WATCH: 5 fashion items that embody the grandma chic trend

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Fashion Week guest is seen outside the Chanel show during Paris Fashion week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021. (Photo by Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images)
Fashion Week guest is seen outside the Chanel show during Paris Fashion week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021. (Photo by Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images)

If you've been looking to your grandparents' style for inspiration then you are in good company because the grandma look is one of the biggest fashion trends of 2020 and will carry on well into 2021..

If you hadn't noticed, fashion trend leaders have taken comfort style a step further. From orthopedic shoes that are literally designed for optimal comfort, to sweatsuits becoming more than just loungewear. Many of our favourite retail stores are labelling their trending items as "relaxed fit" or "oversized", and 'mom jeans' merely describe a jean style these days, as opposed to being jeans worn by moms. 

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Apart from the the grandpa pullovers and granny-esque chained glasses and pearls, here we have listed just five of the fashion pieces that are key to the gran look that is on trend right now: 

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