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Top 5 of the week: Left-of-preppy Fair Isle sweaters

mes demoiselles

You can’t quite tell from the picture, but the Fair Isle print here is all in silver and gold metallic, rendering it quite awesome.

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splurgetastic option that is as much Baja stripe in feel as it is Fair Isle.

joie black

Black on white gets so excellently graphic (and here’s your bonus similar-but-cheaper option).

berry combo

The poppy berry-on-berry color combo here is what keeps things from coming off too trad.

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Adorably apres-ski, ever-so-slightly Peanuts.

Posted on October 14th, 2015 5 Comments

5 Responses

  1. Viajera says:

    I have a good friend who despises anything Fair Isle-ish. But I don’t care, I love them anyway!

    Could be the whole preppy connection that inspires resistance. I wonder. It is not that one dislikes actual preppie people, of course. Just if there is a connotation of snooty. Still… this style probably started somewhere Scandinavian anyway, right? Reindeer and what-not. (Thank goodness no one named “whatnot” in that list. ‘Cause I’m not going to stop…)




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  2. Love the berry on berry. Great for acres ski….or planting tulips in November. 🙂




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  3. Mae says:

    My addiction to sweaters gets stronger every year. Love these all so much!!!!!




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  4. Mamavalveeta03 says:

    These take me back to my college days….fair isle sweater, Levi’s 501’s and Bastad clogs.




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  5. Ana @Champagnegirlsabouttown says:

    Those jumpers make me think of The Killing 🙂
    Ana
    http://www.champagnegirlsabouttown.co.uk




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