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Trompe L’oeil Fashion for Your Witty Wardrobe

What’s a wardrobe without a little humor and wit? Boring, that’s what! If your wardrobe is teetering on the edge of monotony, then maybe you should consider what one of these trompe l’oeil pieces could do for your closet. Trompe l’oeil means to trick the eye, and in fashion, it’s a witty way to add interest in an outfit, such as a collar that’s not really there, or a necktie that’s actually knit into the sweater. Fun, right? Check out the trompe l’oeil fashion finds in the slideshow below!

  • Ruffle-Neck Trompe L’Oeil Sweater Dress 1 of 11
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    This classically styled Moschino sweater dress has classic charm, and a witty neckline. Faux ruffles? You betcha!

    Available from Yoox for $298

  • Belted Trompe L’Oeil Skirt 2 of 11
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    This silly pencil skirt comes with a free belt! You won't have to worry about it shifting as you wear it, either!

    Available from ModCloth for $39.99

  • Trompe L’Oeil Fox Sweater 3 of 11
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    Display your love for animals, not a love for fur. This foxy sweater will keep you witty and warm all winter long!

    Available from ModCloth for $104.99

  • Trompe L’Oeil Beaded Neckscarf 4 of 11
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    A doodled glamorous neck scarf is just what your wardrobe needs! This Kate Spade option fits the bill, don't ya think?

    Available from Nordstrom for $70

  • Trompe L’Oeil Necktie Sweater 5 of 11
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    Inspired by the cheeky fashions of the '60s, this knit mini sweater dress features a cool faux necktie design.

    Available from ModCloth for $49.99

  • Trompe L’Oeil Zipper Socks 6 of 11
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    These zippered socks would look perfect peeking out from a pair of boots or would add the perfect dose of humor to your mary janes.

    Available from Shoe Buy for $29.95

  • Trompe L’Oeil Collared Cardigan 7 of 11
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    This comfy cardigan is a little fancy with its faux lapel.

    Available from CiChic for $34.33

  • Belted Trompe L’Oeil Mixed Pattern Dress 8 of 11
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    This sweater dress figures out the pattern mixing so you don't have to! It even comes with a trompe l'oeil belt. Perfect!

    Available from ASOS for $531.59

  • Trompe L’Oeil Collared Sweater 9 of 11
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    This sweet and simple sweater has just the perfect amount of cheeky detailing with a faux Peter Pan collar.

    Available from J. Crew for $69.99

  • Trompe L’Oeil Garter Tights 10 of 11
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    Adding a sexy detail to your outfit has never been easier with these trompe l'oeil garter tights.

    Available from Nordstrom for $28

  • Trompe L’Oeil Tuxedo Sweater 11 of 11
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    Get all dressed up without any effort! This tuxedo-style trompe l'oeil sweater would be so comfy with a pair of black leggings.

    Available from Nordstrom for $350

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