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The Fall 2019 Sweater Trends to Know About

Who's ready for all the cozy vibes?

Day 3 - Street Style - Stockholm Runway SS19
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Welcome to fall: The time of year when all you need to look chic is a pair of pants and a cozy sweater. And we're here to help you build up your collection of comfy, chunky knits in a range of silhouettes, colors, and styles, using this season's sweater trends as a guide. 2019 is the year to step out of your comfort zone with something beyond your basic black crewneck—perhaps camo print or side-tie? Check out the trend forecast, ahead, then fill up your cart.

Tory Burch - Runway - February 2019 - New York Fashion Week
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The High Turtleneck

Though we didn't think this neckline could possibly climb any higher, the turtleneck is hell bent on creeping all the way up to your chin...or past it. No complaints here; this cozy knit is sure to keep you warm and look amazing with an oversize fleece or jacket. Draw inspo from the Tory Burch runway (left) and wear your turtleneck sweater with plaid trousers for a preppy office ensemble.

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Mock Neck Sweater
Zara zara.com

If you're looking for a turtleneck to layer with, go with this option from Zara. It's on the thinner side, so it's easily layer-able under slip dresses—or even another sweater, as seen on the fall 2019 Tibi runway.

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Colorblock Turtleneck
MSGM shopbop.com

You have enough neutral-colored turtlenecks, so add some color to your wardrobe with this checkered orange and blue sweater. The slightly oversize fit is perfect for lounging.

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Oversized Sweater
H&M hm.com

Not completely on board with the trend? Try this top, which looks like a turtleneck, but has more space between the fabric and your skin for a breathable feel. Details include ribbing at the neck, cuffs, and hem. 

Valentino : Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2019/2020
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Graphic Prints

At Gucci and Valentino, graphic sweaters added an eye-catching element to the fall runways. This one from Valentino (left) featured two Renaissance figures kissing while surrounded by flowers and butterflies. The larger-than-life the graphic, the more it'll make a statement when you strut by.

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Cropped Intarsia Wool Turtleneck Sweater
Alexa Chung net-a-porter.com

If you're the kind of person who would rather play with the dog at the party than mingle with humans, this sweater is for you. Wear this to your next gathering.

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Virgo Bolted

Rainy fall days call for a soft sweater to snuggle up in. Here's one from Rails to wear with your lounge pants. When the weather is nicer, you can easily style this with a silk skirt or jeans. 

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Snow White Sequin & Wool Sweater
Gucci nordstrom.com

In addition to depicting this iconic Snow White scene, the sweater comes covered in sequins for a brilliant shine. Disney fanatics may not even blink twice at the price.

Tibi - Runway - February 2019 - New York Fashion Week
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A Little Something Extra

Styling two sweaters together will get you this over-the-top look—or, if you're feeling lazy, you can buy a sweater with an extra sweater built in. This fall, designers were piling it all on, whether it's a self-tied sleeve around the shoulders or that extra piece that looks like a shawl. This two-in-one look is perfect for someone hoping to up their fashun game.

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Crew Neck Shoulder Tied Pullover
Alexander Wang shopbop.com

Wrapping another top around you would be annoying (the slippage!). Alexander Wang solves this problem by making a second mock sweater to go with the first.

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Ahwa Mesh Sweater
Jacquemus shopbop.com

The cowl neck on this sweater mimics the sleeves of the top (how neat is that?). This is the kind of top you throw on with jeans to look fabulous without even trying.

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Colette Draped Mohair-Blend Sweater
Rejina Pyo net-a-porter.com

Rejina Pyo tackled the full-on drape effect in this soft mohair-blend woven sweater. It comes straight from the fall 2019 runways—grab one and be the chicest woman at the office.

Ulla Johnson - Runway - February 2019 - New York Fashion Week
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The Side Tie-Waist

When your shirt is a tad too long, tying it at the sides or in the front is a workable solution. During the Fall 2019 runway shows, designers applied this stylistic element to their sweaters, as evidenced by this Ulla Johnson look. The added detail is interesting without drumming up too much attention.

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Tatiana Tie-Front Merino Wool Sweater
Ulla Johnson net-a-porter.com

You can buy that Ulla Johnson sweater from the previous slide right now. The top is made from a soft merino wool and has loose billowy sleeves for a relaxed feel. 

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Devin Wool Wrap Pullover
Diane von Furstenberg dvf.com

Leave it to DVF to create a sweater that takes black slacks and pumps and makes them interesting. This top shows off your style without breaking the company dress code. 

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Clerisa Tie Waist Cashmere Sweater
CINQ À SEPT nordstrom.com

There are few materials as comfortable as cashmere. This beige sweater has similar billowy sleeves as the Ulla Johnson option and has a slouchy knot that accentuates the waist.  

Miu Miu : Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2019/2020
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Camo Print

Camouflage print popped up everywhere, including the Miu Miu fall 2019 runway (left) and Heron Preston, to serve us all with a reminder that it's not going anywhere. This season, consider getting something in this print, whether it be a sweater or a fleece jacket.

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Shetland Camo Wool Knit Crewneck Sweater
Miu Miu saksfifthavenue.com

Made of cozy Italian wool, this piece will still feel delicate should you dress it up with black cargo pants and combat boots. 

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Printed Cotton Sweater
Off-White x Mytheresa mytheresa.com

Deviate from the traditional camo shades of forest green and brown and opt for this black and white print, instead. The top is made in Portugal and the design is slightly cropped so it sits just above your hips. 

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Tippi Camo Sweater
J.CREW nordstrom.com

A camo sweater is just as layer-able as its beige-colored counterpart. Take a note from J.Crew and style this one over a button-up shirt.  


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