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How to Wear DIY: The greatest glam grey sweatshirts

Sometimes I remember my weekends by what I wore. I can mark the changing seasons by if I wore the puffy vest/plaid combo I lived in around New Year's, my red Christmasey, fair isle-ey sweater, or even farther back, the burnt orange jeans I wore with brown boots in the fall. This time of year, I'm trying to transition a little away from the cozy plaids and sweaters and am beginning to fantasize about wearing mint and yellow and cropped jeans, but it's still dang cold outside and layers and long sleeves are a must.

So I made myself feel a little better last weekend by glamming up a sweatshirt and jeans outfit for some errands and visiting with family. Remember the three grey sweatshirts I DIY'd with some different embellishment ideas in this post?

I seriously love these sweatshirts--I am basically crazy about them. I've worn the dark one with a warm vest when it's been really cold, felt sporty on vacation in the lettered one, and now, last weekend, worn the gold sequin braid trim one out.

The thing about these is, they're still sweatshirts, so it adds to the irony to pair them with something a little more glam than yoga pants or a utilitarian parka. I pushed the envelope a little by wearing mine out with basic jeans (I've had some success online thrifting from Twice lately! Have you tried it!?), Converse, and - to mix it up and go with the gold glam! - my chicest coat and red lips.

My thought with the gold sequin trim on this one of my three embellished sweatshirts was that I wouldn't need to accessorize as much but could still feel cute in a basic great sweatshirt. And I think it worked. Just added the simple initial necklace for some extra gold, and felt dressed!
Hat: ? Necklace: Kohl's (similar/similar). Coat and bag: Old Navy (bag). Jeans: Gap via Twice.
Shoes: Converse. Sweatshirt: DIY, here!

What have you been wearing these almost-late-winter weekends?? Have you tried dressing up a sweatshirt?

2 comments

  1. Aaw, thanks! I love them, too!

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  2. I have seen several party dresses that are made from georgette fabric, I think this kind of fabric is lovely in a way because of it's texture.

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