07 Nov How to Style Sweaters at the Office for the Cold Season
Reading time: 5 minutes
Love wearing sweaters in the winter? Don’t think they are appropriate for work?
Think again my friend! When done right, you can style sweaters to make them look very chic in a corporate environment.
Keep reading to find out how you can style sweaters at the office.
# 1 How to style a thick turtleneck?
This look, although may seem simple, is designed to make the sweater the focal point.
The sweater is able to be the focus of the outfit, as it is elevated by the other professional looking clothing pieces – ie: the pencil skirt and the high heel boots.
As for accessories, you can always add a watch and a necklace, or a pair of golden hoop earrings to finish things off.
# 2 How to style a long sweater?
To style a long sweater, you can do one of two things. Either you pair the long sweater with skin-tight pants and high heels, or you wear the sweater as a dress.
In this case, I threw on a tight long-sleeve dress in black underneath this long knit.
Covering my arms made the sweater office appropriate and warm for the colder season too.
As for the shoes, I chose to pair this neutral look with a bright kitten heel in a magenta colour. To finish it off, I accessorized using statement gold earrings and a watch.
# 3 How to style a light sweater?
When it comes to styling a light sweater, you have an endless amount of options.
Light sweaters are great for layering when it’s cold and for finalizing an outfit.
To finish off the look, I wore statement stud earrings, a watch and a heeled leather ankle boots.
# 4 How to style a sweater dress?
To style a sweater dress for work, there are two particular clothing pieces you should add to make the look appropriate for the office.
Firstly, throw on a dress shirt under your dress (as seen in the second picture). It’ll make the dress appear preppy and professional!
Secondly, you want to add a heel to elevate the outfit. I chose a black pair of heeled leather ankle boots.
Lastly, always remember to accessorize! You can do so by adding dainty jewelry like a bracelet and a watch, as well as a structured work handbag.
# 5 How to style a bright sweater?
To style a bright sweater, you need neutral clothing pieces to tone down the loud colour.
I paired this bright sweater with a neutral pencil skirt and heels. If you want this outfit to seem even more corporate, add a blazer.
Naturally, you’ll need to add a few jewelry pieces to finish off the outfit.
Looking for 3 more ways to wear a turtleneck sweater? Here’s a quick video showing you how!
In this article, I’ve shown you how to style sweaters for the office.
Many don’t consider sweaters dressy enough for a corporate settings. However, when styled right, they can look professional and put-together at the office.
Which sweater look did you like best? Comment below!
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