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Knitwear you can wear all year round

The autumn transition is almost upon us, don't be left out in the cold

Knitwear you can wear all year round

Chunky knitwear with massive snowflakes on them is fun, don't get us wrong - but when winter is over we're kind of gutted we can't pull them out again, because a festive jumper in March just looks a bit mental.

Here at ShortList.com we like to get the most for our money, so we've rounded up a few key knitwear items you can wear solo for the autumn transition, layered up in winter and with the sleeves rolled up in spring.

Coach

Possibly the most sought after jumper in menswear right now, worn by everyone from Jared Leto to Jim Chapman. No one ever outgrows their fascination of dinosaurs, so wear your love for them on your chest with this Coach T-Rex jumper.

£550


Topman

You've woken up in the morning to find your shirt creased and you don't know how to operate an iron. Absolute nightmare. But wait, roll necks are now a smart and acceptable layer to wear under a suit, so stop your panicking.

£28


John Smedley

A knitted t-shirt is a must for any big city commuter going through the awkward transition. If constantly taking off your jacket on the tube and putting it on again when you get off does your head in, this knitted t-shirt is a decent hassle-free alternative.

£100

 


River Island

Thought distressed knitwear was just a way of getting on board with the grunge trend? Wrong; it also has practical as well as stylish uses, such as offering mild ventilation for when you start to overheat.

£25


Gucci

Snakes were cool yesterday, snakes are cool today and snakes will be cool tomorrow. The dusty turquoise colour will also be a light addition to the oncoming darker days.

£510


Paul Smith

Sportswear has never been bigger in the world of fashion, as trainers have overtaken smart shoes as the number one footwear choice, and it looks like shirts are set to be replaced by retro track sweaters.

£245


H&M

This ultra-fine knit jumper would make for a good loungewear piece with its scoop neck and slubby fit.

£12.99


ASOS

Cardigans can border on the grandad side of things sometimes, so if you want to steer clear of the OAP look go for this modern update with longer length fit, drop shoulder and cropped sleeves in a autumnal rust colour.

£22