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The boyfriend look is in — whether you have a boyfriend or not

We have all worn random pieces of clothing that belong to a boyfriend or guy friend.  The over-sized shirts, distressed jeans, dress shirts, hoodies or Converse Chuck Taylors are undoubtedly classy and comfortable.

To expand your wardrobe and save money, simply sort through your boyfriend’s closet. There are some great pieces that are summer must-haves that will make you look fabulous.

Be sure to keep it chic and not too sloppy looking or slouchy.  You have seen celebrities, such as Reese Witherspoon or Victoria Beckham, wearing some of these styles.

Of course, some of us may not have the luxury of being in a relationship and getting these items with ease.  Let us help you put together a wardrobe that makes you look masculine, yet feminine.

The Blazer

We can thank the ’80s for the blazer’s influence. The boyfriend blazer is back and more attractive than before.  To add interest to the look, purchase one that has contrast lining on the sleeves and cuff them.

Be sure to pair one with a simple white v-neck underneath or a camisole.  For bottoms, wear a pair of skinny jeans, leggings, or shorts depending on the occasion.

Our picks: Necessary Objects Women’s Boyfriend Blazer or the ABS Black Boyfriend Blazer

The Boyfriend Cropped Jean

A pair of distressed jeans plus a loose fit will have you looking hot. During the day, wear the jeans cuffed with a pair of flats and a crew neck T-shirt or tank.

At night, spice it up and wear a pair of heels and a cute tank top. Since you may not be able to fit into your man’s jeans, designers have created some great styles for us.

Our picks: Jolt Stretch Boyfriend Jeans or the Current/Elliott ‘The Boyfriend Jean’ Stretch Jeans

The Shirt Dress

It couldn’t get better than being able to wear a dress shirt… as a dress.  Simply partner the item with a belt at the waist for a more flattering look or cuff the sleeves.

If you do not want to wear it alone, pair it with some short shorts or leggings for a different look.

Our picks: Forever 21 Ruffle Front Shirt w/Belt or the Unisex Pinpoint Oxford Button-up Shirt

The Oversized Cardigan

Long sweaters in solid or stripes have been extremely successful since this past fall.  The layered look is always great, so put on a cardigan over a couple tanks and a pair of jeans, or a jersey dress and a skinny colored belt.  You can always put one on on-the-go to add a little more oomph to an outfit.

Our picks: Forever 21 Chic Belted Cardigan or the GAP Long Wrap Cardigan


Don’t forget to add a pair of stellar aviator sunglasses or a chunky watch.  These items are in-style for men and women, and will definitely make you stand out.  By all means, if any other items a guy have strikes your interest, go ahead and try it out and be creative.

Our picks: Heritage 1981 F4193 Sunglasses or the Target Men’s Elgin Round Gold Tone Watch

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