Dressing Up A Sweater

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Sweaters are usually on my list for winter sale shopping each year. This year I’m looking for a few great high-quality chunky sweaters which I didn’t want to pay full price for in the fall season. I found this particular sweater I’m wearing in today’s look on clearance at Lord & Taylor for about 1/4 of the original price. It was a great find- this thing is the warmest sweater I own!

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Thick sweater coats are actually pretty versatile. I pair this French Connection sweater with leggings and moto boots on days when it’s freezing and, in my opinion, way too cold to get dressed up. I can also switch things up with a few accessories and wear it for a night out.

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Pairing it with a simple striped sweater dress and a pair of stacked boots, I added a belted scarf to complete this dressed-up look. (The whole belting-your-scarf thing is a really easy way to look a little bit more stylish. I’m using the trick here in my blanket scarf video.) The sweater was definitely a great find, based on the warmth factor, versatility, and overall usability of the piece. Here’s hoping I can find some similar quality pieces that I can stow away until next year before all the winter sale merchandise is gone.

Are you still searching for any winter sale finds before spring arrives?

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Sweater: French Connection/ Dress: French Connection (sweater)/ Boots: Lucky Brand (similar)/ Scarf: Vintage (similar)/ Tights: Simply Vera Wang @ Kohl’s/ Belt: Vintage (similar)/ Bag: Coach

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