Way cooler than your grandad’s vests (Picture: Metro.co.uk)
Famously loved by grandads and nerds in 90s rom-coms, sweater vests are the fashion trend that none of us saw coming last winter.
But judging by the way knitted vests have taken over the high-street, geography teacher chic is here to stay.
And it’s not just on the high-street that they’re popular — literally everybody’s been spotted wearing them, from Harry Styles to Bella Hadid.
Perfect for layering, they’re the ultimate transitional piece, keeping you toasty all the way though ’til spring.
They’re also super versatile, working just as well in the office as for a casual shopping trip.
They can be worn with a classic button-down shirt, over a turtleneck, or even just on their own.
Choose neutrals for chic look, classic Argyle patterns for a more preppy vibe, or go all-out with quirky patterns.
If you haven’t joined the sweater vest gang yet, we’ve picked out six of our favourites to get you started.
Recycled wool Smiley vest
90s raver meets grandapa chic
If you love making a statement, this bold vest from cool knitwear brand Ganni is the one for you. Even better, it’s made from 50% recycled wool.
Shein Argyle knitted patterned vest
Try the trend for less
For a change from the usual knit, this tank top is made of sweatshirt material. And it’s a total bargain.
The Harriet tank
It’s giving sexy golfer (Picture: Richard Burke)
Looking just as good at work as it does with jeans on the weekend, this fine-knit sweater is just what your wardrobe needs.
Pick one in trendy purple
This cute checked jumper is perfect for adding a pop of colour to a basic outfit.
You’re all Heart black Argyle sleeveless vest
This one’s got a cute gothic feel
Wear with a shirt in autumn or layer over a brightly-coloured turtle neck when it gets chilly.
Mint Velvet high neck zip knit vest
Perfect for keeping warm at the office
This versatile vest is a chic layering option that you can wear until spring.
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