It’s hard to imagine already planning ahead for next fall, but fashion is always looking ahead. With menswear fashion weeks just about finished up, let’s explore what looks to be a very promising (and very warm) trend, the Fuzzy Sweater.
There are many different avenues with the fuzzy wuzzy trend you can go down. Let’s break them down, shall we?
T by Alexander Wang Fall/Winter 2013
Neil Barrett Fall/Winter 2013
Hey, flashy isn’t for everybody. Alexander Wang and Neil Barrett present some very wearable options. These pieces could be more of an every day option. Trends don’t have to be trendy. A good, simple sweater can last season after season in your closet. If you’re not ready to dive fully in, a black version is the perfect starting point.
Gucci Fall/Winter 2013
Paul Smith Fall/Winter 2013
Gucci and Paul Smith show us a very bright, very loud sweater version. If you’re thinking this option – styling it properly is key. If you do this wrong you may end up looking like you stole your little sister’s sweater. Keep it masculine by adding a collar underneath or a jacket on top.
THE COLOURFUL COAT
Kenzo Fall/Winter 2013
The colorful coat. Kenzo killed this one. Definitely not for the weak-hearted, but an incredible statement piece none-the-less. Need.
THE TEDDY BEAR
Acne Fall/Winter 2013
Maison Martin Margiela Fall Winter 2013
Acne & Margiela show us the softer side of this trend. A teddy bear fur coat or collar is a practical, warm, and easy way to try out this look. The only downfall of this look is you might encourage hugs from strangers. Let’s be real, who doesn’t love a good teddy bear?
WHERE TO BUY
Vintage is as very good option for this trend. If you’re a hunter, check out your local thrift or vintage stores. This look is all about texture, so a good fuzzy piece should jump right off the racks. If you prefer online, here are a few etsy options as well.
Remember, whether it’s a simple black sweater or a crazy blue coat, there is an option for pretty well everyone with this trend. We all know winter can be cold, so let’s get ourselves prepared this time. Try it out! Good luck, and stay warm!