I'm 56, Live in NYC, and Love Wearing These Knitwear Outfits

We routinely turn to Elaine Davis's feed, @squarepearls, when we're on the hunt for effortless and chic style inspiration. Given that she resides in NYC, she's more or less an expert in crafting those outfits that are elevated yet easy for that on-the-go lifestyle. She also happens to be 56. And while age has nothing to do with what you should or shouldn't wear, her more experienced sartorial point of view is also particularly intriguing. With all that in mind, we thought we'd get in touch with her to uncover the specific knitwear outfits she's into at the moment. You know, to inspire those winter ensembles.

"Living in NYC, I get to dress for all four seasons, and my favorites are fall and winter," she told us. "There's nothing I love more than cozy knitwear that I can dress up or down." On that note, below you'll uncover six outfits featuring various knitwear silhouettes that Davis is loving, and that you might be interested in testing out as well. Keep scrolling for more—there's also a smattering of shopping picks sprinkled throughout.

The sweater outfits a woman over 50 loves

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"When I want a more elevated sweater look, I'll opt for an embellished cardigan with a matching skirt."

How to wear a chunky knit

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"My oversize cable-knit pullovers are staples in my wardrobe and are both classic and trendy."

How to wear a knit dress this winter

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"A knit dress is one of my go-to looks during the fall and winter months. I find them super easy to dress up or down by changing my footwear and accessories."

How to wear a sweater this winter

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"I love how a pastel sweater pairs so beautifully with all my fall and winter neutrals." 

Stylish sweater outfit ideas

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"A long cardigan or 'coatigan' thrown over jeans and a tee pulls my casual weekend look all the way together."

Stylish jumpsuit outfit

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"Comfy, chic and versatile is definitely a combination that I strive for in an outfit on a regular basis. I always keep a knit jumpsuit handy. It checks all the boxes."

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