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Slouchy Jumpers: The Autumn Edit

It’s so fluffy…

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If you couldn’t already tell from my autumn capsule wardrobe haul, I’m a big fan of a knitwear (understatement of the year). During the cooler months it’s practically all I wear, along with my uniform of jeans and boots. Of course they’re practical – pop a thermal underneath ’em and you’ll practically be sweating in the snow – but they don’t have to be boring. I like to think that it’s great to have your basics down and build on those with some more jazzy numbers. I personally love to have a white, grey and black crew-neck knit in my capsule, ready to roll out. Then it’s nice to have a slouchy number, a patterned one and then something a bit chunkier for when you feel like your nipples might fall off. Here are some of my top picks…

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The Slim & Slouchy Knit

I think these might be my favourite type of knit. I like anything clothing-wise that resembles a bin-bag and these fit that bill. Let’s also not forget that they’re amazing at hiding food babies and bloat (especially when you had two and a half bagels at lunch). I like to tuck mine into a belted jean at the front, or if I’m looking like I’ve got a kangaroo pouch stuck to my front that day, I let the whole thing hang low. My favourite that I picked up this year is this ASOS Funnel Neck Cashmere Jumper which isn’t too horrendously priced for cashmere and had a neat semi-high neck that doesn’t flap around like cowl necks do and pick up discarded food particles, although I give it about two years until it’s caked in orange foundation.


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The ‘Hurts Your Eyes a Bit’ Patterned Knit

I’m pretty sure that a patterned piece of knitwear is still a tame wardrobe addition for most, but for me – it’s about as daring as I get *tucks self back into blanket and scans TV channels for baking shows*. It’s difficult to find ones that don’t have a Christmas print on or make your eyes feel all skew-whiff when you look at them, but I think I’ve found the perfect one for my wardrobe in the form of this ZARA Leopard Jacquard Sweater.  It’s big and box-cut, so it’s worth trying on in-store as you might wish to pick-up a smaller size than normal; but I love this thrown on with jeans and flats for a casual weekend outfit.


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The Semi-Chunky Knit

The thing that I love about chunky knits is that they’re basically like mini personal blankets that are cut in such a way that it’s socially acceptable to walk about in public wearing them. It’s great. Of course there are your real, real chunky knits – like the one on the far right, below – that sometimes make me feel like a snowman (I still wear them regardless). I haven’t yet found my perfect one for this year, mainly for the aforementioned reason that they’re a little too chunky, but I have to say I’m pretty tempted by the ones below. I mean look at that burgundy number, and that green? Gorgeous.


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Photos by Lauren Shipley

Comments

  • Hayley Rubery

    Anna I love love LOVE that leopard print Zara knit – HOW DREAMY?! i’m a huge fan of a good chunky, over sized knit for Winter, nothing beats being snug at home! Hope you’re well lovely!

    Hayley xo
    http://www.frockmeimfamous.com

  • I am obsessed with chunky jumpers at the moment. I find New Look, Asos and Missguided all have amazing ones lately.

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  • I love slouchy jumpers, they’re so easy to throw on and wear! Lovely picks Anna 🙂
    – Ambar x
    http://www.herlittleloves.co.uk
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  • I love that leopard jumper!!

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  • I usually don’t read or comment fashion posts, but I’m a jumper girl as well and I like the fact that most of your picks are from Asos, which is pretty much the only place I shop when it comes to clothes! Lovely post!

    http://fannyanddailybeauty.com

  • Joyofjelly

    That cashmere jumper is gorgeous and I love to wear navy or burgundy colour in autumn. Anna your hair is getting longer and longer 😀

  • theblackblush blog

    I love your first jumper! I’m super excited to start this season with cozy jumpers and deep colors!
    xx

    The Black Blush

  • “something a bit chunkier for when you feel like your nipples might fall off” .. this made me laugh so hard. I love that you are not afraid to add some humor to your articles, Anna. Also jumpers are what I live for and one of the main reasons I love the cooler months. You can imagine you are inside a blanket 24/7.

    Deni
    denisday.org | Beauty & Plus Size Fashion

  • I really love chunky jumpers. I can’t wait for it to just get a little bit colder so I can dig them out. Great selection here x

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  • I really love wearing jumpers, they’re so comfy 🙂
    Miki xx

    littletasteofbeauty.blogspot.it

  • I love cosying up in jumpers this time of year! The cashmere one you have is gorgeous, I really like the shape x

    Josie | Sick Chick Chic

  • A good cozy jumper is everything that Hygge is trying to describe, and I’m totally on board that Danish snuggle train 🙂

    http://www.englishgirlinnewyork.org

  • Slouchy jumpers are literally the best – all of yours look so cosy Anna!

    Lucy | Forever September

  • Philippa

    I live in these during the winter!
    Philippa x

  • Emily Austin

    I used to hate the way that jumpers look on me, but I looovveee them now. I can’t wait to get so many different kinds for this year!

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  • M.

    Slouchy and semi-chunky are my favorites! You should definitely get that burgundy one, lovely!!

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  • Grace Campbell

    I love the navy jumper so cute!!

    Grace x
    http://graciebellblogs.blogspot.co.uk/

  • I loveeee slouchy jumpers they are my all time favourite, they look great on you.

    Jess x
    http://www.jessicalaar.blogspot.com

  • One of my favourite things about autumn is it’s socially acceptable to wear jumpers like this! Love all of your picks 🙂

    Catherine x
    http://mosaicsixteen.blogspot.co.uk

  • I am not the biggest fan of chunky jumpers, I prefer the slim version.

    Linda, Libra, Loca: Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

  • Teodora

    I live in jumpers all winter and I recently picked up the softest jumper from Zara that looks great with high-waisted jeans and skirts, I love it! Great picks, Anna, I’m adding that Zara Leopard Jacquard Sweater to my shopping bag now! 🙂

    Teodora x
    http://www.girloftoday.co.uk

  • I live for slouchy jumpers this time of year! They’re so cozy 🙂

    xo, Liz
    http://lipstickandconfetti.com

  • Love this! Autumn is my favourite purely because I get to crack out the cosy jumpers

    – Natalie
    http://www.workovereasy.com

  • Slouchy jumpers are my favourite! I’m so jealous of your season right now! It’s currently Spring where I live and I definitely prefer colder weather
    Kathy x
    http://www.alongcamekathy.blogspot.co.nz

  • Jen

    A post all about sweaters and knits is my kind of post! Solid picks. x

    Jen | affecionada

  • Loved reading about all these comfy sweaters. Hands down, the Zara leopard number is my fave. Might have to find me my own 🙂

  • Lovely post & such cute picks! I’m all about the cosy knits right now, it’s freezing today!

    Sophie x | SophiesMakeupBlog

  • I already have enough jumpers but the & Other Stories one is so soft!! Can’t beat a soft thick knit 🙂

    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Lifestyle Beauty Wellbeing

  • Jessica

    I LOVE that Paul Smith heart print one on Asos! I had already spotted it and then I saw it again in this blogpost and now I have to get it oops…

  • Beautiful selection. The thing I love most about fall (or Autumn) is knitwear and wrapping up in layers. Slouchy jumpers are so easy to wear and comfortable, but can be dressed up too. Great edit.

  • caroline

    Great post and choices. I am a all year round jumper wearer.. A/W is just when I come back into fashion/on trend.lol
    I love the semi chunky knits. Anything thicker and I look silly with no neck, plus it brings out my broad shoulders! lol

    Caroline.x
    http://www.carolineelgeywhite.com

  • Amy Croft

    I just HAD to go out and buy the leopard number from Zara. I am uhhhbsessed with leopard print and it looked SO cosy. Cannot wait to wear it x

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