5 Sweater Styles to Cozy Up To

By Everything Fashion Melanie Pace for GalTime.com

McQ - Alexander McQueen Chunky Sweater, $1,085McQ - Alexander McQueen Chunky Sweater, $1,085What's fall without pumpkin-everything, crisp, falling leaves, and cozy sweaters?

Yes, sweaters are a cold-weather staple. But that doesn't mean they need to look over-the-top bulky and blah.

Here are five styles that will keep you looking cool through winter.

The Chunky Knit: Chunky sweaters are always a fall favorite, but this season they're just a little more interesting. Turtlenecks, asymmetrical shapes, cropped, chunky sweaters and even details such as leather and neon are showing up on store shelves. The chunky knit is a must because it will keep you warm without having to wear a heavy coat, so its important to pick a unique style that speaks for itself. o pick a unique style that speaks for itself.


REISS T-Shirt - Mits Chunky Rib, $210

The Sweater Dress: Sweater dresses are hitting the streets rapidly. Add a pair of textured tights, a leather jacket, and a pair of over-the-knee boots and you will be one hot mama!

Related: How To Transition Your Summer Favorites Into Fall


ASOS Vila Two Tone Textured Knit Dress, $48.29

Marc Jacobs Marc Jacobs

Marc by Marc Jacobs Yaani Twin Stripe Sweater Dress, $278

The Animal Print: Take a walk on the wild side...animal print is here to stay! Consider this type of print a clean palette and pair it with a pop of bright color, or layer a crisp, collared shirt underneath for the office. For something new, try a novelty animal print (like the ones below), which is tops this season. It isn't for everyone, but will definitely be a conversation starter!


ASOS Tiger Sweater, $51.74


DKNY Bracelet Sleeve Scoop Neck Animal Jacquard Sweater, $295

The Oversized Cardigan/Grandpa Sweater: This trend is my favorite! Oversized cardigans aren't just super stylish, they're oh-so-comfy! Try a "grandpa" sweater with a splash of color or unique buttons. And remember: when putting together your outfit, try not to pair this piece with anything too "sloppy." You don't want to look like you just rolled out of bed. Add a great leather pant or spice up your hair and makeup a bit to counter the "relaxed" look of the knit.

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Zara Long Cardigan With Elbow Patches, $49.90

Nasty Gal Nasty Gal

Nasty Gal Shocker Knit Cardi, $68

The Nubby Sweater: This nubby sweater is new this season. It's soft and cozy, but with a fun twist!

Rag & Bone Rag & Bone

rag & bone Minetta Pullover, $290

Buffalo David

Buffalo David Bitton Ruelle Sweater, $118

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