She Keeps Me Warm (and So Does This Sweater): Ribbed Sweaters To Keep You Toasty

As a child of the 90’s, ribbed sweaters were a dime a dozen on the playground. Striped or solids, turtleneck or crew, there was no escaping the ubiquitous knit. As it often happens, the cyclical nature of fashion means that we have entered another age of ribbed goods. Luckily, the 2015 incarnation is both refined and comfortable. Bonus: A big, soft sweater is the closest thing to wearing a hug all day; the perfect remedy to wintery chills. Whether it’s paired with work slacks and oxfords or jeans and a long duster coat, relaxed knits will keep you comfy cozy (and just as cute as Drake is in his).

In the realm of street style, these chunky knits show their versatility. Worn with everything from a ripped pair jeans to flowing trousers and little booties, it’s a sweater which will go the extra mile, all season long.

Looking to fetch a big ol’ sweater for yourself? We’ve got you covered!

shopping collage

Cadet Sweater // ASOS Chunky Knit // Old Navy Shaker Stitch Sweater // Ribbed Funnelneck Top
Do you have a go-to sweater once it gets cold?

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Lydia O

Lydia Okello is a feminist, body positive, queer personal style blogger. On her website Style is Style, she showcases her panache for bright colors and power clashing. When she isn't pawing over Samantha Pleet collections on Tumblr, she's dreaming about havin' a kitten of her own one day. You can find her on Twitter, Tumblr and on her personal blog.

Lydia has written 64 articles for us.


  1. this is depressing because i want all of them but it’s just starting to get stupidly hot here SO THANK FOR REMINDING ME

  2. Cadet sweater is a broken link.

    Anyone got a cheap ribbed v-neck they love? Turtles and crew necks make me feel ineffectually strangled.

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