10 Menswear Pieces You Can Totally Rock

Add a bit of edge and cool into your outfits as we breakdown the ten menswear pieces you can wear.
by Janelle Yau   |  Feb 22, 2016
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Girls are always on the hunt for the latest trends, the most fashionable pieces, and the coolest statement pieces to add some oomph into their outfits. But nothing spells cool and edge more than menswear. All about subtlety, good style, and good taste, open up a whole new fashion avenue with these menswear pieces you can borrow from the boys!

  1. Bow Tie

    Style Peg: Janelle Monae

    For a dressy night out with your friends, ditch your usual neckpiece and opt for a masculine and edgy bow tie to spice up your OOTD.

  2. Chinoiserie

    Style Peg: Liza Soberano

    A photo posted by Hope Elizabeth (@lizasoberano) on

    Chinoiserie is the latest trend to take the menswear world by storm. Pieces marked with Eastern influences from pants to jackets, you can easily rock this feminine menswear trend. Make sure to match your Chinoiserie piece with basic clothing to make the key piece stand out on its own.

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  3. Black Pantsuit  

    Style Peg: Cara Delevingne

    While a pantsuit is simple, it's a standout piece that can easily take you from day to night. You can rock it with a pair of cool white sneakers for a trendy casual look, or a pair of black ankle strap heels for a dressier take on the black pantsuit.

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  4. Oxford Shirt

    Style Peg: Kathryn Bernardo

    An oxford shirt is a style staple for any man and should deserve a sweet spot in your closet, too. A classic piece that will last you a lifetime, choose an oversized version of this menswear staple and pair it with sexy skinnies, or denim cut-offs for an easy take on the model-off-duty look.

  5. Sweatshirt

    Style Peg: Olivia Palermo

    Nothing spells comfort more than a sweatshirt does. Wear your tough oversized sweatshirt with a dainty skirt to marry femininity and masculinity and create a stylish look with no sweat.

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  6. Baseball Cap 

    Style Peg: Kelsey Merritt

    Dubbed as the only hat you'll need for the next season, baseball caps are no longer worn just to show support for your favorite sports team, but rather an accessory that can instantly toughen up your casual look.

  7. Bomber Jacket

    Style Peg: Gigi Hadid

    A photo posted by Gigi Hadid (@gigihadid) on

    Top models like Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner are huge fans of this zip-up jacket thanks to its versatility and cool style. You can wear it over your tank after a long day at the gym just like Gigi, or tie it around your waist for a trendy '90s flashback. 

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  8. Baggy Trousers 

    Style Peg: Kim Jones 

    A photo posted by Kim Jones (@kimcamjones) on

    While men have baggy trousers for days when they want to ditch denim jeans, women have culottes. While it has a slouchier cut than denim or trousers, culottes are fashionable and quite versatile, too. Wear yours with a T-shirt-and-sneakers combo for a comfy look or a trendy bardot top and cute sandals.

  9. Backpacks

    Style Peg: Kylie Jenner

    Vintage on vintage

    A photo posted by King Kylie (@kyliejenner) on

    No longer just a grade school staple, the backpacks are starting an unstoppable revolution with designs that’s perfect for school and casually hanging out with your friends at the mall afterwards.

  10. Sneakers

    Style Peg: Nadine Lustre

    A photo posted by Nadine Lustre (@nadzlustre) on

    Back in the day girls only wore sneakers for sports. Now, sneakers are worn with anything and everything! From jeans to cut-offs and dresses to skirts, you can be sure that a pair of sneakers could instantly update your look in a snap.

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What other pieces would you love to borrow from the boys and mix in with your current wardrobe?

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Janelle Yau
Fashion and Beauty Assistant
The Rebecca Bloomwood of Manila. I spend half of my time obsessing about the latest fashion craze, and the other half overthinking and over-analyzing just about anything under the sun. When I’m not busy as a bee playing with fifty shades of pink lippies, you can probably catch me swiping my plastic for yet another pair of shiny, pointed gold flats.
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