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How to Dress up a Sweater Dress for the Holidays

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When the temperature is absolute zero, all I could think of is bundling up. One of my favorite ways to layer and look stylish especially in the cold and snow is to dress up a cozy sweater dress. They’re relaxed and cozy, and they make you want to snuggle up. And just by switching up your accessories and footwear, you get tons of mileage out of your sweater dress.

Happy Christmas Eve everyone! If you are still figuring out what to wear for the Christmas day, here are some cute ways to dress up a sweater dress.

How to Dress up a Sweater Dress for the Holidays

1. Accessorize your Sweater Dress with a Belt, Fur Coat, and Lace Tights

The easiest way to dress up sweater dresses is with a belt, lace tights, and pretty shoes. Adding a belt helps to break the monochrome look of the dress, accentuates the waistline and adds structure to the dress. The dress shouldn’t be too short because belting up makes it shorter.

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SHOP THIS SWEATER DRESS OUTFIT:

 F21 dress (similar here, here and here) | Fur coat (similar here; under $50 here and here) | Belt | Clutch (under $40 here) | Tights | Pumps (last seen here) | Sunglasses

 

2. Style your Sweater Dress with Sequin Tights and Shoes

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If you follow me on my workwear Instagram, you already know that opaque tights are my outfit completers. Not only they are modest but they also have the power to dress up any outfit. Choose a lace or sequin tights to add some glam to a rather solid sweater dress.

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SHOP THIS SWEATER DRESS OUTFIT:

Sweater dress (wearing size M) | Tights (similar here and here) | Puffer jacket c/o (last seen here) | Pumps (also like this) | similar bag here and here | Earrings | Sunglasses | Lipstick

 

3. Style your Sweater Dress with a Metallic Scarf and Colored Coat

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A neutral base and a colorful outwear effortlessly stands out without being tawdry.  Add some bling with sequin shoes and metallic scarf. I highly recommend investing in a metallic scarf. You can wrap it over sleeveless jacquard or metallic dress or wear it as a scarf with coats and sweaters.

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SHOP THIS SWEATER DRESS OUTFIT:

Banana Dress (similar here, here and here) | Mango Coat (last seen here; similar here and here) | Handbag Scarf | Heels | Tights | Sunglasses | Lipstick 

 

 

4. Wear your Sweater Dress with Knee-High or OTK Boots

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Thigh-high boots flawlessly slenderize the silhouette when worn either without stockings and could flatter both petite and taller women. You can play with colors by choosing a colored boots or tights.

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SHOP THIS SWEATER DRESS OUTFIT:

Banana Dress (similar here, here and here) | J.crew Coat (almost same here and here) | Boden boots (similar here and here) | Beanie | Tights | Bag

 

5. Match your Sweater Dress with a Blazer

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Blazer over sweater dress will quickly make your outfit more polished and elegant. Choose a blazer that is not too fitted to your body preferably a boyfriend blazer as the sweater dress is heavy and fitted so the blazer will add the balance to the outfit.

I accessorized with a pearl necklace and studs for a more dressier and classy look.

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SHOP THIS SWEATER DRESS OUTFIT:

 AEO dress (last seen here; similar here) | Blazer | Tights | Pumps | Pearl Necklace c/o | similar Pearls Stud | Handbag | Lipstick

 

6. Wear your Sweater Dress with a Colorful Scarf, Coat and Sequin Boots

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Color coordinate your sweater dress with a matching scarf and finish off with sequin boots.

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SHOP THIS SWEATER DRESS OUTFIT:

F21 dress (similar here, here and here) | Coat (last seen here) | Scarf | Boots (order half size up, I am usually 6 in boots, I am 6.5 in these) | similar Belt | Earrings | Tights | Bag | Sunglasses (under $10)

 

Which is your favorite sweater dress outfit? Let me know in a comment below!

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Love, 
Surekha