There is nothing more comforting than a trusty, chunky oversized jumper. It’s a requisite for your winter wardrobe, pairing perfectly with jeans and boots for an effortless cold-weather look. Cable knits and heavy wools are favourites, perfectly maintaining your body heat within the intricate weaves of a beautiful fabric. The best bit? You can wear your chunky knit on a country walk, at the pub or even in a snowy setting somewhere further afield. This clothing essential will keep you snug on all of your adventures. Get your winter go-to from The Kooples, Lacoste or GAP.
Whether you like to wear your sweaters loose or close-fitting, a turtleneck never fails to look graceful. Tuck it into your jeans with a statement belt, layer it beneath a sweeping jacket, drape it over a midi skirt, or wear a luxurious cashmere pullover on top on a particularly chilly day. The ways in which you can style this must-have knit are endless. And you don’t need to stop there: turtleneck dresses, like those from are another chic win. Simply add a long wool coat and show-stopping earrings, and you have a simple solution to keeping cosy while looking ultra-smart. Discover some of our favourites with French Connection and Calvin Klein.
Whether the skies are grey or stunning blue, bring some more colour into your October day by donning an exciting print from the likes of Jigsaw or Next. Channel the seasonal colours by opting for patterns with red, yellow, orange or brown motifs. A fine cashmere sweater or soft merino wool cardigan will look lovely over an elegant shirt or top, then the finishing touch: coordinate your chosen palette with a complementary hat or scarf. As the leaves turn and the sunshine comes and goes, it’s always wise to wear practical accessories like these, so why not make the most of them. You never can tell where the weather might be headed next!