Emma Watson in a long sleeved knitwear dress | Source: Wallpaper Flare

Chic Comfort: Seven Luxury Knitwear Brands You Need to Know

Effortlessly comfortable and casually stylish, knitwear is a winter fashion staple. Combining snugness with style, it could be cashmere, wool or angora and it may be colourful, patterned or plain – there’s an endless variety when it comes to luxury knitwear. If you’re looking for a must-have piece for your cold-weather wardrobe, here’s a look at the best knitwear brands you should be checking out.


The luxury Italian fashion house is renowned for its boldly colourful and textural knitwear designs. Defined by an eclectic colour palette and free-spirited flair, Missoni produces some of the finest luxury knits for both men and women in a massive range of styles. Expect to stand out and make a statement with a Missoni piece.

Frisson Knits

The New Zealand brand is known for using ethically sourced fabrics such as wool from New Zealand’s Angora goats. Its soft sweaters feature a chunky design with flowing sleeves and casual colours all handcrafted with yarn, knitting needles and a needle and thread. Frisson Knits is for those who put sustainability and casual comfort first.


Launched as a cashmere brand in 2000, the Danish brand is now known for its signature prints and bold shapes crafted in lush cashmere, baggy cotton, and recycled wool. The Scandinavian style favourite delivers a chic feel and versatile style across a range that includes pullovers, cardigans, and turtlenecks. A Ganni knitwear piece is the perfect adaptable wardrobe staple.

& Daughter

“Offering considered clothing for modern lifestyles,” the British and Irish brand priorities sustainability and quality. With knitwear crafted slowly from 100 per cent natural yarns and in limited runs, find sustainable and high-quallity sweatshirts, turtlenecks, cardigans, pullovers, and crewnecks to choose from. If you want knitwear that is beautifully made and eco-friendly, & Daughter is the brand you need.


Embodying a signature sensuality and ease, the New York-based brand is known for its premium materials, sharp details and well-balanced knitwear. Alongside its beloved cult pieces such as the bell-sleeve Scarlet cardigan and relaxed polo Jo sweater, Khaite also produces knitted dresses, bras and tops. Chic, stylish and classic, Khaite knitwear is a timeless addition to any wardrobe.

Loro Piana

The Italian atelier specialises in luxury knitwear with subtle detailing crafted from premium-quality fabrics. The LVMH-owned brand offers a range that exudes uncompromising excellence and natural elegance across sweaters, v-necks, crewnecks, turtlenecks and more. Opulent knitwear at its finest, Loro Piana is for those who want all the grace and glamour.

The Elder Statesman

Founded in 2007, the Los Angeles based brand delivers luxury knitwear in sumptuous materials with a quirky Californian edge. Created from the finest cashmere, expect vibrant colours, bold patterns and lively designs that’ll make the wearer stand out in any crowd. If you want your luxury knitwear to be loud, exciting and eclectic, you can’t look past this American brand.

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