A Super Fuzzy Sweater Is The Big Fall Statement You Need Right Now

02 October 2019
Style, Fashion, Sweater, Jacket, Fall Statement
Texture over everything

Sometimes you need a sweater that’s bulky and beefy and could double as a coat in a pinch. Sometimes you need one that’s svelte and airy and can fit under a suit jacket. And other times, still, you need one that just feels good—both literally, to the touch, and figuratively, on your insides. This autumn, seemingly more than ever, designers have gone hard after that third category, knitting up a vast array of crewnecks, cardigans, and more from some of the softest, fuzziest stuff on earth: wispy alpaca, downy mohair, nappy Scottish wools. They're the kind of warm and welcoming sweaters that confirm to you and everyone you encounter that fall has very much arrived, and it is extremely good.

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Howlin' Wizard contrast crew knit

Two sleeve colors are better than one. $185 at End Clothing

Shetland Woollen Company shaggy sweater

Looks and feels like a warm, milky cup of tea. $120 at Huckberry

Marni patterned V-neck jumper

Leave it to the funnest brand in fashion to make something as stuffy as an argyle V-neck feel all kinds of wild and wavy. 1,050 at Farfetch

Industry of All Nations alpaca rainbow sweater

The almighty chest stripe feels a little less muscular when it's rendered in crazy soft alpaca. $215 at Industry of All Nations

Beams Plus striped mohair cardigan

Geezer style at its snappiest. $279 at End Clothing

Alex Mill fuzzy raglan crew sweater

Cool shoulder details are the new weird pockets. $135 at Alex Mill

OAMC Lithium knitted polo

Bad for playing actual rugby. Good for hugs. $941 at Union

Lemaire hairy sweater

When you literally call your sweater "hairy," we're obligated to put it on this list. $558 at Farfetch

Acne "Peele" cashmere crew knit

Summer might be over, but neon ain't going anywhere. $480 at End Clothing

Obey Seaweed cardigan

The budget-friendliest way to get in on this trippy cardigan wave. $79 at Obey

J.Press Shaggy Dog sweater

Pay your respects to the OG of this fuzzy sweater game. $245 at J.Press

Needles checkered mohair cardigan

King yourself. $465 at Totokaelo

Celine Fair Isle sweater in alpaca wool

An âpres-ski grail that costs roughly the same as a ski trip to Zermatt. $1,500 at Celine

Stussy diamond check mohair sweater

Slim enough to tuck into some big fall pants. $160 at Stussy

Our Legacy cardigan

Wearing this color is a guaranteed good time. $549 at End Clothing

Howlin' "Sylvester" turtleneck sweater

We love a slim turtleneck around these parts, but you need at least one great brawny one in your arsenal, too. $188 at East Dane

Siers Marjan "Roman" multicolor crewneck sweater

What's that, you say? None of these are fuzzy enough for you? HOW ABOUT NOW. $595 at Siers Marjan

Ambush color block jumper

That abstract pattern is cool and all, but it's the big ribbed mock neck and subtle side vents that make this sweater truly great. $764 at Farfetch

Via GQ