3 Ways to style a sweatshirt

Nov 22, 2013 at 11:06 p.m. ET

Three stylish ways to try the sweatshirt trend in your closet.

Sweatshirts are all the rage this season, taking on a sweeter and more luxe look than ever before. No longer just for the gym or lounging around, suddenly sweatshirts are the chic style essential for your wardrobe. Look for them in cool graphic colors with pretty prints and quirky phrases to match your style.

Here are three ways I styled one sweatshirt to help the trend go the long haul in your closet.

1 Sweatshirt Styled 3 Ways

Style your sweatshirt sweet by layering it over a pop of color or a collared blouse to give it a preppy-chic look.

1 Sweatshirt Styled 3 Ways -- Layered

Get The Look:

Contrast Trimming Printed Sweater (Mango, $50)
Worthington Long-Sleeve 100% Silk Blouse (JCPenney, $12)

Sweatshirts get cute and flirty when paired with a pencil or flare skirt and heels.

1 Sweatshirt Styled 3 Ways -- Heel and skirt

Get the Look:

Contrast Trimming Printed Sweater (Mango, $50)
Tall Flared Ponte Skirt (Ann Taylor, $89)
Apt. 9 Jet Simulated Crystal Bib Statement Necklace (Kohl's, $16.80)
Steven Whisp Metallic Heels (6pm.com, $75)

Who says you can't wear sweats to work? When paired with a suit or worn under a blazer, your sweatshirt is instantly suitable for the office.

1 Sweatshirt Styled 3 Ways -- Blazer

Get the Look:

Contrast Trimming Printed Sweater (Mango, $50)
Relaxed Blazer (ASOS, $63.52)
Trousers in Crepe (ASOS, $45)

What do you think... are you more inclined to style up your sweats now? Get the looks I created for yourself.

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