One Piece, Two Ways: How to style a chunky knit sweater

One starlet whose sweater game is always on point? That would be Jessica Alba. From cropped versions paired with voluminous skirts or high-waisted trousers to oversized versions for casual outings with her kids, we've taken many a style cue from the Sin City star.

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The key to hitting your look out of the park where chunky, relaxed-fit sweaters are concerned is to maintain little touches of femininity and balance your silhouette. When Jessica goes big with her topper, she tends to pair it with fitted jeans or trousers and knee-high boots or feminine sneakers.

Fashion editor Ally Dean shares her secrets for styling one of winter's coziest numbers: an oversized knit sweater. For day, throw on a pair of slouchy trousers a cute ear muffs; by night, pair your winter favourite with a flirty skirt and boots.

Dressed Down:
H&M Sweater
Zara pants
Aldo earmuffs

Dressed Up:
H&M sweater
Banana Republic skir

Video: Laura Lanktree
Production: Rebecca Perrin
Styling: Ally Dean
Styling Assistant: Alexandra Donaldson
Model: Model: Claire Oleson

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