I Tried Out the New Fashion-Insider Uniform That Kendall Jenner Put on the Map
Recently, Kendall Jenner stepped out onto the streets of New York City wearing a decidedly simple outfit: a look heavily steeped in pieces from The Row, including a pair of slouchy khaki trousers topped with a white T-shirt and an oversize button-down, plus a waist-cinching belt and strappy heels. A departure from some of Jenner's signature skin-baring looks, the tailored outfit feels fresh and cool—and taps into the "oversize everything" trend that we've been seeing on the rise on the runways and street style scene.
Soon after Jenner was spotted wearing the look, I began seeing it everywhere on Instagram, and the outfit formula has quickly unfolded as the new fashion-insider uniform. Since it really speaks to my penchant for tailored outfits involving easy basics, I decided to pull some pieces I already own from my closet to give it a try. Here, see my interpretation of the look and the cool ways fashion people are wearing it themselves.
On Kendall Jenner
Jenner's look has been repeated endless times, but the trick to perfecting the simple outfit is attention to proportions. In the last year, there's been a movement toward wearing more relaxed silhouettes, and Jenner shows exactly how to pull that off in a directional way.
On Kendall Jenner: The Row Wesler T-Shirt ($320), poplin shirt, pants, 90s Bag ($990), and leather belt; BY FAR Desiree Sandals ($425); Skims face mask
How I'm Wearing the Look
Interested to try out Jenner's look for myself, I pulled some favorite basics from my closet. While I didn't have the exact items, I loved making it work with pieces I already wear and love. I'm a huge advocate for investing in great basics, and this look is proof that there are always cool new ways to reinvent them with thoughtful styling.
The Key Buys
If you're looking to try out Jenner's tailored outfit yourself, there are some key buys to add to your shopping cart if you don't own them already.
Make like Jenner and opt for a pair of strappy heels.
How Fashion Insiders Are Wearing the Look
Fashion insiders have been quick to adopt this outfit as their new fashion uniform, but with their own personal twists. Ahead, see more ways to style the look and the pieces to pull it off.
XXL totes are having a moment, and this is the perfect outfit to pair them with.
Instead of a T-shirt, you can also try out a ribbed tank top to add some texture.
In my opinion, sunglasses are a key piece to finish any look.
My collection of chain jewelry is continually growing, so I'm always looking for new ways to style the pieces.
Yep, hoop earrings are a no-brainer to add a little something to this simple outfit.
I wear slingbacks more than any other shoe style in my closet and think they look so good with a pair of tailored pants.
The finishing touch? A timeless belt.
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