3 ways to wear a chunky knit

ashling wears: Studio b Baum und Pferdgarten Cosimo lime knitted jumper & burgundy lacquered full skirt;  & Other Stories zebra pumps.

Yes, I’m partial to huge, oversized knitwear (already made my confession right here!), but with this season’s knits getting more designer attention than usual, they’ve finally lost their frumpy stereotype. You just have to scroll through Instagram to see how glam the granny knit has become. We’re talking slouchy sweaters paired with pencil skirts and heels, blanket-style cardis draped with sexy nonchalance over floaty dresses or even ruby-coloured roll-necks with tuxedo trousers or boyfriend jeans. I’ve even embraced the jumper and midi skirt combo…

Studio B Baum und Pferdgarten Cosimo knitted jumper – BUY!

Your options are basically limitless. But believe me, this purchase will be your most worn this winter, whether you’re simply snuggling on the sofa, braving the chill on bonfire night or hitting the Christmas drinks early. But if you’re after a little more inspiration, here’s my 3 simple suggestions for cosy, everyday style…

3 ways to wear a chunky knit


La Redoute chunky cable knit jumper, £59 – BUY!

wear with…


from l-r: Oasis leopard pony dex clutch, £32Mango metallic pleated skirt, £39.99; Topshop Kobble stud ankle boots, £42.


Zara oversized pom pom sweater, £39.99 – BUY! 

wear with…

from l-r: Jigsaw cable knit cashmere blend scarf, £98Me + Em flannel wide trousers, £169; H&M suede trainers, £34.99.


Topshop blouson sleeve cardigan, £36 – BUY!

wear with…

from l-r: Whistles Zora leather suede ring bag, £199New Look black floral midi shirt dress, £29.99; Uterqüe red high heel ankle boots, £98.

Ashling McCloy


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