The 15 Best Sweaters Vests To Channel Your Inner Dad

Once again, dads and nerds are absolutely winning the fashion game. We've already seen the rise of "ugly" sneakers, dad hats, Bermuda shorts, and '70s-style glasses, just to name a few trends that have had us sweating in a good way. Now, with autumn upon us, we're officially in the era of the sweater vest.
These sleeveless wonders didn't come out of nowhere — luxury designers were surfacing various styles at last year's fashion shows, of course — but the perfect-for-fall timing means this trend is about to peak. Browse your fave clothing retailers and there's bound to be several sweater-vest iterations sure to snatch your inner dork's heart.
The classic standards like argyle and cable-knit are well-represented, but what's more noteworthy are the fashion-forward silhouettes. There are the massively oversized sweater vests that could be worn as tunics, the itty-bitty cropped versions that fit like baby tees, and the chunky technicolor knits that incorporate Y2K-style crochet patterns. Ahead, shop the sweater vest styles that are bonafide chic — but are also sure to get your papa's stamp of approval.
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