Trend Watch: Fuzzy Knits

Be they fringed, furry, or covered in a carpet-like texture, fuzzy knits have proven a surprisingly pervasive trend for winter.

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Be they fringed, furry, or covered in a kind of carpet-like material, hairy sweaters are a surprise trend this winter. Phillip Lim paired fuzzy-with-fuzzy with an amethyst mohair cardigan, complete with a matching sweater dress.
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Be they fringed, furry, or covered in a kind of carpet-like material, hairy sweaters are a surprise trend this winter. Pairing unusual textures with contrasting patterns is a sort of complimentary trend to the hairy sweater. Rodarte's layered silk sweaters with tiny tatters of chiffon soften the harsh graphic pattern of the pants.
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Rag & Bone layered their woven mohair sweaters over heaps of plaid and silk.
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Sweaters were winter-white at Chanel, where swaths of snow white fur were woven to create textured stripes.
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Alex Wang's spring collection featured dozens of loosely woven fuzzy knits, like this slightly stretched looking pullover.
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Opening Ceremony
For instant fuzz-ification, check out Rachel Comey's short sleeve bunny cardigan, perfect for adding a touch of texture to a simple t-shirt or button down. $255 at Opening Ceremony.
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Topshop
Sure, it looks a little like your Aunt Essie's bathroom carpet, but pair this woven vest with a plain black pullover and you're sure to look like you walked off a runway. $145 at Topshop.
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Creatures of Comfort
Likewise, this pale pink vest by A Detacher would add just enough shaggy-chic to one's wardrobe. $287.50 at Creatures of Comfort.
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Shopbop
This toe-tone fuzzy knit sweater from Marc by Marc Jacob's has an 80s Punky Brewster appeal. $328 at Shopbop.
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ASOS
A swish of gray fringe gives ASOS's simple black sweater a high-fashion edge. $51.72 at ASOS.
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