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November 16, 2012

Editor’s Picks: Sweater Weather

We’ve officially entered the dark days here in Seattle. Grey skies, light rain and chilly temps have become the norm—but don’t think we’re complaining! If there’s one thing we love about this season, it’s the opportunity to rock cozy sweaters with almost every look. Read on for a roundup of our favorite Designer and Contemporary styles, from big and chunky to sleek and sculptural.

Leather Details
Add thick swaths of leather to a plain-as-day sweater—whether all over or just in strips—and you’ve got an edgy new take on a winter staple.

Marni Leather Front Sweater | Reed Krakoff Leather Sleeve Cashmere Sweater

Colorful Stripes
The bolder the better with this sweater trend. Anchor retro color combos on a base of black, white or grey.

 MARC BY MARC JACOBS ‘Nikolai’ Sweater | Jason Wu Stripe Crochet Sweater

Chunky Knits
Your dad’s fisherman sweater is back and better than ever—namely because designers are getting experimental, adding sheer panels, quirky hemlines and oversized cable knit.

3.1 Phillip Lim Chiffon Inset Sweater | Yigal Azrouël Duo Knit Sweater

Playful Prints
Here’s where your personality shines through. Today’s printed sweaters are as cheeky as they are chic. What’s your spirit animal? Wear it loud and proud.

KENZO Windowpane Sweater | Marni Edition Rooster Print Sweater

Smooth & Sculptural
This style’s all about shape. Look for dolman sleeves, exaggerated necklines and sleek capes.

Robert Rodriguez Turtleneck Sweater | Vince Boatneck Sweater

Whisper Thin
Don’t think we’ve forgotten our warm-weather friends. For those of you who love sweaters but live in climates requiring little more than a T-shirt, we’ve got ultra-thin styles that read “sweater” but won’t make you sweat.

A.L.C. ‘Franco’ Sweater | T by Alexander Wang Stripe Sweater

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