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How To Wear Oversized Sweaters: 7 Fabulous Looks

Ever wondered how to wear oversized sweaters so that they look just right? The basic look is not hard to plan out: take an oversized sweater, add some skinny jeans and you’re good to go, right?

Well, things can be a little bit different if you’re going for an out of the box look. Think: short skirts, pencil skirts, maxi skirts or leather leggings. Hey, even the classic oversized sweater and skinny jeans combo can look majestically different if styled right. Remember, the devil is in the details…

How To Wear Oversized Sweaters #1: With Skinny Jeans

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The oldest trick in the book is to balance out the volume on top with some tight fitting bottoms. But if you want to flex your styling muscles, go for a preppy look and add a (chambray) shirt into the mix and a pair of platforms.

How To Wear Oversized Sweaters #2: With Leather Leggings And Sneakers

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For a more casual twist, pair the sweater with a pair of (faux) leather leggings and some sneakers. After all, we shouldn’t sacrifice style for comfort even on our laziest days.

How To Wear Oversized Sweaters #3: With A Short Skirt

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Paring a mini skirt with a large, oversized sweater can be so much fun! Keep the proportions in check by having the skirt end a little lower than the sweater, so it can actually be seen. Bonus points if you’re going for a matchy-matchy color pallet: it will make your look more harmonious.

How To Wear Oversized Sweaters #4: With A Pencil Skirt

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This is a sleek look that you can wear to feel powerful and comfortable at the same time. Since you’re all covered up at the top, go for a pair of ankle booties to give the ensemble a sharp edge.

How To Wear Oversized Sweaters #5: With A Maxi Skirt

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OK, you may need a bit of courage for this one… but it’s worth it! Play with the contrasts by adding a casual, oversized sweater to a delicate maxi skirt. You can elevate the look by adding a fancy necklace or a bright lip (or both!) and you’re ready to hit the town!

How To Wear Oversized Sweaters #6: With Shorts

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This may not be a look that you can wear all winter long, but you can certainly get away with it in fall. Allow the shorts to be seen by tucking in your sweater and, why not, try out this look with a pair of thigh-high boots as well.

How To Wear Oversized Sweaters #7: By Itself

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This might be breaking into sweater dress territory, but if your sweater is large and long enough, why not? Make sure to have a contrasting shirt peeking underneath, as it makes for an unexpected detail.

Hats For Fall 2014 – What And How To Wear

What’s the no. 1 cold weather accessory you should never be without? If you answered hats, you’re right! Clearly, scarves and gloves don’t fall back behind, but there’s nothing like a chic and cozy hat (or beret!) to keep your head from freezing over during those early fall mornings.

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So let’s see which are your best choices for fall. Ahead, three types of cold weather hats that successfully tick off both the coolness and the practical requirements on the list.

Hats Fall 2014: Beanies

What a no-brainer, right? Beanies are ridiculously easy to find and to incorporate in an outfit. You can pair them with dresses, jeans, heels or sneakers for an instant boost of coolness. Choosing a black beanie is always a safe bet, but only unusual colors will truly make you the center of attention. A neon beanie, for example, looks fantastic when paired with a dark or gray ensemble. Also, for a bad-ass look, pair any type of beanie with leather leggings and an oversized cardigan or blazer.

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Hats Fall 2014: Structured Hats

From wide-brim hats to fedoras or boater hats, the options are pretty much endless. A simple, structured hat goes perfectly with high heels or with sneakers and it adds a feminine touch to any outfit. For an out-of-the-box look, wear a red fedora with a matching lipstick and keep the rest of the ensemble easy and simple. If you’re going for a more sophisticated look, a fine fedora, some kick-ass leather leggings, high heels and a faux fur should do the trick. Bonus points if the result is an all-black look. Hot!

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Hats Fall 2014: Berets

Berets might have been MIA until now, but they are surely coming back in style! For the Fall/Winter 2014 season, numerous designers (Rodarte, Ermanno Scervino, Ralph Lauren) have sent berets down the runway and the result was stunning! Paired either with skirts of with trousers, we have to give it to them: berets definitely look modern and cool again. For a day-to-day look, pair your beret with a skirt and a sweater – so easy, right? Add a leather jacket to the mix to balance out the look and you should be good to go. Paris, here we cooome!

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Top 90s Fashion Trends That Are Back In Style

Slowly, but surely, some of the most beloved 90s fashion trends have been making a comeback. At this point, we can pretty much say for sure that scrunchies or tiny butterfly clips will not be coming back in style – ever. But a few trends like slip dresses, chokers or high-waisted jeans are surely returning in style.

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Keep reading to discover five 90s fashion trends that are now chicer than ever before.

1. The Slip Dress

The off-duty look of choice for all the major 90s models – we’re looking at you, Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss – is back in tip-top shape! The careless, effortless vibe that a slip dress gives off is pretty much unparalleled. This is why slip dresses can nowadays be seen everywhere, from red carpets to street style shots. Pair it with a pair of heels to update this sexy 90s trend.

2. Crop Tops

Crop tops might have been huge in the 90s, but they are even bigger now. Today, they are already deeply rooted into our wardrobes and they’re worn by everyone, everywhere. From elegant evening looks to party-ready ensembles, crop tops are surprisingly versatile. For a 2014 version of the crop top look, make sure you pair the top with a high-waisted skirt or pant. No belly-button in sight – you want to keep it chic, chic, chicer!

3. High-Waisted Jeans

Speaking about crop tops, their best pals from the 90s, the high-waisted jeans, are also back in the game! Wear with simple tops, and let them make a statement on their own, or pair with romantic blouses for a modern update. You can even wear them to the office if you add a belt and a blazer. This versatile piece is, without a doubt, the most loved of the 90s fashion trends today.

4. Chokers

Hello, nostalgia! Remember the tattoo chokers everyone and their mother had in the 90s? Well, they are back in style now. So are metallic, crystal or otherwise unconventional chokers that can we worn either by themselves or layered, for an eclectic look. If you want to steer away from the conventions, your best choice is a minimalist, metal choker.

5. Grunge Looks

OK, so maybe grunge in the 90s was a bit different from its modern renditions. But who cares? The spirit is still here and it’s all that matters, right? For a modern take on the 90s grunge, mix flannel shirts with ripped shorts, creepers and a beanie. A little bit of a sexy edge never hurt nobody – don’t be afraid to try it, for it will make your 90s inspired look seem modern and fresh.

Are you convinced yet? Remember, what goes around, comes around – fashion tends to be repetitive and what was old can suddenly be new again.

Which one of these 90s fashion trends was your favorite?