Basics Elevated: Three Ways to Style (and Elevate) Your Basic Knit Crewneck

Basics Elevated: Three Ways to Style (and Elevate) Your Basic Knit Crewneck

From casual outings to more formal occasions, knitwear serves as a consistent and (depending on how you style it) versatile wardrobe staple that can transition from season to season. While arguably basic, it is a staple for a reason, and similar to many basic items, it’s important to be intentional with how you style it to keep your outfits interesting. Throughout this blog, we walk through three ways to style your basic knitwear pieces in a way that keeps things fresh.

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Effortless Cool: The Crewneck + Denim Duo

For a laid-back yet put-together look, pair a classic crewneck knit sweater with your favourite jeans. You can either opt for a crewneck in a neutral colour allowing you to experiment with pops of colour in your accessories or choose a colourful knit and neutral accessories. Complete the outfit with dress sneakers, for a balanced day-look.

Smart Casual - Crewneck + Sport Jacket

Go from effortless cool to smart casual by adding a sport jacket to your crewneck and denim combo. A simple addition that makes for an elevated look. If you want to keep things contemporary - opt for an overshirt. Adding a layer - albeit a sport jacket or an overshirt, adds a bit of texture and depth to an outfit making it perfect for dinner with friends or even workplace settings.

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Office Attire - Crewneck + Dress Shirt

Switch up your everyday office wear by adding a knit crewneck over your dress shirt. While becoming more popular, this unconventional pairing adds a touch of modernity and warmth to your suit. Opt for complementary colours to create a cohesive look. Great for the colder seasons, this look offers style without compromising on professionalism.

Overall, versatility lies at the heart of knitwear’s appeal and makes it an easy wardrobe choice. Whether you're braving the chill of winter or navigating a spring breeze, knitwear adapts to your body, ensuring both comfort and style from season to season. Mastering the many ways to style and layer your knit pieces enables you to keep your outfits fresh while still getting the most out of the pieces you’ve invested in.

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