That cold weather implores for warmth and comfort in the wardrobe department is by no means news, and on those days when the temperatures seem to rally up against you, know that you can trust the feel of a soft, relaxed, chunky sweater falling effortlessly against the skin to beat anything and everything.
To make things all the more exciting for fall / winter 2015, your favourite knits gained extra texture and a super-thick, super-snug feel. Dressed in tassels and ribbed detailing, bearing floral embroideries and contrasting sections, the new chunky sweaters are all about casual luxe.
After the break, 9 textured chunky sweaters every cool girl needs this winter.
Lurex Stripe Pullover.
With a super-soft feel about it, balanced out by contrast lurex stripes, and closely complemented by an effortless oversized fit, Mes Demoiselles Paris’ easy knit is one you have to own:
Shop: Lurex Stripe Pullover at Free People.com.
Maison Margiela Chunky Knit Pullover with Alpaca.
Chunky by way of the gorgeously texturized leaf detailing, Maison Margiela’s take on on cozy is every little bit a dream, mustard hue to volume to boxy silhouette:
Shop: Maison Margiela Chunky Knit Pullover with Alpaca at Stylebop.com.
Pepe Jeans Fringe Knit With Long Sleeve.
The easy answer to on-trend chunkiness in your favorite kind of winter silhouette is a mixed texture design with fringe detail and a versatile creamy hue:
Shop: Pepe Jeans Fringe Knit With Long Sleeve at ASOS.com.
Alexander McQueen Cutout turtleneck sweater.
Army-green, navy and burgundy skeins of wool, alpaca, mohair and silk weaved together a perfectly gorgeous chunky knit that bears all the elements to make it irresistible: plenty of texture, a high-neck, cut-out shoulders and a beautiful color scheme.
Shop: Alexander McQueen Cutout turtleneck sweater at Net-a-Porter.com.
ASOS Cable Sweater With Fringing.
Young and playful, cozy and relaxed, and adorned with playful tassels, this pretty cable sweater begs to be worn in the comfort of your home, or to be slipped under a cozy jacket and sported out and about:
Shop: ASOS Cable Sweater With Fringing at ASOS.com.
Chloé Textured chunky-knit sweater.
You won’t need much of anything else to distract from this “wild” piece of knit signed by Chloe. Allow the touches of mohair and alpaca, the fringed finish and the gorgeous texture to shine in an all minimal look:
Shop: Chloé Textured chunky-knit sweater at Net-a-Porter.com.
Split Turtleneck Pullover.
For cold winter days in need of a splash of colour, do try this boxy, oversized knit with a dramatic cowl neck, in sapphire blue:
Shop: Split Turtleneck Pullover at Free People.com.
Preen By Thornton Bregazzi Leite floral embroidered-wool sweater.
You can count on a sprinkling of delicate floral embroideries to lend an indisputable feminine feel and easy texture to even the chunkiest of winter knits:
Shop: Preen floral embroidered-wool sweater at MatchesFashion.com.
Tied Kilim Pullover.
In between the one-of-a-kind style, the beautiful texture, the colorful design, the statement fringe detailing and the multi-purpose ties at the shoulders, Unspun x Free People’s limited edition sweater is a must-have for the season:
Shop: Tied Kilim Pullover at Free People.com.