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As the days get cooler and the evenings get shorter make the essential additions to your wardrobe with our luxurious range of lightweight knitwear for men and women

Women's Knitwear Essentials

Apart from the pumpkin lattes and the early sunsets, the most exciting part of autumn has to be the wardrobe! With knitwear selling in full swing, it’s time to switch up your light linen to lightweight knitwear.

The shirt jumper
This easy style is the perfect addition to your chic work wardrobe. Cleverly designed to take out the effort of heavy layering, this must-have one-piece combines the appearance of a shirt and jumper in one go. Crafted from a breathable mid-weight knit that’s perfect for the warmer weather, this shirt jumper is cut for a fitted silhouette and features a turtleneck roll detailing. Bring together your look with tailored pants for a truly sophisticated style.

Soft cowl neck jumper
Perfect for a casual look this soft cowl neck jumper adds a contemporary twist to the ordinary jumper. The neckline on this jumper perfectly drapes across the neck for an elegant look. Crafted from a fine knit with soft fibers the fabric feels great against the skin and is pleasingly breathable. Pair this style with figure flattering light-wash jeans for a relaxed casual look.

The jumper dress
Position the jumper dress in the heart of your new-season wardrobe. This staple style features a funnel-neck collar and front patch pockets that elevates the versatile cut. Pair with sleek leather trousers and smart court shoes to balance the proportions and create the illusion of longer legs.

The knitted jacket
Update your daytime look with the effortlessly cool knitted jacket. Perfect for layering, this cover up is crafted from a midweight knit and is cut for a relaxed, boxy fit. This stylish jacket features a notched lapel collar with the added detail of turned up cuffs. Coordinate this jacket with a vest top and dark skinny jeans for an oh-so stylish edge.

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Men's Knitwear Essentials

Stay warm in light layers this season with fashionable knitwear that takes a contemporary turn on the classics. Our range of men’s knitwear is perfect for this transitional time of year, as it features luxurious lightweight knits and cardigans crafted from wool, silks and cashmere.

Twist dip dye slim fit jumper
This casual crew neck is a great choice for your relaxed weekend style. The dip dye design creates a statement look that shakes up your basic wardrobe. Crafted from wool and cashmere blends, this super-soft jumper features a thinner knit making it is perfect for any season. Team with skinny black jeans for fashion-forward look.

The slim fit turtle neck jumper
Look effortlessly sharp with the stylish turtle neck that’s versatile for formal and casual occasions. Its heritage-style fabric makes for a smarter way to stay warm. While this works brilliantly for the office, try turning the look on its head by wearing with chinos or jeans and your favourite casual shoes (preferably smart trainers) for the weekend.

Slim fit Merino blend polo shirt
This smart polo is a fine replacement for your summer polo when there’s a chill in the air. Constructed from a Merino-wool blend, this long-sleeve polo shirt is a mid to lightweight knit, making it a breathable choice. Style your polo by layer over a white T-shirt for a fresh new look or keep things sharp by pairing with smart denim or formal trousers.

Baseball zip through cardigan
Get your game on with this laidback zip though cardigan. Perfect for a more leisurely look, this style is crafted from a light cotton knit, and features a sporting jacket cut - making it a perfect knitwear addition to your off-duty wardrobe. Team this cardigan with a white T-shirt and light-wash jean combination for a winning look.

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Sarah elhajji

Fashion Editor

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