Trend of the week: Jumpers




Has summer left you cold? Best cosy up in a snugly sweater says Annmarie O’Connor.

Colour block jumper, Penneys €14

Sandro ‘Sensation’ knitted sweater, Net-a-Porter.com €165

Textured sweatshirt, Asos.com €48.39

Creatures of the Wind for J.Crew brokenstripe sweater tee, Jcrew.com €213

Loose knit jumper, Mango €39.99

Equipment wine jumper, Seagreen €325

Jersey cable knit, Zara €49.95

Inspiration

With warm weather but a distant memory, there’s something quite comforting about the humble sweater.

Even the autumn/winter 12 catwalks cottoned onto the cosy factor.

Ribbed and cable style polos at Christopher Kane, chunky belted jumpers at Mulberry and Marc Jacob’s pilgrim-esque pullovers all had the fash pack in knots.

Get ahead of the style set and start wearing yours now.

STYLE NOTES

Soften a classic shirt with fine wools like merino and angora, or add boyish texture to a ditsy dress with chunkier cable styles.

Pair a cashmere pullover with a pencil skirt and kitten heels for desk-to-dinner chic.

Opt for thinner knits for a leaner look. Oversized styles have catwalk credibility but can overwhelm a bustier silhouette or apple shape.

Wrap up in next season’s hot hue – burgundy.


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