6 On-Trend Cable Knit Sweater Outfit Ideas to Keep You Cozy

Cable knit sweaters are incredibly classic. Here are six ways we’re wearing them right now.

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6 extremely cute ways to wear a cable knit sweater

When keeping up with the ever changing fashion trends, going back to the classics is a breath of fresh air. They transition from season to season, complementing the trends as well as old favorites.

A cable knit sweater is one of these beloved pieces. No matter the year, you can pull out your classic cable knit sweater and look fabulous.

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However, styling a classic the same way each time can get boring. Therefore, I am sharing chic ways to upgrade your cable knit this season. Scroll on down to see six cable knit sweater outfit ideas to try!

With a Mini Skirt

Black cable knit sweater styled with a leopard mini and OTK boots

Products: Sweater – Topshop, Skirt – Express, OTK Boots – Target

Taking this classic sweater and adding it to a mini skirt creates an exciting look! Here, I’ve created a chic outfit that can transition from day to night, perfect for anyone with a busy schedule.

Go for a trendy feel by opting for an animal printed skirt. (Or, if you prefer to stick with simplicity, you can swap it for a solid and this will still work.)

Finish off the look with either OTK or ankle boots. If you live somewhere cold, I definitely recommend OTK boots for the extra warmth.

Winter Whites

White cable knit styled with white jeans,  blush purse and nude ballet flats

Products: Sweater – Abercrombie, Jeans – Abercrombie, Shoes – ALDO, Purse – Target

The “Fashion Rules” were meant to be broken, especially the “no white after Labor Day” rule. Pairing white jeans and a cable knit helps bring lightness to a dark winter day.

Also, when styling, I always keep with the light neutrals — here, I added nude flats and a blush purse. Going this route allows you to truly stand out in your Winter Whites. (Be careful not to spill your coffee though!)

Over a Slip Dress

Slip dress with cable knit, strappy heels, and a clutch

Products: Dress – Topshop, Sweater – Mango, Heels – ASOS, Purse – ALDO

Last minute plans no longer have to be a hassle. By popping a cable knit over a slip dress, you create a look that deserves to be worn out. The delicate slip balances a rather chunky knit, creating a perfectly balanced outfit.

Keeping accessories simple is key as to not overpower the look. My favorite pairings are dainty jewelry, strappy heels, and a small clutch. 

Soften Faux Leather Pants

Cable knit sweater styled with faux leather pants and ankle boots

Products: Pants – Express, Sweater – BP at Nordstrom, Boots – H&M

Soften a pair of faux leather pants with your cable knit. Adding a lighter element to this outfit helps create balance, resulting in the perfect look. This allows you to express both feminine and masculine styles with a fun outfit.

Finish it off with a pair of ankle boots and a cute, effortless bun in your hair. This makes the perfect look for going out after a long week of work or classes with your friends! 

Comfy with Leggings

Cozy cable knit styled with leggings, beanie, scarf, and sneakers

Products: Sweater – Leith at Nordstrom, Leggings – Nordstrom, Beanie – Topshop, Scarf – Abercrombie, Sneakers – Topshop

Saturday mornings can be both fashionable and cozy with this outfit combo. A pair of your favorite leggings with a cable knit can be enjoyed either in bed or at brunch.

When staying in, cozy up with these slippers and a good book! However, if brunch is calling your name, these sneakers, beanie, and scarf make it day-appropriate. 

Sweater Dress with OTK Boots

Cable knit sweater dress with OTK boots

Products: Sweater Dress – American Eagle, Boots – Target

A cable knit can also be styled in sweater dress form. The most classic combo is with OTK boots, which I find the easiest and most chic way to go.

However, if you desire a more casual look, sneakers work just as well! This pair is my favorite for this style! Either way this look is comfortable yet stylish.

What do you think of these cable knit sweater outfit ideas?

Your cable knit is your most versatile, classic you own. Take it from cozy Saturday morning to an evening with your favorite pals on Friday night. No matter how you choose to style it, your cable knit will look amazing! Which way will you style your cable knit next?

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