green sweater over a pair of sage-hued leggings for a subtle green-on-green look. She finished off her athleisure ‘fit with a beige baseball cap, classic white Nike AF1s, and a silver handbag. 

elisse joson oversized sweater casual ootd
PHOTO BY instagram/elissejosonn


4. Oversized Sweater + Buttondown Top + Black Pants 

ICDYK, an oversized sweater also makes for a great layering piece! Showing us how it’s done is Mari who spent a chill day at home clad in an oversized cream sweater over a white collared shirt underneath. She chose to pair it with black pants for a nice contrast.


mari jasmine oversized sweater casual ootd
PHOTO BY instagram/marijasmine


5. Oversized Sweater + Midi Skirt

A sweater is a perfect way to add some texture to your OOTD! Just take it from Kyline who was seen here sporting a white chunky waffle knit sweater that exudes cozy vibes. The actress coupled this with a neutral-toned midi skirt with a thigh-high slit for a lowkey hubadera touch.

kyline alcantara oversized sweater casual ootd
PHOTO BY instagram/itskylinealcantara


6. Oversized Sweater + Midi Skirt + Bucket Hat

An easy way to incorporate a pop of color is by slipping on a bright-colored sweater! As seen here on Sofia, her ‘fit was all the more eye-catching thanks to her oversized fuchsia top partnered with a midi skirt. If you’re still too intimidated to rock such a vibrant hue, you can simply take the sweater off and wear a neutral top underneath.

sofia andres oversized sweater casual ootd
PHOTO BY instagram/iamsofiaandres


7. Oversized Sweater + Midi Skirt + Wedge Heels + Handbag

Who says a sweater is only meant for casual OOTDs? Here to convince us that this comfy staple can be part of an elevated ensemble is Lovi who partnered her oversized sweater with a thigh-baring white midi skirt. For her accessories, she went with apricot wedge heels that tie at the ankles and a Gucci handbag to carry all her essentials.

lovi poe oversized sweater casual ootd
PHOTO BY instagram/lovipoe


8. Oversized Sweater + Buttondown Top + Mini Skirt + Loafers + Sunglasses + Handbag

The light academia aesthetic has been making its rounds as of late. In case you need some catching up, this aesthetic is characterized by sweaters, button-downs, and pleated skirts. Hopping on the trend is Sarah who styled her oversized oat-colored sweater with a white button-down top peeking through underneath. She chose a black pleated mini skirt for her bottoms and tied her whole schoolgirl look together with a pair of chunky Prada loafers.

sarah lahbati oversized sweater casual ootd
PHOTO BY instagram/sarahlahbati


9. Oversized Sweater + Denim Jeans + Belt

Julia proves that you can never go wrong with pairing an oversized sweater with denim jeans! To break up the silhouette, she accessorized by adding a brown belt to her outfit.

julia barretto oversized sweater casual ootd
PHOTO BY instagram/juliabarretto
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