The Cable Knit Sweater – 3 Different Ways!

By Caitlin Moran,

Cable knit sweaters are a classic wardrobe component and chances are you probably have a few stashed somewhere in your closetYou may think of this staple as dull or bland, but it turns out there are several different fashionable ways to style a cable knit sweater. Have fun shopping your closet to create 3 new outfits with this beautiful basic. Here's how:

LOOK 1 Cable knit sweaters are definitely made to be worn with more than just denim! Pair the conservative sweater with a flirty skirt. Try faux leather, pleats or a fun print. Try a longer hemline for the office and a shorter version for date night. 

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Pleated Black Skirt, $44, Miss Selfridge; Aster Booties, $79.99, Sole Society; Deco Necklace, $38, Bauble Bar

LOOK 2Layer a printed button up shirt under your sweater for a pop of color. Dress up your jeans with a pair of heels for an edgier preppy look. 

Plaid Shirt, $19.99, Target; Boyfriend Jeans, $84, Topshop; Christian Siriano Pumps, $24.99, Payless

LOOK 3Get creative and make the most of your wardrobe! Throw on a sweater over a slim fitting dress - who knew your dresses could double as skirts? Play with textures and colors and make sure to pick a dress that hits near your knees. 

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Blue Lace Dress, $59.99, Dorothy Perkins; Palma Pumps, $29.99, Target; Bejeweled Earrings, $6.80, Forever21

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Caitlin Moran is a personal style blogger and marketing consultant based out of the DC area. She is an expert in budget friendly fashion and has appeared in USA Weekend, Ladies' Home Journal  and The Today Show website. She is the author of Style Within Reach and the Editorial Director at Glitter Guide.


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