Upgrade your winter look with our picks of the best knitwear with a twist

If the cooler months usually coincide with a drop in motivation for utilising your existing wardrobe in uplifting ways, may we suggest an appraisal of your knitwear collection?
While a neutral jumper or cardigan will always be a versatile staple, for eyes craving some colour and interest there are plenty of knits that take a firmly left-of-centre approach.
No need to go overboard – tweaking a detail like button arrangement, adding a subtly frayed hem or going for a pop of colour is often all it takes to make this winter essential an effortless statement.


Alpaca check cardigan from Zambesi. Christopher Esber double button cardigan from Muse. Brushed mohair off-the-shoulder cardigan from Miu Miu. Double-sided cashmere jacket from Elle & Riley.


Multi-coloured cashmere sweater from Dior, Isabel Marant wool ribbed zip-up sweater from Workshop, Bassike merino wool cut-out jumper from Superette. Frayed-hem roll-neck skivvy from Karen Walker.


Halter knit top from Paris Georgia. MM6 Maison Margiela fine-knit sleeveless top from The Shelter, Fine-knit strap front top from Gucci, Dries van Noten ruffled polo with contrast edge from Scotties.


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