Borrowing from the boys couldn’t be any chicer this season. We’re talking tapered trousers, fitted blazers and everything in between. Want to test out the look? Here’s how to incorporate this oh-so-cool trend into your everyday life.
Top New York designers like Victoria Beckham, 3.1 Phillip Lim and Theyskens’ Theory “manned up” this season, sending models decked out in the chicest boy-esque cuts. And the best part? While guy-inspired, each looked totally rocked a femme vibe (e.g., loose-fitting tops paired with skinny jeans and flirty skirts with boxy blouses).
Want to try this “borrowed from the boys” look, but not sure how to pull it off? Don’t worry — we’ve got you covered. Here are seven guy-meets-gal goods to add to your closet this spring.
Layer this Single Button Blazer over a classic white button-front shirt for a simple, yet effortlessly chic office look. (Zara, $30)
Femme up these boy-esque Black and White Check Trousers with a ruffled blouse. (Dorothy Perkins, $26)
You don’t always need something fitted to look chic. Case in point: this super adorable Gem-Collar Top. (Madewell, $70)
Those crew socks? Not just for your hubby. Pair these tall Argyle Trouser Socks with ankle booties and a flirty skirt for a preppy glam look. (Banana Republic, $8)
Sure guys can pull off baggy pants, but guess what? You can, too! Especially when you pair a fitted top with classic loose-fitting bottoms like these Jacquard Baggy Trousers. (Mango, $30)
Ditch those fitted knits, and opt for a baggier style like this Zadig & Voltaire Alpaca-Wool Sweater. (Especially perfect for those chillier spring nights.) (StyleBop, $195)
This Misty Blouse gives the menswear-inspired detailing a girly vibe with the feminine pastel hues. (Tory Burch, $163)