Celebs With Classic Style Always Choose This Comfortable Winter Trend

Cozy knits are the backbone of our wardrobes this time of year, and as classic as they are, this season, they went on to achieve next-level fame that we didn't think was possible. The first inkling we got was on the F/W 19 runways, where Bottega Veneta, Lanvin, No21, and others showed artfully layered knit dresses, cardigans, and matching sets galore. But the trend really took off once it hit the celebrity street style circuit.

Katie Holmes, Hailey Bieber, Meghan Markle—basically all of our favorite It girls with classic style took to the trend like fish to water. We spotted them wearing all manner of cozy knit pieces and giving us a ton of inspo on how to make the basics look so cool, and, well, we just couldn't help ourselves, so we created our own affordable versions of the knit pieces we're seeing everywhere. Thanks to our Who What Wear collection, the comfy-yet-classic look can be yours for less than $40. Style our chunky cardigan with jeans or wear our knit dress with your favorite boots.

Ahead, see how we've charted the knit trend from the runways to celebrities' closets, and then shop our affordable versions at Target.

On the Runways

No21 F/W 19


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No21 F/W 19

Bottega Veneta F/W 19


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Bottega Veneta F/W 19

Lanvin F/W 19 runway


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Lanvin F/W 19

On Celebs

Katie Holmes cardigan



When Katie Holmes stepped out in that cardigan and matching knit bra, it sparked an internet frenzy, with people clamoring to get a similar look. Her layering idea was simple yet genius.

Hailey Bieber knit trend


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There's no limit when piling on knits if you're Hailey Bieber. She wore a camel-colored set, which we can only imagine being as comfy as sweats but looks far more put-together.

Meghan Markle knit trend



Meghan Markle elevated her basic knit sweater by combining luxe wintry textures like satin and velvet.

Selena Gomez knit cardigan


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Selena Gomez's cozy layers look like the ideal travel companion and are, in fact, convincing us to forgo leggings the next time we head to the airport.

knit dress trend



Nail French-girl style like Jeanne Damas by wearing a knit dress and ballet flats.

See and shop our affordable knitwear:

Our editor Judith has the right idea. She layered a tonal turtleneck underneath our chunky cardigan, and the effect is so elevated.

knit hoodie from Who What Wear


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Keep this brainless winter outfit from our editor Erin handy next time you reach for jeans and a sweater.

Just add a pair of fancy heels like our editor Allyson did. Easy as that.

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