Your guide to styling this autumn's staple knit, the dad vest 3 weeks ago

Your guide to styling this autumn's staple knit, the dad vest

Nope, this is not a drill. Dad vests are officially in for autumn.

A cosy knit is an absolute must for when it gets chilly and this year we're opting for the type of woolly vest you might expect to see on your old lad rather than your favourite fashion blogger.

 

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As unexpected as the trend might be, we bet your knit vest is a piece you'll find yourself reaching for again and again over the coming months.

Here's exactly how to style it so you don't look like Carlton from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

 

One word: oversized

A snug fit will make you look like a rich older lady - not the vibe we're going for. Be sure to go a good few sizes up or look in the men's section.

 

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Layer it over anything

From a t-shirt or long sleeve polo neck to a crisp white shirt.

 

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Or wear with nothing underneath

 

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Pair it with jeans

Your dad vest will look great with denim.

 

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Or with straight-leg trousers

If you're worried about looking bulky, skinny trousers will work too.

 

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There's nothing to stop you from wearing it with a dress or skirt

Legs out for the win.

 

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Don't just stick to earthy tones

Keep this look fun with bright colours too.

 

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Accessorise sparsely

Let the knit be the focus.

 

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