The 15 Best Designer Sweaters to Luxuriate In

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Barrie

Best Fitted Designer Sweater

Dior Sweater

Sweater

Best Fitted Designer Sweater

Dior Sweater

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This delicately constructed sweater puts a new spin on Dior’s Toile de Jouy Sauvage Chiné motif. The ribbed hem, cuff, and neck give a fitted feel, while the blend of mohair, cashmere, and wool will keep you cozy.

Size: 0-14

Material: 61% cashmere, 20% mohair, 14% polyamide, 5% wool (7-gauge)

Best CashmereDesigner Sweater

Khaite Nalani Sweater

Nalani Sweater

Best CashmereDesigner Sweater

Khaite Nalani Sweater

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A delectably cozy knit from Khaite, this striped sweater has an oversized fit that’s perfect for cozy nights in or dressing up for the office. It’s made with 100% cashmere, so you know it’s supple and soft to the touch.

Size: XS-XL

Material: 100% cashmere

Best Wool Designer Sweater

Jil Sander Wool Sweater

Wool Sweater

Best Wool Designer Sweater

Jil Sander Wool Sweater

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Bring an infusion of color into your winter wardrobe with this Jil Sander sweater. It has a cropped cut with a crewneck collar, a shape that’s perfect for layering an oversized button down underneath. Try styling the sweater with high-rise white jeans for a bright outfit.

Size: 2-14

Material: 100% wool

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Best Slouchy Designer Sweater

Loewe Anagram Sweater

Anagram Sweater

Best Slouchy Designer Sweater

Loewe Anagram Sweater

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Embrace the boldness of Loewe’s signature anagram with this slouchy loose-weave sweater. The balloon sleeves with cable-knit details make a stylish statement, perfect for days when you want an outfit that is cozy yet bold.

Size: XS-XL

Material: Mohair, polyamide

Best Adaptable Designer Sweater

Maria McManus Split Sleeve Collar Sweater

Split Sleeve Collar Sweater

Best Adaptable Designer Sweater

Maria McManus Split Sleeve Collar Sweater

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Maria McManus’ lusciously soft sweater has one creative detail you might miss. The sleeves are designed with slits along the forearm to allow you to style the sweater in a number of unique ways, and free your arms on the occasion that you get too warm. For the pragmatist, this sweater works hard.

Size: XS-L

Material: 50% Recycled cashmere, 50% organic cotton

Best White Designer Sweater

Toteme Women’s Wool-Cashmere V-Neck Sweater

Women's Wool-Cashmere V-Neck Sweater

Best White Designer Sweater

Toteme Women’s Wool-Cashmere V-Neck Sweater

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Toteme’s beauty is in its simplicity. This sweater is by no means an exception. The sleek design, in a creamy snow-colored blend of cashmere and wool, is one that requires utmost caution when wearing it (no spilled lattes), but it’s worth a little extra care. It’s slightly structured, with a fit that will make you feel dressier just for putting it on.

Size: XXS-XL

Material: 90% Wool, 10% cashmere

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Best Designer Sweater For A Night Out

Jacquemus Gray ‘La Maille Pau’ Cardigan

Gray 'La Maille Pau' Cardigan

Best Designer Sweater For A Night Out

Jacquemus Gray ‘La Maille Pau’ Cardigan

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The night will come when you want to show a little skin, but also find it’s too cold to wear anything but a cozy knit. This Jacquemus sweater manages to do it all. Strategic buttons are placed diagonally down the front, allowing a little skin to peak out from undermeath.

Size: XXS-XXL

Material: 51% Alpaca, 25% polyamide, 22% wool, 2% elastane

Best Designer Polo Sweater

Barrie x Sofia Coppola Chunky Cashmere Jumper

x Sofia Coppola Chunky Cashmere Jumper

Best Designer Polo Sweater

Barrie x Sofia Coppola Chunky Cashmere Jumper

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Barrie, the Scottish cashmere brand owned by Chanel, teamed up with filmmaker Sofia Coppola to create this oversized sweater with a sporty collar. It has a chunky, relaxed look, but is oh-so-soft to the touch thanks to the high-quality cashmere.

Size: XS-XL

Material: 100% Cashmere

Best Colorful Designer Sweater

Lisa Yang Aletta Sweater

Aletta Sweater

Best Colorful Designer Sweater

Lisa Yang Aletta Sweater

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“I love Lisa Yang for good staples with a bit of fashion twist,” says Hsu. This bold pink sweater is not one for the quiet dresser, but it’s ideal for adding a rich touch of color to your outfits. The V-neck collar allows for any tops layered underneath to play as a contrast.

Size: 0-2

Material: 100% cashmere

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Best Layered Designer Sweater

Tory Burch Tory Burch Double Layer Mock-Neck Pullover

Tory Burch Double Layer Mock-Neck Pullover

Best Layered Designer Sweater

Tory Burch Tory Burch Double Layer Mock-Neck Pullover

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Make layering an easy feat with this sweater. It’s designed with double hems and collars to make it look as if you’re wearing two styles at once. When you really can’t be bothered to get dressed, but need something that feels put-together, this sweater will surely do the trick.

Size: XS-XL

Material: 100% Merino wool

Best Logo Designer Sweater

Miu Miu Wool Sweater

Wool Sweater

Best Logo Designer Sweater

Miu Miu Wool Sweater

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Miu Miu’s logo-ified jacquard sweater is a playful option when a more muted sweater just won’t do. The boxy silhouette can make for a relaxed outfit when paired with post-yoga leggings, or can be dressed up with a pleated maxi skirt.

Size: 36-46

Material: Wool

Best Short-Sleeve Designer Sweater

Gucci Cashmere Top With Horsebit

Cashmere Top With Horsebit

Best Short-Sleeve Designer Sweater

Gucci Cashmere Top With Horsebit

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There’s a bit of a throwback touch to this short-sleeve sweater, with Gucci’s signature horsebit detail added to the front as a subtle IYKYK detail. The short-sleeve sweater works year-round, adding a luscious-to-the-touch piece to your wardrobe.

Size: XS-3XL

Material: Cashmere

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Best Quiet Luxury Designer Sweater

The Row Ophelia Top in Wool and Cashmere

Ophelia Top in Wool and Cashmere

Best Quiet Luxury Designer Sweater

The Row Ophelia Top in Wool and Cashmere

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“They are just so irresistible once you touch them and I prefer oversized shapes for a bit of a statement,” Hsu says of The Row’s sweaters. This oatmeal-hued style is simple, with a relaxed fit that you can dress up or down depending on the rest of your outfit. Try heels and a silk skirt, or jeans and a pair of minimalist sneakers.

Size: XS-XL

Material: 65% Wool, 35% Cashmere

Best Designer Sweater For Warm Weather

Marni Blue & Green Striped Sweater

Blue & Green Striped Sweater

Best Designer Sweater For Warm Weather

Marni Blue & Green Striped Sweater

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Consider these the right stripes. Italian label Marni is known for its use of bold colors and fun patterns, and this bright take on stripes is a fun addition to your everyday wardrobe. Since it’s made with 100% cotton, this lighter sweater can be worn all the way into summer.

Size: XS-L

Material: 100% Cotton

Best Textured Designer Sweater

Stella McCartney Oversized Jacquard-Knit Sweater

Oversized Jacquard-Knit Sweater

Best Textured Designer Sweater

Stella McCartney Oversized Jacquard-Knit Sweater

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Presenting an option with elevated edge: Stella McCartney’s equestrian-themed sweater features a pixelated horse image front and center. It’s designed in a textured alpaca fabric, and has a relaxed, slouchy look to it. Style with sleek complementary pieces, like equestrian boots, to lean into the look.

Size: XS-XL

Material: 75% Alpaca, 25% polyamide

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