Do you love knits? if so, then this is your season. Knits are back with a vengeance. Short, long, casual and dressy. Knits that are pattern perfect are a subset of this year of sweaters. Knits are a big trend, and fall is looking even knittier than spring did. Whether you want something casual, or something a little bit more dressed up, you will find what you are looking for. Life remains casual, so sweaters and knits make a lot of sense. Why not come on a tour of some of the stores in the New York. Let’s explore knits that are pattern perfect.
John Galliano make a perfect riff on an updated fair isle sweater for Margiela. The deep rich colors make for a cosy fall.
Turning a patterend sweater inside out can add textural interest. Exposed seams are always an interesting detail.
Stella McCartney offers a new color palette in her take on 1980’s vibe jacquards. These three casual sweaters are paired with denim for a casual approach to fall dressing.
Junya Watanabe plays bright ethnic patterns on a khaki jacket. A brilliant mix.
Geometrics look good. Whether it is a pattered solid sweater or a geometric jacquard you will be on-trend in these.
Rachel Comey updates her fisherman’s sweater by giving it an oversize look, and adding 80’s flowers to the pattern.
Zadig and Voltaire go oversize too with this textured ethnic patterened cardigan.
Alanui started out making knits that are pattern perfect. This cardigan on the left is no exception. The yellow and orange played against the rust make for an interesting ethnic statement. The solid sweater on the right is a nice update for a chunky pullover.
And if you want to take you patterned sweater to a new level why not buy something with fringed beading?
Farm Rio makes lots of eyepopping paterns. Even in knits. This sweater has palm trees and all things Brasilian.
Chanel loves patterned knits for fall.
Redone makes a case for plaid sweaters.
And geometrics always look good.
Graffic motifs will make you stand out.
Zadig and Voltaire want you to shine in their stars sweater.
Other intarsia patterns that look great use geometrics.
And scribble patterns add a new kind of patterning.
R13 takes a camoflage print and makes it into a twisted intarsia. Why not?
Marled sweaters also can work into graphic stripes.
Chloe loves dramatic knit capes. Make a statement with this one.
And Alexandre McQueen mixes it up in a long knit dress.
And these intasia dresses are in cashmere. Graphic luxe.
Chloe goes for more drama with a textured knit floor length knit dress. The heavy gauge makes it unusual.
And a collegiate look from Thom Browne is cool and clean.
Gucci adds delicate floral embroideries that hark back to the 40’s. A feminine touch for sure.
Crochet sweaters are looking good too.
Many designers take classic patterns and play with them to give a fashion edge.
This shaped cable pullover could be a dress or a sweater. Ask Simone Rocha.