11 Co-Ord Sets For Every Size That Are Easy Style Statements And Super Multi-Functional To Boot

Thanks to co-ord sets in every size, you no longer have to ask yourself, “Does this outfit match?” Co-ords — if you’re like me and didn’t know what they were until a few months, ahem, a few days ago — are those adorable coordinating outfits that you’ve seen both on runways and on celebrities, from Rihanna to Kim Kardashian. They’re typically comprised of a blouse or shirt in the same pattern, design, or color as its matching bottom, whether that’s a pair of shorts, pants, or a skirt.

Not only do co-ords take the mystery out of matching, they are also just as easy to throw on as your favorite maxi dress, and they make a major style statement — especially in the spring/summer season. I know in the warmer months it’s easy to fall into a routine of wearing whatever is the lightest and the most comfortable to combat the beating heat. But like rompers and dresses, co-ords are one solid set that you can wear together and never get wrong. And, if one day you’re feeling adventurous, co-ords provide you with two new wardrobe pieces to experiment with. The possibilities really are endless!

So while co-ords might just be another fleeting trend, no one can deny how great matching sets look — even if that was your whole wardrobe when you were five years old. Revisit your style glory days with these 11 co-ords in both straight and plus-sizes that celebrate style statements and also require little to no thought to put together. And let’s be real, those two things are what we always hope to see paired together in one sentence.

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by Melodi Erdogan

Black Knit

Open Knit Top, $77, Studio Open Knit Midi, $100, Eloquii

Made of a breathable knit fabric, this co-ord set proves that you can wear black in the summer and that it can be just as chic as any floral print. Comprised of a crop top and midi skirt, this combination flaunts the natural curves of your body all while being chic and on-trend. So take that, floral print!

Sleek Black

Priya Key hole Top Palazzo Trouser Co-Ord Set, $35, Boohoo

Let’s be real here: We have all been somewhat sartorially inspired by the Kardashian/Jenner family, so why not fully embrace it with this co-ord set? Style it like Khloe Kardashian with a pair of big hoop earrings and studded heels, or like Kendall Jenner off-duty with a boho hat and flat sandals. Whichever way you wear it, this co-ord is bound to be alluring.


Moonlight Zip Top, $27, Moonlight Palazzo Pants, $27, Fashion to Figure

Palazzo pants and a billowy blouse? What could be more comfortable for a summer ensemble? This co-ord set is ideal for various summer plans (the beach, the pool, dinner, drinks, etc.), and is guaranteed to keep you trendy and cool despite the hot sun.

White Crochet

Fringe Trim Crochet Top And Shorts, $102, Topshop

Crochet clothing isn’t just for your grandma, after all. As a long-sleeve crop top with matching crochet shorts, this set is cute and flirty. All-white looks are great in the summer, and the darling detail on the trim adds just enough pizazz to keep this set interesting.

Sparkly Black

ASOS CURVE Co-Ord Festival Top in Sequin, $73, ASOS CURVE Co-Ord Festival Shorts in Sequin, $68, ASOS

Despite the product description, this co-ord is perfect for summer, whether you’re attending a music festival or not. Made with a sparkly black fabric that’s pretty and not overwhelming, in a comfortable shirt and short combination, this co-ord is bound to be a favorite in your wardrobe. Don’t be afraid to shine bright like a diamond.

Kimono And Midi Pants

ASOS Embellished Tile Print Kimono Co-ord, $118, ASOS Midi Pant in Tile Border Print Co-ord, $63, ASOS

No, your co-ord set doesn’t have to just be a matching shirt and skirt. This kimono and midi pant set is both eye-catching and comfortable, made with woven fabric. Plus, these two pieces can easily be paired with basics in anyone’s wardrobe, so you have, at the very least, three outfits already.

Faux Suede

Plus Size Faux Suede Crop Top Grey, $36, Plus Size Faux Suede Midi Skirt Grey, $50, Missguided

Suede might not initially seem like the best option for a summer ensemble, but this co-ord could make you change your mind. Available in a soft grey hue, this crop top and midi skirt exemplify a classy yet trendy outfit, perfect for those warm summer nights out on the town.

Floral Print

Peonie Print Crop Top Navy, $50, Peonie Print Cigarette Pants Navy, $60, Missguided

Floral prints are a no-brainer for the warmer months, but this co-ord set takes that fact quite literally. With a very pretty, large peony print on a dark navy blue base, this Bardot crop top with matching high-waisted pants will make you a vision in floral.

'60s Inspired

Joan Top, $63, Joan Skirt, $50, Steady Clothing

Channel your inner Joan Holloway with this formal co-ord with a matching blazer and pencil skirt. Available in hunter green and black, this set is suitable for work or for play. Or, you know, if you just want to get in the mood for watching Mad Men.

Jacket And Shorts

Black Bomber Jacket With Leaf Print, $40, Leaf Print Shorts, $25, Choices

This bomber jacket and short combination takes a variation to the co-ord trend while also involving the very popular athleisure movement. So, for all you trendy gals out there, this graphic, colorful palm tree co-ord might just be the answer to your prayers.

Resort Wear — Or Not

The “Aloha” Top, $45, The “Aloha” Skirt, $75, Zelie For She

Whether you’re planning a vacation or not, this tropical crop top and skirt set will put you in the mood for some summertime fun. The whimsical green print featuring pink flowers is so pretty, and both pieces look like they would billow beautifully in the wind. Talk about a summer ensemble.