Knitwear with attitude...

...aka jumpers that you'd love if you were 6. 

Which isn't perhaps me doing the best job of selling these to you, but the other day when I was looking for pure cream and off white pieces, I kept coming across ones with a bit of jazz hands about them and thought THESE are the ones I want. 

This is the problem when it comes to fashion.  Do I have one particular style?  Not really.  I would say there are things that I am ludicrously drawn to (print maxis, trainers, biker jackets and blazers spring to mind) but then, there is something totally left field that I think YES.  I need that baby in my life. 

I am a complete fashion magpie. 

Which is where this post comes in.  These jumpers are the perfect antidote to miserable January grey days.  I love matching my outfits to the weather (can I please point out this is not intentional...) and an all grey ensemble definitely works on some days. 

But occasionally it's lovely to stick two fingers up at the weather with a little bit of fun.  The joy of these is that they work perfectly, just chucked into any outfit.  The randomness of them means that they pretty much go with everything - think along the lines of leopard being a neutral...I know it sounds bonkers but you can't over think these.   A neutral outfit pared with one of these is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face.

Look no further...

Bored of wearing all black?  Want something to go with the red in your wardrobe?  

Multicolour Splash Sweater from & Other Stories £45



Speaking of working with red, not to mention how fabulous this would look with jeans?

Amour Sweater from & Other Stories £59



Ditto this one.. 

Cropped Colour (sp) Splash Sweater from & Other Stories £69



Floral embroidered from the new in Pre-Spring collection at hush £149 (loads more goodies online.. you have been warned...)



Floral Embroidered at Topshop £39



Or how about just all over floral?

Pull & Bear Knitted All Over Floral Jumper £45.99




And then I've got to throw a leopard one in there... 

Leopard Print Jumper from Topshop £36



Or two....I see your animal print and it I raise you pink..

Esprit Animal Print Jumper £55



Blush at ASOS by Pieces. 

Pieces Printed Knit £38



Stripe Sleeve Sweater from & Other Stories £59



Monochrome if colour isn't your thing.  Go with the motif.  Seahorse-tastic.

Seahorse Jacquard Sweater from & Other Stories £59




Monochrome again at Topshop 

Corded Detail £39




Patterned Sleeves at ASOS £32



Deliciously 80s (was anyone else obsessed with argyle socks?) style.

Argyle Sweater from & Other Stories £59



Not forgetting the navy... and by the way - Spade as in deck of cards, not as in shovel.  It took me possibly longer than it should to have worked this out... (the. shame... there was a lot of zooming in I had to do - didn't even occur to me.  DUH!).

Spade Knit Sweater from & Other Stories in Navy and Gold £69  This is worn with a layer underneath - it doesn't have a cream high neck.



Throwing in this one as I guess I should probably keep it for a slogan jumper post but hey to the ho, it's going in here.  It reminds me of a Sonia Rykiel which I would have had to sell a kidney to buy.  Ok so it's not really the same but.. ish.. not really..ho hum... curiously drawn to it.

Message Knitted Sweater from Mango £39.99



Similarly random but similarly addictive at ASOS. 

Daisy Street Jumper £24.99




And here I am, in a slogan jumper as that's all I have along these lines.  Must try harder on the knitwear front.  This is a new navy one that I was sent as a gift the other day and it's gone straight on.  Embroidered with white writing which says J'Adore.  Couldn't be more up my strada. 

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Navy Coat - Modern Rarity from John Lewis (sale aw17)
Jeans - Zara (sale 4yrs ago)
Wrist Warmers - Somerville Scarves (gift current season)
J'Adore Navy Roll Neck - A Finer Thread (gift current season)
Puzzle Bag - Loewe from Matches (current season)
Sunglasses - Tom Ford from Very Exclusive (aw17)

Tomorrow I will be back with what was my favourite accessory of last season and set to be going nowhere this SS.  And after that - it's the season for add ons....

Jumper wise - "slightly out there", plain or slogan??

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  1. Have you seen the grey and blue leopard jumper in H&M? Gorgeous but I’m on a mission for a medium which have sold out online x

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    1. Hmmm no I haven't - am due for an H&M foray tomorrow! Thanks for the heads up xxx

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  2. Thank you for this validation! I've been wearing 2 jumpers on rotation in last few weeks that have been a little out of my comfort zone, one black and silver with a giant fox head and one pink with a weird looking french bull dog. The amount of people that have said is that by designer "blah blah", er no they were $25 in the Gap sale, I felt slightly less like I've raided my daughter's wardrobe. I love the green and black ASOS one.

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    1. They sound AWESOME! Off to check out the sale now, thank you xx

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  3. Bring back the Sock Shop - i feel you on the argyle socks!

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    1. OMG YES! Wasn't it THE most expensive place when you were younger? Shop of dreams back then!!!

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  4. Try Sugarhill Boutique. I've got some corkers from there that keep me *just* this side of 80s children's TV presenter.

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  5. They've got loads of the H&M blue and grey leopard jumper in store. It looks like it comes up bid, so you could always try a small

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    1. Thanks Caroline. I’ve ordered it to try! x

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    2. I'm going to try it tomorrow!

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