How to Elevate Your Hoodie, T-Shirt, and Joggers For Fall — Because It's Time
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I've been living in T-shirts and sweats for the past six months, and I really can't complain. But I also know that if I don't jazz up my outfit ideas soon, I'm going to lose sight of my personal style. For me, that's really important to hold onto, and I think the change of season has made that all the more clear. Fall is when I usually reflect on my wardrobe and decide what new trends I'm interested in trying. If you're beginning to feel the same, I have a few ideas for making the transition easy.
Listen, I know you don't want to get rid of your tie-dye tee, cozy joggers, or oversize hoodie — they've been your best friends, and rightfully so. Mine are from the new unisex POPSUGAR x Old Navy collection — which is for tweens, but a size XXL happens to fit me perfectly (I'm 5'1" and normally wear a women's size 0 or XS) — and they're deliciously soft. I promise you I've never owned a relaxed tee in this comfortable of a fabric, and I truly love the encouraging message on the neon sweatshirt I'm wearing above: "We're gonna be alright." The slogan is an important reminder everyone needs to hear right now, no matter how old they are, so why not wear it bold and bright on your sleeve?
You don't have to retire these feel-good essentials, but just try wearing them with more elevated pieces in your closet. A few months ago, I'd have been all about teaming up the slacks, tee, and sweatshirt to make one solid, Netflix-and-chill outfit, but instead, I'm separating each item and creating looks that are equal parts cozy and sophisticated. Keep reading for my own personal experience with the size chart, in case you want to make the POPSUGAR X Old Navy tween line work for you too, and I hope you'll take my advice when it comes to styling your own basics at home.