How to Look Put-Together in a Sweater

Every year when it’s finally sweater weather, we notice numerous stylish ladies making the same mistake—that is, restricting their cozy knits to weekends and off-duty occasions. But a dress code shouldn’t come between you and your favorite sweaters, which are surprisingly easy to style for work and after-hours events. That’s why today we’re bringing you eight fashionable ways to get away with wearing a sweater anywhere from the office to a party! 

1. Black Crew-Neck Sweater + A-Line Skirt + Pointed Pumps

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Stockholm Street Style

Wear a crew-neck sweater with an A-line skirt and pointy-toe pumps for an easy, elegant look suitable for work and play.

2. Printed Sweater + Hat + Over-The-Knee Boots

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Stockholm Street Style

Channel Elena Perminova’s western-inspired vibe by accessorizing a printed sweater with over-the-knee boots and a chic hat.

Fred Perry Plaid Sweater ($190) in Red

3. Oversized White Sweater + Black Skinny Jeans + Black Accessories

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Stockholm Street Style

Master cold-weather whites by pairing an oversized sweater with slimming black jeans and classic accessories.

4. Boyfriend Sweater + Tailored Trousers + Slip-On Sneakers

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Ellen Claesson

Effortlessly contrast casual pieces, like a boyfriend sweater and sporty sneakers, with polished, tailored pants.

5. White Sweater + Black Midi Skirt + Edgy Accessories

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Fashion Vibe

This black-and-white look is a breeze to recreate and transitions easily from day to night!

6. Turtleneck Sweater + Sleeveless Dress + Booties

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Stockholm Street Style

Wear a turtleneck underneath a slightly loose-fitting dress, and complete your outfit with booties for an intriguing layered look. Extra points if you can emulate Leila Yavari’s fall palette.

7. Gray Sweater + Printed Skirt + Heeled Booties

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Vanessa Jackman

Tap into your feminine side by wearing a soft gray sweater with a sweet printed skirt and ladylike boots.

8. Simple Sweater + Denim Jacket + Coat

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Ellen Claesson

For a cozy layering formula, try slipping on a coat over a lightweight sweater and your favorite denim jacket.

Theory Landran Fine-Knit Sweater ($285)

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