Knitted garments have long captured the hearts of women all over the world. The love for knitted clothing has spawned various styles created by top fashion designers all over the world. Every fashionable woman would surely own several knitted garments in her closet. Here are some of the most popular styles of designer knitwear available in the market today.
Cardigans – this is a type of knitted top which is buttoned down on the front. But there are also open-front types of cardigans, which mean that it doesn’t have buttons in front. There are also cropped rib cardigans which only go down to the upper abdomen. Cardigans have sleeves that are long like a sweater. Cardigans are usually round-necked but there are also V-necks and turtlenecks. It can be printed or plain, while some can have embroideries. Cardigans are usually worn with an inner shirt. It used to be a garment associated with women but these days there are already designs available both for men and women.
Sweaters – there are many styles of designer sweaters such as kimono sweaters, turtlenecks, cropped, sleeveless and open knit. Sweaters became a popular hit all over the world when the striped sweaters became a fashion trend. Today, sweaters are being sold in various patterns, colors and prints. Sweaters are usually categorized as casual wear, but there are already sheer knit sweaters that sparkles when hit with light, which can be worn in semi-formal occasions.
Tank tops – Knitted tank tops are not just for casual wear, it can be worn in formal occasions as well. The fit is very flattering to the figure because the garment hugs the body. It is also popularly worn as an office garment by working women. It is often seen worn as an undershirt for blazers and cardigans. Knitted tank tops are usually sleeveless with a round neck, v-neck or turtleneck. It is available in various colors and patterns.
There are a lot of other designer knitwear styles such as the fringe poncho, knit lace, vest, tank tops and dresses. Designer knitwear garments however, can be very expensive because of the material used and the laborious process before one garment is created. That is why it is very important to appreciate all the work that goes into every knitted garment. Proper washing, cleaning and storage should be done to ensure prolonged use. When a designer knitwear is cared for properly, it can last forever.