October 25, 2011

Borrowed from the Boyfriend

Button up Lacoste (Thomas’s), Jeans Hudson, Heels Banana Republic (on sale!), Belt Urban Outfitters, Watch Michael Kors, Sunnies Replay

Somedays when I’m feeling like I have nothing to wear, I like to go and raid Thomas’s closet. He has quite the collection of Lacoste polos, button-ups, and t-shirts. Since they are are pretty over-sized on me, I like to pair them with skinny jeans or something that that is more fitting. I love the overall look of wearing menswear but adding feminine touches.¬†

For those of you that want to go and try on some of your boyfriend’s (or guys friends!) clothes, here are a few tricks to avoid looking like your drowning in them:

- Roll up the sleeves & then push them up
- Add a belt around the waist to get some shape back
- Tuck in the front so it’s not hanging down, but leave the back out so it still looks casual
- Pin it in the back with a brooch to again, get some shape back
- Pop the collar a bit to add some style :)

Thomas’s shirt (in the last pic) is one that I really love to wear often with some skinny jeans to class.

{ 39 comments… read them below or add one }

Anonymous October 25, 2011 at 2:06 am

YOU ARE SOOO AWESOME!!!

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Katie's Bliss October 25, 2011 at 2:21 am

I raid my boyfriend's closet sometimes too! Boys clothes are always more comfy anyways :P

katiesbliss.com

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Hurnrningbird October 25, 2011 at 2:26 am

cute!!! love the boyfriend lacoste shirt.

hurnrningbird.blogspot.com

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Lauren Helen October 25, 2011 at 2:52 am

The guy I'm in a relationship with is into the fashion industry, and makes a lot of his own clothes – sometimes boyfriends just have the nicest clothes ;)

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CessOviedo October 25, 2011 at 3:02 am

I love wearing my bf and brother's clothes too! Shirts specially, there's something about menswear that I love! You rocked it!

Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

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Jess October 25, 2011 at 3:21 am

Love love love this look and adore the jeans. I'm going to be on the search for some like them.

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Sheryl October 25, 2011 at 4:14 am

I love this look..such a laid back ensemble.

I am doing a Jeffrey Campbell giveaway on my blog and I'd love for you to enter. http://www.walkinwonderland.com/2011/10/purple-blazerjeffrey-campbell-giveaway.html

xoxo!
Sheryl

http://www.walkinwonderland.com

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Laura October 25, 2011 at 4:21 am

you are so cute with that shirt :)

http://laurasxoxo.blogspot.com/

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Restyle Restore Rejoice October 25, 2011 at 4:39 am

I love stealing my husband's tshirts and sweaters to layer on cold days! So snuggly and they always smell great!

Francesca

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Ballerina'sBun October 25, 2011 at 5:01 am

You look fantastic with the button up from you boyfriend ! Xx nadine from ballerinasbun.blogspot.com

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mai October 25, 2011 at 5:51 am

gorgeous. only works if you have a bf with good style though :)

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NINA.JOSEPHINE October 25, 2011 at 5:57 am
FashionFreak/Mihaela October 25, 2011 at 8:31 am
aaagata October 25, 2011 at 9:38 am

love this set !

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Anna Pope October 25, 2011 at 12:05 pm

The boyfriends alway have the short end of the stick, don't they? We get to wear not only our clothes but steal theirs too and still look gorgeous ;))

I love the look, the shirt is amazing and thank you for the tips :)

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vanda October 25, 2011 at 12:20 pm

Love the boyish shirt on you!!!looking great!!!!

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Neris / Fashion Fractions October 25, 2011 at 12:23 pm

LOVE it! i often steal my boyfriend's clothes as well :) I add a belt to his button ups, put some shorts on, and I'm ready to go! Gorgeous sunnies :)

xxx,

Fashion Fractions

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India October 25, 2011 at 12:43 pm

love your sunnies!

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Lace and Tulle October 25, 2011 at 12:55 pm

Nice!! love the boyfriend shirt!!!

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Belle de Couture October 25, 2011 at 1:04 pm

Love how this is menswear, but still chic… and the retro sunnies are fab… gorgeous as always :)

xx
Jen

http://belledecouture.com

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E October 25, 2011 at 1:17 pm

totally chic menswear! I WANT your sunglasses!!

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Cara October 25, 2011 at 3:04 pm

Love the boyfriend oversized shirt look, and love that the shirt is actually your boyfriend's!! You look gorgeous as always,
xo Cara
http://www.afashionloveaffair.com

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SparksandFireworks October 25, 2011 at 3:26 pm

I know the feeling when you don't feel like you have anything to wear and want to raid the boys closet! Only problem is my boy has ridiculously big shoulders for his age and i look pretty stupid in his shirts!

His mums closet is pretty good though!!
You look gorgeous as always! Loving those sunnies too!

xoxo Jess
SparksandFireworks.blogspot.com

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Chelsa October 25, 2011 at 3:57 pm

I love the menswear look. I however could never fit into my fiance's clothing. I'm 5'2″ and a size 2 and he's 6'3″ with very broad shoulders.

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Rhiannon October 25, 2011 at 5:27 pm
two birds October 25, 2011 at 6:11 pm

and i bet he thinks it's super sexy! i love this look on you!

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Sia October 25, 2011 at 6:26 pm

Lol, such a great idea. I love you in his shirt. XOXO

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Catie Broscius October 25, 2011 at 6:53 pm

This looks so comfortable & effortlessly chic. Guys clothes can be way more comfortable !

catiebroscius.blogspot.com

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Beckerman Girls October 25, 2011 at 7:30 pm

I just LOVE those sunnies! U look sooo Ralph Lauren chic! And that blouse is A+++MAZZZINg– sooo cool and menswear always rocks the casbah! Fab style babe!
kisses
xoThe Beckerman Girls

http://www.BeckermanBitePlate.com

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Pop Champagne October 25, 2011 at 8:15 pm

you look amazing! I always love the boyfriend inspired looks on women I think it's really hot haha

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hannahstiff October 25, 2011 at 8:40 pm

I love those sunnies! Raiding the bf's closet is such a sure way to come out with a unique, fresh outfit! Xo

real girl, real body fashion:
4scarlet.com

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Shikhu October 25, 2011 at 9:09 pm

Amazing outfit! Really love the overall look and I love wearings boys shirts, its sometimes hard since I'm pretty petite but I love the look, as you said with “the feminine touch”

Great, great, great look!
xoxo
http://chic-who.blogspot.com/

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hi, i'm natalie :) October 25, 2011 at 9:50 pm

Great tips! I really like the baby blue contrasted with the black pants. This is such a casual cute look. I'm obsessed. :)

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Bronson Family October 25, 2011 at 11:07 pm

Haha I do the same thing when I feel like I have nothing to wear. Sometimes the bigger shirts are just so comfy :) I like your tips on making it look better.

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canvasofculture October 26, 2011 at 12:31 am

love this post. gorgeous blog!

xx
http://canvasofculture.blogspot.com/

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Beantown's Barbie October 26, 2011 at 3:55 am

Super cute look!

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Gameday Stylist October 26, 2011 at 5:01 am

Adorable!

- Sara @ Gameday Stylist

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Sorcha October 26, 2011 at 9:13 pm

These are such great tips for making men's clothing wearable. I'm such a shortie that I've always avoided it. The sleeves would just be ridiculous on me… but some of these could definitely help!

Sorcha x
Bonfire Brunette

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Mrs. T November 9, 2011 at 7:59 pm

Just did this today. Posted about your inspiration =)

http://maryinmarriedland.blogspot.com/2011/11/wearing-hubbys-clothes.html

Thanks!!!

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