Sweaters are, sartorially speaking, the best of times and the worst of times: Cozy forgiving wonderfulness but also lumpy boxy confusion. The weak surrender to the just-throw-on-jeans-and-call-it-a-day technique. The strong? They style their sh*t like they mean it.
Here, eight fashion-editor tricks for making a sweater feel just as fancy as a blouse, or a blazer, or anything else you're *really* not in the mood to wear on a cold day.
Textural contrast is just good style: With sweaters, you either want to go as different as can be (slick leather, abbreviated hemlines, shine)...
Head-to-toe knits have been A Thing since Phobe Philo, and they're showing no signs of stopping. Monochrome is best because 1) easy and 2) taller.
Once upon a time, we deduced that there were three hyper-chic ways to wear a sweater without sticking your head or limbs through it. As an addendum, we bring you the fourth way, which popped up this Fashion Month: The Sling.
Another take on the midi skirt, this time in pleasantly coordinated colors. And, of course, the partial tuck, to ensure you're not shaped like a paper-towel tube.
Here, we've got a glorious color-blocked human. Take your eye-straining summer suit into the colder months by layering a complementary cashmere turtleneck underneath.
Look closely: Ece Sukan is in the same basic outfit as the first lady, but giving off completely different vibes. On top of her turtleneck, she's put on a button-down *and* a scarf *and* two prints and embellishment. The earth tones and her being Ece Sukan make this work.
Tuck it in, wear a belt, and have excellent hair and accessories.