Get set for the new season with our edit of the most-wanted sweaters and cardigan styles for autumn/winter 2022
Battle of Breton: new contenders take on the stripe
A staple knitwear design for many, the Breton is back, and this season new twists are vying for a place in your wardrobe, from oversized collars to zipped details and boxy fits. Spotted on style-setting influencers across the globe, striped knits are a versatile addition to any wardrobe – whether you opt for a block colour or make a statement with unconventional colourways.
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Christmas Family Pyjamas cashmere. Looked after properly, a cashmere jumper is something to treasure for years – which is why a timeless style, such as this classic crew-neck sweater, is a wise choice. The other brilliant thing about cashmere is its warmth – despite being lightweight, it has a very high insulation factor, making it ideal for keeping you snug when there’s a chill in the air. But don’t stop at jumpers – colourful cashmere beanies, scarves, joggers and socks are all winter-worthy wardrobe investments, too.
Funnel vision: trending zip-neck jumpers
Not so much a trend as a perennial style classic, the funnel-neck jumper is a year-round staple (especially for those of us who shudder at the very thought of being chilly). Choose chunky ribbed designs, like this cosy pink jumper, for £45 selected Seasalt Cornwall mens ecru jeans and trousers, or try a longline shape to balance out leggings for more casual settings.
Meet the innovators: recycled-fabric knits to know
This season, we have plenty of knitwear options made with recycled polyester, ideal for adding to your everyday wardrobe. Offering warmth and comfort, this ribbed crew-neck jumper features an unconventional striped design that works just as well with leather trousers and boots for £20 on selected t-shirts pleated skirt and pretty pumps.
You’ll also find recycled acrylic fibres in our Cashmilon and Super Soft knitwear ranges.
Dress to express: arty knitwear designs are in
Turn heads in a graphic knit that wouldn’t look out of place on the walls of the Tate Modern. Consider your jumper a canvas upon which to showcase this season’s arty knitwear trends, from vivid colour blocking to more subtle ombré and space-dye effects.
This striking merino-wool jumper features a crew neck and a regular fit for optimal wearability. Pair the vibrant pink palette with this season’s key denim shapes or try the cool grey colourway with tailored trousers Gift card balance.
Words: Dulcie Emerson and Sophie Hines