How to Wear a Sweater Dress: Day & Night Outfits - College Fashion

Class to Night Out: Sweater Dress

The sweater dress you won't feel frumpy in this fall.
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Sweater dress trend: Orange turtleneck sweater dress, gray, white, black and burgundy striped sweater dress, white cowl neck sweaterdress

Dresses L-R: Revolve, NY & Company, Shopbop

The sweater dress is one of those trends that never seems to go away. Every fall we sit and wait for the temperature to drop just to slip one on. For such a simple piece, the sweater dress comes in endless shades, prints, and fabrics, so there's definitely one to fit your style. It’s probably why this trend keeps popping back up on and off the runway. 

Today, I'll show you two sweater dress outfits, one for day and one for a night out.

How to Wear a Sweater Dress for Class:

How to wear a sweater dress with boots to class -- outfit with camel long sleeve sweater dress, brown knee high boots, tan trench coat, aviator sunglasses, suede backpack

Products: Sweater Dress - Madewell, Jacket - Revolve, Shoes - Macy's, Bag - TJ Maxx, Sunglasses - NY & Company, Phone Case - Macy's

The best thing about wearing a sweater dress to class is the simplicity of it all. Little to no effort is needed on your part to make this trend a fabulous look. Add a cool pair of boots and your look is basically complete. 

However, let’s go the extra mile to style this trend: Throw on a duster coat to stay warm while winning extra style points. This one from Revolve is the perfect addition. But don’t stop there! You can continue to accessorize this look by adding a suede backpack and throwing on a cool pair of sunnies. 

How to Wear a Sweater Dress for a Night out: 

How to wear a sweater dress with boots for a night out -- outfit with camel sweater dress, black motorcycle jacket, tan suede ankle booties, round black bag, cheetah bangle, eyeshadow palette

Products: Sweater Dress - Madewell, Jacket - Hollister, Shoes - Sole Society, Bag - TJ Maxx, Eye Shadow Palette -  Amazon, Bracelet - Amazon

A sweater dress is a bit more relaxed than your typical night out dress. However, depending on how you style it, your sweater dress can fit any occasion effortlessly. 

The look is so simple and cool: It proves that it’s really the accessories that make a difference. To transition this look into the night, throw on a leather jacket: Nothing brings instant cool factor quite like it. For shoes, boots are an obvious fall must. Most styles will work with this trend but for a nighttime look go for a high heeled ankle boot; it’ll elevate the overall look. 

What's your favorite sweater dress outfit?

How do you wear a sweater dress? Do you have a favorite one in your closet? Tell us in the comments.

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