This month’s Stylish Monday features a Sweater Edit starring some of my favorite bloggers and Instagram friends. It’s that time of year when we can finally tuck away our sandals and tank tops and pull out those sweaters and boots! Of course, here in the south, we may regret that decision at around 2 in the afternoon, but hey…that’s the price of beauty, right? I’m excited to share this sweater edit with you and think you’ll be inspired by the beautiful outfits these gals put together. You can even link-up with us at the bottom of the post! I’m also sharing a very special discount code with you to a fabulous little online boutique I just discovered. Read on for some fabulous fall style inspiration!
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There are quite a few fun sweater trends out there right now. Popcorn stitch sweaters, bell sleeve styles, sweaters that are teddy bear soft, and cardigans galore! I’ve also seen quite a few oversize sweaters, which are easy to pull off – just throw on a sweater in a larger size and layer it with skinny jeans and you’re good to go. I’m definitely on the hunt for one! I may look like a polar bear, but who cares…I’ll be warm and cozy! My Stylish Monday sisters have done a great job interpreting this month’s theme. Let’s take a look at what the girls are styling this month!
THE STYLISH MONDAY SWEATER EDIT
MY FALL SWEATER EDIT
Typically, my go-to sweater styles tend to be longer in length – like long cardigans or dusters; poncho style sweaters that are drapey and warm and comfy; and tunic length sweaters that cover and elongate my pear shape. As you probably know by now, I’m constantly finding ways to highlight my assets while downplaying my pear shaped lower half. Pear shapes have to be careful about where on the hipline sweaters and tops land…there’s definitely a sweet spot there! I try to keep sweaters either above that line (hi-lo styles do this magically) or below the line as in a tunic style. Read more of my pear shape tips HERE.
Look One | Mustard Yellow Cardigan & Leopard Scarf
Pattern mixing is so much fun y’all! Who knew leopard and stripes could look so great together? I even did a flat lay in my Instagram stories featuring this very outfit. I styled this lovely Lark & Ro mustard yellow cardi from Amazon with an easy fitting black and white striped tee and jeans. I’ve accessorized the outfit with a lightweight leopard scarf. Who knew leopard and stripes could play so well together? Longer length cardigans like this one are my jam. They seem to work best with my pear shape and give me much more confidence. My motto is – If you like it, wear it!
Look Two | Cardigan Sweater & Graphic Tee
Another one of those looks I go to again and again. Trendy and timeless, it’s a look that’s easy, comfortable, yet slightly elevated and pulled together. Here I’m styling the same mustard cardigan from Amazon over my graphic tee from The Pink Flamingo Boutique and jeans. I even added my favorite leopard print Converse sneakers just for fun.
LIKE THE TEE? THEN CHECK THIS OUT!
You can find this adorable tee, and so much more over at The Pink Flamingo Boutique. And guess what?!? if you shop now, you can get 15% off your order by using the special code: ANDY15. But hurry! The discount code is only good through October 18. I’m so tickled to offer this special discount to you. The Pink Flamingo has tons of new items arriving daily, so be sure to check back often to see what’s in store!
Look Three | Poncho Sweater Wrap & Boots
I never met a poncho I didn’t like. They add a lightweight layer that’s perfect this time of year. This beautiful plaid poncho has been in my closet for years. I pull it out each fall, and smile each time I throw it on. It’s just so easy to wear. Boots and jeans and done. Boom. I’ve also styled it with dark skinnies and heels for work. It’s so versatile! Another plus – the cowl neckline doesn’t require a necklace! Easy style…that’s what I’m talkin’ about!
I sure hope you enjoyed this post, and had fun with our Sweater Edit. Please click through and follow these gals. They have such a wonderful fashion sense. I love how different this group is, and how they are embracing midlife and beyond with grace, energy and of course, style. Now it’s your turn to join in the fun and link up with us. Just click the link below and share your latest blog post with us! Share your style!