Once seen on style icons like Twiggy and Marilyn Monroe, the fair isle sweater continues to be a timeless fashion do. Today, the preppy knit is being refreshed in unexpected hues and geometric patterns. Below, nine new interpretations to wear, whether you are headed to the slopes or not.
Make an edgy statement by pairing this traditional sweater with leather pants.
$557 (originally $795); net-a-porter.com
2. Abercrombie & Fitch
Don't be afraid to try the winter white trend with this black-flecked knit.
$41 (originally $68); abercrombie.com
For added flair, pair this jumper with a faux fur stole.
4. Lands' End
Shades of pink, mustard, and blue brighten up this standard turtleneck.
To snuggle up on the couch, marry this oversize style with cozy leggings.
Crystal embellishment adds festive adornment to this winter sweater.
Play up the preppy vibes of this knit by layering a crisp white oxford underneath.
$345 (originally $690); net-a-porter.com
A modern geometric design makes this knit more fashion forward.
$627 (originally $1,045); net-a-porter.com
9. L.L. Bean
Play up the red in this turtleneck with a crimson lip.