The Non-Sloppy Way to Wear an Oversize T-Shirt

For many of us, too-big tees are a bedtime staple, and, well, that's about it. The main reason this easy piece is mostly overlooked when it comes to daytime dressing? Figuring out how to wear an oversize T-shirt without looking sloppy can often feel tricky. But as it turns out, this is the item you should absolutely be wearing well outside of sleeping hours.

Here at Who What Wear, we fully live by the tenet that a little street style inspiration is all it takes to jump-start your imagination when it comes to trickier trends. So we rounded up plenty to help you tackle this one head-on: Below, find 21 takes on styling an oversize tee, all of which look plenty chic by the light of day.

Read on to check out exactly how to wear an oversize T-shirt, no sleep mask required.

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Tuck into oversize trousers for a high-volume look.

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Track pants make for a sporty pick.

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Let your tee peek out from under a sweatshirt.

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Layer over a sleek slip dress.

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Layer a fitted shirt underneath.

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Try with loose pants and an edgy pair of boots.

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The half-tuck will never let you down.

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Layer with a sheer skirt.

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Try a pop of color to stand out from the crowd.

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Let a short hem peek out from underneath.

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Tuck your tee into oversize jeans.

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Let your tee hang loose over cool trousers.

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Tie up your T-shirt with a belted pair of jeans.

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Pair with polished pieces like a pencil skirt and heels.

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Try unexpected layering tricks.

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Tie your tee to sit snugly with a high-waist skirt.

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A simple white tee gives a dress a whole new feel.

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Contrast your tee with extra-tight pants.

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Track pants are a cool choice.

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Try a loose piece with tailored suiting.

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When all else fails, where your tee as a dress.

Want more? Here's how to style a printed tee.