How to: Try the Menswear Trend Without Looking Like Your Boyfriend


Boyfriend blazers, flannel shirts, oxfords, and other staples of masculine attire have been increasingly popular, but the look can be a bit scary for newbies in the fashion game. Why? Because if you don’t do the proportions right then you may end up looking as if you raided your boyfriend’s or brother’s closet. We’ve put together a few looks to give you some inspiration on how to master the menswear trend without looking as if you’re just one of the guys.


1. printed cross back top
2. three ring cross necklace
3. single button blazer
4. skinny patent leather belt
5. belted cuff dress pants
6. suede double buckle platform
7. rhinestone trim stone ring

Why it works: The blazer and pants are menswear inspired, but by pairing these pieces with the decidedly feminine floral print, as well as girly accessories, the look is definitely all woman. Furthermore, the booties will elongate your frame, all the while being totally on point this season.

1. high waisted wide leg pants
2. crocheted button up cardigan
3. scoop neck tank
4. clock charm necklace
5. leatherette two-tone purse
6. suede platform pump

Why it works: The grandpa sweater is a thick and chunky knit, but you won’t look like a geriatric thanks to the whimsical clock necklace. Plus, an unexpected pop of color is a youthful and fashionable touch. We also adore the slightly masculine vibe of the purse which pairs perfectly with the suede heels. Finally, we finished this off with a pair of flared high waisted pants because no one wants to wear skinny jeans all the time.

1. pocketed open front blazer
2. strapless polka dot corset design
3. velvet feathered mesh design hat
4. embellished swan pearl ring
5. canvas leatherette oxford flat

Why it works: Oxfords may be a male prep school staple, but the addition of a luxe metallic swan ring and a fanciful hat with feather detailing are the perfect ladylike touches. In addition, the brightly colored jacket truly pops when worn over the polka dot romper.

What other questions do you have regarding style, fashion, and trends? Let us know!