Charleston, SC

Sweater + Shorts

If you’ve been following me since my college days, you already know that one of my all-time favorite combinations to wear (mainly in the spring and fall) is a sweater and shorts. There’s something about this pairing that is just so effortless and makes you feel stylish in an organic way, like you just threw it on. Here is your formula:

SWEATER + SHORTS + STATEMENT SHOE + NECKLACE

For an edgy look, take my lead and opt for faux leather shorts. They add a sleek and slightly unexpected touch to an outfit, bringing in an aura of undeniable cool. My favorite combo is black on black, or my tried-and-true camel and black.

To go more boho and casual, try a pair of denim cutoffs, plus a knit and ankle boots. A chunkier knit in a neutral color is always a win, and adding a belt helps to pull the whole look together.

For a polished ensemble, go for a pair of high-waisted, tailored shorts (in a more structured material like wool or tweed) and add a form-fitting cashmere sweater on top. Think light and airy for the palette, and top off the look with classic pumps. Lipstick never hurts, either!

With so many options to play with, it’s no wonder I keep coming back to the sweater + shorts combo. It’s a simple formula, but the possibilities are endless.

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Stacking: Delta (yellow, with my engagement ring) and four 1 Carat Etta Bands (in a mix of white and yellow)

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Shop the Post

Zara Cashmere Sweater (similar one here for $14.99) // Zara Faux-Leather Shorts // Miu Miu Sunglasses // Amber Sceats Necklace (old, similar) // Prada ‘Galleria’ Satchel (same style pre-owned here) // Sam Edelman Booties // Everly Rings Stackable Bands – get 15% off with code ‘CHICSTREET’ // Michael Kors ‘Lexington’ Watch // Lips: ‘Ambitious’ by Dior c/o

As always, thank you for reading.

Capsule Closet Pieces Used:

Camel Sweater

Faux Leather Shorts

Gold Necklace

Cognac Tote

Black Sunglasses

Gold Watch

xo,Brenna