How To Layer Your Chunky Sweater Like A Style Blogger

Chunky sweaters are admittedly the piece you purchase with high sartorial hopes but then leave in the closet for fear of looking, well, chunky. To change the game we have turned to stylish ladies like Christine Reehorst of Fash n Chips and Jessica Stein of Tuula Vintage for inspiring and simple ensembles, so whether you skew more preppy, grungey or monochromatic, there is something here for you.

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    We’ve also culled the best additional pieces to pair with your chunky sweater, to help make these covetable outfits just a little more tangible.

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    Printed Pants:

    Layer your chunky sweater over a t-shirt of the same color to add a casual twist to printed pants.

    Sincerely Jules' Jules Sarinana Wearing a LAMB sweater, J Crew Camo Pants, 3.1 Phillip Lim Mules and a Goyard Bag. http://sincerelyjules.com/ http://sincerelyjules.com/2014/01/camo-cool.html

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    Pair your chunky sweater with:

    Joe’s Jeans Camo Pant ($182) in Dayna

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    PHOTO: Arty Filles

    Neutral Boots:

    Finish a monochromatic look with muted accessories in a light brown or gray.

    Arty Filles is wearing Zara Ribbed Sweater ($80), Levi’s Made and Crafted Jeans, Minelli Benjamine Boots ($300), YSL Besace Flap Bag. 

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    Pair your chunky sweater with:

    VC Signature Calypso Suede Ankle Boots ($295) in Grey

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    PHOTO: Sara Strand

    Pencil Skirt and Biker Jacket:

    Loosely tuck an oversized sweater into a pencil skirt. Top with a biker jacket to keep it youthful.

    Sara Strand is wearing Aldo Boots, Selected Femme Skirt, Gina Tricot Sweater, Hipsters and Sisters Leopard Flat Bag ($145), Object Jacket. 

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    Pair your chunky sweater with:

    J Brand Aiah Leather Jacket ($1295) in Black

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    PHOTO: Dans Vogue

    Slip Dress and Combat Boots:

     A wide-gauge knit shows off a slip dress underneath without being overtly sexy.

    Dans Vogue in a Twin-Set Sweater and Slip. 

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    Pair your chunky sweater with:

    Sakiko Chiffon Cami Slip Dress ($36) in Nude

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    PHOTO: Fash n Chips

    Cropped Jeans:

    Think of it as a t-shirt for cold weather and layer on the extras: a tartan blanket scarf, menswear watch, boyfriend coat, aviators and a top-handle bag.

    Christine Reehorst of Fash n Chips is wearing a Cos Coat and Jeans, Acne Lilian Angora Pullover ($536), Celine Bag, Zara Scarf and Superga x Man Repeller Velvet Low-Top Sneakers ($125). 

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    Pair your chunky sweater with:

    MiH Phoebe Slim Jean ($240) in Kissing Wash

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    PHOTO: A Portable Package

    Button Down:

    For a relaxed approach to preppy dressing, keep the button-down shirt and sweater oversized.

    A Portable Package in a vintage aran sweater, Saint Laurent Original Skinny Jean ($545), Saint Laurent Betty Bag ($1890) and Gianvito Rossi Leather Ankle Strap Boots ($944). http://www.portablepackage.com 

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    Pair your chunky sweater with:

    Frank and Eileen Barry Contrast Collar Shirt ($198) in Blue

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    PHOTO: Camille Over The Rainbow

    Leather Shorts:

    A slouchy knit tempers the raciness of leather shorts. Pair with minimalist extras, like a tote and basic scarf.

    Camille Charriere of Camille Over The Rainbow is wearing Ganni Malin Wool Coat ($350), Zara Sweater, Bruuns Bazaar Leather Shorts, Filippa K Scarf, Adidas Stan Smith Sneakers ($70), Celine Tote and Zara Boots. 

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    Pair your chunky sweater with:

    Rag and Bone Em Leather Shorts ($595) in Black

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    PHOTO: Golden Diamonds

    Duster:

    Make a chunky sweater dinner-appropriate by tossing on a floor length duster and polished pumps. 

    The Golden Diamonds' Diona Ciobann is wearing Abercrombie and Fitch Dark Wash Jeggings ($78), Uniqlo Turtleneck, Jaeger Coat, Vintage Scarf and Christian Louboutin Pigalle 100 Leather Pumps ($625). 

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    Pair your chunky sweater with:

    Gianmarco Venturi Vintage Coat ($351) in White

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    PHOTO: Tuula Vintage

    Bold Bag:

    This basic combination gets enlivened by a royal blue bag and scarf in the same color family.

    Tuula Vintage's Jessica Stein Wearing J Brand Claudette Leather Pants ($1595), Zara Sweater With Turn-Over Collar ($60), Zara Scarf, Zara Boots, Valentino Small Lock Flap Bag ($1995).  

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    Pair your chunky sweater with:

    Halogen Trouve Leather Crossbody Bag ($68) in Blue

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    PHOTO: Mode Junkie

    Red Leather Pants:

    Pair a pale grey sweater with sleek, burgundy-hued leather pants for an unexpected burst of color.

    Mode Junkie - Angeli Calorenz Wearing & Other Stories Turtleneck and Leather Pants, 3.1 Phillip Lim Jacket and Karen Walker Super Duper Strength Sunglasses ($280). 

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    Pair your chunky sweater with:

    Juicy Couture Coated Skinny Jeans ($255) in Red

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    PHOTO: The Blab

    Sneakers:

    Echo the sportiness of a swingy, A-line sweater with simple sneakers.

    Roxanne Blondel from The Blab is wearing an & Other Stories Cropped Wool Sweater, Superga 2750 Cotu Classic Sneakers ($65), Asos Pants ($65) and a Mulberry Envelope Wallet (similar here). 

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    Pair your chunky sweater with:

    Superga Cotu Classic Sneakers ($65) in White

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J Brand Aiah Leather Jacket

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Sakiko Chiffon Cami Slip Dress

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