The Way We Wear: Sweats

We show you how to pair + wear sweats for any dress code

Sweats have worked hard to establish themselves as an everyday staple, whether you’re taking it easy, turning up or dressing for a day at the office.

In the first installment of our new “The Way We Wear” series, we show you how to layer sweats whatever the occasion. Pair your joggers and hoodies with the right basics, and they’ll take you just about anywhere.


Weekends off involve returning to your comfiest state, but that doesn’t necessarily mean head-to-toe slouch. Got some activities on the cards? Pair your favourite jeans with a hoodie, and then layer on a new gamechanger: the trench-style overcoat. Once you’ve worn it with a hoodie, you’ll want to try it with all your sweats. Next up: joggers. 


A hoodie isn’t something you’d typically wear to the office, but that certainly doesn’t mean it’s off the cards. Ensure that your sweater is workwear-approved by pairing it with dressier layers, like a blazer and tailored trousers. Lastly, make sure you play with variations of a muted colour palette, just as you would a smart suit.


This look is laid-back enough to go from day to night, but still striking enough to ensure you’re the best dressed in the room – you can thank the clashing stripes for that. Keep it simple with a monochrome palette and make sure your sweats are noticeably cropped so they’re in line with the new season.

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