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Temperatures have already taken a nosedive which has us running for our warmest shearling coat. Of course, a cozy sweater is the next logical step when the weather is not cooperating. And when it comes to knitwear, we are suckers for a good chunky knit for a couple of fairly obvious reasons—it keeps us comfy and warm, and it’s incredibly stylish.
While it may seem like an oversized knit is more of a statement piece that you can only pair with a limited number of garments, we beg to differ. Take it from us: chunky sweaters are the gifts that keep on giving. They are a wardrobe multitasker and totally worth the investment.
Here we rounded up the styles we are adding to our closet this fall and we intend to wear each one of them regularly.
Christopher Kane Oversize Wool-Knit Sweater
Pompoms, oversized ribbed trims, and a beautiful pattern elevate this ivory-hued sweater to new (fashionable) heights. Style it with a pair of jeans or tailored pants for an extra warm—and chic—layer this winter.
To buy: $795, net-a-porter.com
Loro Piana Macdougal Argyle Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater
Nobody knows or does, cashmere apparel better than Loro Piana. This warm roll neck sweater is crafted in Italy and sports a classic argyle diamond pattern.
To buy: $2,575, net-a-porter.com
Monse Fringed Fair Isle Wool Turtleneck Sweater
Fair Isle but make it fashion! Monse’s version of the classic winter style is complemented with a couple of statement accents—namely fringed seams and skulls.
To buy: $890, net-a-porter.com
Isabel Marant Flover Cable-Knit Wool-Blend Sweater
Isabel Marant may have taken inspiration for her Flover sweater from Ireland’s Aran Islands, but the designer has added in the mix her distinct French sense of style. The oversized silhouette and raglan sleeves together with the gorgeous green hue turn it into a chic winter staple that can be paired with pants and skirts alike.
To buy:$1,130, matchesfashion.com
Dolce & Gabbana Cable-knit Wool and Cashmere-Blend Turtleneck Sweater
The standout features of this gorgeous brick red sweater are its cozy oversize roll neckline and the beautiful chunky cable-knit pattern. It is finished with an extra-long ribbed hem.
To buy: $1,545, net-a-porter.com
Acne Studios High Neck Ribbed Sweater
Leave it to Acne Studios to recreate the minimalist sweater of our dreams. It has a relaxed fit with dropped, slightly rounded shoulders and extra-long sleeves that will keep your hands warm all winter long.
To buy: $470, acnestudios.com
Bogner Sina Fair Isle Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater
This Fair Isle sweater makes us want to cuddle up in front of a fireplace after a long day on the slopes. It is knitted in Germany from the warmest and softest cashmere.
To buy: $990, modaoperandi.com
Altuzarra Ernestine Cable-knit Turtleneck Sweater
Altuzarra’s spin on a chunky knit sweater comes in an open-stitch construction, a slouchy fit, and extra-long sleeves.
To buy: $895, net-a-porter.com
The Row Abboi Oversized Intarsia Open-Knit Sweater
A luxurious, super warm blend of cashmere, mohair, wool, and silk will make this sweater your go-to piece to throw on every time you need to brave the elements.
To buy: $3,300, net-a-porter.com
Proenza Schouler White Label Cable-Knit Wool Sweater
The ribbed, extra-wide hem and bateau-style neckline add a sophisticated touch to this chunky cable-knit sweater.
To buy: $495, modaoperandi.com
Bottega Veneta Sweater
Who needs to accessorize when your sweater sports this silver-tone chain neckline? It is an eye-catching detail that will freshen up any look.
To buy: $2,500, bottegaveneta.com
Nili Lotan Kayle Sweater
Nili Lotan’s pieces always ooze a sophisticated vibe and are crafted from the highest quality materials. And this gorgeous sweater is no exception. The designer has opted for a classic fit with a ribbed collar and a fair isle pattern at the chest.
To buy: $595, nililotan.com
Le Kasha Bagan Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater
This sweater is not only a styling powerhouse—courtesy of its relaxed minimalist silhouette—but it’s a functional one, too, thanks to a pair of front patch pockets.
To buy: $1,145, net-a-porter.com
Alexandra Golovanoff Bettina Wool Sweater
Alexandra Golovanoff designs with versatility and beauty in mind. The concept behind her sweaters is “le tricot qui rend beau” or “the sweater that makes you beautiful.” She focuses on crafting her pieces from the best natural fibers in shades that complement a woman’s natural features.
To buy: $565, net-a-porter.com
Tory Burch Fair Isle Wool Sweater
Hand knitted by artisans in Lima using premium Peruvian wool, this Fair Isle sweater will keep you warm and cozy whether you are headed for a hike in the mountains or are grabbing lunch with friends in the city.
To buy: $600, net-a-porter.com