Everyone’s Wearing Oversized Shirts: Here are 7 Reasons Why You Should Too

The oversized blouse or shirt is one of the most coveted fashion foundations. With its breezy shape and boxy fit, the esteemed silhouette can be found in almost every fabric, pattern and colourway, making room for infinite styling possibilities. 

Whether it’s layered over a bikini or paired with a classic trouser, this transitional staple will always be on trend. 

Globally, designers are gravitating towards this comfort-calling, carefree style and so are we. Here are 7 effortless oversized shirt designs that will work in every wardrobe. 


Intended to be worn loosely and typically resting right below the hips, the easy wearing nature of an oversized shirt will keep you comfortable yet stylish in every setting. 

Light linen and cotton poplin fabrics make oversized shirts perfect for casual wear, while crisp collars and cuffs leave every outfit with a polished finish.

Styled as a mini dress, french tucked into your best denim or worn as a lightweight layer, a classic oversized shirt is appropriate for every occasion. 

If you haven’t already, now’s the time to update your closet with this effortlessly chic fashion favourite. 


Soak up the sun or attend a sophisticated soirée in these 7 oversized designs you’ll reach for time after time, no matter the occasion.


Keeping your look clean and crisp is easy with an oversized shirt in white.

A bright white shirt offers timeless appeal and an endless variety of styling options. Pair with neutral tailored trousers and finish with minimal gold hoops or make an impact by integrating pops of colour with your brightest bag and sandals.

With a focus on clean lines and simplicity, you’ll repeatedly reach for this blank canvas, an essential forever piece that everyone needs in their closet.

Oversized Shirt In White Cotton


A minimally detailed denim shirt with drop shoulder seaming delivers contemporary cool comfort in every season.

During the cooler weather, reach for an oversized denim button-up as a versatile layering option. We like it best worn as an outer layer over a simple white tee.

Whether you’re opting for a casual denim-on-denim look paired back with slides or boots or dressing up with strappy sandals, denim is an eternal essential in every wardrobe.

Oversized Shirt In Mid Blue


Update your go-to shirting styles and reach for a pop of colour. Bold hues are especially fashion-forward this season and pair perfectly with both neutral tones and other shades of neon.

Pairing your brightest blouse with an equally bold trouser or jeans and polishing your look with black sunglasses makes for an effortlessly chic ensemble. With the addition of elaborate jewellery and graphic footwear, this look works perfectly for a variety of occasions. 

Oversized Shirt in Green


This powerful print is perfect for weekend wear and mid-week at the office. Strong separates are the recipe for an enticing ensemble and an oversized floral blouse is sure to stand out. 

Bohemian Traders oversized shirts are a tried and tested favourite. This version is made from floaty twill in a colourful psychedelic print that has a dreamlike effect. It has oversized sleeves and pockets to the side. Wear yours with the coordinating pant or denim. 

Oversized Shirt in Psychedelic


Simple stripes make for an effortless ensemble that reads timelessly and pairs well with any occasion. The classic pattern is a forever staple in every woman’s wardrobe regardless of how your style language is defined. 

Keep your look classically casual and style your boxy, oversized shirt with blue and white stripes back to blue jeans and a minimalistic sneaker. Opting for statement stripes in a bright colourway is the perfect way to reinvent this styling staple.

When you’re short on time and need a ready-to-wear ensemble, reach for a striped shirt and short co-ord set that’s guaranteed to make you look good. Style both pieces as separates for a day at the beach or office to take full advantage of your easy-wearing outfit. 


Both simple and sleek, adding a bit of shine to your ensemble can make a strong style statement. An everyday wardrobe essential is elevated to a more sophisticated finish and feel when it’s crafted from fabric that shines. 

Opt for a silky oversized shirt and pair with a fitted, straight trouser for a classic approach to elegance. Finish your look with accents of gold jewellery for added sparkle or lean into your casual side with a fresh pair of white tennis shoes. 


As a refined version of the classic Hawaiian shirt, a tropical oversized shirt is a summer style essential. A brightly coloured tropical print will instantly uplift anyone’s outfit and mood, making for a great option when you’re headed to a day at the beach or night on the town. 

Casually wear this punchy print over your summer swimsuit or style open over a silk slip dress with a complimentary strappy heel to polish off your look.


This functional take on mixing bright hues and complimentary colour pairings adds a bit of flare to the nature of an oversized blouse. Styling pieces with details, such as spliced colourways, give your ensemble a point of focus and elevate the appearance of your overall look.

Pair your denim cut-offs with a colour-blocked button-up during warm weather months to show off your sun-kissed skin. If you’re feeling especially adventurous, style your oversized blouse as a mini dress and finish your look with trainers, sandals or heels, depending on the occasion. 


Whether your taste is classic, feminine, minimal or eclectic, the oversized blouse silhouette delivers a chic update to your long-wearing wardrobe.

As one of the most versatile pieces in your closet, a billowing button-up provides both on- and off-duty looks to carry you through your weekend plans. 

Curate your closet and learn more about making the most of an everlasting ensemble today with Bohemian Traders


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