Say Hello to Fall’s Cutest—and Coziest—Piece of Knitwear, the Sweater Vest

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With iconic 90s fashion trends still reigning supreme, it should come as no surprise that alongside loafers, Y2K styles and oversized, well, anything, sweater vests are back. Made famous by nearly all of your beloved TV characters of yore (Hi, Chandler Bing!), Princess Diana (we’re still in awe of her famous sheep knit), and your sweet ‘ol grandfather, sweater vests are once again being worn by every cool kid on the block. Just look at Harry Styles donning a blue iteration of Princess Di’s aforementioned vest.

And now that fall is (almost) here, we can think of no better way to stay cozy and stylish during the coming chillier months. From neutral tones to bold and playful knitted beauties we know Harry would approve of, take a glance at some of the sweater vests we’re currently eyeing—we won’t blame you if you add every single one to your cart.

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bp vest

1. bp. Collegiate Sweater Vest

There is no better time than fall to rock collegiate-inspired pieces and this gray-collared knit totally fits the bill. Personally, we’d wear this tucked into some mid-rise trousers and darker hued booties, but it would look just as cute with tights and a mini skirt.

everlane vest

2. everlane Cotton-merrino Sweater Vest

Pair this buttoned number with your coziest pair of dad jeans and some chunky sneakers for an elevated take on a fit your old man most definitely wore back in the day.

veronica beard vest

3. veronica Beard Helenka Sweater Vest

We’re absolutely loving this bright pattern of orange and sage green for fall. Pair this number with a neutral top underneath or take things to the next level by matching it with a just-as-vibrant floral button-up.

english factory vest

4. english Factory Checker Knit Vest

This baby is the perfect pick for when you want to keep things on the more neutral side but also want a pop of color. You can easily pair this baby blue number with fellow lighter shades (Think: creams, tans and beige) or match it with the darker shades on the color wheel like deep navy, rusty hues and dark browns.

bdg vest
Urban Outfitters

5. bdg Rory Boxy Sweater Vest

Boxy, cropped styles aren’t only reserved for spring and summer months. Pair this cutie with a long button up shirt like above or layer it over a lightweight turtleneck for a fit that is autumnally appropriate.

lisa says gah vest
Lisa Says Gah

6. lisa Says Gah Fangio Vest

If candy canes are winter’s most symbolic food, then mushrooms are most definitely that for fall. Just think of how adorbs this would look as you peruse the tables at your local farmer’s market.

jordie jacquard vest
Urban Outfitters

7. bdg Jordie Jacquard Sweater Vest

Say “Hello” to fall (Get it?) with this knitted wonder that literally takes the word right out of your mouth. Personally, we’d pair this guy with a corduroy mini skirt and a pair of trusty combat boots or chunk black loafers.

madewell vest

8. madewell Cropped Sweater Vest

We can think of no cozier thing to snuggle up in than this cropped vest crafted from luxe Italian yard. And it’s the perfect neutral piece to pair with practically anything in your closet.

ganni vest
Lisa Says Gah

9. ganni Smiley Vest In Brazilian Sand

Try and tell us that this knitted vest with a smiley friend on the bottom hem doesn’t make you happy as can be. Pair it with a simple long sleeve tee or let it take center stage and wear it alone during fall’s toastier days.

h and m vest

10. h&m Ribbed Sweater Vest

We love that this guy has a little bit of a longer hem that hits below the waistline for a touch more coverage. And while we know that olive green is a trending color for autumn, mint is its lighter toned bestie that can totally be rocked during fall months, too.