Cover Graphics by Amir Rashid

With its pure minimalism and cosy-cute appeal, the knitted pullover makes a solid case for wardrobe essential, boasting a versatility to go from ski trips in the alps to a wintry wedding, when done right. Here are 5 chic looks that highlight the warm embrace of a sweater.

The phrase “winter is coming” isn’t just going down in television history: it has exposed us how style is done in the colder climates the likes of 'Game of Thrones' (cue the white-striped coats and tops worn by Daenerys Targaryen).

In the modern world, bring your A-Game to brave the chills, by adopting a casual, lightweight outerwear we know as the knitted pullover.

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Career Driven

Go for comfort with the Clarks slip-on and create a chain-like theme with the Fendi Kan U bag in royal purple. The Classico Jade timepeace by Ulysse Nardin is a subtle hint of romance, with its “520” numerical dial representing the code for,“I love you” in Chinese.

The products: Louis Vuitton knitted pullover | Clarks Sense Beau in rust nubuck | Mulberry plaid pants | Ulysse Nardin Classico Jade watch | Fendi Kan U bag

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White Wedding

It may be frowned upon to wear white to a wedding reception but this edgy twist with a Gucci skirt may just give you a pass. Play up the romance with a pair of life-like orchid earrings by Chopard, set in titanium with opal cabochons and brilliant-cut diamonds.

The products: Louis Vuitton knitted pullover | Gucci skirt | Roger Vivier Maharaja sandals | Miu Miu clutch | Chopard Red Carpet collection earrings

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Night Life

Pom-poms on denim make for a youthful form while the Saint Laurent sneakers with the “beat-up look” details connote the cool nochalance streetwear and graffiti. Add pristine panache with the striking Cartier ring with red corals and the bubbly Gucci Zumi shoulder bag.

The products: Louis Vuitton knitted pullover | Cartier Clash de Cartier ring | Marc Jacobs pom-pom denim pants | Yves Saint Laurent sneakers | Gucci Gucci Zumi shoulder bag

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When you’re off the snowboard, keep up the cool athleticism by lacing up a pair of sea urchin-inspired Giuseppe Zanotti shoes. Add on a checkered Bottega Veneta bag, that’s roomy enough to pack away your vacation essentials.

The products: Louis Vuitton knitted pullover | Giuseppe Zanotti Urchin sneakers | Prada technical fabric ski pants | Patek Philippe Ladies Automatic Nautilus watch | Bottega Veneta Maxi Cabat bag

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Art Attack

You can also be a masterpiece while roaming in an art gallery, kitting out in a psychedelic Lady Dior bag with a hypnotising tie-dye print. If you’re a Picasso fan, you’ll adore the cubic black and white printed crepe skirt by Emilio Pucci.

The products: Louis Vuitton knitted pullover | Dior Lady Dior Kaleidoscope bag | Emilio Pucci printed crepe skirt | Tiffany T True collection | Giorgio Armani SS19 sunglasses | Jimmy Choo Alanah heels


Cover personalities and photo credit to Yong Mei Ling (@yongmeilingg) and Levy Li (@levyli).