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How to Wear the Sleeveless Sweater

Also known as the sweater vest!
How to Wear the Sleeveless Sweater
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Also known as the sweater vest!

You've raided your grandmother's closet, but have you ever considered rummaging through grandpa's? It's precisely the question this Spring/Summer 2017 trend is posing—sweater vests, if you haven't caught on, are cozying up to us in a major way. Don't scissor off the arms of that old pullover (or secretly steal lolo's) just yet, though—there are plenty of places to source your knit of choice. Keep scrolling for style inspo, then get shopping!

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Brooks Brothers Sweater vest, P8665, PowerPlant Mall

Add another layer to your go-to shirt-and-jeans combo!

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Carven Appliqued sleeveless pullover, price available  upon request, Shangri-la Plaza East Wing


A glacial, all-white look is always polished, but a bit of extra textured detail goes a far longer way.

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Lacoste Classic sweater vest, P7500, Greenbelt 3

Try out monochrome blues and greens for simultaneous funk and polish.

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Gucci Jacquard knit vest, P62,300, Shangri-la Plaza East Wing

Throw over a prim, printed mini dress. Easy!


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Dockers Sweater vest, P2099,

Here's a comfy-cool travel OOTD peg!

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Mango Buttoned sleeveless pullover, P2995, PowerPlant Mall

Cute workwear idea alert! Slouchy grandpa vibes meet tailored menswear flair in the very best way.

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Old Navy Houndstooth print pullover, P1099, SM Megamall

Keep things casual by tossing a subtly-printed sweater vest over your fave denim midi frock.


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Prada Draped sleeveless pullover, P54700, Greenbelt 4

Tame the impact of striped-and-plaid print on print by punctuating your look with a plain (yet subtly detailed) pullover.

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StyleNanda Contrast sweater vest, P2995,

Gray on gray makes for sleek, no-nonsense chic.

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Topshop Unique eyelet knit vest, P2599, SM Aura

Grate some edge into an otherwise polished ensemble with this rough-yet-sophisticated piece.