As the chill sets in, it’s time to update our knitwear game for the new season. This year’s autumn/winter trends offer both timeless wardrobe staples and playful statement pieces to keep us cosy in style.
From slouchy creams to nautical stripes, here are the top women’s knits to invest in now.
This season, versatility takes centre stage as multifunctional knits pull double duty – think shakes and tonal co-ord sets mixing sleeves and textures. At the same time, statements abound with nautical stripes, chunky Nordic knits and menswear-inspired oversized pieces projecting effortless cool.
Throughout the predicted trends, quality and durability form wardrobe cornerstones. By investing in ethically crafted knitwear made to last beyond seasonal fads, our autumn/winter edits promise to stand the test of time both in terms of style and environmental impact.
Where to Buy?
For elevated essentials designed to last, Bella Kate sustainable womenswear is crafted from premium natural fabrics like organic cotton and eco-friendly silk. With an emphasis on enduring quality and timeless aesthetic, Bella Kate’s collections slot seamlessly into any capsule wardrobe.
Pieces are produced in limited quantities under ethical conditions, making a go-to for sustainable knitwear basics to treasure for seasons to come.
The versatile v-neck sweater promises to be a crossover star this autumn/winter. Offering a flattering silhouette, v-neck knits pair perfectly with blouses for work or worn solo for off-duty days.
Must-have neutral and earth tones make v-necks seamless to style, while variations like cable knits and oversized fits add interest.
Taking inspiration from the ’60s and ’70s style, kitschy retro motif knits are major mood-boosters. From colourful psychedelic prints to geometric Op Art intarsia, kitsch knits display playful patterns.
Easily dressed up or down, these statement sweaters breathe new life into jeans and dresses. For a sustainably made option, waterless digital printing to craft its graphic knits. This innovative tech saves nearly 100 litres of water per printed meter of fabric.
Bella Kate sustainable womenswear inspired by men’s knits offers a relaxed borrowed-from-the-boys vibe—oversized rugby jerseys, polo neck knits and textural Aran sweaters channel a laidback androgynous look.
Must-try styles include ‘shackets’ – shirt-jacket hybrids that merge casual utility with refined fabrics like marled wool and alpaca. For an ethical twist, look to oversized button-up knits made from traceable organic Peruvian cotton.
Cream of the Crop
Creamy neutrals and off-whites are perennial knitwear favourites for their versatility and polish. An off-duty luxury staple, understated cream knits pair seamlessly with blue denim and monochrome bottoms. From fluffy mohair to slouchy cropped fits, creams feel fresh in lighter open-gauge textures. Elevate the look by opting for sustainability, cotton creams.
Channel maritime allure with nautically inspired knits, from Breton stripes to intricate cable patterns. Classic navy and white combos hint at a Riviera-ready look, while bold reds and blues make a statement. For breezy transitional days, loose boxy cuts keep it relaxed. Take the sustainability lead by choosing traceable marine blue organic cotton.
Keep It Co-ordinated
For handy lightweight layering, tactically tap into the knit co-ord trend. Mixing textural interest, knitted separates like cardigans, sleeveless vests and cropped shirts create clever customizable outfits. Layer contrasting knits over dresses or try tonal toppers for a pulled-together vibe. Bella Kate’s range of ethical organic cotton knitwear makes co-ordinating breezy.
The Great Outdoors
Rugged outerwear knits dominate this season as we head for the great outdoors. Chunky Nordic jacquard knits, weatherproof oversized cardigans and shearling-lined jackets promise fireside appeal. Oversized silhouettes allow for layering over chunky roll necks when braving the elements. For sustainably sourced thick-gauge knits, Bella Kate uses wool in earthy neutrals.
This autumn/winter presents fresh opportunities to wrap up consciously in knits kinder to the planet. By investing in quality sustainable pieces your knitwear game can make a difference with classic luxury essentials designed to transcend seasonal trends.