These 27 Buys Prove Arket, M&S and Uniqlo Have the Best Knitwear This Year

Strong knitwear is the crux of every good wardrobe, but finding the best styles is easier said than done. Firstly, you need to identify your budget. Then you need to choose whether you're looking for something classic or prefer a statement-making knit. Then—you need to find it—The One. The perfect jumper to see you right through till spring. If it sounds like a daunting task, that's because it is. But fret not, for we've made it easy for you. 


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Seeing as we've been keeping close watch at the knitwear goings on for the last few weeks, we know exactly where to find the best, most versatile options—and it just so happens to be on the high street. 

Marks & Spencer, Arket and Uniqlo are leading the knitwear charge with their respective offerings. Arket's currently exploring unique silhouettes in a tonal colour palette, while Marks & Spencer is serving up some of the most directional styles on offer alongside its trademark affordable cashmere. Similarly, Uniqlo has cashmere at prices that need to be seen to be believed, as well as all the layering essentials you need to see out the winter in toasty style. So, keep scrolling to see and shop the best knitwear from Arket, Marks & Spencer and Uniqlo.




This post was originally published at an earlier time and has since been updated.

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Maxine Eggenberger
Deputy Editor

Maxine Eggenberger is Who What Wear UK’s deputy editor and has over thirteen years of experience in fashion journalism. She been creating engaging and elevated style content specifically for Who What Wear UK since 2018, covering runway reports, emerging trends, long-form features, self-styled shopping stories and columns, including her edit of the best new-in buys. She ensures the highest editorial standards are met across the site, leads the editorial team in their SEO strategy and keyword planning, works closely with the beauty team on content initiatives, represents the brand at industry events, and regularly contributes to social media, including her own Who What Wear UK TikTok franchise, French Style Fridays. Previously, Maxine appeared on ITV's This Morning in her own fashion segment and has interviewed countless celebrities—everyone from Victoria Beckham to Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o.

Prior to Who What Wear UK, Maxine’s career began when, after completing her first-ever internship at Look magazine, she was offered a position on the brand's fashion desk. She accepted, leaving university a year early in the process. Her passion and natural talent for writing and styling meant she swiftly rose through the ranks to become the title's fashion news and commercial content editor, with a stint as’s fashion and beauty writer along the way. She later served as Look’s acting Editor in Chief, overseeing both print and digital, before embarking on a successful freelance career, working with Grazia, The Pool, and Marie Claire amongst others.

Maxine is based remotely from her countryside home near Edinburgh where she spends her downtime renovating her house, walking her dogs, hosting friends and trying to master the art of making Old Fashioned cocktails.