From puffers to knits, vests are all the rage. In fact, the vest is pretty iconic and has been around in the fashion world for decades. Frequenting the streets and runways, vests have become an integral part of our styling for both functional and fashionable reasons. Whether you’re trying to stay warm in winter with a women’s winter vest or trying to get that perfect 70’s look, vests are a stylish and versatile staple in anyone’s wardrobe.
Fall is one of our favorite seasons to wear vests stylishly and functionally. The searing heat of summer is fading away, and the freeze of winter hasn’t quite taken hold, meaning vests are the perfect in-between transitional wardrobe must-have for those who love to dress for the season. Here are some of the best ways to style our favorite fall piece while still looking chic.
A chic and functional way to style your favorite vest this fall is with a turtleneck. Turtlenecks look amazing under vests because they tend to be more fitted and they accentuate the natural curves and silhouette of your shoulders and neck. The vest and turtleneck complement each other beautifully. The vest lends the turtleneck some shape and structure while keeping you warm around the torso, making it the perfect piece to throw on over your turtleneck and head out the door. The turtleneck gives the vest a chic factor while also balancing the visual weight of a bulkier vest. These two are seriously a match made in heaven and are a go-to chic fall staple winning pair that you will find yourself wearing again and again.
One of the most loved staple pieces for fall is the ever-so-chic sweater dress. Forever fashionable and easy to wear, sweater dresses of just about every shape and style pair perfectly with your favorite vest. Wear with wool tights, leather boots, and a down vest for the perfect to-go effortlessly chic look that can take you from running errands to the office. Also, feel free to style with fleece vests for a more practical approach, or stick with pure fashion and grab a long open knit vest with a wrap belt for an easy chic fall-perfect outfit.
Sweater vests are back and are one of the hottest trends in recent years. This 1970’s throwback has made a strong comeback and is more stylish than ever before. Choose from cute cropped versions, effortlessly chic oversized cuts that will give your outfit more dimension and personality, or the classic preppy look traditionally worn over a collared shirt. The good news: they’re all stylish, and you can choose what fits your own personal style best. We love a thick and comfy knit sweater vest that is perfect for layering in the fall. Wear all on its own with a pair of your favorite jeans and boots, or wear over a long-sleeved shirt for some extra warmth. However you still this trendy look, you’re sure to be looking chic and feeling fall-fabulous.
Fottagecore and Cabincore are hot trends that speak to your outdoorsy vibes. For those who love the great outdoors, flannel shirts are all the rage and pair perfectly with a good ole vest.
For men and women alike, styling a vest over your flannel shirt is a classic fall look that will have you feeling chic, cozy, and down to earth. This looks great with a pair of jeans and boots or a fall-inspired midi skirt with your favorite ankle boots for a cool and edgy look. Flannel shirts are everyone’s favorite fall vibe, so take advantage and wear a vest for a trendy and practical look.
Long vests are a chic and flattering cut of vest that is less functional but super fashionable. These knit vests are like long cardigans without sleeves and make the perfect add-on to all your go-to fall look. The long vest alone can add a chic dimension to whatever you’re wearing and work perfectly to be worn around the house, out and about, or to the office. Wear over your favorite t-shirt and jeans look for the perfect effortlessly chic fall outfit. The long vest adds a streamlined dimension to your otherwise more casual outfit, making it look dressier and more elegant. No matter how you style it, the long vest is a look that always looks good.
Master the effortlessly chic look for fall by pairing your favorite vest with your favorite t-shirt and jeans look. Make this super chic by wearing a pair of fitted and flattering jeans with a pair of ankle or mid-calf boots. Wear your favorite t-shirt and tuck it into the waistband of your jeans. Throw on a vest, and you’re good to go. The silhouette of the jeans paired with the nice boots makes your outfit a little dressier, while the classic t-shirt and women’s down vest give your outfit an effortless and relaxed feel.
Wear your favorite vests all autumn long for a chic and practical look that is easy to work into just about any outfit.