borrowed from the boys

I thought it was love at first sight. I spotted an oversize white sweater on a mannequin at Zara, styled with the sleeves rolled up and a knee-length skirt. It looked exactly right: comfortably stylish. Like something I'd live in all winter long. But when I tried it on, it looked more like I was wearing one of my husband's sweaters. Not right at all. When I left the fitting room, I concluded that I definitely need a oversize sweater but not one that is so extra large it looks like a baggy sack. Finding one that strikes the extra large-but-flattering balance is no easy feat, but I managed to find a few such as this J.Crew, this Equipment, this Gucci and this L'Agence, along with a few snaps of girls, who pull off this big-next-season look with aplomb.


Anonymous said...

Yes! seduced into trying those wooly Zara Sweaters...but although LOVE the material -- they are all wrong! Have you seen that weird stretchy felted wool in anything that works? I regular big sweater just isn't giving me the thrill.

Anonymous said...

Hi Marlien,

do you know who makes the amazing pink sweater in the picture?
thank you!

Anonymous said...

Where is the bag from?

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