Sweatshirt (n.): a cozy yet shapeless top worn by college students in times of immense stress, especially cold weather, and/or everyday laziness. Often these pieces of clothing must be retired by post-collegiettes, unless wearing one of the following 9 options.
This tie-waist sweatshirt from Madewell ($69.50) explores an entirely new silhouette that has us intrigued. We’d even dare say it’s work appropriate.
Every real world girl needs a little animal print—as seen on this Gap sweatshirt ($49.95)—in her wardrobe.
This geometric, loose-fit sweatshirt from Romwe ($14.67) adds a pop of color to any outfit.
4. Statement maker
Another Romwe find, this French-inspired top ($17) pairs perfectly with your favorite denim.
Rarely do we think of sweatshirts as party attire, but this sparkly, sequined and floral option from J. Crew ($78) proves to be the exception.
How do you take a boring old sweatshirt and up the chic factor? Give it an unexpected chevron texture, like the one on this steal from Forever 21 ($12.99). Voilà!
9. Fiercely femme
Girl power never goes out of style, especially with this Two Songs top ($88).
Would you ever consider wearing sweatshirts in the real world?