Fashion People Wear Sweater-Vests All the Time—Here Are the Best Styles

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If a fashion person were to list off a range of their current go-to pieces, there’s a strong chance the sweater-vest would rank pretty high up there. Over the last few seasons, we’ve seen this “grandpa” trend evolve into a forward wardrobe staple. It’s honestly easy to understand the appeal of knit vests and why the style crowd continues to turn to them. For one, wearing a vest either on its own or layered over a top or blouse brings a directional feel to a look. That ideal pick also has a cute, quirky vibe that’s desirable for many.

Given the trending nature, there’s a huge range of top-notch silhouettes out there to choose from. There are options like this pick from Who What Wear Collection that features an of-the-moment cut in a pretty neutral hue. On the flip side, there are gorgeous styles in colorful prints and patterns. Below, you’ll uncover our favorite sweater-vests of the moment if you want to add a fresh pick into your rotation.

Cable-Knit/Herringbone Vests

Who What Wear Collection Knox Sweater-Vest ($115)

A+ silhouette.

Who What Wear Collection Knox Sweater-Vest ($115)

It comes in this gorgeous cream color as well.

Mango Herringbone Vest ($60)

Here for the high neck and strong shoulders.

Zara Cable-Knit Vest ($40)

Chic with high-waisted jeans.

BP Collegiate Sweater-Vest ($39)

Retro vibes.

H&M Cable-Knit Sweater-Vest ($30)

Nice over a tank or tee.

Iets Frans Cable Knit Vest ($44)

A great cropped silhouette.

Oversize Vests

Eloquii Long Sweater-Vest ($80)

Into the idea of styling a longline vest over a shirtdress.

& Other Stories Oversized Knit-Vest ($69)

Picture this vest with your favorite leggings.

Ganni Rib Knit Vest ($195)

Sleek tucked into jeans.

Apiece Apart Vert Merino Wool Sweater-Vest ($395)


H&M Knit Sweater-Vest ($25)

The slits on the sides are a nice touch.

BP Oversize Sweater-Vest ($35)

A next-level basic.

Daisy Street Oversize Sweater-Vest ($11)

For all your layering needs.

Jason Wu Wool V Neck Knit Vest ($495)

The ties are fun.

Printed/Colorful Vests

English Factory Checker Knit Vest ($80)

Adorable vest? Check.

Stine Goya Lotti Vest ($270)

Try print mixing, as shown here.

& Other Stories Jacquard Knit Vest ($89)

Sweet hearts.

H&M Sweater-Vest ($20)

Wear on its own or over a tee.

Samsøe Samsøe Simones Sweater-Vest ($240)


Maje Milia Bow Pattern Sweater-Vest ($225)

The bow accent brings something different to this vest.

Zara Knit Argyle Vest ($46)

Can’t go wrong with argyle.

ACNE Studios Cropped Sweater-Vest ($280)

The high V-neck is lovely.

Baum und Pferdgarten Coletta Stripe Wool Blend Sweater-Vest ($279)

Make that statement.

Buttoned Vests

Sandro Evone Wool & Cashmere Sweater-Vest ($220)

Yes to this color.

Eloquii Ribbed Long Vest ($75)

Wear open or closed.

& Other Stories Dolphin Button Knit Vest ($89)

The buttons are dolphins!

Alex Mill Bleecker Sweater Vest in Merino Wool ($98)

Luxurious hue.

BP Crop Sweater-Vest ($35)

One more cropped style for you.

Next, check out more trending pieces to shop.

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