6 Ways to Tie a Sweater Like a Street Style Star

Use as a Belt 
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Sweaters and shirts don't necessarily have to be worn in a traditional fashion. Tie them around your waist, neck, or across your chest to give your outfit an added layer of interest. Play with prints, experiment with textures, or dabble in bold hues. Check out these styling tricks below for some new, inspired ways to wear your old favorites.

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Keep it Neutral

Keep it Neutral 
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Add interest to a neutral skirt by tying a sweater in the same fabric and color around your waist. Consider this a new way to wear your sweater skirt set.

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Ground a Fancy Dress

Ground a Fancy Dress
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Create a more casual feel by adding a button-down around the waist of a fancy dress.

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Think About Patterns

Think About Patterns 
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A plaid shirt around the waist can add a fun spin to ordinary jeans.

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Cross it Over

Cross it Over 
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Give a classic look a bold twist by tying your sweater over one shoulder and across your chest.

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Add a Chunky Knit

Add a Chunky Knit 
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Introduce texture by throwing a chunky knit around your shoulders. Bonus: You'll be prepared for chilly evenings.

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Use as a Belt

Use as a Belt 
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Use shirt sleeves instead of a belt to cinch in the waist of a baggy dress.

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