Cropped tops were everywhere in summer and this belly-baring trend is set to carry over into winter in the form of cropped sweaters. However, instead of exposing your midriff to the elements, winter’s cropped sweater is all about creating artfully layered looks. They’re great for wearing with high-waisted skirts and trousers but also look casually cool worn over dresses and longer shirts. Check out our edit of cute cropped sweaters to wear in winter.
Pastels are proving popular for winter and pastel cropped sweaters are an ideal way to incorporate this colour trend into your outfit. A fluffy knit sweater, like this Topshop number, is also a great way of adding texture to your outfit. Wear it with a full midi skirt, floppy hat, and oxford shoes for a sweet, vintage-inspired look.
Channel your inner prepster with a letterman cropped sweater. Wear it with a high-waisted skirt or layer it over a button-up shirt, cigarette style trousers, and loafers for a preppy college-inspired look. This particular sweater costs around $40 from Modcloth and you can find similar sweaters by Wildfox Couture or at Nordstrom.
Stripes never seem to go out of style. A striped cropped sweater would be a wise investment piece. This black and white sweater is right on the monochrome trend but is simple enough to be a wardrobe basic. Wear it with high waisted black trousers and ballet flats for a Parisian themed outfit. This striped sweater will set you back around $60 from Mango but you can also check out stores like Forever 21 for more affordable buys.
Stand out from the crowd in a bright winter knit. This coral coloured cropped sweater would look great teamed with anything from casual denim to dressy wool pieces. Try teaming a cropped sweater with a high-waisted pencil skirt, a boxy jacket, and pumps for a ladylike look this winter. This ribbed sweater costs around $60 from Topshop and you can find similarly colourful cropped sweaters at ASOS and Urban Outfitters.
Add some interest to your outfits this winter with a bold pattern sweater. This cropped sweater features an all-over monochrome pattern. Wear it with a utilitarian anorak during the day or dress it up at night with a leather skirt. This BCBGeneration sweater costs fround $60 but you can also check out Forever 21 for more budget-friendly patterned sweaters this winter.
Channel your childhood in this cute Mickey Mouse sweater. The bright red cropped sweater features an iconic Mickey Mouse graphic pattern to the front. Give it a more grown up feel by wearing it with a leather jacket and high-waisted skinny jeans. You can pick yourself up one of these sweaters for $20 at Forever 21 as part of their Mickey & Co. collection.
Give your outfit a preppy feel with a plaid cropped sweater. The plaid trend is one to watch out for this winter, and a sweater is an easy way to wear the trend. This red and blue plaid sweater is very expensive from Miu Miu but you can always check out ASOS and Nasty Gal for more budget-friendly alternatives.
There are a range of cropped sweaters to choose from this winter. The short length makes them ideal for balancing out high-waisted skirts and trousers but they are also great for layering. How would you style a cropped sweater this season?
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