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|23 May|5 mins

15 cosy knits I need because it’s suddenly freezing

Girl’s gotta be warm on those early-morning commutes
Rebecca Hooton
23 May
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We seriously had the longest summer in history, right? I’m pretty sure there were still 40-degree days up until like a month ago. But now? Oh my gosh, it’s chilly.

I’ve been shivering on the train platforms in the mornings. Even my Insta-scrolling isn’t warming me up anymore. haha

Seriously though, I decided it was time to do a wardrobe audit, but I couldn’t find a single cosy knit in there...

I only have a bunch of men's jumpers, which are amazing and all (you know I love shopping in the guys' department), but they don’t always look super professional when rolling into the office.

Not that I work anywhere super corporate, but a nice knit just feels that little bit more chic than a hoodie, you know?

Although, Mark Zuckerberg wears hoodies to work and he's doing okay, so whatever, YOU DO YOU.

But I still can't go past a cosy knit layered up under a coat. I've been trawling the new arrivals and I think I’ve found the best ones.

Sharing is caring, so here’s my edit of the cosiest knitwear that’ll make this winter a little more bearable...

The oversized cardigan

The classic longline knit is the best for throwing over your outfit and keeping your legs warm too. You could team it with a white top or black skivvy, tucked into high-waisted pants, or a skirt with tights and boots. It also works with jeans for the weekend.

Pink roll neck jumperPink roll neck jumper
Insider
|23 May|5 mins

15 cosy knits I need because it’s suddenly freezing

Girl’s gotta be warm on those early-morning commutes
Rebecca Hooton
23 May
Share:

We seriously had the longest summer in history, right? I’m pretty sure there were still 40-degree days up until like a month ago. But now? Oh my gosh, it’s chilly.

I’ve been shivering on the train platforms in the mornings. Even my Insta-scrolling isn’t warming me up anymore. haha

Seriously though, I decided it was time to do a wardrobe audit, but I couldn’t find a single cosy knit in there...

I only have a bunch of men's jumpers, which are amazing and all (you know I love shopping in the guys' department), but they don’t always look super professional when rolling into the office.

Not that I work anywhere super corporate, but a nice knit just feels that little bit more chic than a hoodie, you know?

Although, Mark Zuckerberg wears hoodies to work and he's doing okay, so whatever, YOU DO YOU.

But I still can't go past a cosy knit layered up under a coat. I've been trawling the new arrivals and I think I’ve found the best ones.

Sharing is caring, so here’s my edit of the cosiest knitwear that’ll make this winter a little more bearable...

The oversized cardigan

The classic longline knit is the best for throwing over your outfit and keeping your legs warm too. You could team it with a white top or black skivvy, tucked into high-waisted pants, or a skirt with tights and boots. It also works with jeans for the weekend.

The statement sleeve

Add interest to your outfit with a statement sleeve... the flare or balloon sleeve knit is the piece of the season. It just adds a little bit of interest and drama to an otherwise classic piece. It goes well with jeans or a short A-line skirt.

The simple jumper

You can’t go past a basic jumper knit in one colour. This is a great layering piece, which can be worn under a coat or oversized blazer with skinny jeans. It also looks pretty over a printed dress with boots and socks peeking out.

The extra details

Change up the basics with subtle details in your knits. It could be a frill, embroidery, or just really chunky knitted details… it helps make more of a statement. Then you can keep the rest of your look really simple. Throw it on and go. There's nothing I love more in the mornings.

The high neck

Business in the front, party up the top… the high-neck is always a staple, but it’s especially in this season, with the skivvy trending in a big way. This is a great style to wear with your hair up (on the days when you’re in a major rush), if you want to. It also really suits the 'Margot Robbie chop' that's trending at the moment... or cheat the look by leaving your hair tucked in at the neck.

Happy knit hunting!

Rebecca Hooton
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