15 Transitional Sweater Outfits That Are Perfect For Fall

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Cozy up your fall and winter style with these chic sweater outfits! From oversized knits to trendy layering ideas, there’s an outfit idea for any personal style.

Getting cozy in sweaters and knits is one of the best things about the fall. You’re never cold, and you can rest assured that bloating won’t be a problem when putting your outfit together. With that said, it’s easy to get stuck in the routine where you just wear the same sweater with the same jeans day in and day out.

That’s why we’re bringing you an edit of our favorite sweater outfits that caught our eye on Instagram. If you’re in an inspiration rut and are running out of new ideas on how to style your sweaters, try these ideas for a cozy, transitional look!

15 Chic Sweater Outfits For Fall

1. Leather Shorts + Ballet Flats

You can’t go wrong with wearing leather shorts and a simple knit when dressing for transitional weather. This combo is edgy and chic and looks great when styled with a pair of ballet flats. Perfect for the fall!

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Taupe Cashmere Sweater
Almada Label

Mica Crewneck Sweater

At Almada Label

Leather shorts
Agolde

Recycled Leather Angled Hem Short

At Revolve

Chanel Ballet Flats
Chanel

Interlocking CC Logo Lambskin Flats

At TheRealReal

2. Baggy Jeans

Baggy jeans are back! We love this look combined with a chunky knit and a white t-shirt underneath to cause a bit of disruption to this outfit. Pair this transitional look with white sneakers and a cute bag that preferably matches your knit color.

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Cashmere jumper in beige
Frame

Oversize Cashmere Sweater

At Nordstrom

Baggy jeans in light blue wash
Agolde

Low Slung Baggy

At Revolve

White t-shirt
RE/DONE

x Hanes The Classic Tee

SHOP

At Revolve

3. Satin Skirt + Matching Bag

We are obsessed with pairing our chunky knits with a satin skirt for an elevated look. To recreate this look, choose a rich tonal color such as burgundy for your skirt and matching bag. This look is perfect for the holidays!

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Grey cashmere sweater
Almada Label

Flo Crewneck Sweater

At Almada Label

Red satin skirt
House of CB

Sydel Bias Cut Satin Maxi Skirt

At Nordstrom

Burgundy chanel bag
Chanel

Small Trendy CC Handle Bag

At TheRealReal

4. Stitched Up

If you are in the mood for a statement knit try this cute stitched-up sweater trend. We love this look combined with a short skirt and white sneakers. This outfit is perfect for your next coffee date!

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Stitched up sweater
English Factory

Whipstitch Accent Crewneck Sweater

At Nordstrom

Black flowly mini skirt
Reformation

Flounce Skirt

At Reformation

Adidas Samba OG
Adidas

Samba OG Shoes

At Adidas

5. Tonal Grey

When opting for a minimalist look, you can never go wrong with tonal outfits. Recreate this look by putting together different shades of grey into one outfit. We recommend choosing a darker grey for your trousers and then throwing on a light grey turtleneck sweater. So chic for the transitional seasons.

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Grey cashmere sweater
Reformation

Garrett Cashmere Cropped Turtleneck

At Reformation

Grey tailored trousers
Reformation

Mason Pant

At Reformation

Grey Birkenstock Boston Clog
Birkenstock

Boston Soft Footbed Clog

At Nordstrom

6. Cozy Vibes

The chunkier the knit the better right? We love opting for a cozy vibe for the drop in temperature. Achieve this look by dressing a pair of dark baggy jeans with a chunky half-zip knit. The ballet flats soften this look and add a feminine touch to this baggy look.

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Chunky half zip knit in cream
Varley

Elia Half Zip Knit Pullover

At Revolve

Straight leg jeans in dark wash
Agolde

Harper Mid Rise Wide Straight

At Revolve

Beige ballet flats with black toe cap
Jeffrey Campbell

Arabesque Flats

At Revolve

7. Parisian Preppy

Channel your inner Parisian girl with this preppy sweater outfit. Recreate this look by layering a cute cable knit sweater over a crisp white button-down shirt. Remember to pop your collar out for this look! Finish off with a pleated mini skirt to make this outfit extra preppy.

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Camel cable knit sweater
J.Crew

Cashmere shrunken cable-knit crewneck sweater with Lurex® threads

At J.Crew

Black mini preppy skirt
Reformation

Dakota Skirt

At Reformation

White button down shirt
Citizens of Humanity

Kayla Shirt

At Revolve

8. Winter Whites

Simplicity is elegance, right? This look achieves just that. We love an all-white outfit for the winter. Recreate this look by layering a white chunky turtleneck over a white maxi satin skirt. For a bit of disruption add an under-the-radar black handbag to really elevate this look. The perfect lunch date outfit for cold weather!

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White turtleneck cashmere sweater
Almada Label

Kia Turtleneck Sweater

At Almada Label

White maxi satin skirt
Line & Dot

Dreamer Maxi Skirt

At Revolve

Black Celine box bag
Celine

Medium Classic Box Bag

At Fashionphile

9. Contrasting Textures

A chunky knit combined with a leather skirt and suede boots can be complementary if styled correctly. Play around with different textures and a monochrome color palette to recreate this chic silhouette. This outfit is perfect for the fall weather and will definitely make a statement anywhere you go.

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Cream crew neck sweater
L´Academie

Fable Sweater

At Revolve

Brown leather skirt
French Connection

Crolenda Faux Leather Miniskirt

At Nordstrom

Chestnut suede knee-high cowboy boots
Golden Goose

Wish Star Boot

At Revolve

10. Sweater Dress + Collared Shirt

The amazing thing about sweaters is their versatility, and in this case, we love them as a dress. Layer your sweater dress over a collared white shirt, paired with knee-high boots to achieve this cute city break look.

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Black knee high boots
Ganni

Knee High Boot

At Revolve

White knit dress with black stitching
Steve Madden

Gemma Whipstitch Long Sleeve Sweater Dress

At Nordstrom

White button down shirt
Citizens of Humanity

Kayla Shirt

At Revolve

11. Pop Of Color

This year red is all the rage and we are here for it. For the perfect date night outfit (or even a casual Christmas outfit), recreate this vibrant look by layering a red cardigan with a dark pair of jeans. Your dark jeans will act as your base, so from there add a red pair of heels and a bag to complement the red knit.

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Red cashmere cardigan
Reformation

Clara Cashmere Crew Cardigan

At Reformation

Black high rise straight leg jeans
Agolde

High Rise Stovepipe

At Revolve

Red kitten heels
Reformation

Wilda Kitten Mule

At Reformation

12. Pleated Skirt + White Boots

Long skirts are very versatile and great to wear in the winter, as they can be worn to work or for a night out. We love a pleated skirt look with a chunky knit and heeled ankle boots for a chic and classy silhouette. Try adding a belt to cinch the waist and refine this look.

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Grey cashmere sweater
Almada Label

Flo Crewneck Sweater

At Almada Label

Cream pleated midi skirt
J. Crew

Pleated pull-on midi skirt

At J.Crew

White heeled ankle boots
Stuart Weitzman

Stuart 85 Stretch Bootie

At Revolve

13. Parisian Chic

This is another Parisian-inspired outfit we love. The wide-leg leather trousers add a bit of edge, while the rest of the outfit is a classic fall staple. To recreate this look, pair with a soft white knit and chestnut-colored suede boots with your favorite leather trousers, whether they’re in black, or another popular fall shade, like chocolate brown.

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Cream crew neck sweater
L´ Academie

Sonoma Crew Neck Sweater

At Revolve

Black leather boot pant
Agolde

Recycled Leather Relaxed Boot Pant

At Revolve

Chestnut brown chelsea boot
Rag & Bone

Astra Chelsea Boot

At Revolve

14. Ugg Slippers + Colorful Bag

If you are looking for a low-key, and cozy way to style your sweater dress, this look is for you. Throw on a brown chunky sweater dress, high-ankle socks, and your warm, cozy Uggs. Elevate this look by adding a bold tonal-colored bag. Another great transitional fall look.

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Brown sweater dress
Stitches & Stripes

Reina Knit Dress

At Revolve

Burgundy YSL Le 5 à 7 bag
Saint Laurent

Le 5 à 7 Bag

At YSL.com

Ugg Tasman slipper
UGG

Tasman Slipper

At Nordstrom

15. Leather Leggings + Chelsea Boots

Leggings are a great staple for any outfit, they are comfy and if styled correctly, very chic. In this case, layer your leather leggings with a white button-down shirt and a chunky knit. Classic Chelsea boots combined with leather leggings add a bit of edge to this simple outfit. We love the form-fitting bottom half of this look!

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Leather leggings
PAIGE

Sheena Faux Leather Legging

At Revolve

Camel turtleneck sweater
Ralph Lauren

Wool & Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater

At Nordstrom

Black Chelsea boots
Tony Bianco

Wolfe Bootie

At Revolve

Which of these cute sweater outfits was your favorite one? Let us know in the comments!

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