Call us crazy, but even though we've just about put away all of our warm, nubby sweaters for the season… we already kind of miss them. Yes, we're definitely looking forward to ripping off our stockings and catching some sun for the next few months, but there's something about the warmth and comfort of a sweater that nothing else can match. Which is why we're, uh, sweating, over one of our favorite brands for all things cozy (not just because of the incredible softness of their wares, but because they're committed to keeping hand-craftsmanship alive),Augden New York's fall '12 lookbook.
. The company, which sources the finest yarns from the Andes in Peru, also employs local artisans to create their fabrics using traditional techniques, patterns, and weaves. The results — as you'll see — are apparent: unique, bold, and intricately designed knitwear that begs to be kept in your wardrobe rotation all year long. Bonus! This season Augden is offering far more than just sweaters; Now the brand is producing a wide range of clothes, including flirty dresses, masterfully tailored coats, and, of course, all of the beautiful knitted goodies you know and love. First up on our fall wish list? Their stunning cream wrap coat, which looks oh-so chic styled with a belt and a fedora. Click through to check out their collection, and let us know below: Which piece makes you (hypothetically) wish fall was around the corner?
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