Dress up Your Casual Pieces With These 10 Easy Tips

One of the ultimate sartorial goals is having plenty of outfits that seamlessly transition from one event to the next, eliminating the need for a separate wardrobe for work, going out, and weekends. Thanks to a combination of complementary casual and dressier pieces, it’s possible to achieve that kind of versatility. To help you master this goal, we've compiled 10 clever tips below.

Scroll down to see the tips (and some serious outfit inspiration), and be sure to shop key items guaranteed to dress up your casual pieces.

Lend sophistication to your sneakers with streamlined black separates and a beautiful camel coat:

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The Urban Spotter
Team a slouchy sweater with a midi skirt and heels for a touch of elegance:

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Vanessa Jackman
Track pants look evening-ready when worn with a statement sweater and pointy-toe pumps:

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The Stylograph
Drape a cape over your shoulders to elevate flats and jeans:

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Vanessa Jackman
Belt an oversized jacket to look instantly more pulled together:

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The Stylograph
Tone down the playfulness of your overalls with a button-down, tailored coat, and menswear-inspired shoes:

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We Wore What
Even baggy boyfriend jeans can appear polished with the addition of a tucked-in sweater and heels:

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Get away with wearing cutoffs by topping your outfit with a classic trench and structured accessories:

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The Urban Spotter
Contrast a casual graphic sweatshirt with a girly miniskirt in a rich jewel tone:

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Style Du Monde
Wear your skinny jeans for a night out with a ruffled blouse and feminine accessories:

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The Urban Spotter

Shop the key items:

Sandro Janet Skirt ($315) in Green

Shrimps Pablo Faux-Fur Clutch ($318) in Strawberry Cream with Red

J.Crew Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater ($200) in Black

What are your tricks for dressing up casual pieces? Tell us in the comments below!