Sweaters and other knits are all over the stores this season. Knits are back, but you knew that. Short, long, casual and dressy. We are living the knitted life. The best knits are knits with a twist. A literal twist to reveal some skin, fitted dresses, crochet and more crochet, and riffs on 80’s vintage sweaters. Why not come on a tour of some of the stores in the New York with a NYC private shopping tour. Let’s explore some interesting knits with a twist that make a statement.
Knits are many things this season. They can be a bit fun and funky, like this cardgian and skirt with a coordinating bag. Knits with a twist are always fun.
Or they can be sleek and sophisticated like this subtle shoulder baring sweater from Prada.
Bare midriffs and cut-outs are a big trend this season. This marled knit dress ties the top and the skirt together with some waist-wrapping fun.
Or this twisted top that deftly bares a midriff. One has to be in tip-top shape to wear these pieces. This is certainly one of the knits with a twist.
This sweater mixes a tank top with a cutaway kind of bolero for some peek-a-boo fun. And high waisted jeans are a must have.
This is not your average twinset. There are many bra-tops around this season, and this set is certainly on target.
The pink bra works under the cardi behind it. And the patterning on the bra has a touch of the 80’s.
This sleek dress plays with the ethos of cutouts. The holes are small, and a cord is delicately twisted through the dress.
Galvan London created this body-con sumer dress. The shape and the color are spot on for this season.
Monse offers another body-con dress that fits in all the right places.
This two-tone dress sports cutouts along the side seam. The color-blocking is actually very slimming.
And not every dress has to be super sexy. This pretty orange dress from Proenze Schouler is a bit on the prim side. The fringe adds a nice touch.
Bottega Veneta offers a knit skirt and sweater set in an acidy green. The outfit is clean and alluring.
The new Chloe collection is full of knits. The crocheted tunics are much copied. And the simple patterend crochet-like knit dress is a clean look for summer.
And here is one of the Chloe knock-offs. Much more affordable, it shows how important crochet is this season.
This hand crocheted top is made from strips of fabric. It has even more texture, and a wealth of colors.
Crochet is a statement this season in dresses too. When this coral one goes on the body, it will be shaped to the wearers body.
This crochet dress plays with different stitches. Dress it up, or dress it down.
This hand done short set is for the young customer who wants to flaunt her body. Why not?
Ulla Johnson prposes this vintagey crochet top with a sweet peplum.
Simone Rocha likes 80’s vintage looks too. The mixed stitch cargigan trimmed with pearls is charming.
Redone also riffs on an 80’s vintage vibe with lines of small hand embroidered flowers.
Ralph Lauren goes back to his preppy roots and offers a slew of jacquards.
Cardigans are in fashion this year. A classic mixed stitch cardigan goes well over a chambray shirt.
John Galliano for Margiela loves holes. The dropped stitches with the laddering as decorative accents is a signature.
Mother interprets a classic wrap cardigan with jacquard patterns.
Undercover offers a jacquard cardigan with space age motifs. The whimsical patterns make for a fun summer.
This sweaters is a happry ode to flower power. Knits are a trend this season, but a trend with many possibilities. Take your pick, and make a statement every day.