Women And Their Sweaters Through the Years

Get inspired to slip on layer after layer.

While spring cleaning can be a real drag, every woman looks forward to unpacking her autumn sweaters may they be stored in neat crates 'neath the bed or in the oven à la Carrie Bradshaw. In honor of the fall equinox, we're looking back at iconic women who've done right by their cozy knits. Whether it's Marilyn Monroe in her classic black turtleneck or Victoria Beckham in her festive fair isle jumper, these ladies will inspire you to slip on layer after layer.

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Sophia Loren, 1950
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Marilyn Monroe, 1953
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Humphrey Bogat and Lauren Bacall, 1954
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Audrey Hepburn, 1954
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Joan Collins, 1955
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Penelope Tree, 1960
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Diana Ross, 1960s
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Brooke Hayward, 1961
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Britt Ekland, 1965
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Anita Ekberg, 1965
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Patti Boyd and Cynthia Lennon, 1965
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Barbra Streisand, 1965
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Brigitte Bardot, 1966
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Catherine Deneuve, 1968
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Dionne Warwick, 1965
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Twiggy, 1967
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Jane Birkin, 1968
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Susannah York, 1968
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Julie Christie, 1970
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Twiggy, 1971
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Freemans Catalogue, 1974
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Jane Seymour, 1973
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Rosemarie Stack and Robert Stack, 1974
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Patti Smith, 1974
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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, 1977
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Kate Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, Jaclyn Smith, 1977
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Uma Thurman, 1985
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Sarah Jessica Parker, 1987
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Whitney Houston, 1985
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Bjork, 1994
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