Chunky Knits I’m Loving for A/W 17/18

January 10, 2018

Anybody else absolutely love snuggling up in chunky knits in front of the TV with a cuppa on these chilly, wintry nights?

If you live in England, you’ll know that we’ve been experiencing freezing temperatures lately following the extreme snowy and icy weather that came from the US.

Now, I know chunky knitted jumpers are always in fashion for the Autumn/Winter season (mainly because they’re practical in the cold) but I’m absolutely loving this year’s selection. There seems to be one set rule: the cosier, the better!

Here are some chunky knits I’m loving for A/W 17/18.

Bold Hues

If you haven’t already heard, rainbow bright chunky knits are going to be a huge trend for Spring/Summer 2018. That’s why it’s a great idea to start building up next season’s wardrobe and investing in fashion-forward pieces now whilst a lot of lines are reduced in the good ol’ January sales.

From sunshine yellow to pillar-box red, vivacity is key! Simply dress down loud and proud chunky knits with jeans and trainers for casual affairs or dress up with a Clueless-style check skirt and black knee-high boots for more formal occasions. Either way, don’t be afraid to stand out with chunky knits in bold hues this season. They sure do brighten up a dreary, wintry day – am I right?

I’m currently loving the below orangey-red cable knit beauty from River Island that I bought in the sale for £20 from ASOS (similar here). The high-neck keeps me looking cute and feeling cosy when the weather outside is cold and miserable. #Winning

Chunky Knits

Pretty Pastels

Gorgeous and feminine, pastel-hued chunky knits are a treat for the eyes during the winter season.

Pastels are not only on trend for A/W 17/18, but they show no signs of going out of style for S/S 18 thanks to designers such as Victoria Beckham and Celine.

With pink being one of the key colours of the moment, I spotted that River Island cardigan (similar here) on one of my fave influencers and simply had to grab it whilst I could. As well as being super snugly, it’s so easy to throw on, especially when you’re in rush to get to Tesco at 8.45pm on a freezing cold Friday and it closes at 9pm.

I’ve never been so in love with a cardigan – and I guarantee that it’ll be a love affair that lasts a helluva long time.

River Island Chunky Knits Cardigan

Sports Luxe

A key trend for A/W 17/18, sports luxe has featured in abundance across the January sales’ jumpers and cardigans category. From oversized structures to striped motifs, it’s cool to create a look that resembles Sporty Spice this season.

Not exactly the chunkiest of chunky knits, but still pretty freakin’ cute, I adore the below white jumper dress with sports stripe detailing from In The Style. They might be sold out of the white colourway for now, but they still have the black equivalent as well as the white t-shirt version. Go, ladies, go!

Merely team your sports luxe jumper with over-the-knee boots and giant hoop earrings for a night out with the gals, or throw on over leggings and faux fur boots with a long-line blazer for smart casual chic.

Me? I prefer to wear mine with some specs and a scrunchie on the average day. #Perfection

In The Style Sports Jumper

Making the Most Out of Chunky Knits

Whether you’re rather obsessed with chunky knits (like yours truly) or simply want to stay warm during the winter, there are currently some great jumper and cardigan options available on the high street for you to invest in.

Oh, and when wearing one of these chunky knitted numbers feels like a giant hug, then who needs a boyfriend?

 

Which are your favourite chunky knits this season? Let me know in the comments below!

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