How To Style: Plus Size Gilets


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Meet your new outerwear hero… the gilet. Serving you as the perfect in-between piece for transitional styling, our plus size gilets are a must-have in your autumn-winter wardrobe. We saw padded gilets emerge as a hot trend at the end of last winter, this year they’re back and better than ever. We’ve got the cosiest longline padded gilets as well as super snug faux fur styles for you to check out. We know how many of you have been waiting for these longline gilets! So to celebrate autumn weather finally hitting us this week in the UK, we’ve put together a gilet styling guide so you can effortlessly transition your look whilst trying out this must-have trend. Which outfit will you be going for?

Layer Up Your Look

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Gilets are perfect for layering up over your favourite knits to effortlessly add a stylish layer. We think this padded gilet looks fab paired with any jumper. Simply style with some leather-look trousers, chunky winter boots and hoop earrings for an outfit that hits every trend bang on! This look is perfect for any laid back lunch plans.

Cosy But Glam

Plus size Grey Pelted Faux Fur Gilet
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Our faux fur gilets add a touch of glam to even the simplest of outfits. This grey gilet features a pelted design giving it a premium finish that we’re just obsessed with! Keep it classic with an all-black ensemble for a timeless look. We’re loving flare and wide sleeves, this black long sleeve top gives a simple style something a lil’ extra. Pair with your staple black skinny jeans, heeled boots and a chain shoulder bag for a luxe look you’ll love.

how to style a plus size gilet outfit idea
Flare Sleeve Top | Faux Fur Gilet | Heeled Boots | Skinny Jeans | Bag

Cool & Casual

Plus Size Grey Longline Panelled Puffer Gilet from Yours Clothing
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Take your casual collection up a gear with this grey padded gilet. Bringing a lighter finish to your darker winter wardrobe colour palette, this gilet serves you as a staple transitional piece. For a easy look, style with a throw on knit (we’re loving this zip style!) some patterned leggings and your favourite trainers for a cool but casual outfit that you’ll be wearing on repeat.

Winter Plans Ready

Plus size Black Pelted Faux Fur Gilet from Yours Clothing
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Get ready for any plans this winter with this must-have black faux fur gilet. Set to bring a snug feel to any look, we love how this gilet can dress up a casual jumper in an instant. Heading to a Christmas market? Simply pair with your staple leather-look leggings, chunky chelsea boots and favourite small bag for a look that is defo insta’ worthy.

how to style a plus size gilet outfit idea
Faux Fur Gilet | Bag | Jumper | Leather Look Leggings | Chunky Boots

Easy Everyday

Plus Size Black Longline Panelled Puffer Gilet from Yours Clothing
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Bring this black padded gilet into your everyday wardrobe with ease. We’re predicting longer jumper dresses to really have a moment this autumn-winter, and we’re loving how this gilet looks over them. For an effortless everyday outfit, pair your snug gilet over your favourite knitted dress, grab your chunky boots and you’ll be good to go!

how to style a plus size gilet outfit idea
Chunky Boots | Padded Gilet | Knitted Dress | Hair Clip

Discover our full range of plus size gilets with UK sizes 14-40 available.

Which gilet are you eyeing up this season? Let us know and show us how you’re styling your gilets over on our socials by using the hashtag #ThisIsYours on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter – you might even get featured!