Personal Style: 5 Ways to Style a Sweatshirt

Jet off into space with me and my fabulous rocket sweatshirt, plus five different ways you can style it, by Rosa Fairfield.

Photographs by Linda and David Smith














It just hit me, like 5 seconds seconds ago, that the next time I make one of these styling ideas posts, I should really take photos of me wearing all the looks to illustrate my point. TBH, most of the time, I either take outfit pictures and desperately think up something to write about to go with them or I have a really good idea for the words and just stick whatever outfit pictures I've taken with it. I should really work on my storytelling.

Tight fitting skirt or dress
Like I'm doing in these pictures above. TBH, this skirt doesn't really fit that well because I have the old, tiny-waist-large-hips problem. Anyway, you can create so many different vibes with this, from the casual one in my pictures to an office look, with a pencil skirt and heels.

Glam it up
You can make a sweatshirt look uber glam and chic with a pair of skinny jeans and heels. You can add a sparkle with your accessories too, to give it that extra something.

Girly rock
This is one that I really need to try, I was just envisioning it in my head. I'm thinking a tulle skirt, with some fishnet tights and shoes/boots with lots of buckles. Girly punk rock is one of my favourite vibes because it's such a juxtaposition.

Super casual
This is probably the most traditional way to wear a sweatshirt and when I imagine it, I instantly think of some gorgeous cool California girl, wearing one with a cap, shorts and sneakers. If it's winter or snowing, then it's probably best to go for jeans because you know... you don't want to freeze to death.

With a scarf
I love it when people wear a scarf over a sweatshirt, it's something that looks so chic. I'd probably opt for a plain one though and one without a hood.

The hoodie
Now I'm going to talk about my hoodie in the photographs. I knew I had to have this when I saw it because I'm completely obsessed with space and it makes me smile. Okay, I'm mainly obsessed with space because I've watched so many The-X-Files episodes over and over again. I feel like my approach to shopping basically involves me searching for cute novelty items. I also really like the colourful rocket against the grey background, I think it gives off a really nice contrast and makes it stand out.

I always find it kinda hard to write these styling posts because I think personal style is a very visual thing and the best way to see it is through pictures, rather than explaining it through words but it's good to add words to a post because of SEO and everything. Ugh.

Anyway, thanks for reading, please leave a comment bellow and tell me how fab my outfit is... just kidding... but please do leave a comment.

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Comments

  1. I love that outfit!!! That "Cosmic Thrill" graphic hoodie is great! I also love the light blue button-front denim skirt and dark hosiery.
    OMG, I wish I had the "problem" of a tiny waist and large hips!!! I'd love to see the Girly Rock outfit featuring a tulle skirt and fishnets (swoon).
    The addition of a scarf does sound nice, both in style, and because there can still be a bit of a chill in the air this time of year.
    I love your hair colour and the colour of the lipsick you were wearing in these fab outfit photos. Your outfit is VERY fab!
    P.S.: Happy Saint Patrick's Day!!!

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