How To Dress Up A Sweater So You Feel Comfy & Warm While Still Looking Stylish — PHOTOS

In the world of winter fashion, there are few staples are popular as the sweater. Whether it's a chunky knit or a cropped cardigan, sweaters are diverse and versatile pieces to have ready for your winter wardrobe. While they get a rep for being casual, knowing how to dress up a sweater is a simple task that allows you to rock one of your favorite pieces to multiple places — including those holiday parties. By dressing up a sweater you get the best of all worlds: comfort, style, and warmth. What's not to love?

If you're looking to dress up a sweater, there are great timeless sweater styles that will make your looks diverse and ultra. Whether you choose to go with a cute ugly Christmas sweater ensemble or opt for a chunky slouch, your sweater options are endless. Plus, the ways to dress them up are pretty diverse as well. Choose a sequin skirt or rocks the look over some ultra chic leggings. I'm going to run down all the pieces that could potentially help you dress up whatever comfy knit may be lurking in your closet. Come holiday party time, you'll be ready to go and looking gorgeous in your dressed up sweater.

Sequin Skirt

Seeking Sequins Skirt, $24.99, ModCloth

Pair this sparkling number paired with a basic crewneck, and voila — instant dressed up sweater.

Wide Leg Trousers

Wide Leg Pant With Origami Pleat, $63.00, ASOS Curve

These gorgeous pants would look fantastic with a sweater. Pop on a pair of heels, and you're good to go.

Tulle Skirt

Tulle Full Midi Skirt, $26.00, Charlotte Russe

I love a tulle skirt for the holidays, and this baby from Charlotte Russe would pair perfectly with a v-neck sweater.


Nina 'Treasure Floral' Crystal Brooch, $65.00, Nordstrom

Brooches are perfect for dressing up a ton of outfits, and this gorgeous one would definitely amp up on the volume on any sweater style you choose to rock.

Sequin Pant

Sequined Pant, $39.99, H&M

Want a party look? You've got it. These sequined pants are totally rockstar, and even with a slouchy sweater would look dressed up and party ready.

A Dress

Lizzie Sheath Dress, $99.90, Eloquii

Don't forget about the cardigans! They look great paired over dresses. A printed cardigan over this sheath dress would be warm and stylish.

Printed Pant

Mid-Rise Harper Trousers, $26.00, Old Navy

A printed pant is the perfect way to dress up a sweater. Rock your favorite, basis solid on top, and put the dressed up party on bottom.

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