5 Sweaters you Need in your Closet STAT (And How to Style Them)

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5 sweater you need in your closet for fall! (And how to style them like a pro!)

With fall finally here it is officially sweater season(high fives to sweater season)! As a mom a sweater is my colder weather version of a tee shirt.  Paired with jeans it is an easy no-brainer way to get out the door but still look put together and chic! So today I am talking about 5 sweaters you NEED in your closet STAT and how to style them!

5 sweaters you need in your closet this fall! A graphic sweater is a must.


From bling to words to pictures of cute furry animals, there is no shortage of graphic sweaters out there!  Find one that speaks to you and then rock it!

How to Style a Graphic Sweater

Don't be afraid to layer!  From jackets to collared shirts underneath..there are so many possibilities when it comes to a graphic sweater!  Let the graphic take center stage and then go from there!

5 sweaters you need in your closet this fall! Cable knit sweaters are classic must-have wardrobe pieces.


Ahh. Such a classic sweater for fall and winter! And that is why it is a must have in your wardrobe. From dressing it down to dressing it up a cable knit sweater is all about the versatility!

How to Style a Cable Knit Sweater

Try dressing it up with a pencil skirt - add some fun tights with a pattern and you are ready to go!

5 sweaters you need in your closet this fall! Over-sized sweater is a must for fall.


I have one word: LEGGINGS!  Oversized sweaters are your best friend when paired with leggings and boots.  It's definitely one of my go-to's in the fall & winter.  Quintessential comfy and chic!

How to Style an Oversized Sweater

Did I already give it away?  Leggings!  From printed to plain black leggings it is definitely the way to go with and oversized sweater!

5 sweaters you need this fall! Monogram sweater for gorgeous fall fashion


I love this trend!  It feels so old school yet cool.  And really who doesn't love stuff with your initials?  I know I am totally a sucker for all things monogram.

How to Style A Monogrammed Sweater

Go preppy by throwing a collared shirt on underneath, a great pair of jeans, and a chunky necklace and you are all set!

5 sweaters you need this fall! Quilted sweater for elegant fall fashion


Trend alert!  From sweaters to handbags to shoes, quilted items are EVERYWHERE!  I am loving it in a sweater.  Easy to wear and easy to style because the quilted sweater is the star of the show!

How to Style a Quilted Sweater

Let the sweater speak for itself.  Go classic with a good pair of skinny jeans and a wedged boot.  I would even avoid necklaces in this case and let the sweater do the talking!

What sweaters do you have in your closet that are your go-to's?

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Ashley Stallings is founder/writer at flats to flip flops. A blog dedicated to real life and real fashion for real women. She is passionate about sharing her love of fashion and life and inspiring women to get up, get dressed and SHINE..even when you have screaming kiddos in tow! She is a lover of all things chocolate and diet coke and has an unusual obsession with college football. She is also co founder of The Hudson Foundation, a non profit that helps couples struggling with infertility.

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