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Along with wide-rimmed glasses and red suspenders, sweaters vests have been a quintessential nerd accessory for, well, as long as we can remember. But, during a season when we're scrounging around for an extra layer or seven, a sleeveless sweater that adds warmth without bulk seems like a cold-weather miracle.
The long-standing, ultra-versatile winter staple not only allows us to channel our inner schoolgirl, but it also helps to inject some style in a basic sweater-and-skinnies getup. So, to keep you from crossing into dork territory, we’re bringing you nine picks that have the perfect amount of style and quirk — no pocket protector necessary.
Pop quiz: How do you get away with wearing jeans (boyfriend-style, no less), a heather gray T-shirt, and classic Timbs when you're hitting the town — or anywhere, really? Like most of life's most pressing questions, Rihanna has the answer: You toss on a really show-stopping coat before you step outside, and you never read
It's hard for a gal to give up her tote bag — so reliable, so sturdy, so easy to fill with one's whole life. But, that's part of the problem: It's hard to resist the temptation to fill our cavernous carryalls with as much stuff as we can cram in (sufficient reading materials, for those long commutes; a snack supply, read