How to Master the Oversized Outerwear Trend (Without Looking Bulky)

Bigger doesn’t always mean better, but when it comes to investing in a new fall coat, that old adage is right on the money. This season’s outerwear trend is all about chic oversized silhouettes that take a cue from menswear-inspired silhouettes. Check out nine stunning ways to style oversized coats and jackets, then scroll down to shop some of our favorite pieces.

Belt a voluminous coat and pair it with polished pieces.


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An oversized cape-style coat hits two trends in one. Take your outfit to cool-girl territory with boyfriend jeans, a statement sweatshirt, and fringed accessories.


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Make a crop top look fall-appropriate by topping yours with an oversized duster coat in the same hue.


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Not quite cold enough for outerwear? Drape your coat over a warm-weather ensemble for the perfect transitional outfit.


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A blanket coat is on-point with a sleek belt and simple separates.


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Let a statement coat shine by keeping the rest of your outfit subtle and your accessories neutral.


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Pair a menswear-inspired coat with more feminine pieces.


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Layer a duster coat over your lived-in summer overalls and a sweater for a surprisingly cool result.


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Shop the look:

Rebecca Taylor Melton Cocoon Coat ($750) in Eeu De Nil

A chain-embellished neckline gives a touch of edge to this ladylike shade.


Topshop Double Breasted Pea Coat ($190) in Monochrome

This patterned coat is a perfect everyday option.

Gap Drop-Shoulder Coat ($158) in Navy

Channel Jackie O by wearing this coat buttoned over a cashmere sweater.

Isabel Marant Herringbone Wool Gabriel Blanket Coat ($925) in Pink

Make a stylish statement in this textured blanket coat.

Zara Oversize Bomber Jacket ($149) in Black

An oversized sporty bomber jacket feels fresh for fall.

Tibi Mohair Cardigan Coat ($795) in Biscotti

This cardigan-coat hybrid is a must-have for the transitional months.

Alice + Olivia Ralter Striped Tweed Oversized Coat ($797) in Black/Cream

Black and white is a no-fail outerwear option, and this coat’s chunky woven texture ups the cool factor.

BB Dakota Rilo Coat ($123) in Charcoal

A versatile menswear-inspired style at a great price point? Expect this coat to sell out quickly.

3.1 Phillip Lim Oversized Grid Bomber Coat ($995) in Black

For an instantly cool look, just throw on this coat version of a bomber jacket.

River Island Oversized Coat ($160) in Light Pink

This soft shade of pink tempers a masculine-inspired silhouette.

Iro Chloane Oversized Coat ($956)

This cozy Iro coat looks just as cool buttoned-up as it does left open.

Etoile Isabel Marant Gabrie Oversized Plaid Coat ($530)

Thanks to this coat’s classic checked pattern, you’ll be wearing it for years to come.

Zara Wool Coat ($129) in Mink

This affordable option looks great with skinny jeans and ankle boots for a casual weekend outfit.

Are you planning on giving the oversized outerwear trend a try? Sound off in the comments below!