The quickest way to wake up your wardrobe

Dressing for the first month of school can be pretty tough. Not only are you tryin’ to impress your new friends, tough teachers and that cute guy in your math class, but the weather can also be crazily unpredictable. The perfect solution? A vest! We’ve got three styles to help ya look awesome no matter what the temp is outside. 


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    Denim diva

    A denim vest fits in with just about any look. It looks awesome dressed up with white denim shorts and a super cute graphic tank. When the weather turns chilly, make yours look cozier by pairing your vest with some muted fall colors and a pair of booties.

    Vest 1

    Denim Hoodie Vest, $30,


    Gardenia State Ivory Floral Print Top, $32,

    Destructed Denim Shorts, $20,

    Whitney Sandal, $20,

    Beaded Fringe Bib, $7,


    Long sleeve sheer Henley, $30,

    Taylor Super Skinny Twill Pant, $45,

    Pink & Pepper Duster, $49,

    Inspiration Keys Necklace, $12,

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    Girly grunge

    Military vests can be a little too tomboy for some people, so feel free to doll it up with a skirt or dress. In hot weather, a floaty, white dress and pretty jewelry makes this vest look sweet and summery. Highlight the vest’s fall feel later in the school year with a chunky sweater and a cool patterned skirt that hits below the knee.

    Vest 2

    Sleeveless GRG Parka, $60,

    Summer Outfit:

    Crochet There! White Crochet Dress, $35,

    Champion Dot, $45,

    3 piece bracelet, $9,

    ‘Gelato’ Retro Sunglasses, $12, 

    Fall Outfit:

    Pattern-knit Sweater, $30,

    Tribal Print Pencil Skirt, $13,

    Sage Flat, $50,

    Leather Easy Reader Indiglo Watch, $35,

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    Patterned punk

    Leather vests are super edgy, but that doesn’t mean the rest of your outfit has to be. Mix a retro biker chick look with some modern flair by taking a polka dotted pattern and sticking it with a trendy romper. If ya need to cover up more, flannel and leather are a classic combo—make it unique by pairing them with a cute maxi skirt and some wedges.

    Vest 3

    Studded Moto Vest, $35,


    Dot of the Bay Blue Polka Dot Romper, $33,

    Converse All Star Shoreline Slip, $50,

    Silver Triple Chain Necklace, $34,

    Layered Jersey Headwrap, $12,

    Fall outfit

    Gray Split Front Maxi Skirt, $45,

    Flannel Shirt, $25,

    Perforated Lace Up Wedge Booties, $34,

    Margarita’s Two Tone Garnet Red Bali Style Cocktail Ring, $29,

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by Kate Geraghty | 2/1/2016
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