12 Great Tips on How to Style Oversized T Shirt for Women

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Oversized t Shirts are often wore for the casual and relaxed feel. But there is a difference between looking untidy and looking casual. If you look closely when you walk around the streets, every once in while, you see someone wear an oversized t shirt and looks good for some reasons. To unlock the secrets is the main purpose of this blog post. I have put together some of my favorite ways to style an oversized t shirt and I believe that you will find these tricks useful.

Oversized Grey Print Tee with Boyfriend Jeans


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One classic yet counter-intuitive way to wear a t shirt is to make it smaller? You can do that by doing two things, roll the sleeves and tuck your t shirt. By tucking your t shirt, I mean just partially tuck it in with a touch of randomness. This outfit is the perfect example of this trick. Simply wear an oversized grey print t shirt in a way that is just described with cuffed boyfriend jeans. Finish the outfit with elegant strappy heels.

Black Oversized Tee with Black Skinny Jeans

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Another trick for styling the oversized t shirt is to balance out the losseness of the t shirt for the top with tightly fit items for the bottom. Items such as skinny jeans, leathering pants, and leggings will all work perfectly in such situation. A good example is to wear a black oversized black t shirt with black skinny jeans. Complete this classy casual outfit with suede ankle boots.

Knot the Oversized T Shirt

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I have mentioned that one of ways to look good with an oversized t shirt is to make it smaller, and knotting the t shirt can do just that. This outfit is a very eye catching one not just because it is using the knotted tee trick, but also because of the creative use of strong color contrast. For the top, simply wear an oversized knotted grey tee. Pair it with contrasting pale yellow jeans. Trust me, the two colors actually work well together. It is confidence that you need in order to pull this off.

Partially Tuck the Oversized T Shirt in White Skirt

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For a boho look, choose a white boho style mini skirt. Wear a solid grey oversized t shirt and tuck it partially in the skirt. Complete his simple yet beautiful outfit with heeled sandals.

Tie a Shirt or Jacket Around the Oversized T Shirt

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This outfit reveals another trick to style an oversized t shirt. The trick is to tie a shirt or a jacket around your waist, over the t shirt. For example, wear a white print tee and tie a denim shirt around your waist. Complete the outfit with black leggings and white sneakers. By the way, if you are interested in outfits with similar style, check out our other blog post on tie-around-waist outfit ideas.

Wear It as a T Shirt Dress with Denim Shorts Barely Showing

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There is a slight difference between the oversized t shirt and the t shirt dress. The t shirt dress is just a few inches longer in general that you feel fine not wearing shorts under it. In order to wear an oversized t shirt as a t shirt dress, it is necessary to wear denim shorts with it. As an example, this outfit consists of a white oversized t shirt, denim shorts that barely show and black oxford shoes.

Knotted V Neck T Shirt with White Skinny Jeans

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For a minimal and refreshing grey-and-white outfit that especially suited for the feel of the springtime, you can simply wear a grey, knotted, v neck t shirt with white skinny jeans. Pair the pieces with white sneakers to look relaxed and casual or grey ballet heels to look more elegant.

Wear as Dress with Oversized Green Bomber Jacket

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If you want to wear a jacket over an oversized white tee, a green bomber jacket is a good choice. Simply wear the white tee with the green oversized jacket. As mentioned, I like the idea of wear denim jeans under the tee even if it is barely showing. Add some elegance and character to the outfit by wearing white lace up ankle boots.

Wear with Black Leggings & Ankle Boots

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Here is another example of the wide-top-narrow-bottom trick that makes you look casual and stylish. Wear an oversized white t shirt with black leggings. Complete the outfit with suede ankle boots. For more outfit ideas of similar shoes, please check out our other blog post on suede boots.

Tuck White T Shirt In & Tie a Jacket Around Waist

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This outfit demonstrates how it looks when you both tuck in your t shirt and tie a jacket around the waist at the same time. The result is a slim and smart look. The outfit consists of the white oversized tee, cropped black skinny jeans, the shirt that tied around the waist and grey slip-on canvas sneakers.

Wear with Denim Jacket & Shorts

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If you are a denim fan, you must have already known that an interesting way to style denim clothes to wear denim on denim. We have a more detailed blog post on how to wear denim-on-denim if you are interested. Back to this outfit idea, this outfit shows that denim on denim actually work pretty well with an oversized t shirt. Simply wear a white t shirt with denim shorts and a denim jacket. Wear sneakers to complete the casual street look.

Wear as T Shirt Dress with Denim Jacket

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So, there are the tricks and secrets behind how to style an oversized t shirt. For me, oversized t shirts are items that I just try to keep playing around with and I always seem to find some interesting and good looking way to style them. Most importantly, I have fun doing it by giving myself small surprises here and there. I highly recommend you to really try some of the outfit ideas mentioned above. They are indeed quite easy to pull off.