Sweaters Go To Fashion Week

As London Fashion Week AW16 kicks off soon, we got to thinkin' about knitwear (obviously). But more specifically, knitwear and fashion. While our love for cashmere and merino is pure and unadulterated, we can't help but notice how knitwear has become as permanent a fixture on the fashion scene as Anna Wintour. Below, we profile some of our favourite sweater street-style looks.

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Red fashion and shopping editor Laura Fantacci of WITBlog wore our Ribbed Knit Tunic as a dress to LFW with a coat-over-the-shoulders effect for a look street style photogs loved.


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Poppy Delevingne out and about in Belgravia (it wasn't fashion week, but this look would be perfect.)

lfwstreetstylefinal9Leandra Medina (The Man Repeller) at SS16 London Fashion Week. This look repels no one, Leandra.
style baristaA stylish showgoer in a laidback effortless look we love c/o a roomy rollneck.

Photo: StyleBarista.com

unnamed-11Undisputed queen of street style Olivia P used a Chinti and Parker Contrast Cuff Sweater with a neutral ensemble for a killer look at a previous LFW.

coat-with-sandalsOlivia then did a second version of this look, by layering two sweaters to achieve a cuff effect.

LEFASHIONBLOGSTREETSTYLEHOLLIROGERSCOZYCOOLKNITSKIRT An chunky Aran with a sleek pencil skit is the perfect contrast, as seen here on CEO of Browns, Holli Rogers. Photo: StockholmStreetStyle.com

ee1a63fbdfcc39de91f69be8d1947e0fGiovanna Battaglia, contributing Fashion Editor at W Magazine, Senior Fashion Editor at Vogue Japan mixes knitwear and sequins for relaxed glamour.

Photo: vanessajackman.blogspot.co.uk


Pernille Theisbaek from Look de Pernille at Paris Fashion Week after Isabel Marant.

Whether with a skirt, trousers (or as a dress!) knitwear has serious fashion credentials as demonstrated. And if we may say, the better the quality, the haute-r the result. Inspired? Find your perfect sweater to re-create the looks here.