How to Make Sweater Dresses Fit for the Office

A few words that come to mind when sweater dresses are the topic of fashion discussions are “stylish”, “comfortable”, and even “casual”! Much along the same aesthetic style lines as oversized sweaters, or relaxed women’s sweaters, the sweater dress can be a refreshing change to your work outfit rotation. Of course, depending on the sweater dress, it may be appropriate as-is, but there are several ways to up the ante and receive professional nods of approval when you show up to work in a zhuzhed-up sweater dress!

Spreadsheets and Charts: Not the Only Graphics in the Boardroom!

Anytime you take something plain and throw patterns and bold colors on it, magic happens. The same effect applies to the sweater dress. Geo patterns and stand-out prints that command attention are welcome in an office environment, much like the art on the walls! Potentially inspiring to ideas, bettering the overall morale, and eliminating the hum-drum of the day to day, we’ve got you covered – pun intended – with some office-ready patterned sweater dresses. Pair them with your favorite boots, wedges, or pumps, and get to work!

Blaze a Leadership Trail

Professional office attire oftentimes begins and ends with a sharp-looking blazer. An alternative to the knit cardigan, a nicely tailored career jacket, whether single or double-breasted, adds a certain “I mean business” to the staple clothing items in your wardrobe; your favorite pants, turtleneck sweater, skirts, and yes, the sweater dress. Forever 21 has both junior and plus size sweater dresses that when paired with a button-front or open-front blazer – would be immediately granted access to the 9 AM staff meeting!

Make a Company-Wide Statement!

How many times have you completed a look with the help of your jewelry collection? It’s the perfect solution when it comes to dressing up your sweater dress for the office. Somehow putting on just the right accessory can bring a look together, helping you to look polished, professional, and ready to take on the toughest of days. Statement necklaces are known for their ability to turn heads, especially when they are chunky, clustered, bling-ed out, or layered! Forever 21’s statement necklace options are so vast, they’re sure to have you making more difficult decisions than what to include in your annual report! Still, to help you narrow down your choices, office-appropriate jewelry can definitely make a statement, without screaming a word. Minimal is more.

Give Your Footwear a Promotion

Take your casual-looking sweater dress to new workplace heights with complementary heels! Make a quick change from the cute sweater dress you wore with sneakers, to run errands, to the cute sweater dress you took to another level with a pair of faux suede booties or pumps! The simple switch will have your sweater dress looking like a chic new item successfully checked off of your perpetually long to-do list!