Tired Of Tying Your Shirt Around Your Waist? Try This.

If you follow trends, there’s no doubt you’re aware that grunge continues to rule the runways. However, as we move into the colder months, if you’re growing tired of wrapping your flannel around your waist, we suggest a warmer and fresher take on the top-tying variety.

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  • Sure, draping your sweater around your shoulders isn’t a revelatory tip, per se, but we’ve spotted an abnormally large amount of fashionable ladies reinventing this preppy styling mainstay. From draping it to the side to swooping it around the neck, click through to see how you try this cozy styling trick!  

  • Street Style
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    Street Style

    If you do enjoy a putting some prep in your step, then look no further. Commit to the part with a pair of plaid trousers and Mary Jane pumps. 

  • Alexa Chung
    Photo credit: David M. Benett/Getty Images for Mulberry

    Alexa Chung

    This isn’t the first time we’ve spotted Chung with a slung sweater. The style veteran attended the Mulberry show during London Fashion Week in a Mulberry shirtdress with a draped sweater and the Alexa Pickle Green Polish Buffalo Bag ($1850).

     

     

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    Street Style

    Spotted in the streets of Paris, this model-off-duty swung a striped sweater over her shoulders, keeping the rest of her look quite simple. 

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    Photo credit: Adam Katz Sinding of Le 21ème

    Street Style

    A key element to achieving a new styling trick is to make it look effortless. If you tend to avoid preppy iterations, try this look. Grab a chunky sweater and wrap it around your neck. The sleeves will fall in the right places and you won’t look like you’re gearing up for a golf match. Win, win!

    Adam Katz Sinding of Le 21ème

  • Street Style
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    Street Style

    For your next evening ensemble, try tossing a simple sweater over your gown, like this street styler did. We love how she completely transformed her pale blue dress and heels with this simple yet effective styling piece.

    Stockholm Street Style

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    Photo credit: Adam Katz Sinding of Le 21ème

    Street Style

    We love a good schoolboy look, which is why we gravitated toward this boyish ensemble. Tip: tightly knot your sweater in the center and scrunch it down over your shoulders to create a much-needed academic touch.

    Adam Katz Sinding of Le 21ème

     

  • Ashley Olsen

    We couldn’t help but pay homage to Ms. Olsen’s look from a few years back. As is the case with most trends, one Olsen or the other did it first! 

  • Street Style
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    Street Style

    We love the athletic vibe of this look. The baseball cap and sweater balance the dress and heels to create a dynamic look. 

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    Photo credit: Adam Katz Sinding of Le 21ème

    Street Style

    Prolong the life of your overalls and try tying your sweater around those. If it’s too cold to wear a tank like this model, opt for a long-sleeved shirt instead!

    Adam Katz Sinding of Le 21ème

  • H&M

    Angora-Blend Sweater ($60) in Olive Green

     

  • ALLSAINTS

    Terry Sweater ($315)

     

  • Whistles

    Rumi Rib Funnel Knit ($225) in Pink

     

  • Topshop

    Knitted Mohair V Neck Jumper ($92) in Blue

     

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