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What to Wear Wednesdays: Say Yes To The Vest

Lately I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to wear a vest without looking ridiculous. Trust me when I say vests are a great alternative to a jacket, especially as we transition to fall. This wardrobe must-have serves as a key staple that can amp up a number of outfits in your current closet.

A few things to consider when styling a vest:

•    Opt for a fitted or belted silhouette to define your shape.

•    Play with different textures like wool, leather and tweeds to add visual interest to your outfit.

•    If you’re new to the whole vest game, pick a neutral color that you can wear with a variety of pieces in your current wardrobe.

•    Another pro of the vest? It can be dressed up or down depending on how you style it. Wear it over a dress, rock it with denim and booties, or pair it on top of leather leggings with a basic tee and pointy-toe flats for a comfy, but oh-so stylish and easy look.

Tell us which vest is your favorite?

Lucky Brand Military Vest, $47.99

Topshop Sleeveless Tailored Jacket, $85

Alexander Wang Long Vest, $795

Tommy Hilfiger Leather Biker Vest, $415.99

Got a style question you’re unsure of? Leave it in the comments and I’ll be sure to answer it! Use the hashtag #WtWW and tweet it to us at either @SecondCityStyle or @TheReadyPretty! Follow me on Instagram @ReadyPretty.

– Jeannine


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