5 Different Utility Vest Outfit Ideas
I challenged myself to come up with 5 different green vest outfit ideas for the fall.
There are so many ways to wear a utility vest like this.
I'm showing 4 of the ways here, and the fifth one you can see by going to my blog post.
Column of Color
I think vests are always a great option to layer over a column of color. You could do this with any color. All black, all blue with jeans, all white like I did or seriously any color.
Let’s talk about the brooches I decorated the pocket with for this outfit. We have styled brooches many times on the blog.
They work so well on these heavier-weight jackets and vests. I also think if you’re going to wear them, it's fun to cluster a couple together. Wearing just one seems almost lonely. Go big or go home, right?
I also have been experimenting with more hair accessories ever since I blogged about it. Even though my hair is short, I find it’s a fun way to change it up. Or cover it. Or distract you from noticing that it’s a mess. Whatever you want to call it.
Of course, a vest goes with jeans. In a way, I almost created another column of color with this outfit except I added olive green shoes. It’s a casual outfit with a casual vest.
Yes, I had to wear some bling at the neck. One of my favorite ways to wear a statement necklace is with a casual outfit. It’s kind of a wonderful surprise when you look close.
Layered over a Sweater
I never used to think about layering a vest over a different kind of topper. Until we played around with layering jackets and layering a vest over a jacket. Now, I consider it a fun way to get more versatility out of every item in your closet.
So for part of this olive green vest outfit ideas post, I buttoned up a lightweight cardigan and threw my vest over it.
For the pants, I grabbed these striped, cropped pants. I experimented with 5 different ways to wear these pants in the past.
Make sure to check out another way to style this vest on my blog
With a Skirt & Boots
The last of my green vest outfit ideas is with a casual skirt outfit.
I always love the taller boots with shorter skirts because it makes me feel more covered.
Since the rest of the outfit was muted, I added color with the accessories and purse.
Green Vest Outfit Ideas
I think vests can be so much more versatile than we originally think. For myself, I used to only think about them over a blouse, but now I layer them over so much more.
And if you have a jacket that you never really wear, you can always consider removing the sleeves and making it a vest. Just like I did originally.
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Love it , I’m going too do this ,thank you