When opting for more classic knitwear styles, layering is key. Layer a light cashmere or merino crew neck knit over a collared shirt, and chuck on a pair of tailored pants, a blazer and a pair of leather shoes for a classic, sharp look – but remember, don’t be afraid to mix it up either. Lose the blazer and swap the shoes for a pair of sneaks for a casual, everyday look. A chunky, heavier knit can also easily be layered over a classic shirt, and remember that more casual knitwear can also easily be styled with a pair of dressier trousers.
Another knit style that offers a wide variety of styling options is the roll neck. Thick knits with large, rolled collars have really made their way onto the AW17 scene, in a wide variety of colours, weave and patterns, providing easy sources of detail.
Don’t let the high neck keep you from layering, though; a thin roll neck sweater can successfully be layered under a collared shirt, or even another knit – be it one with a round neck, or a zipthrough or button-down cardigan