Oversized shirts are très chic. And they’re even cooler when they smell of your guy. We show you how to wear the common blue shirt, giving you seven different ways you can make this piece truly your own. We reckon that if you’ve borrowed this piece, it’ll be on permanent loan.
No man? Whatevs — you’ll be shopping in the mens’ section by the time you scroll to the end.
Shirt used throughout: Italian cotton pinstriped shirt by A.P.C., €165 (S$263)
Heading to work in OL attire can be a disaster. But not if you’ve paired your man’s shirt with rust-coloured wide-leg pants and a printed blazer.
Blazer: Checkered double breasted blazer by Veronica Beard, S$955, via Farfetch
Pants: Cotton flared pants by Talbot Runhof, S$925, via Farfetch
Shoes: Leather court heels by Zara, S$99.90
Bag: Leather crossbody bag by Loewe, US$1,892 (S$2,581), via Matchesfashion
Bracelet: 24kt gold-plated bronze cuff by Alighieri, £640 (S$1,152)
Having brunch with your girlfriends after a hot Friday night? Wear a simple pinstriped shirt with printed shorts, adding texture and bright eye appeal to the overall look.
Shorts: Floral printed cotton shorts by Rhode Resort, £190 (S$340), via Net-a-Porter
Shoes: Flat leather mules with bow details by Zara, S$59.90
Bag: Bracelet leather and suede shoulder bag by Chloé, £615 (S$1,106), via Net-a-Porter
Earrings: Resin drop earrings by Marni, US$440 (S$599), via Moda Operandi
Sunglasses: Pearl embellished circle sunglasses by Charles & Keith, S$79.90
Heading to the stores? Loosely unbutton your shirt for a breezy approach (and also to showcase your gorgeous décolletage and fancy necklace). Pair with a little skirt and flats for comfort.
Skirt: Vegan leather mini skirt with cut-out details by Self-Portrait, US$265 (S$361), via Moda Operandi
Shoes: Leather slides by ATP Atelier, US$230 (S$313), via Moda Operandi
Bag: Suede clutch by Mansur Gavriel, S$1,150
Necklace: 18K gold-plated sterling silver necklace by Nalin Studios, €129 (S$205)
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Keep things simple with an uber-feminine skirt that balances the masculinity of the shirt. Throw on a (fashionable) fanny pack and voila, you’re ready for a day out together.
Skirt: Metallic velvet and chiffon pleated skirt by Sies Marjan, £965 (S$1,741), via Net-a-Porter
Shoes: Square toe leather mules by Marni, S$835, via Farfetch
Bag: Lizard effect leather belt bag by Wandler, £335 (S$604), via Net-a-Porter
Earrings: Gold plated coin earrings by Alighieri, S$797, via Farfetch
Heading to the beach to bask under the sun, or to a pool party on the weekend? Your boyfriend’s shirt is the best bikini cover-up.
Bikini: Colourblock one-piece swimsuit by Solid & Striped, US$170 (S$231), via Moda Operandi
Shoes: Leather strappy mid-heel sandals by ATP Atelier, US$360 (S$490), via Moda Operandi
Bag: Circle straw bag with top handle by Ashley Summer, S$89
Earrings: Asymmetrical coin earrings by Sonia Rykiel, S$554, via Farfetch
Sunglasses: Tinted sunglasses with cut detail by Topshop, S$39.90
Instead of a floor-length dress or a skirt, go bold with a pair of multi-coloured bell bottoms and killer accessories.
Pants: Printed brocade pants by Dolce & Gabbana, £775 (S$1,386)
Shoes: Mesh and satin pumps by Malone Souliers, £525 (S$939), via Net-a-Porter
Bag: Ruffled trimmed woven clutch with top handle by The Vampire’s Wife, US$556 (S$758), via Matchesfashion
Earrings: Asymmetrical hoop earrings by Mounser, S$353, via Farfetch
Ring: 18K gold plated sculptural ring by Anissa Kermiche, £300 (S$540)
With the right mini-skirt and thigh high boots, you’re ready to dance the night away.
Skirt: Ruffled tweed mini skirt by Self-Portrait, £235 (S$423), via Net-a-Porter
Shoes: Knee high suede boots by Saint Laurent, S$3,980
Bag: Round crossbody bag by Zara, S$55.90
Belt: Thick leather waist belt by Isabel Marant, £325 (S$585), via Net-a-Porter