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EVERYONE IS WEARING

The coolest ways to wear an XL stripe shirt

By Anna Heaton, 9 May 2017

ICYMI, striped shirts are everywhere and on everyone right now. Innately smart, yet when worn oversized (and, this season, that's the only way to roll), they become all kinds of casj. Blue and white stripes have been the firm favourites up till now, but the stylishly clued-up are intro-ing red, cerise and other gorge colourways to their wardrobes. Here's Kendall Jenner, Hailey Baldwin and co repping the stripe.

Hailey Baldwin wearing striped shirt and denim cut-off shorts with trainers | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

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The shrug

Cold-shoulder garms? You're down. But if you think fashion is going to stand still on that trend you're v much mistaken. The newest way to wear it is via a shirt, as Hailey Baldwin proves. Make a smart piece super-casual by shrugging it off one shoulder, then style with denim cut-offs and crisp white kicks to make it oh-so LA.

Pernille Teisbaek wearing striped shirt and skirt with sunnies | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed
Pernille Teisbaek wearing striped shirt and skirt with sunnies | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

Clash of the titans

Mega-babe Pernille Teisbaek never fails, so maternity wear wasn't going to phase this pro. At a couple months pregnant, she was nailing the shirting trend – opting for a print clash (a top tip for early-on bumps that you may be trying to distract from) with an oversized check and thin stripes. Perfect for a working day or off-the-clock, thanks to those blingy heels and white-framed glasses.

Linda Tol at NYFW wearing a striped shirt, oversized wide-leg trousers and trainers ith sunnies | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed
Linda Tol at NYFW wearing a striped shirt, oversized wide-leg trousers and trainers ith sunnies | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

Supersize it

I Believe in Pink blogger Linda Tol plays with proportions and matches her oversized shirt with wide-leg pinstriped trousers, which she pulls in with a belted waist. She puts a twist on two classics by mixing them together and it totally works. Adding trainers to an otherwise smart getup is a cool way to play down the 9-5 vibes, as is that little pop of acid yellow.
Darja Barannik wearings oversized striped shirt, wide-leg red trousers and pointed black heels to Copenhagen Fashion Week | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed
Darja Barannik wearings oversized striped shirt, wide-leg red trousers and pointed black heels to Copenhagen Fashion Week | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

Borrow from the boys

Fashion editor Darja Barannik opts for red stripes set off with bold, wide-leg trousers to match. She opts for a one-sided tuck (a natty styling steal if you don't want to feel too at-ease), and counters it with some sassy pointed black heels to make it look equal parts smart and chill, then keeps it colourful with her yellow Gucci bag. Heaven.
Kendall Jenner wearing red and white striped shirt with denim shorts and trainers | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed
Kendall Jenner wearing red and white striped shirt with denim shorts and trainers | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

Double up

'Boxy' and 'oversized' are your new key words when it comes to shirting, so go for a vintage menswear vibe like Kendall. Look out for cute candy-stripe versions with double the lines (the more stripes the merrier). Kenny went all out on the relaxed front and wore hers half-tucked into a pair of v distressed (read: barely there bar a seam down the side) jeans, mini handbag and classic aviators.

Fashion week guest wearing an off-the-shoulder striped shirt, jeans and heels | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed
Fashion week guest wearing an off-the-shoulder striped shirt, jeans and heels | ASOS Fashion and Beauty Feed

Acceptable in the 80s

Another fan of the off-the-shoulder thing (who isn't?), this street-styler goes all out by baring both with her red striped shirt. She accessorises with a clutch bag and one show-stopper earring to give it that 80s vibe that's hecka hot right now. Tuck into boyfriend jeans to keep it low key, aka your new brunch go-to.

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