12 Fresh Ways to Style a Basic Sweater

The possibilities are limitless!
by Janelle Yau   |  Aug 30, 2017
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Sweaters are great at keeping you warm or adding a little bit of prep to your OOTD. But because of the almost endless summer season in the PH, the versatility of the sweater is often overlooked. To show you just how much fun you can have with this basic piece, we're showing you 12 ways on how you can rock a sweater—from preppy to snazzy!

Make a boring gray sweater fun and glam by pairing it with a statement skirt and equally eye-catching footwear.

Extremely cold days are rare in the PH so when it does, take advantage of the cold weather and layer, layer, layer!

Bored with your go-to sweater? Wear it backwards and see the difference!

Instead of making the sweater your key piece, use it as an accessory instead. Let one side fall to your arms to make a dressy outfit casual in a snap.

Take the stiffness out of the white button-down by layering an embroidered sweater over it.


Match the color of your sweater with your hat and lips and rack up the style points.

Pair a fuzzy sweater with a pair of attention-grabbing pants for an out-of-this-world night out OOTD.

Embrace the casualness of the sweater and wear it with a ripped jeans and rugged sneaks style pairing.

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Strike the perfect balance between sporty and girly with a sequined skirt-and-sweater combo. Cap the look off with a pair of rubber shoes and you're all set.

Wear your fave sweater with a '90s-inspired denim skirt for a chill look for the day.

Turn your dress into a skirt by throwing on an oversized sweater over it.

Feeling retro? Wear a fun sweater and add a pair of equally fun pair of short-alls to complete a rad style equation.

How do you wear your sweaters? Let’s swap style ideas!

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Janelle Yau
Fashion and Beauty Assistant
The Rebecca Bloomwood of Manila. I spend half of my time obsessing about the latest fashion craze, and the other half overthinking and over-analyzing just about anything under the sun. When I’m not busy as a bee playing with fifty shades of pink lippies, you can probably catch me swiping my plastic for yet another pair of shiny, pointed gold flats.
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