Robyn On: How To Wear Oversized Knits

Robyn On: How To Wear Oversized Knits

InStyle's Fashion Editor Robyn Kotze shares her latest new discovery, her current obsession and how to wear this season's key piece - the oversized knit...

My Latest Discovery: Industria

I'd call myself a perfume addict for sure, but I don't want hundreds - just a clever edit of what's on today's market. I've got a cute dressing table at home, and would like to fill it with five beautiful or brilliantly designed bottles that I actually use.

So... let me introduce Industria, the oldest perfumier and candle makers in Tuscany. It's my new favourite, not only because of the swirling artwork packaging, but because the smell itself is unisex. Thank you, Italy!

Industria eau de toilette £59 and candles £39

My Current Obsession: Mes Demoiselles

For someone like myself (always on the go and forever in a rush!) I look for easy wearing, chic and well cut pieces. And new brand Mes Demoiselles' are exactly that. The dreamy blouses and peasants prints might make you think it's the perfect year-round holiday brand, but wait until you see the knits.

From seriously oversized roll necks to mohair cardis and throw-ons, the easy-to-wear pieces have a soft aesthetic and bohemian feel.

Robyn wears: Mes Demoiselles's Navarre Striped Linen blouse, £215 and Atlas drape -front cotton cardigan, £235

Robyn On: How To Wear Oversized Knits

Oversized knits - whether oversized in fit or length - are my wardrobe must-have. Easy to throw on, they exude a kind of opulence, look great with most jeans (although if you're wearing a boyfriend fit, be careful with length, as too comfy can look tent-like) and, of course, give you that off-duty, effortless finish.

Here are my three key knits try for the perfect oversized fit...

1. Blanket fit (seriously oversized!)

How to wear: Wear with a pair of cropped trousers or roll-up jeans, then add a coloured block heel boot or heel. If hair is worn up, finish with a pair of small gold hoops.

Robyn wears: Mes Demoiselles

2. Oversized sleeves

How to wear: Try black or dark coloured cropped jeans or trousers, then add a pointed heel (nothing too high!) or experiment with mid or kitten heels.

Robyn wears: BACK

3. Oversized V-neck

How to wear: A boxy v-neck always looks great with a tighter bottom half. I pair mine with pencil skirts or a flattering pair of flairs. Slip on brogues are everywhere this season, so invest in some now, and wear when the weather gets slightly warmer.

Robyn wears: Dagmar

I'm off to Mexico for two weeks, so I'll see you when I get back - but in the mean time, follow me on Instagram @robyn_kotze.

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