How to Wear Sweater Vests, the Big New Trend of 2020

When you think of a sweater vest, you might think of your grandma at Christmas.

But listen up ladies—this year, sweater vests are hitting the mainstream. And no, we're not talking about the tacky ones. We're talking the new and improved 2020 sweater vest. It's honestly what our dreams are made of, and we can't wait to rock the trend this fall.

Curious as to how to style it? Keep reading to find out how to wear sweater vests in 2020, the big new trend.

1. Wear it Over a Tailored, Crisp White Shirt With Biker Shorts

This is undoubtedly our favorite way to style a sweater vest. Grab your boyfriend's tailored, crisp white shirt (if you don't have one of your own), and throw your sweater vest on over it. We love the idea of wearing this just on its own, but if you want to avoid giving everyone a show they did not pay for, make sure to put on some biker shorts.


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2. Wear it Over a Contrasting Long Sleeve Top

Once the weather gets chillier and you can't get away with only wearing biker shorts, this is your best bet. Grab your fave long sleeve top and pair it with a sweater vest in a contrasting color. Think black and white, or nude and pink. Throw on a pair of slacks or jeans to complete the super easy, laid-back outfit.


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3. Wear it Over a Collared Shirt

In order to avoid looking too preppy, opt for a collared shirt with some style. Think oversized collars or bell sleeves. Once you have that picked out, throw on a deep-cut sweater vest for a chill look. We love the idea of wearing this with a simple pair of jeans and Farrah Fawcett-inspired hair, just like the girl in the picture.


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4. Wear it Over a Plain White Tee

Everyone, and we mean everyone, should have a go-to plain white tee in their closet. Once you've found yours, all you have to do is choose a sweater vest to go with it. It can honestly be whatever your heart desires. Cropped, oversized, neutral or checkered—the world is your oyster when it comes to this style.


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