Supersized blazers are seriously having a moment

Masha Sedgwick in an ami oversized blazer
Masha Sedgwick in an ami oversized blazer

With winter in full swing, now is the perfect time to say yes to anything and everything supersized, and by that of course we mean roomy silhouettes that are made to accommodate all your layers while celebrating the revival of the ‘80s voluminous shoulders. 

Structured, yet loose fitting blazers are fashion must-haves to be taken seriously right now and so we’ve decided to draw some inspiration from some local and international fashion women of the 'gram to see how exactly to nail supersized dressing this season. 

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Here are four ways to pull off the boxy look in whichever texture you desire: 

Cinch it at the waist

Add your favourite waist-defining belt to counter the oversized mid section, while exaggerating the 80s style "large and in charge" shoulders. This trick works especially well if your oversized garb leaves you feeling a little too overwhelmed. 

Tuck and roll

Create a practical fit for your oversized jacket with a few simple rolls of the sleeves or by experimenting with a half or even a full tuck. Try these simple styling techniques to make any supersized garments look like they were made with you in mind.

Layer it on

The winter season is all about layering as much as you please underneath, especially under your rectangular cover-up. The extra room in a boxy jacket makes it a quintessential item to accommodate multiple chunky knits to keep the chill at bay. 

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With co-ords being a fashion statement for this season, we would say the best way to take on this trend is with a duo of loose-fitting pieces. Play the matching game with a roomy blazer coupled with loose-fitting trousers for an Insta-worthy #ootd.

Star buy:

If you need just one blazer to pull this trend off this season, it should be this one. R1399 at ZARA  

Oversized silhouettes are having a moment this sea

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