We all know that we’re playing favorites when it comes to what clothes we’re wearing. As much as we’d like to have a perfectly-curated capsule wardrobe—in which every single piece of clothing is loved and worn—it’s just not gonna happen. (At least for me. If you’re out there doing it, major props to you.)
But whether you are a master of making sure everything you own gets worn or not, we all have that one sweater. You know the one: super cozy, neutral in color, well-worn and loved. You reach for that sweater more than any of the others in your closet. As much as we love these sweaters, sometimes styling them can become tough.
Really, how many ways can you style a basic sweater?! Well, here’s your answer: the opportunities are endless. So if you’re in need of some fresh ways to style your trusty ol’ fave sweater, we’ve got you covered.
First thing’s first—here are a few of our absolute favorite basic and neutral sweaters (you know, in case it might be time for a new go-to):
And, without further ado, six fresh and non-boring ways to style them:
1. With faux-leather leggings, a puffer coat, and beanie
sweater / leggings / puffer / boots (only $40!) / beanie
2. With straight-leg jeans, a camel coat, and snakeskin booties
sweater / jeans / coat (under $100!) / bag / booties / sunglasses
3. With a midi skirt, leather jacket, and wide-brim hat
4. With a button-down, light-wash jeans, and mules
5. With a blazer, black skinny jeans, and suede booties
sweater / jeans / blazer (on sale!) / booties / necklace
6. With plaid pants and sneakers
sweater / pants (only $25!) / sneakers / tote / earrings
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