Sweater weather: 12 ways to wear knits

Playful patterns, creative colour combinations and tactile fabrics give us ample reason to layer up and sell their oh-so-soft skills. 
Sweater weather: 12 ways to wear knits

Consider sweater weather an opportunity to reinstate the comfort zone as a seasonal priority

Hello, cosy!

As the mercury prepares to take its annual leave, expect gregarious geansaís and chunky knits to get a timely promotion. 

Playful patterns, creative colour combinations and tactile fabrics give us ample reason to layer up and sell their oh-so-soft skills. 

Snug like a knitted hug yet cool enough to debunk a dress code, consider sweater weather an opportunity to reinstate the comfort zone as a seasonal priority. 

Looking to get ahead of the game? Take a look at this season’s top 13 candidates.

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Backstage at designer Molly Goddard’s autumn winter 22 fashion show
Backstage at designer Molly Goddard’s autumn winter 22 fashion show

1. 'Amara' cardigan, Stine Goya, €290

Amara' cardigan, Stine Goya, €290
Amara' cardigan, Stine Goya, €290

2. Blue and red leopard-motif cardigan, Essential Antwerp, €295 

Blue and red leopard-motif cardigan, Essential Antwerp, €295
Blue and red leopard-motif cardigan, Essential Antwerp, €295

3. Cardigan with floral embroidery, Zara, €49.95 

Cardigan with floral embroidery, Zara, €49.95
Cardigan with floral embroidery, Zara, €49.95

4. Colour block wool cotton cardigan, Toast, €370 

Colour block wool cotton cardigan, Toast, €370
Colour block wool cotton cardigan, Toast, €370

5. Essentiel Antwerp jacket, €325, Ganni dress €275, Arnotts 

The Arnotts AW22 Season Launch Press Preview at its Henry Street store
The Arnotts AW22 Season Launch Press Preview at its Henry Street store

6. Fair Isle blouson sleeve fluffy jumper, Boden, €120 

Fair Isle blouson sleeve fluffy jumper, Boden, €120
Fair Isle blouson sleeve fluffy jumper, Boden, €120

7. Jacquard mohair vest, COS, €99 

Jacquar mohair vest, COS, €99
Jacquar mohair vest, COS, €99

8. Khaki striped knit sweater with inside-out look, Essential Antwerp, €235

Khaki striped knit sweater with inside-out look, Essential Antwerp, €235
Khaki striped knit sweater with inside-out look, Essential Antwerp, €235

9. Premium Selection mohair-blend jumper, H&M, €99.99 

Premium Selection mohair-blend jumper, H&M, €99.99
Premium Selection mohair-blend jumper, H&M, €99.99

10. Graphic print soft oversized knit dress, Monki, €50 

Graphic print soft oversized knit dress, Monki, €50
Graphic print soft oversized knit dress, Monki, €50

11. Knitted cardigan with jewel button, Mango, €49.99 

Knitted cardigan with jewel button, Mango, €49.99
Knitted cardigan with jewel button, Mango, €49.99

12. Knitted cardigan with diamonds, Mango, €59.99 

Knitted cardigan with diamonds, Mango, €59.99
Knitted cardigan with diamonds, Mango, €59.99

STYLE NOTES

CROP: Swap your lightweight tops for fitted cardigans worn high-waisted trousers or jeans.

OVERSIZED: Go XXL like British designer Molly Goddard paired with a tulle skirt and biker boots.

LONGLINE: Embrace a hybrid coatigan – worn belted or loose – as a working-from-home or ‘between seasons’ outerwear option.

SLEEVELESS: Layer as a thermogenic underpinning beneath a blazer or over a Victoriana blouse for office Zoom calls.

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