Last Updated on 19th October 2013

As a lot of you are graduating this summer, we thought we’d continue to embrace the university/college theme we introduced yesterday.

We love the classic college sweater, but even if you don’t have one from an actual place of further education, you can totally fake it. There’s quite a few currently on sale, but this Alana Sweater from Abercrombie and Fitch gets our vote for today. It comes in a few different colours, but we went for the grey as we thought it was quite diverse and the styling opportunities were virtually endless.

You can go quite preppy with the classic college sweater, or you can go slightly edgier if that’s more your thing. Carry it around to keep out the chill on a summer’s day or work it into your outfit from the start… you’ll definitely get a lot of use out of it. Here are just three ways to wear it…

Green satin shorts, £70, Alice + Olivia  available at The Outnet; Sleeveless polo shirt, £168, Stella McCartney available at The Outnet; Nude cork wedges, £24.99, available at New Look

Stripe skater dress, £24.99, Quiz available at House of Fraser; Gold and wood bangles, £12, Tyler available at Aftershock; Brown and gold sandals, £45, Esprit available at Zalando

Scallop crop top, £28, available at Topshop; Black stud wedges, £45, available at Dorothy Perkins; Wet look leggings, £18, available at Topshop

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