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How To Style: The Varsity Trend


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The varsity trend is 100% here to stay! Originally inspired by American college apparel, colour block designs, oversized fits and sporty slogans have been everywhere this season. Giving us all the 90s vibes, the varsity trend is a fab way to bring vintage inspired pieces into your modern wardrobe.

From colour block joggers and oversized sweatshirts to striped knits and cycling shorts, our plus size varsity clothing collection has got something for everyone. So if you’re looking a new athleisure look you are definitely in the right place. Keep scrolling to see how we’re styling the hot-right-now varsity trend…

Keep It Casual

Plus Size Grey Contrast Colourblock Jogger Leggings How To Wear Varsity
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The sweatshirt round the shoulders is giving us all the preppy vibes with this look. For a more laid-back fit, this outfit is a must-have. Colour block is a super easy way to incorporate the varsity trend into your everyday styling, these fitted joggers are not only super comfortable but bang on-trend. Style with a fresh white tee for an effortless look. The latest varsity clothing is all about incorporating sportswear into your everyday wardrobe, this outfit is an easy way to do this!

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These black contrast fitted joggers take your usual lounge look to the next level. We love how they’ve been styled here with a seamless bra, and a casual check shirt thrown over the top. Throw up your hair into a high ponytail and grab your favourite high top trainers for the ultimate sporty feel. This look is a must-have for a casual date night at home. Fancy something warmer? These joggers would look fab styled with an oversized slogan sweatshirt, keep reading to discover some of our favourites…

Varsity Knits

Plus Size Varsity Stripes Knitted Cardigan
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Add a sporty touch to any look with our latest line-up varsity knits. Our chunky knitted cardigans are a great way to jump onto the varsity bandwagon without having to change up your everyday look. Throw on one of our varsity cardigans with your favourite pair of jeans and boots for a easy spring-walk outfit. Choose from a spring ready blue shade or a staple black knit with white varsity stripe detailing.

Plus Size Varsity Stripe Knitted Jumper
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More of a jumper girl? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Like our cardigans, our varsity jumpers are made from a super comfy chunky knitted material and basically tick all the boxes. Featuring flattering balloon sleeves and a v-neckline, these jumpers will make your varsity styling dreams come true. Style over flared leggings for the ultimate work-from-home fit you’ll be itching to debut in the return to the office.

Dress It Up

Plus size Black Side Stripe Flares how to wear varsity
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Take your look from leisure to luxe in an instant this season. We’re loving these black side stripe flares for injecting a sporty feel to your out-out look. Style with a lace bodysuit and strappy heeled sandals for a post-lockdown outfit worth waiting for.

Vintage Inspired Sweats

plus size Black Varsity Stripe Arizona Sweatshirt
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No varsity wardrobe is complete without an oversized vintage look sweatshirt. Sports sweatshirts have made a comeback this season, we have seen vintage sweats all over our feeds (not complaining)! Anyone and everyone is investing in super comfy oversized sweatshirts. This trend is one we’re defo jumping on whilst we’re still living our loungewear dream in lockdown. Our girl is channelling off-duty with this oversized varsity sweat, black jeggings and chunky white trainers. Throw on a baseball cap and grab your backpack for the ultimate American-inspired look.

Plus Size LIMITED COLLECTION Pink Eagles Sweatshirt ways to wear the varsity trend
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Opt for a spring feel with this pink American basketball inspired sweat. Giving us all the vintage vibes this sweatshirt is perfect for subtly nodding to the varsity trend this season. Throw on over relaxed mom jeans for an effortless everyday outfit you’re going to love.

Reach For Cycling Shorts

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Take your sporty style into summer effortlessly with a pair of cycling shorts. These mesh insert shorts are a best-seller for a reason girl! They add an edge to any look and take your look to the next level with ease. For a casual outfit, these shorts look fab styled with an oversized printed t-shirt and your favourite pair of chunky trainers. For a post-lockdown fit why not try styling these shorts with an oversized blazer, cropped tee and slip on heels for the ultimate sports-luxe look.

Plus Size Charcoal Cycling Shorts and oversized sweatshirt how to wear varsity
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Go for the ultimate 90s inspired look this season with a pair of cycling shorts styled with an oversized sweatshirt and trainers. This outfit is effortless, comfortable whilst being bang on-trend. Whether you’re running errands, having a picnic or just taking a pic for the gram’ you can’t go wrong with this look.

Complete Your Look

Stone Mesh Lace Up Chunky Trainers | Black Canvas High Top Trainers | White & Black Faux Leather Trainers

No sports-inspired look is complete without a fresh pair of trainers. Our latest footwear drop features all the hot-right-now trainer styles you’ve been loving. With regular, wide and extra wide fits to choose from you’ll be sure to find a perfect fitting pair of sneaks this season. We’re currently loving chunky soles, high tops and of course classic white trainers for easy summer styling.

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Can’t get enough of all things varsity? Check out the varsity collection for all-American inspired tees, sweats and so much more in sizes 14 to 40.

Be sure to show us all your varsity-inspired looks! Tag us using the hashtag #ThisIsYours@on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter, you might even get featured!