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Fabulous Find of the Week: Wet Seal Striped Sweater

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I’ll admit it: I own one (or ten) too many striped tops. However, that doesn’t stop me from picking up another one when it’s as perfect as this week’s Fabulous Find. This black-and-tan striped sweater may be neutral, but it’s far from boring. The textured knit and wider stripes looks so chic for fall, plus its sophisticated and classic vibe means it can easily go from day to night. The best part? This sweater is on sale for $18 at Wet Seal!

Simply scroll down to check out this Fab Find, as well as three cute ways to wear a striped sweater this fall:

The Sweater:

Wet seal rugby striped sweater
Rugby Stripe Boxy Sweater in “Black/Natural” — $17.99 at Wet Seal

Outfit Inspiration

If you like this cheap and chic sweater, then you’re going to love the outfits we put together for inspiration. Read on to find out three stylish ways to wear this week’s Fabulous Find:

Outfit #1

Wet seal striped sweater, colored skinnies, riding boots
Product Info: Sweater- Wet Seal, Jeans- Charlotte Russe, Necklace- Sole Society, Shoes- Target, Nail Polish- NARS

This sweater works so well for casual looks, and I especially love the idea of pairing it with high-waisted skinny jeans in an autumnal forest green hue. These riding boots have a chic and polished vibe, plus the black and brown faux leather looks great against the colored skinnies. Glam things up with a beaded statement necklace, then pick up on the warm tones in that necklace with a bold, red-orange nail polish.

Outfit #2

Wet seal striped sweater, black skort, pointed flats
Product Info: Sweater- Wet Seal, Ear Cuff- Nasty Gal, Lipgloss- Smashbox, Clutch- Macy’s, Skort- New Look, Shoes- Sole Society

For a dressier outfit, wear this Fab Find with a black textured skort. Pointy-toe flats look elegant, but are still comfy enough to wear when you’re going to be on your feet for long periods of time. Edge the ensemble up with a fierce leopard print clutch and a trendy crystal ear cuff. Complete the look with a swipe of deep plum lipgloss.

Outfit #3

Wet seal striped sweater, bootcut jeans, ankle boots
Product Info: Sweater- Wet Seal, Jeans- American Eagle Outfitters, Rings- ASOS, Shoes- Sole Society, Bag- H&M

Create a classically casual look for class by wearing the sweater with a pair of bootcut jeans. Low-heeled ankle booties are comfy yet chic, while a crimson-colored tote adds a pop of color. For the finishing touch, accessorize with a bunch of sleek gold rings.

Your thoughts?

What do you think of this week’s Fabulous Find? Would you buy this Wet Seal sweater? Which look is your favorite? How would you wear a striped sweater? Remember to leave a comment below and tell us what you think!

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Would You Wear… a Cropped Sweater?


Photo Credit: 1. Nasty Gal, 2. Kendall Jenner via Pacific Coast News, 3. Urban Outfitters

At this point, fashion has thrown us a variety of cropped styles. Cropped jeans, cropped tees, and cropped jackets have all had their moments, so it should come as no surprise that now we are seeing cropped sweaters everywhere. This trend is a contradiction of practicality in every way. The most basic duty of a sweater is to keep one warm and cropped tops expose the skin.

That said, we are all well aware that fashion does not have to be functional. Each style we have seen looks phenomenal, so we are willing to give this look a shot. If you are concerned about showing skin or catching a cold, why not layer a cropped sweater over a tailored oxford shirt, like the model in the middle photo below?

Product Information: 1. Forever 21, 2. Piperlime, 3. Revolve Clothing

What do you think of cropped sweaters?

Is this look a violation of what sweaters should be, or is this look super-stylish? Do you think this trend works better with a shirt underneath or with an exposed midriff? Where would you wear a cropped sweater? Leave a comment below! 

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Alexander Wang for H&M Lookbook


We told you way back in April that Alexander Wang would be creating an exclusive collection for H&M, and now we have photos of the lookbook.

To recap, Alexander Wang for H&M includes men’s and women’s clothing and accessories, with 38 pieces for women. Prices range from $17.95 for socks to $349 for a quilted black leather motorcycle jacket.

The limited-edition collection launches online and at 250 H&M stores worldwide on November 6.

Want to see what the collection looks like? Here’s the full women’s lookbook, courtesy of H&M: (Click each photo to enlarge.)


Your thoughts?

What do you think of this collaboration? Are you excited for this collection? What do you think of the women’s lookbook? Remember to leave a comment below and tell us your thoughts!

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