The fair isle motif is officially on our radar this season, for both men and women. Seen in fall/winter collections of top designers such as our beloved Alexander McQueen and Hannah MacGibbon for Chloé, these patterns and pieces are surprisingly refreshing and chic. Read on for a glimpse of some of my favorites that will keep you looking like a Crested Butte Cutie–not a Tibetan Sherpa.

Forever 21 Dolman cut sweater cardigan; $30
I love the updated cut of this lightweight sweater bearing pops of oh-so-now red. And you can’t beat the price!

ModCloth Up In The Alps Dress; $90
Hello, Swiss Miss! Pony up to your ski chalet in this cute little number. When the blizzard barrels in, slip into some snow-white wellies and knit knee socks; or, for the city-dweller, stick with the staples: opaque tights and flats (of the boot variety and otherwise).

Topshop Fair Isle Cape; $65
Between the chunky knit and shades of toasted almond and cacao, I feel warmer just looking at this. Pair it with a super-soft long-sleeved tee, skinnies, and riding boots.

Rag & Bone Carter Fair Isle Shawl Neck; $380
Move over, grandpa! The people at R&B have churned out something unexpectedly ski-lodge sexy. Pair this lover with dark denim and a collared shirt, three days post-shave.

All Saints Alexi Cardigan; $143
Ok, so this one may come off as a little, well, girly–but hear me out. Match it up à la grizzled mountain model on the webpage: with fitted jeans, a comfy tee, and well-broken-in lace-up boots. Kate, Sienna (and Jude) types will swoon.

Urban Outfitters BDG Fair Isle Crew Neck Sweater; $58
There is something fantastically hipsterific and art-boy meets folk-band singer about this sweater that I really love. Never mind the librarian-esque model.


One response to “FAIR ISLE FRENZY!

  1. Loved your reviews, Natalie! Your writing style is so chic! The sweater from Forever 21 was darling and reasonable! You must be a little Doll; because your word usage is Darlin’! 🙂

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