BOHO CHIC LUXURY KNITWEAR - HOW TO WEAR KNITWEAR BOHO STYLE

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HOW TO WEAR THE PERFECT CHUNKY SWEATER KNITWEAR CARDIGAN - BOHO KNITWEAR STYLING GUIDE

Wool has long been a mainstay of the winter wardrobe, but over the centuries , knitwear has come a long way from where it once was. 

 

 MOMO MERAKI Chunky Knitwear Sweater Luxury Knitwear

 

 

FROM THE CHUNKY SWEATER SUNDAY MORNING TO THE ELEGANT CASHMERE CARDIGAN - TIMELESS AND FOREVER

Knitwear is the winter giving back. When temperatures are low, woollen jumpers and cashmere cardigans ensure that sartorially we remain on a high. Whether sumptuous cashmere, the perfect merino or that cardigan that’s been passed down through the family, we’ve long held regard for knitwear.

From the chunky knit that you rely on for Sunday morning dog walks, to the elegant cashmere cardigan that softens your workwear tailoring, or that colourful jumper that brightens up a gloomy grey winter, is there anything more delightful than cosying up in knitwear? It's ageless, timeless and forever.

The beauty of knitwear is that while it holds its classic allure, it’s also moved with the times. While jumpers – bearing not a single seam – fit the body in a new way that offers a modern approach to that classic winter knit. Simple, stripped back and elegant – an easy way to achieve everyday style.

Knitwear today prides itself on being functional, stylish and packed full of innovation. But that wasn’t always the case, as Vogue explains. From the graphic prints of the 1960s to the oversized styles popularised in the 2000s, head back in knitwear history to see how we ended up where we are today…

 

KNITWEAR 1960s

 

Geometric prints, graphic patterns and rising hemlines – the Sixties brought a new way of dressing to all aspects of the wardrobe, and the decade’s new aesthetic found itself spanning across into knitwear, too. Woollen socks came striped and pulled up to the newly created miniskirt, while the classic jumper took on the new issue of prints in close-to-the-skin polonecks. Gamine-chic ruled the decade and not least, knitwear.

KNITWEAR 1970s

By the '70s, knitwear was welcoming in the new folkloric prints that were becoming de rigueur. Prints were better worn clashed and few looks have now gone on to define the decade more than a painterly floral bell-sleeved dress and a knitted tank in a hardy yarn, or a homespun-style sweater paired with enveloping flares and flicked-out hair layers.

KNITWEAR 1980s

The cosy comfort of knitwear hit the mainstream as knits took on the decade’s mood of excess: silhouettes were loose, oversized and often falling off shoulders. Advancing technologies meant that colour-pop shades became the perfect accompaniment to the look-at-me, all-or-nothing aesthetic the decade championed. Knitwear moved from daytime comfort to a round-the-clock option best worn with dangly earrings and a plentiful supply of bangles.

Knitwear gets glamorous. Oversized like previous decades but worn in a new way. Second-skin pants were every It-girls go-to and nothing paired with them better than an androgynous borrowed-from-the-boys cashmere jumper in a neutral shade. Gargantuan sunglasses, an inexplicably large bag and mega platforms were not obligatory, but definitely encouraged.

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KNITWEAR Today

If knitwear had been about wrapping up warm in the past, then its appearance and functionality are now considered more than ever. How do we get the most out of our jumpers, dresses and cardigans? There’s never been a chicer moment in time to step out in knitwear than right now. 

 

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HOW TO WEAR KNIT OUTFITS - STYLING GUIDE ON PINK KNITWEAR - ALL PINK

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HOW TO WEAR KNIT OUTFITS - STYLING GUIDE ON PINK KNITWEAR - ALL PINK

 

The chiller temps have officially arrived but there is a cosy silver lining – shopping for new knitwear. 

Or should we say cosy pink lining? It seems the fashion set have all latched on to knitwear in on particular colourway – pink. 

And with a trend that looks oh-so sweet, easy to wear and all over the high-street, it’s finally something we can get on board with and not feel like we need a lesson in fashion. 

Pink might not be the most autumnal hue but the more we see the streetstylers range of ways to style up the cosy knit, we want in. 

Breathing a fresh  feel to wintery shades, the candy-coloured hue feels really luxe with camel, ivory or grey. 

The modern way of wearing it though is to think outside the colour-box and work it with unusual colour ways – pink with red, powder blue, or khaki, are all fashion-approved combinations. 

Read on to see the best pink jumper outfit inspiration and where to buy them this winter. 

Checks and camel bring a bright pop pink knit right into winter territory. 

A pair of patent trousers tone down the sweetness of a sparkly pink knit. 

A winter white pair of trousers teamed with a pink polo neck make for a fresh winter outfit. 

Take your candy-coloured knit to the office by pairing it with tailored grey trousers and sleek white boots. 

A pink jumper can instantly make your favourite party skirt wearable for day with the addition of a camel coat. 

Keep it tonal with by pairing a pink knit with a longline blush overcoat. Black trousers add a welcome edge to the sweetness. 
On less chiller days, forgo your heavy coat layers and belt up an oversized blush knit. 

Wintery fabrics like check are lifted with the addition of pink jumper and fresh white heels. 

Nothing screams chic more than the fashion combo of camel and pink. 
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DESIGNER LUXURY KNITWEAR - HOW TO STYLE KNITWEAR FALL 2019 /20 Pieces

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DESIGNER LUXURY KNITWEAR - HOW TO STYLE KNITWEAR FALL 2019 / 20 PIECES

For those of you who didn’t think you could wear head-to-toe knits, think again. Not only is the seasonal combination a practical solution to winter’s harsh bite, but it’s also infinitely more polished than a pullover and track pants—and relatively easy to pull off. Offering proof of the transformative power that comes with super soft sweaters, the latest iterations are pushing the needle forward on the notion of knit one, purl two, all the while streamlining your cold-weather wardrobe in the process.

The common thread is a long and lean silhouette that’s piled high minus the added bulk and, above all, modern. Case in point: Tabula Rasa’s wide-leg trousers take shape when worn with a fitted turtleneck in a light ivory palette that places enough emphasis on elegance to make it suitable for the office. If you, like us, maintain a soft spot for cashmere, warm up to MOMO MERAKI's oversize vest and cardigan set to top off MOMO Madeleine oatmeal-y ribbed joggers woven with the same welcome sense of luxury. Versions in rich merino wool, too, like MOMO's embroidered bustier and MOMO's trumpet-flare skirt, have warmth and (yes!) even sex appeal in spades. Talk about allover chic.

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MOMO FAVORITES BOHEMIAN & EMBROIDERED WEEKENDER BAGS

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BOHEMIAN & EMBROIDERED WEEKENDER BAGS

Whatever your mini-break style and wherever you're heading, these weekend bags for women are perfect for carrying on your next trip – whether you're off for a weekend away in the Cotswolds or a short break to Amsterdam.

Weekend bag, or weekenders, will ensure you pack light and can mean you spend little time packing compared to if you have a large suitcase to fill.

BOHO CHIC, BOHEMIAN STYLE WEEKENDER...

come in all forms too: a travel backpack is great for going hands-free, a wheeled bag will give you ease with transporting and a tote is great if you're looking for something you can also use at the beach.

Check out our pick of the most stylish Bohemian weekend bags here..

 

 

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HIGH STREET BEADED BAGS - STYLIST CHOICE - MOMO BEADED BAGS

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HIGH STREET BEADED BAGS - STYLIST'S CHOICE - FAVORITE MOMO BEADED BAGS

Call it a lust for all things nostalgic, but last summer’s shell jewelry and beaded bags trends are still going strong for SS19. Whilst minimalist faux croc bags and practical shapes were the one for one for AW18, the transition into the new season is all about having fun.

Basket bags and beach bags will always have a place in our summer wardrobe, however for something altogether more dressy and fancy, it has to be the beaded bag,, which has a certain childish charm to it. It’s obviously not the most practical bag, but it sure as hell is pretty and there’s nothing wrong with that.

Beaded Bag Trend

On the catwalk, the likes of Shrimps, Rosantica, GANNI and Simone Rocha all put a modern twist on the vintage-inspired bags, much to the delight of the front row.

Over on Instagram, Pandora Sykes and Alexa Chung pioneered the trend with the now-cult FREE PEOPLE All About Your Pearl Clutch by New York brand MOMO , followed by the likes of Parisian blogger Leia, Camille Charriere and Lorna Luxe. The pearl bag now comes in several colours, all of which keep selling out.

How you style them is up to you. You can go mega feminine buy pairing it with a pastel floral dress (look to GANNI and Kitri for this), or you can dress it down with a denim boilersuit.

Below a list of MOMO MERAKI most loved high street beaded bags

Do yourself a favour and shop these addictive bags below. Your wardrobe will thank you.

My Beaded Belt Bag Gemma

  

Gold Cross Shoulder Bead Bag Ramya

 

Beaded Bag Art Director Evangelie

 

Boho Beaded Bag Celine

 

Sparkle Beaded Bag Stylist Pernille

 

Beaded Influencer Bag Maja

 

 

 

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