Here are five winter sweater trends that look good and will make you feel cozy-warm.

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Baby, it’s getting cold outside! Bundle up in a chic new sweater to look good and feel cozy-warm.

On weekends, a patterned-sweater-and-jeans combo is a simple way to make a style statement. During the work week, a soft cashmere-blend sweater is a luxe piece that pairs well with winter-gray work trousers.

Here are five sweater styles that are on-trend for the season.


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Fair Isle sweaters have been around for decades, but this year are bigger and bolder, allowing them to pair with smaller-scale prints. Try layering a small-check shirt underneath one for tons of visual interest.

The Old Navy Fair Isle Sweater ($40) is playful with its bold pattern, while the Sleeping on Snow Beaded Fairisle Pullover ($148 at Anthropologie) heaps on the texture.


The utilitarian turtleneck has made a mighty comeback. It started sneaking back into fashion in light, plain knits. This season adds chic patterns and bright colors.

The Limited’s Grid Turtleneck Sweater ($70) is a wool blend featuring one of the season’s standout patterns — windowpanes.

It’s hard to beat the Uniqlo Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater ($70 at Uniqlo, Bellevue) for softness, style and price. It comes in eight colors, including vivid pink and blue.

Echo Colorblock Reversible Cape, $58; Loft Penguin Sweater, $59.50
Echo Colorblock Reversible Cape, $58; Loft Penguin Sweater, $59.50


Move over leopards and zebras. There’s a new kind of animal print rearing its adorable head. Big just a couple years ago, cute drawings of animals are back again. Mix the pieces with a pencil skirt or trousers to up the sophistication.

The Loft Penguin Sweater ($59.50) features a loving penguin pair in neutral hues to go with anything.


No need for a necklace with this season’s embellished necklines. Try juxtaposing one of these polished pieces with your favorite relaxed T-shirt for an unexpected weekend look.

Pretty beading transforms the gray Ann Taylor Embellished Neck Ann Cardigan ($89.50) into a stylish and versatile piece, while the J.Crew Embellished Mockneck Sweater ($148) has lightweight sequins and stones that don’t weigh down the trim sweater.


Look chic while feeling like you’ve been swaddled in a blanket with a wrap cape. Make it figure-flattering by belting it and balancing it out with a pair of skinny jeans.

The Echo Colorblock Reversible Cape ($58 at Nordstrom) comes in autumnal hues for easy layering that adds a dash of boho-cool to your wardrobe.

ShopNW staff contributed to this story.