7 Cool Ways to Pull Off a Cropped Sweatshirt


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When it comes to styling, we can always look to our favorite celebrities for the coolest ways to wear a trending piece. Case in point: cropped sweatshirt outfits. The athleisure staple is the perfect piece for when the weather’s not too hot or not too cold. However, with a piece as easy as this, it can be easy to fall into a bit of a style rut. Not to worry, as these style stars will give you just the sartorial inspiration you’re looking for.

As a piece that you can wear all year, depending on whether you layer it with other piece or wear it on its own, let these It girls show you exactly how a cropped sweatshirt can be worn. Whether you’re headed to the airport and need an outfit that can keep you comfortable during your flight or are heading out for the night and want a cool girl–approved ensemble, this is one piece you want in your regular rotation.

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If you’re looking to have more coverage, wear your sweatshirt underneath a pair of overalls for a cool, ’90s vibe.


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Want a cool look for a night out? A cropped sweatshirt paired with cool, distressed jeans will give you an edge that will get anyone’s attention.


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For a more dressed-up look, style your cropped sweatshirt with boyfriend jeans and heels. For an added layer, a trench coat will pull your outfit together.


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There’s nothing more classic (and comfortable) than the simple athleisure uniform of a cropped sweatshirt, leggings, and sneakers. Go monochromatic for a streamlined ensemble.


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One of the greatest features of a cropped sweatshirt is that it makes the perfect throw-on-and-go piece when you’re on your way out. Style it with a pair of jeans and sneakers, and you can’t go wrong.


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For a simple outfit formula, a crewneck iteration of the trend will give your look a more polished appeal, especially if you style it with your standard black leggings.


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When you’ve got comfort on your mind, style a cropped sweatshirt with a pair of wide-leg pants. Just thinking about this look makes us feel more comfortable.

Now, you have an arsenal of the coolest outfits to wear with cropped sweatshirts, whether you’re running errands or headed out for drinks.

Dale Arden Chong