As the leaves start to change and the air begins to cool, it’s time to start thinking about the quintessential fall wardrobe staple: the sweater. And what better way to embrace the changing seasons than with a cozy, stylish green sweater?
Whether you’re looking for a chunky knit to layer over leggings or a fitted cashmere piece to dress up for a night out, there’s a green sweater out there for everyone. And while there are plenty of options to choose from, it’s important to keep a few key factors in mind when shopping for the perfect one.
First and foremost, consider the fabric. While wool may be a classic choice, it can be itchy and uncomfortable for some. Cashmere is a luxurious option, but it can also be pricey. Cotton and synthetic blends can be more affordable and easy to care for, but may not offer the same level of warmth and softness.
Next, think about the fit. Do you prefer a relaxed, oversized silhouette or a more fitted look? Keep in mind that certain styles may flatter certain body types more than others. And of course, color is key. Green is a versatile hue that can range from earthy and muted to vibrant and bold. Consider your personal style and wardrobe when choosing the shade that’s right for you.
Don’t miss out on our curated selection of the best green sweaters for this season. Keep reading to discover the perfect cozy and stylish addition to your wardrobe. Whether you’re looking for a casual or dressy option, we’ve got you covered.
1. COS Boxy Hairy Alpaca-Blend Sweater
When you think of a sweater, what do you picture? Is it a soft, comfortable garment that keeps you warm during the fall and winter months? Do you think of the softness of wool and alpaca blended together into a cozy, warm fabric?
In this case, the answer to all of these questions is “yes.” But if your eyes are drawn to the vibrant green color and not to the sweater’s other attributes—like its comfort, warmth, or versatility—then we’ve got just the thing for you.
Made from an exclusive blend of wool and alpaca, the sweater is sure to keep you comfortable both indoors and out. Its boxy shape makes it ideal for layering under coats or jackets when temperatures cool down outside; meanwhile, its high mock neck adds coverage without sacrificing style points.
2. Quince Mongolian Cashmere Crewneck Sweater
When you’re looking for a cashmere sweater that’s lightweight and can be worn with anything, this is the one you want. It’s got a crew neck and ribbed cuffs and hem, so it’s perfect for layering under a blazer or wearing over a tank top on its own.
It’s also pretty affordable for a cashmere sweater, which makes it great for gifting. You could even buy one in every color so that you have options when you’re pulling together your outfit!
It’ll look great with some simple jewelry—just try styling it with some black leggings and booties!
“It was soft, silky, and kept me warm. I kept touching my arms just to feel the softness of the cashmere,” wrote one shopper. “It hugged and was loose all in the right places.”
3. Mango Round-Neck Striped Sweater
So it’s not just a sweater, it’s a statement.
This medium-knit sweater will be your new go-to item in your wardrobe. It’s perfect for wearing on those chilly mornings or evenings when you want to look cute but not too dressed up. With its striped print and rounded neck, it’s also the perfect piece for fall!
The cable knit finish makes this a great everyday item that can be paired with jeans or leggings—we’d wear it with a pair of shorts if we could get away with it in public!
4. Rails Iris Sweater
When your outfit is already on point, there’s no need for a sweater that won’t let you shine. That’s why Rails designed this fine gauge sweater to be made from featherweight cotton and come in a lime green color.
The mock neck and slim fit will keep you looking sharp while the ribbed trim at the neckline, hem, and cuffs adds an extra bit of texture to your outfit. So go ahead—feel free to take center stage!
5. A.L.C. Nelson Wool Sweater
This sweater is a winter must-have. The fuzzy alpaca wool blend is so cozy and soft, you’ll want to bury your face in it. It’s peppy green hue will be sure to brighten up those gray winter days.
It has a tall mock neckline, which means you can wear it with anything from a collared shirt to a tee. The long voluminous sleeves will keep your wrists warm while still allowing you to move freely. You can layer it over another piece or wear it on its own.
We recommend pairing it with our long black tights and our leopard print boots for a winter-ready look that’s sure to turn heads.
6. Bottega Veneta Alphabet Chenille Knit Sweater
This sweater from Bottega Veneta is the perfect way to make a statement. The chenille knit fabric is soft and warm, while the raised alphabet lettering makes you feel like the boss—even if you’re just hanging out at home on a Sunday morning.
The ribbed trim adds just enough interest for you to keep the piece in rotation for years to come. But it’s not cheap either—a great splurge piece for anyone who wants to show off their style or hit the runways!
7. LA Hearts By The Fire Slouchy Sweater
LA Heart‘s green sweater is the perfect thing to throw on when you want to look effortlessly cool. The ribbed knit fabric will keep you warm, but won’t hug your curves like a cozy cardigan would.
Moreover, the turtleneck and long sleeves are great for days when it’s cold outside, but still sunny enough that you don’t want to wear a coat. Its dropped shoulders give an extra bit of room in the chest area, making it easy to layer underneath other jackets or vests.
According to one shopper, “So cute, usually not a turtle neck girl but this one’s amazing! So flattering and love the green color. The material is soft and thick!”
8. Callahan Olivia Sweater
If you’re looking for a way to add a bit of springtime color to your wardrobe, look no further than Callahan’s chic green sweater.
Its lightweight ribbed knit fabric is incredible for transitioning from winter to spring, and the partial front zipper closure lets you choose how much exposure you want on the chillier days.
This is a great piece to throw on over any outfit—you can even wear it with a pair of jeans! We recommend accessorizing with some bright lipstick and bold jewelry like these earrings or this necklace—and don’t forget to keep your nails painted in an eye-catching shade!
9. Urban Outfitters Sunny Collared Zip-Up Cardigan
You’ve never met a sweater like this before.
The chunky knit makes it perfect for layering—all you need is a pair of jeans and boots, and you’ll be ready to go! Meanwhile, its relaxed silhouette means it’s not too tight or too loose: it hits at the waist so that it looks cute with high-waisted pants without being too bulky.
Not to mention, there’s even a two-way zip closure at the front so you can show off your fave top whenever you want to.
10. The Knotty Ones Laumės Merino Wool Sweater
Sage green is a color that naturally inspires feelings of calm, so we’re pretty sure you’ll feel good wearing this oversized wool sweater from The Knotty Ones.
This oversized fit sweater is hand-finished and will keep you warm and cozy all season long. If you want to dress it up even further, try adding some accessories like a chunky necklace or statement earrings.
It’s definitely going to be your new favorite fall piece—so grab one for yourself ASAP!
What to Consider When Shopping for Sweaters
When embarking on the quest for the perfect sweater, the fabric is your compass. Premium materials like merino wool and cashmere are not only eco-friendly superheroes but also tick the boxes for durability and cloud-like softness. Not all heroes wear capes; some are intricately woven into your favorite sweater. Let’s not forget the origins of these noble materials—traditionally harvested fibers are like the secret elixir, stronger and longer than their machine-sheared counterparts. Keep an eye out for those budget-friendly options – they might have had a chemical cocktail that enhances their charm but could potentially lead to an early retirement.
The Weight Debate
The weight of a sweater is like the secret sauce of a grand recipe. Lighter sweaters, delicately crafted from fine-knit wool or blends, are the perfect allies for layering or for those living in the land of mild winters. On the flip side, the heavy-knit sweaters, proudly displaying their chunky wool or cable knits, are the knights in shining armor for colder climates, offering warmth and style.
Fit for a Queen (or King)
The fit and style of a sweater are like the perfect pair of dancing shoes – they need to match your rhythm and comfort. If you’re a fan of close embraces or love the art of layering, then slim-cut styles are your dance partners. For those who enjoy the freedom of movement or adore the casual flair, oversized or boxy styles are ready to tango. Remember, the dance floor is your wardrobe – cropped styles are a match made in heaven with high-waisted pants, while tunic-style sweaters love to swirl around with leggings or skinny jeans.
Finally, don’t forget to focus on the collar design of the sweater—it’s like the grand finale of your sweater saga. A crew neck is your trustworthy friend, offering a classic look for every occasion. V-necks, with their slimming powers, are perfect for showing off layered necklaces or a cheeky collared shirt. For those venturing into colder territories or simply seeking a dash of sophistication, turtlenecks are the ultimate style statement.