Speaking from my personal wardrobe experience, I don’t know when the last time I acquired a coat that wasn’t nice and loose was. And the more fitted coats I’ve owned in the past never got much wear, as getting them on over a sweater isn’t particularly comfortable. So loose coats it is for me, and luckily, that’s the trend when it comes to outerwear—and has been for several seasons. Given the popularity of oversized coats, I think it’s worth discussing how to style them.
As with anything oversized, it can have the tendency to look sloppy. If that’s not what you’re going for but you want to wear a big coat, there are several easy tricks to keep your outfits looking polished, elegant, and sophisticated (the trending aesthetic this season).
Keep reading for all the ways to style your favorite oversized coats, with a little help from some of Instagram’s most stylish.