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Comfy and smart = not just an urban legend

It’s often been mused that the best things in life are free. And while this v. chic workwear look plucked from Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week isn’t technically gratis, the mileage you’ll get from classic-cool staples like a workshirt and wide-leg smart pants means it might as well be. Find out how to nail the look here…

Street style star at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week wearing an oversized shirt | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

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Right now, you'll get big props for your 9-5 style looking like it was borrowed from your other half. It’s all about simple forever silhouettes in a XXL fit to nail that Scandi-chic-meets-Annie-Hall vibe. Opt for a stripy pale-blue work shirt, untucked, with the cuffs rolled up to wrist-length and add equally oversized wide-leg pants for a slightly scruffy painterly vibe. Contrast the relaxed shapes with super sleek accessories to go smarter: think pointed leather mules, an envelope clutch and some '90s round-framed sunnies.