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10 Chic Sweater Vest Outfits To Wear This Fall

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Discover trendy ways to layer and elevate your fall and winter fashion without compromising on comfort with these 10 sweater vest outfits.

Looking for a versatile and stylish way to elevate your wardrobe this season? Look no further than the preppy sweater vest. This classic piece from the 90s has been making a comeback in recent years, as old money and preppy aesthetics have become more and more popular on social media.

Whether you’re looking for easy ways to add warmth to your office look, or you want to embrace more of a prep-school vibe in your everyday looks, adding a sweater vest to your outfits is an easy way to embrace transitional dressing in the fall months.

However, if you’re new to the trend, styling a knit vest can seem a little daunting – that’s where we come in! We’ve collated 10 trending Influencer outfits that are easy to recreate on any budget – just scroll down to see what styling is the best fit for your personal style.

The Cutest Sweater Vest Outfits To Get

1. Mini Skirt + Boots

Style your sweater vest with a mini skirt and knee-high boots to create a cute and stylish outfit that is perfect for the fall months. We love the neutral color palette of this outfit too, with the grey skirt, beige sweater vest, and brown boots – just perfect!

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White Theory Riduro Organic Cotton Button-Up Shirt
Theory

Riduro Organic Cotton Button-Up Shirt

At Neiman Marcus

Beige J.Crew Cashmere V-neck sweater-vest
J.Crew

Cashmere V-neck sweater-vest

At J.Crew

Brown and grey Lulus Autumn Sweetness Brown Plaid Mini Skirt
Lulus

Autumn Sweetness Brown Plaid Mini Skirt

At Lulus

2. Preppy Plaid

Sweater vests have a preppy aesthetic, so why not style with a plaid skirt to create a preppy outfit? This black sweater vest is paired with a white button-up shirt, a beige and black plaid skirt, and black lace-up shoes. Add a simple black shoulder bag to complete this chic outfit.

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White Rag & Bone Maxine Classic Button-Front Shirt
Rag & Bone

Maxine Classic Button-Front Shirt

At Neiman Marcus

Beige, black, red, and white Burberry Zoe Vintage Check Asymmetrical Wool Kilt
Burberry

Zoe Vintage Check Asymmetrical Wool Kilt

At Nordstrom

Black Dr Martens Gender Inclusive 1461 Oxford Shoes
Dr. Martens

Gender Inclusive 1461 Oxford Shoes

At Nordstrom

3. Green Tones

This green sweater vest look is a great way to inject a little color into dark fall days! The yellowy-green sweater vest pairs perfectly with the olive green tone of the wide-leg pants, then you just need to finish with a white shirt, white shoes, and a tan leather handbag to create a stunning look.

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Green Free People Easy Street Vest
Free People

Easy Street Vest

At Revolve

Olive green AllSaints Deri Lyn Trouser
AllSaints

Deri Lyn Trouser

At Revolve

Tan Polene Cyme Mini
Polene

Cyme Mini Bag

At Polene

4. Grey on Grey

This outfit combines some of the trendiest pieces for this season, including sweater vests and ballet pumps. The grey sweater vest is layered over a crisp white button-up shirt and then paired with grey-wash jeans to add a more casual touch. The dark green handbag adds a subtle touch of color to the outfit.

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Grey Vince Camuto Shaker Stitch Sweater Vest
Vince Camuto

Shaker Stitch Sweater Vest

At Nordstrom

Grey Mother The High Waisted Rider Ankle Jeans
Mother

The High Waisted Rider Ankle Jeans

At Neiman Marcus

Olive Green Paris 64 Mini Trésor Bag
Paris/64

Mini Trésor Bag

At Paris/64

5. Oversized Sweater Vests

Go for something a little more unique with this sweater vest dress look! The white, cotton shirt dress is worn underneath this oversized, camel-colored sweater vest, creating a cute and cozy dress. The outfit is complete with black knee-high boots and a black leather handbag. If you can’t find a sweater vest-style dress, just size up a few sizes in a regular sweater vest!

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White Helsa Cotton Poplin Oversized Shirt
Helsa

Cotton Poplin Oversized Shirt

At Revolve

Beige L’Academie Hara Sweater Vest
L’Academie

Hara Sweater Vest

At Revolve

Black Steve Madden Lizah Knee High Boot
Steve Madden

Lizah Knee High Boot

At Nordstrom

6. Pop of Pink

This pink sweater vest is so adorable and will add a feminine touch to any outfit! Here, the sweater vest has been styled with a short-sleeved white t-shirt, a beige mini skirt, and white and pink sneakers to really tie the whole look together. Accessorise with a tan handbag and gold jewelry for a glam finish.

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Pink French Connection Cotton Sweater Vest
French Connection

Cotton Sweater Vest

At Nordstrom

Camel Theory High-Waist Mini Skirt
Theory

High-Waist Mini Skirt

At Neiman Marcus

Tan Celine Folco Cuir Triomphe In Smooth Calfskin
Celine

Folco Cuir Triomphe

At Celine

7. Black + White

This smart black and white outfit is super stylish and perfect for work and meetings during the fall months. The oversized black sweater vest is layered over a loose white button-up shirt and black cropped pants, then finished with a black handbag and shiny black leather loafers for a sophisticated finish.

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White Madewell The Signature Poplin Oversize Button-Up Shirt
Madewell

The Signature Poplin Oversize Button-Up Shirt

At Nordstrom

Black Stitches + Stripes Madison Sleeveless Pullover
Stitches + Stripes

Madison Sleeveless Pullover

At Revolve

Black Reformation Gray Pant
Reformation

Gray Pant

At Reformation

8. Private School vibes

Preppy, private school-inspired looks are super popular at the moment, which is why you need to create this chic mini skirt and sweater vest look. Go for a more relaxed, cool-girl private school look by leaving the white button-up shirt untucked from the grey pleated skirt, then a black tie peeks out from underneath the grey, v-neck sweater vest.

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White Stella McCartney Oversized Button Down Poplin Shirt
Stella McCartney

Oversized Button Down Poplin Shirt

At Neiman Marcus

Black Prada Re-Nylon gabardine tie
Prada

Re-Nylon gabardine tie

At Prada

Grey Noisy May Thea Pleated Miniskirt
Noisy May

Thea Pleated Miniskirt

At Nordstrom

9. Cable knits

Perfect for the cold winter sweater, this cable knit sweater vest is just irresistible! The oversized, slouchy aesthetic of this sweater vest means it can be styled like a dress, with an oversized, white shirt dress, black leggings, and black lace-up boots – perfect for cold weather. Finish with your favorite black crossbody bag.

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Ivory Splendid Abbott Short-Sleeve Cashblend Cable Sweater
Splendid

Abbott Short-Sleeve Cashblend Cable Sweater

At Neiman Marcus

Black Bottega Veneta Padded Cassette Bag
Bottega Veneta

Padded Cassette Bag

At Nordstrom

Black Dr Martens Gender Inclusive Jadon Pisa Platform Boot
Dr. Martens

Gender Inclusive Jadon Pisa Platform Boot

At Nordstrom

10. Patterned Sweater vests

Add a little print and pattern to your monochrome look with a patterned sweater vest! The cream and black check pattern sweater vest has been styled with a white shirt, black mini skirt, and black loafer – the rest of the outfit has a minimalist look to really let the sweater vest become the statement piece.

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White Free People Happy Hour Oversize Poplin Button-Up Shirt
Free People

Happy Hour Oversize Poplin Button-Up Shirt

At Nordstrom

Black and white L’Academie Danelea Cropped Vest
L’Academie

Danelea Cropped Vest

At Revolve

Black SNDYS Fern Skirt
SNDYS

Fern Skirt

At Revolve

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