Colorful Knits to Lift Your Mood + AW20 Trends

Rounding up my favorite rainbow/multicolored knitwear, and detailing a few AW20 trends.

Despite my love of a good neutral ensemble, I definitely fall more on the colorist end of the fashion spectrum. Bright colors, pastels, florals, motifs, and plaids are some of my favorite things to wear to lift my mood as the seasons roll on. No more true is this than during the cold, dark and isolating days of winter, when I reach for my most unique and cheerful pieces to brighten up the day.

As we’re just now entering into fall, my shopping habits are starting to shift to extreme cold weather dressing with cozy, wooly knits with unique details in my favorite colors taking center stage. Browse a few of my favorite picks below; some of this seasons’ trends are noted below, and in my opinion are safe bets that you’ll reach for year after year!

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A little bit of sparkle to make an ordinary cardigan extraordinary. Loving the pink and blue contrast – perfect for feeling a bit more put together on lazy days at home, chilly date nights, WFH virtual meetings.

How sweet is this cotton candy hued long cardigan?! From one of my favorite designers, LoveShackFancy, their unique and exceedingly feminine pieces leave me speechless season after season! AW20 TREND ALERT: Long cardigans.

Curl up with a book and hot cocoa, OR, layer a belted cream coat over top and get out and explore in this magical rainbow pullover!

This sweet pastel hued sweater with balloon sleeves and unique knit detail from Australian label, Steele, ticks all my boxes!

I keep going back to this belted, cozy rainbow knit from Self-Same; what a perfect addition to my wardrobe! AW20 TREND ALERT: Belted knitwear, elevated loungewear.

Timeless pointelle gets the LoveShackFancy treatment in this vibrant pink hue, hand embroidered flowers, feminine puff sleeves and sweet ruffle collar detail – this is on my wishlist in both colors! AW20 TREND ALERT: Heritage (referencing the 1980s) & statement sleeves still going strong!

If there were ever an autumnal rainbowAW20 TREND ALERT: cropped sweaters.

A classic cable knit with a trendy rainbow ombre – I’m loving the cool pinks, blues, purples, and greens in this knit!

This brand, and more specifically these cardigans, have enjoyed a good amount popularity on social media over the last few months. It’s no wonder, the price is right, the details are adorable, and they’re perfectly cozy for so many occasions! I’m all about the objects as buttons look, and these pearl buttons elevate this cardigan beautifully! AW20 TREND ALERT: “Cottagecore,” and “grandmillennial.”

Which knit is your favorite? Happy shopping!

xo, Mia

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