Why Crewneck Sweaters Are So Classic

December 14, 2023

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I’m a crewneck sweater girlie. I’m not big on v-necks or hoods (they’re not absent from my wardrobe, I just don’t gravitate toward them), and there’s something so classic about a crewneck — like you could leave any moment on a nautical voyage or get tagged in for a game of touch football. I’ve been known to pair mine with a silk skirt and a pair of earrings for a night out. But most often, you’ll see me and crew of crewnecks layered over a white crewneck t-shirt and jeans–my uniform. This incredibly soft sweater I’m wearing below comes in 15 colors, and I already want to order a couple more.

Crewneck Sweater | Jeans | Puzzle Board | Dining Table | Wallpaper | Gallery Frames | Taper Candles | Sconces

I’ve collected a few favorite crewneck sweaters over the years, but I think my tried and true is something thin-ish, soft, and tuckable. My closet staples are stripes and solids, and they’re so timeless that you can’t tell if I inherited them from a style-savvy grandparent or if I just bought one off the rack. (And my daughter already steals mine.) Oversized or slightly snug, you can’t go wrong with this silhouette.

  1. Cable Havener Pullover Sweater $49
  2. Adina Pullover $148
  3. (Re)sponsible Cashmere Oversized Crewneck Sweater $148
  4. The Cotton-Merino Sweatshirt $148
  5. The Alpaca Crew $100
  6. CashSoft Shaker-Stitch Relaxed Sweater $79
  7. Maeve Easy Pullover Sweater $118
  8. Everyday Sweater $185
  9. Easy Street Crop Pullover $98
  10. Round-neck striped sweater $59
  11. Boxy Pullover Sweater $20
  12. Relaxed Fit Knitted Sweater $69

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  1. I struggle with sometimes buying a nice, soft sweater, and then after a few washes it looses its softness and starts looking a little “rough”!!! How often are you replacing your sweaters? And what’s the best way to wash them and how often?

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