While we're over the knitting bug, we're still mad for the homespun look. So Marie Claire turns to New York - based Amalialad for nubby dresses, long cardigans, and just-like-handmade designs with the right amount of city aesthetic. Fine-arts-trained designer Janis Stemmermann, formerly of Brooklyn Handknit, works with unexpected mixes of cashmere, silk, cotton, and tinsel.

Prices from $190 to $360.

(Pictured) $265, Amalialad (Dalai Lama spelled backward); amalialad.comfor stores.

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