3-Piece Outfit Combos to Try this Fall

See a whole week’s worth of stylish outfits that are created with just 3 pieces. Take a look!

By: Heidi | September 10, 2018

The 3-piece formula is a simple fashion trick for creating outfits that look totally put together, but take virtually no time to create. We are all about simplifying busy mornings, so this wardrobe hack is one we always like to keep in our back pocket.

The formula is super simple: A bottom + a top + one extra element (like a jacket, vest, statement accessory, etc.)

We put together a full week’s worth of outfits, each comprised of only 3 elements, so you can see how easy it is to get dressed in this stress-free fashion!


Jeans + Black and White Striped Top + Sleeveless Cardigan

While dark-wash jeans and a black and white striped long sleeve is a combo that will never go out of style, the star of the show is this beautiful sleeveless cardigan.

Outfit Details Top: Gap | Vest: Evereve | Jeans: Express | Shoes: Maurices


Skirt + Floral Blouse + Cardigan

Pairing a floral blouse with a suede skirt is a great way to create an interesting outfit with variation in pattern and texture. This means the cardigan layered over top can be super simple.

Outfit Details Blouse: Forever 21 | Cardigan: LOFT| Skirt: LOFT | Shoes: The Buckle | Bag: Gap


Jeans+ Bodysuit + Blazer

Keeping the bottoms basic is key to nailing this adorable look. A velvet bodysuit and bold red blazer pair together for a sophisticated look that you can put together in seconds.

Outfit Details Bodysuit: Express | Blazer: Express | Jeans: Express | Shoes: Macy’s


Jeans + Printed Blouse + Structured Jacket

A black jacket with gold accents layers over an animal print blouse for a cool look that’s wearable from daytime into the evening.

Outfit Details Blouse: Chico’s | Jacket: Chico’s | Jeans: Chico’s | Necklace: Chico’s


Midi Skirt + Blouse + Denim Jacket

We love a great denim jacket. Wearing it with a blouse and statement skirt, like this red midi one, creates an outfit that is timeless and chic.

Outfit Details Blouse: LOFT | Jacket: Gap | Skirt: Gap | Shoes: White House Black Market | Belt: Gap | Bag: Macy’s



Joggers + Plaid Button-Up + Long Cardigan

The key to a comfortable yet stylish weekend outfit: layers. Throw a cardigan over your favorite plaid button-up for an effortless athleisure look.

Outfit Details Shirt: Evereve | Cardigan: Evereve | Pants: Evereve | Shoes: Tradehome Shoes


Leather Leggings + Plaid Button-Up + Vest

Leather leggings take a classic vest and flannel pairing up to a whole new level. We also love the fur lining on the vest to contrast with the leggings’s sleek texture.

Outfit Details Top: Maurices | Vest: Dry Goods | Leggings: Evereve | Bag: Forever 21

Whatever your fall style, the tried and true 3-piece formula is a great go-to for almost any look.

To find the right pieces for your own outfits, take a peek at what’s currently in our stores!


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