1/15/13 3/22/12 POPSUGAR Fashion Spring Fashion How to Dress Up a Sweatshirt Don't Be Fooled: You Can Definitely Dress Up a Sweatshirt — and Here's How March 22, 2012 by Brittney Stephens 35 Shares Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. If you thought you couldn't dress up a simple sweatshirt, think again: it's incredibly easy to do — plus, it's an insanely chic, effortless look that gives off a nonchalant "oh, this? I'm just keeping it super casual tonight" vibe. You'll look like you don't really care, but care just enough to make a statement (which is always the goal, right?). To help you out, we've put together five distinctly different ways to dress up your sweats, including a classic crew-neck and a cropped iteration— even a hoodie! Click through now to see and shop our looks. Shop Brands J Brand · Diane von Furstenberg · SABA · BaubleBar · R 13 · DKNY · Reed Krakoff · Karl Lagerfeld · Aubin and Wills · MANGO · Alexander Wang · Bing Bang · ALICE by Temperley · Vince Camuto · Rachel Zoe · Splendid How to Dress Up a Sweatshirt This ensemble is something ripped straight out of the Jenna Lyons handbook; crisp, cool pieces put together in an unfussy way. And with a fun pop of neon, it's a look that works equally well for the office or a night out. J.Crew Debbie Japanese Fleece Sweatshirt ($245), Diane von Furstenberg Elan Sandals ($398), Karl by Karl Lagerfeld Saba Faux Leather Skirt ($185), BaubleBar Cocktail Eclectic Necklace ($42) J Brand Debbie Japanese fleece sweatshirt $245 from NET-A-PORTER.COM Buy Now See more J Brand Crewnecks & Scoopnecks Diane von Furstenberg Elan $398 from Zappos Luxury Buy Now See more Diane von Furstenberg Sandals SABA Karl faux leather skirt $185 from NET-A-PORTER.COM Buy Now See more SABA Mini Skirts BaubleBar Cocktail Eclectic $42 from BaubleBar Buy Now See more BaubleBar Necklaces How to Dress Up a Sweatshirt If we could, we'd wear this outfit every day — between the fun printed pants, sexy, slouchy cropped sweatshirt, and strappy sandals, it's our ultimate Spring look. R13 Boatneck Pullover ($195), DKNY Printed Skinny Pants ($225), Jil Sander Circle Leather Clutch ($360), Reed Krakoff Suede and Acetate Sandals ($750) R 13 Boatneck Sweatshirt Pullover $195 from La Garçonne Buy Now See more R 13 Crewnecks & Scoopnecks DKNY Cropped printed stretch-cotton pants $225 from NET-A-PORTER.COM Buy Now See more DKNY Skinny Pants Jil Sander Circle Leather Clutch $360 from net-a-porter.com Buy Now Reed Krakoff Suede, leather and acetate sandals $750 from NET-A-PORTER.COM Buy Now See more Reed Krakoff Sandals How to Dress Up a Sweatshirt Get ready to rock out — this look is ideal for mixing things up on a Saturday night outing. Layer your striped sweatshirt with a colorblock leather vest, waxed skinny jeans, and a pair of ankle booties for a dose of edgy-cool. Karl by Karl Lagerfeld Two-Tone Leather Biker Vest ($675), Aubin & Wills Woodwell Striped Sweatshirt ($105), J Brand Pencil Leg Jean ($230), Christopher Kane Clematis Leather Clutch ($695), Mango Leather Ankle Boot ($70, originally $150) Karl Lagerfeld Ossie two-tone leather biker vest $675 from NET-A-PORTER.COM Buy Now See more Karl Lagerfeld Vests Aubin and Wills Woodwell striped cotton sweatshirt $105 from NET-A-PORTER.COM Buy Now See more Aubin and Wills Crewnecks & Scoopnecks J Brand PENCIL LEG JEAN $230 from Farfetch Buy Now See more J Brand Skinny Denim Christopher Kane Clematis Leather Clutch $695 from net-a-porter.com Buy Now MANGO Leather ankle boot $149 from MANGO Buy Now See more MANGO Boots How to Dress Up a Sweatshirt Hoodies usually read really casual, so temper the schlubby factor with a pair of leather shorts and cutout ankle booties. A bold, bright bag and simple stud earrings will keep this look from veering into "lazy Sunday" territory. T by Alexander Wang Neon Cotton Sweatshirt ($170), Jason Wu Jourdan Chain-Strap Bag ($1,795), Bing Bang Initial Heart Studs ($46), Alice by Temperley Libre Laser-Cut Leather Shorts ($595), See by Chloé Cutout Leather Ankle Boots ($365) Alexander Wang Neon knitted cotton hooded sweatshirt $170 from NET-A-PORTER.COM Buy Now See more Alexander Wang Sweaters Jason Wu Jourdan Chain-Strap Bag ($1,795), $1,795 from net-a-porter.com Buy Now Bing Bang Initial Heart Duo Studs $46 from Designs by Stephene Buy Now See more Bing Bang Earrings ALICE by Temperley Libre laser-cut leather shorts $595 from NET-A-PORTER.COM Buy Now See more ALICE by Temperley Shorts See by Chloé Cutout Leather Ankle Boots $365 from net-a-porter.com Buy Now How to Dress Up a Sweatshirt We're head over heels for this soft, feminine sweatshirt look. Pair a long chiffon maxi skirt with a slightly cropped sweater, then add a pendant necklace and chic ballet flats. Diane von Furstenberg Printed Ballet Flats ($200), Vince Camuto Chunky Pendant Necklace ($75), Rachel Zoe Vanessa Maxi Skirt ($495), Splendid Active Always Cropped Sweatshirt ($87) Diane von Furstenberg Printed Ballet Flats $200 from net-a-porter.com Buy Now Vince Camuto Chunky Pendant Necklace Nude $75 from Vince Camuto Buy Now See more Vince Camuto Necklaces Rachel Zoe Vanessa Maxi Skirt $495 from Kirna Zabete Buy Now See more Rachel Zoe Long Skirts Splendid Active Always cropped cotton-blend sweatshirt $87 from NET-A-PORTER.COM Buy Now See more Splendid Activewear Share this post How To WearSpring FashionSweatshirtsTopsShopping Stay Stylish With OurFashion and Beauty Newsletter You're subscribed! Sign Up For Our Newsletter Select topics that interest you Celebrity Style Street Style Fashion and Beauty News Beauty Tips Sign up with facebook By signing up, I agree to the Terms & to receive emails from POPSUGAR.