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5 Editor-Approved Ways to Wear Sweater Vests

The ultimate fall girl trend taking over your feed.

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For style enthusiasts who keep up with the latest fashion trends, you’ll most likely have come across a slew of sweater vest ‘fit pics on social media recently. Easily one of the hottest items this season, the relaxed, cozy knit is often layered on top of boxy white tees or loose-fitted button-up shirts.

For those looking for different ways to wear the knit top, we’ve put together a quick style guide to offer some style inspiration. Read on for five sweater vest outfit ideas featuring designs from Stussy, GANNI and some of our other favorite brands.

For more fall and winter style inspo, here are some editor-approved ways to wear fleece and teddy shearling jackets.

Ready for School

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Whether you have Zoom lectures to attend or not, you can wear this school-inspired outfit by pairing a sweater vest (like this checkered one from Stussy) with a crisp white shirt underneath. For bottoms, opt for some faux leather pants like this black pair from Nanushka. To complete this statement-making look, put on your chunkiest white sneakers and reach for a small crossbody bag, like this one from Prada.

Granny, But Make It Fashion

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Instead of browsing online, you may actually be able to find style inspiration from your grandparents’ wardrobe. This cozy, granny-inspired vest by Acne Studios with purple and gray stripes is perfect for creating a nostalgic outfit. Try styling this piece with a pair of cream-colored cotton trousers. Leather accessories and shoes, such as Loewe’s bucket hat, STAUD’s Moon bag and Dr. Martens’ black derbys, round out the look.

Head-to-Toe Black

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You can never go wrong with an all-black look. Here, we’ve selected a knit vest by ADER error that boasts a deconstructed appearance with frayed edges. To highlight the design, you can wear a tight bodysuit from Daily Paper underneath and CLAN’s pinstripe trousers on the bottom. Tie everything together with a beanie hat and some chunky, laced-up ankle boots.

Jade Green

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Cool Tones

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As much as we love putting together a stylish outfit, keeping warm is a top priority during the fall and winter seasons. For a versatile look, consider wearing a warm turtleneck top (like this one by AMBUSH) with a fuzzy sweater vest like Maison Margiela’s. These Fantabody flared leggings will keep you feeling comfy all day long. A pair of black Telfar loafers and a silver chain necklace round off this cool and chic look. If you’re living in a colder climate, simply put on a puffer jacket or a long winter coat and you’re good to go.

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