18 Statement Knits We're Hibernating In This Winter

Now that the razzle-dazzle of party season is well and truly over, we have to admit that we're ready to welcome the antidote to all that sparkle with open arm: extra-chunky, completely oversized, totally unflattering (on purpose) knitwear.
While the new year can be overwhelming with its dark mornings, short days, and cold temps, knitwear feels like a cup of tea and a big hug all in one. The problem is: We still have to live our lives, abundant with work meetings, dates, and dinners. This means dressing like we'd rather be in bed, while ideal, often isn't an option. Lucky, then, with the knitwear of the season, you can feel both comfy and cool at once.
Three key sweater trends are popping up non-stop, with a style to suit a variety of tastes. Click through to shop the pieces of the season.
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The rollneck continue to reign supreme, with chunky knits and finer pieces being worn under slip dresses, oversized shirting, and floral tea numbers. Paired with frothy skirts at Dior, given contrasting colors at Hermès, and styled as part of red-to-toe get-ups at Max Mara, there are 101 ways to wear the sweater of the season.
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Next up are accentuated sleeves, seen at Joseph, Pringle, Chloé and Sonia Rykiel, to name but a few. Look for sleeves that inch past your hands, feature bows and ties, and incorporate balloon-puff shoulders. Who said knitwear had to be boring?
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A surefire way to boost your mood in January? Bold, bright, brilliant knitwear. Sure, there were plenty of sand, nude, and camel cozies on offer this season, but we'd much prefer a more striking foot-first into the new year.
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