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Baby wrap me up: the knitwear brands we’re wearing this season

Knitwear. Treat it right and it can last you a decade. Cashmere, wool, angora - we're not fussy. The most important rule is to bring comfort and warmth in the months where both are sparse. Spending time indoors as the temperature begins to plummet? Time to get cosy with our favourite knitwear brands, below.

Khaite

Not a knitwear brand, just a brand that does excellent knitwear. Responsible for that cashmere 'bradigan' moment on Katie Holmes, Khaite offers luxury knitwear like you've never known it before.

Totême

All about the high necks and cable knits, Totême knows how to do a good knit. Available in everyday shades for maximum longevity.

Frisson Knits

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Handcrafted New Zealand mohair sweaters, anyone? Frisson Knits is a favourite for its locally sourced, ethical wool creations that look and feel like a cavoodle is taking a nap on your torso. The most sustainable in the business, each sweater/cardigan is hand made with yarn, knitting needles and a needle and thread. An all-round winner in our book.

 

Stine Goya

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Not entirely a knitwear label, but their collection is extensive enough to warrant an honourable mention. Available in almost every colour imaginable, this is a fun few miles away from your average grey cashmere pullover.

 

Extreme Cashmere

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Exactly as it sounds. Extreme Cashmere is a 100% cashmere brand, supplying us with all of our cashmere needs in every possible style. If a capsule wardrobe of cashmere is in your interest, these are the guys to visit. designed to endure trends, seasons and consistent wear.

 

The Knitter

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Another small New Zealand based knitwear brand (must be all that access to sheep). The Knitter has a wide range of the sweetest cardigans and sweaters our eyes have ever seen. Want to be a pale pink marshmallow? No problem. What about a chunky, minty, angel? They have you sorted. Remember the jumper you wore to death as a kid and now look back on to think about how cool it was? The Knitter emulates this very jumper, perfectly.

 

Wellington Factory

Searching for a cable knit tracksuit? Wellington factory is your solution. Spring knitwear available in warm neutrals is the perfect trans-seasonal addition. Thrown over your shoulders, soft enough to wear against bare skin.

 

Christopher Esber

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The king of cool knitwear. Although another non-exclusively knit brand, Christopher Esber is known for his signature deconstruct styles. Where knitwear dresses, pullovers, and tank tops feature buttons throughout to customise each garment your own way, whatever the weather.

 

& Daughter

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The chicest sweatshirts. Turtlenecks, cardigans, pullovers, and crewnecks are all offered in an abundance of tonal perfection from this London based brand. Founded on quality over quantity and rooted in sustainability and less-but-better attitude, & Daughter is a responsible season-less must have.

 

Uniqlo

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We can always count on you. For those with simplicity and function as a priority, you can't go wrong. Premium cashmere and lambswool at completely affordable prices that wont fall apart after a few wears. You can tell it's real because you wont be sweaty and itchy after 30 minutes of wear.

 

Marle

Consciously created from natural fibres and fabrics, Marle is considered in more ways than one. Knitwear made of the softest mohair and packaged up in compostable packaging, the fact that Marle only work with manufacturers and suppliers equally committed to keeping the planet healthy is plenty to sweeten the deal. Investing in pieces that champion product and planetary quality is what we're all over this season.

 

GANNI

For those looking to jazz it up, GANNI is the clear go-to. Vibrant colours are offered alongside fun silhouettes for knitwear that makes a statement.

 

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