An oversized fit has quickly become the more popular silhouette across all categories of clothing. At the forefront of this trend is the oversized hoodie; comfortable, versatile, and (extremely) steal-able by girlfriends, there is no denying that the oversized hoodie is here to stay, so you might as well learn how to style one.
Choosing the right oversized hoodie
Oversized hoodies differ in their fabric weights, colours and designs. The way you style it all depends on the hoodie. If you prefer a minimalist look, then you're best opting for a blank hoodie in a neutral colour such as black, white or grey. If you're looking for moire of a pop of colour, then be sure to check out our Owners' Club Hoodies, a bespoke collection of oversized hoodies with our bestselling Owners' Club print to the front and back. A standout look can be achieved with a graphic hoodie. The choice of hoodie will set the tone for the rest of your outfit, so be sure to choose one which reflects how you want to be perceived!
Choosing the right legwear
When looking to style an oversized hoodie, one of the main factors you must understand is that it will change your overall silhouette. Oversized and slouchy fits can make you look slightly shorter, so if this is something that you are conscious of, then choosing the right pair of pants is essential. By all means, an oversized hoodie with baggy jeans can look good, but just be aware that if you're smaller in stature or have a wider frame, it may make you look quite bulky. To avoid this, pair with some straight leg jeans, tailored pants, or 247 pants for a more streamlined overall silhouette.
Layering is an excellent way to add depth and texture to your outfit, with different colours and fabrics. Pairing your oversized hoodie with a denim jacket is a great way of structuring your fit for a more put-together look. Alternatively, layering with a puffer gilet is an excellent look which pulls in the shape of the hoodie to be more consistent throughout the body, whilst maintaining the overall oversized look.
Accessories can be used elevate your fit; they are great way of adding an extra touch of style or colour to your oversized hoodie outfit. Be sure to check out our New Era caps; a range of caps designed to elevate your style with any outfit. These caps come in a variety of shapes, designs and colours; all perfect for pairing with an oversized hoodie.
An oversized hoodie is one of the best pieces you can own. Often associated with laid back looks, this doesn't mean that it is a lazy garment to add to your outfit. If put together properly, styling an outfit with an oversized hoodie can lead to a clean and fashionable aesthetic.