How to Wear a Sweater Over a Shirt with Style

Sweater over dress shirt is one way to look stylish. It makes you stand out, works well in the office and is very comfortable. This style is perfect for men who feel they can’t really pull off a sweater or don’t know how to mix the two. There are a few key things to keep in mind on how to wear a sweater over a dress shirt so you can look classic and elegant!



To get started, choose the perfect dress shirt, decide on a sweater style, and complete your outfit with fun accessories! Use these tips to create a flawless outfit no matter what the occasion.


Wear a dress shirt that is fitted to avoid bunching under your sweater. Make sure your dress shirt fits you well in the shoulders, sleeves, and waist. If it’s too big, you’ll have to deal with unflattering bunching under your sweater. So try it on before buying and make sure it’s not too baggy in those areas


Choose a thin dress shirt if possible. When layering clothing, especially dress shirts, you want to look neat and crisp. Check to see if your dress shirt is made with broadcloth or poplin, and avoid thick fabrics like flannel and denim. If the dress shirt is made of a thick fabric, it may look unflattering and bunch up under the sweater.


Choose a thin dress shirt if possible. When layering clothing, especially dress shirts, you want to look neat and crisp. Check to see if your dress shirt is made with broadcloth or poplin, and avoid thick fabrics like flannel and denim. If the dress shirt is made of a thick fabric, it may look unflattering and bunch up under the sweater.


Maintain a professional look with a simple crew neck sweater. This timeless classic will serve you well in the conference room or the office – lending you true style without breaking the bank! Pair this look with some slacks or a pencil skirt for a style that screams "young professional."


Wear a V-neck sweater to show off a tie. This is a classic professional look. Due to the triangular shape of the collar, they will frame your tie a little more neatly than a crew neck would. However, to pull this off, make sure it fits properly, since a too-tight sweater will bunch up around your tie, and a too-loose one will look sloppy.


Choose a cardigan sweater for a business casual appearance. A cardigan sweater over a dress shirt is a great choice for nice get-togethers, casual workplaces, parties, and dates. Cardigan sweaters can be button-down, zippered, or open. You can vary the look of your cardigan by keeping it completely open, half open, or button/zip it up completely.


Wear neutral shades for a conservative look. These shades are a great way to show your professional side. For a complete look, choose neutral shades for your shirt, sweater, and even a tie. Some neutral shades include black, grey, brown, navy, white, and khaki.


ear a tie for a more professional look. Not only do ties help you fit in at professional gatherings; they are also a great way to show off your style and personality. Choose a bold color or fun pattern to make a statement! However, make sure it is tied neatly and tucked under your sweater, so you look sleek and professional.


Roll up the sleeves for a casual appearance. To do this, unbutton the cuff, fold it back, and then roll it at least one more time. This way, your sleeve rolling will look intentional and not sloppy.


Add an additional layer with a blazer or coat. This is a great professional look, especially when the weather is a little chillier. You will look well put together if you choose the right color combination.


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