The Statement Tee. Dress Up? Dress Down?

Hey there!

There are probably many women who think this “statement” tee and sweatshirt craze is a trend they’d rather not get involved in.  Some of the statements on shirts are outright outlandish and a little bit on side of being just for the teen crowd.  But what better way to make a statement about yourself, if you dare.  The trick is tailoring the trend so it becomes stylish and appropriate for you.

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For the grown up crowd, these shirts can be dressed up for a day or night on the town or dressed down for a lazy Saturday!  My collection continues to grow, with catchphrases to fit my personal tastes like: Is it Friday Yet, God is Dope, Mood, Fashionably Late and my current favorite, Best Dressed.

Here are a few tips on how to stylishly wear your sweatshirt or tee:

  • Layer under.  Think of how you layer under your favorite crewneck sweater with a pinstriped or colorful button down shirt.  Roll your sleeves up so the shirts sleeves show outside of the sweatshirt or tee. This will take the look up a notch.
  • Pair with a statement necklace. This will dress up your t-shirt or sweatshirt.  Your necklace choice should be classic, bold and structured. If your shirt is a drab color, make sure your neckpiece is colorful.
  • Wear with a midi, pencil or maxi skirt. For a feminine look, pair shirt with your favorite midi, pencil or maxi skirt. Include your favorite loafers or Chuck Taylors on a relaxed day, or stilettos for date night.

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The possibilities are endless!  Style has no age limit.

Good night, Stylistas!

Julie

Images by Maya Lott – Forever 21 Best Dressed Sweatshirt – Thrifted (Old) Men’s Button Down Shirt – Alyx Pencil Skirt – Sam & Libby by Target Pewter T-Strap Stilettos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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