The Art Of Wearing An Oversized Coat

And not looking like a hobo

Don designer
29 Oct 2015

Don designer

It’s not a stage curtain if it’s Dior! This is from the house’s Spring-Summer 2016 Haute Couture collection, no less.

Swing it like a superhero
29 Oct 2015

Swing it like a superhero

A pristine white cape will give you wings...well, almost. At the very least, you’ll gain magnetic powers of attraction.

Nonchalance is key
29 Oct 2015

Nonchalance is key

Some coats are too big for a reason: So you can let them carelessly slip off your shoulders and blow in the wind like in a fashion editorial.

Do a sister act
29 Oct 2015

Do a sister act

Go for the twinning effect. It’s not a crazy look if someone else is sporting it. Ha!

Channel your inner Muhammad Ali
29 Oct 2015

Channel your inner Muhammad Ali

You know - float like a butterfly (without tripping on the hem of your coat), sting like a bee...

Waist it
29 Oct 2015

Waist it

Soft coats can be cinched for shape.

Face it, every girl loves a big, beautiful and billowy silhouette. Because it makes us feel like we’re princesses swooshing around in all that excess fabric, no?

The good thing is, you don’t have to wear a bridal dress to flaunt all that drama. In fact, you can do it on a regular basis, or better — every day. Really.

This season’s voluminous floor-length coats are serving up just the right amount of fairy-tale theatrics. But the million-dollar question remains: How do you not pass off for a grubby hobo clad in a duvet? Click through the gallery above for all the style tips you need.

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