The 15 Best Sweaters You Should Gift This Winter (or Keep for Yourself)

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The one wardrobe item that’s an absolute must-have in cold weather? Sweaters. There are light sweaters, chunky knits, open cardigans, button-ups, pullovers, mock necks, cowl necks—and yes, you need at least one of each. Whether you’re looking to help a friend build her collection (how selfless) or add to your own (no judgement), here are 15 of the best sweaters to give and receive in this season.

The 4 Best Cashmere Sweaters on Amazon

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1. free People Ottoman Slouchy Tunic

Your leather leggings are practically begging to be paired with this oversize tunic.

Available in sizes XS to L

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2. deonna Mock Neck Sweater

Who said cozy sweaters have to be oversize and unflattering?

Available in sizes XS to L

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3. vince Boiled Cashmere Funnel Neck Pullover

Just think about all of the skirts, trousers and jeans she’ll be able to wear this cashmere pullover with. It’s truly the gift that keeps on giving.

Available in sizes XS to XL

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4. time And Tru Women’s Ribbed Turtleneck Sweater

The fit and material are so chic that she’ll never guess that you spent less than $20 on it.

Available in sizes S to XXL

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5. majorelle Adina Cardigan

Summer may be long gone, but romantic puff sleeves are here to stay.

Available in sizes XS to L

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6. scoop Patch Pocket Duster Sweater

This oversize duster is an unexpected wardrobe essential. Introduce your BFF to it and she’ll thank you for years to come.

Available in sizes XS to XXXL

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7. something Navy Crewneck Cable Cardigan

We’re partial to the pinkish-purple shade of this cable-knit cardigan. Just look at how well it pairs with blue jeans.

Available in sizes XXS to XXL

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8. charter Club Crew-neck Cashmere Sweater

We've literally never seen a cashmere sweater this cheap, so we suggest you act fast. 

Available in sizes XS to XXL

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9. lou & Grey Cozy Sweater

The surprising (in the best way possible) coral shade is what drew us to this fuzzy sweater. But we bet it's super soft too. 

Available in sizes XXS to XXL

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10. time And Tru Women’s Double Knit Plaid Cardigan

Imagine curling up by the fire with a cup of hot chocolate and this blanket-like cardigan draped over your shoulders. Pure hygge.

Available in sizes S  to XXL

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11. free People My Only Sunshine Cowl-neck Sweater

Name one person who doesn’t like a loose, chunky weave. We’ll wait.

Buy It ($108; $75)

Available in sizes XS to L

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12. majorelle Annie Sweater

This ruffled knit can be worn to work and is also playful enough for a night out on the town. Yeah, that's probably why this is a best seller.

Available in sizes XXS to XL

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13. style & Co Fringe-trim Cowlneck Sweater

Bored of your basic cowl necks from last year? Us too.

Available in sizes XS to L

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14. margarita Sweater Tunic

Versatile outfit potential? 13/10.

Available in sizes XXS to 3X

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15. cece Puff Sleeve Bobble Ribbed Sweater

The type of funky sleeves that dreams are made of.

Available in sizes XXS to XXL

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