100% Wool Jumpers Are the Best Style Investment You Can Make This Autumn
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When shopping for knitwear, there's new criteria for what makes the cut into our wardrobe. For autumn/winter 2021, we are investing in responsibly sourced wool jumpers that will actually keep you warm while being gentler on the planet and better on your bank balance in the long run.
Like many of us, I've definitely bought a few high-street jumpers made from acrylic (plastic) or polyester (plastic) because I didn't know how harmful they were to the environment. Wool knitwear might come with a higher price tag, but one quality jumper can save you hundreds of pounds otherwise spent on multiple knitwear purchases.
When buying new clothes, especially staple pieces like jumpers, the best thing you can do is learn to shop smarter. There are very expensive, beautiful jumpers and equally beautiful, cheap jumpers that are made from the same unethical petroleum-based materials like acrylic and polyester. Don't be fooled by a misleadingly high (or even low) price tag, and instead look at the material details or garment composition of a new jumper to see if it's worth it. When we're shopping for knitwear, the first thing we look at is the wool percentage, then where the garment is made, and finally the price point. A smart knitwear purchase will be at least £80 and made from an upwards of 55 percent wool with an alpaca blend.
If you fancy finding an affordable, gorgeous new wool jumper for this and many winters to come, keep reading for the best warm knitwear available to shop online, ranging from £85 to £280.