On a cold winter day there really is nothing better than the right knitwear to keep you warm and toasty. From early childhood we learn that something knitted keeps the cold out, so are sub-consciously drawn to this type of clothing as adults. Just the sight of a woolly jumper is enough to make you feel instantly warmer. Unsurprisingly, as soon as the weather starts to turn, sales of knitwear soar.
Stylish and practical cardigans
A lot of people choose to wear cardigans in the winter months. They like the fact that they can just as easily be worn under a suit jacket as they can be worn casually on the weekends.
This year, there are plenty of cardigans available that can easily be worn as tops in their own right. Fur lined crew neck versions look particularly good whether you wear them with a skirt, for an evening out, or with jeans for lunch with friends.
For 2017, here are also a lot of long cardigans available in the shops. These long, often floaty cardigans are quite elegant. They are a fast and simple way to make an outfit look far more glamorous.
If you prefer jumpers, don’t worry because you will also be spoilt for choice. Whether you want a close fitting, plunging v-neck sweater to wear under a smart suit jacket or a big woolly Christmas jumper you will be able to find it in the shops, this year.
If you are looking for something a little different, why not try on a lace up poncho? They sound like they will not work, but once you have tried one on, you are sure to be hooked.
Another interesting trend for 2017 is the knitted shawl. These jumpers are surprisingly versatile and they are potentially a good alternative to wearing a coat on a slightly warmer day.
Knitted dresses to show off your curves
If you have a figure that you want to show off, there really is nothing better than a knitted dress. The softness of the fabric means that they are extremely comfortable to wear. Just be careful to buy one with a well-defined waistline. This really does help to accentuate your curves. The belted kind is great for this.
Avoid hassle by buying easy care knitwear
Once you find the perfect jumper or cardigan, you naturally want to keep on wearing it for as long as possible. The only way you are going to be able to do this is to take good care of your knitwear. Before you buy, it is wise to check the care label. If you are not the type of person who will consistently hand wash an item of clothing it makes sense to buy knitwear that is machine washable. Even then, it is important to wash each item in the correct way. As you can see here, it takes a little bit of extra effort, but doing so really is the best way to keep your knitwear looking good for as long as possible.