How to Style a Sweater Vest: 3 Tips

A sweater vest or sweater tank is a must-have piece for this time of year when spring temps are all over the place. Chilly mornings, warm afternoons, windy evenings…a sweater tank is great for it all. The knit weave offers more warmth than a simple cotton tank and it’s ideal for layering. Plus, it’s a piece you can wear now and well into the summer, too. Read for tips on how to style a sweater vest.

Tip #1 Embrace Simplicity

The beauty of a sweater vest is that the knit texture makes it elevated without even trying. Pair it with coordinating silhouettes that are equally at ease, like straight-leg denim or a breezy linen pant. 

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Tip #2 Think Layers

If brisk temps require an extra layer, follow the same rule of thumb and keep the fabric complementary, avoiding other knits or heavy accent textures like quilting. We love the timeless vibe of a great jean jacket; pair it with these sporty shorts for a casual, on-the-go look.

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Tip #3 Play with Accessories

Don’t be afraid to style a sweater vest or tank with great accessories like a leather belt. The play on textures works well in this case, as the belt coordinates perfectly with both the vest and the denim. It creates a look that feels intentional and styled, but also very laid back and cool.

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Find Your Style With EVEREVE

For more sweater vest styling tips, check out Heidi’s EVEREVE TV segment.

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