A timeless cashmere jumper is the wardrobe staple that brings a touch of luxury to even your most understated outfit. The perfect piece to upgrade your working from home wardrobe, we’ve found the ultra-cosy and effortlessly chic styles to buy now and love forever.
In the interests of buying less and buying better, we’re re-working our current wardrobe of elevated basics and investing in luxurious pieces that are designed to stand the test of time. When it comes to these love-forever wardrobe staples the are certain eternally stylish pieces that immediately spring to mind. The classic white shirt, endlessly cool white trainers, the wear-forever patterned midi dress that has solved many a dressing dilemma, and, of course, the classic cashmere jumper.
The timeless appeal of the cashmere jumper lies in its versatility. Ultra comfortable and oh-so soft it’s the perfect comforting cocoon when you’re staying in, but feels polished enough to make you feel pulled together when you’re working from home. Thanks to a new generation of body-skimming styles and colourful designs, the modern take on cashmere is one that looks endlessly chic when paired with straight-leg jeans and leather trousers or layered over silky slip dresses. You can even take your knit into the office when you throw an oversized blazer and pair of sleek ankle boots into the mix.
If you’ve been waiting to add a wear-forever cashmere knit to your wardrobe, there is no better time than now. Brands such as London Cashmere Co. have already had some of their new season styles sell out – such as the Alanna polo sweater above, luckily, they’re now coming back in stock.
High-street cashmere options are the best they have ever been; good value, chic, soft and versatile; and now there are even a selection of sustainable styles created from recycled cashmere that feels every bit as luxurious as virgin cashmere.
Whether you’re looking for a neutral-toned knit to wear with your favourite loungewear or a colourful jumper to make a style statement on your morning conference call, we’re found nine of the best high street cashmere jumpers to buy now.
Arket scoop-neck jumper
Made from recycled cashmere, this timeless jumper will keep you feeling snug on cooler mornings but is lightweight enough to wear long into spring, too. For extra chilly days, try adding over a fine roll neck jumper for a double knit hit.
Orwell + Austen Love jumper
Searching for ultra-luxurious knitwear with incredible sustainable credentials? Look no further than female-led label Orwell + Austen. Handwoven in Nepal, this ‘Love’ logo jumper is made from a wool and cashmere mix so it’s guaranteed to keep you warm for winter.
Equipment polo sweater
Polo sweaters and dad-style zip knits are key this season. Try out this blue hue cashmere iteration with luxe leather trousers and loafers.
Whistles navy jumper
This classic navy knit is created entirely from 100% traceable cashmere, responsibly sourced from farms in Inner Mongolia. You’ll keep this wardrobe staple as part of your capsule collection this year, to the next… and so on.
Cos cropped jumper
Made from 91% cashmere with 9% wool (both recycled), this cropped style will be the perfect addition to any wide leg trousers – try it out layered under an oversized blazer.
Edition puff-sleeved jumper
Give the grey cashmere knit an update with this puff-sleeved beauty. Statement details – from cuffs to collars and sleeves – are key for autumn/winter, and beyond.
John Lewis & Partners stripe jumper
John Lewis & Partners has the perfect under-£100 styles – just take a look at this Breton striped beauty. Wear with a puffer coat and your trusty jeans for those winter strolls.
Marks and Spencer pink roll neck
Brighten up your Zoom meetings with this punchy pink roll neck. Try teaming it with tan trousers for a colour combo that totally works. Prefer a more classic colour? It also comes in eights other shades including navy, black, cream and grey.
& Other Stories tan sweater
Take a timeless approach on the wear-forever cashmere jumper with this caramel design. A classic turtleneck sweater with a slightly oversized, boxy silhouette, this ultra-versatile knit is the perfect piece for layering over a silky slip dress with black stomper boots.
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