The $0 Style Trick Every True Fashion Girl Swears By

You know the feeling when you notice something peculiar—a new word or a fresh trend—and suddenly it seems to be everywhere? We couldn’t help feel this certain sense of déjà vu on the heels of fashion month. With so many trendsetters out and about, it was inevitable that there would be some outfit overlapping, but there was one easy trick that caught our eye. From Alexa Chung to Olivia Palermo, our favorite trendsetters were getting crafty with their sweater tying, using a cozy knit to make an old outfit feel new again.

Sure, tying a sweater around your waist or neck is a practical choice—you’ll be prepared should the weather take a turn for the worst. But, with a pop of color or the addition of unexpected stripes, a strategically placed sweater can be just the fresh twist your outfit needed. Read on to see how our favorite trendsetters are pulling off the look, and then shop sweaters so you can give it a spin too.