Sometimes our outfits just need something extra. A pop of color or the right statement shoes might do the trick. But if you cannot get out of your outfit funk, an extra layer may be just what you need, especially in sub-zero temperatures. That is where vests come in. Vests are incredibly versatile. Coming in such a large array of styles, they always seem to add the perfect touch to any casual outfit.
Whether you want to keep it laid back or glam up your look like this Fashionista did, a vest will always be a good decision. Faux fur has been a major trend this season. While I have seen my fair share of faux fur pieces on campus, what drew me to this Fashionista was the fact that she kept her top half monochromatic with a loose black turtleneck and an amazing black fur vest. I loved the idea of this because rather than add color to her look, she added texture, which gave her outfit some great dimension. Her otherwise glamorous outfit was juxtaposed with a pair of light wash, distressed jeans. This kept the look wearable for class or a casual dinner. She kept the rest of her outfit simple with a few pieces of silver jewelry and ankle boots.
How To: Looking to spice up your casual style with an eye-catching piece? Keep the rest of your outfit simple and neutral. A comfy T-shirt dress or leggings and a sweater pair perfectly under a fashion-forward vest. Do not be afraid to try out different materials and styles to achieve your perfect look. A chic suede vest will give off bohemian vibes, while a blazer style vest looks professional and timeless.