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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Fall trend: Animal sweaters


I keep spotting pretty women around New York with animals peeking out from underneath their jackets—sheep, foxes, more foxes, owls, birds.. My favorite is this adorable dog sweater, which would be great to wear on fall days with jeans and moccasins.

Thoughts? Would you wear an animal sweater?

P.S. 5 other fall trends.

77 comments:

Erin said...

I've been eyeing that French Hen sweater for a while. They have a scarf with the same print but I can't find it on their website. Adorable!

Kristin Dennis said...

YES! I'm a knitter so I love sweaters!

Also reminds me of this amazing Tumblr: http://www.thecosbysweaterproject.com/

Joanna Goddard said...

haha, that's hilarious, kristin!! and, erin, i took a peek at the jcrew website and it looks like the scarf is sold out. here is one on eBay, although it's not cheap! http://compare.ebay.com/like/310485277836?var=lv&ltyp=AllFixedPriceItemTypes&var=sbar

xoxo

Maggie Diamond said...

We have a Frenchie that looks just like that, I have to have this sweater. So adorable!

Lynn Dylan said...

Yes, I would. Just altered a skirt and shirt to make a dress with an owl on the front.

http://dylansdress.blogspot.com/2012/10/owl-couture-accessorized.html

Love the doggie sweater!!

xoxo
Lynn

Chelsea MacMeekin said...

I love the JCrew frenchie sweater! It will be in my closet!!

Chelsea
www.hautechildinthecity.com

Maywyn said...

Yes! Totally in love with animal sweaters. I also want an animal tee and night shirt. Wearing too cuteness has to be a positive experience.

ale norris said...

i would definitely wear the hell out of that sweater! adorable.
-ale

Kate Harvey said...

I don't think I would! Cute for little girls I think but I'm a little dubious about this trend for grown women! :))

Morgan Liti said...

Love this pup sweater. I actually just posted photos wearing the J.Crew French hen sweater yesterday - it's my new favorite! Love how playful and classic this trend is. :)

Morgan
seemomogo.blogspot.com

The Slow Pace said...

I have a fantastic pug sweater from Compoir des Cottoniers!
I'm looking forward to this Christmas, finally reindeer sweaters are going to be fashionable!!! yay!!!

www.theslowpace.wordpress.com

Christina said...

Absolutely love this trend! I am also really into fox jewelry right now...

Michelle Foster said...

Nothing tooo cutesy but would love a sharp looking one. Like the fox or dog one. I think it adds so quirky style to a boring wardrobe.
-Michelle {LiveLoudly}

p.s- Minnie Mouse or Mickey Mouse doesn't qualify as an animal sweater!

msp said...

oh man, i have a frenchie at home and might just need to honor him on the daily by picking this sweater up.

Mallory Recor said...

Totally. I'm just looking for the right fox sweater. And hoping this trend won't look too dated next fall, because I don't think I'll find something to stretch over this pregnant belly this fall.

Sarah said...

I'm with Kate Harvey -- not for me, but my almost-three-year-old daughter has a great "critter" t-shirt in a neon green. But I'd take the Frenchie sweater over this one from J. Crew, which is...well...not for me: http://www.jcrew.com/womens_category/sweaters/crewnecks/PRDOVR~29028/29028.jsp

H said...

I can't decide if this trend is too childish, but there are some vintage sweaters that are more subtle--and just do a silhouette.
Loving this vintage one:
http://r.ebay.com/6rZH39

holtkamp said...

yes, i love this trend!

Maria said...

I WOULD wear an animal sweater. I WOULD.

Maria xx
www.cheekypinktulip.blogspot.com

Caroline, No. said...

you've just reminded me of the existence of my cat jumper!

so, the answer is yes. :)

Kassandra said...

This Owl Sweater from Nordstrom has become my uniform!
http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/kensie-owl-intarsia-sweater/3323105?origin=keywordsearch&contextualcategoryid=0&fashionColor=Heather+Dijon+Combo&resultback=218

& this horse sweater has been on my wishlist!
http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/joie-eloisa-horse-sweater/3377084?origin=keywordsearch&contextualcategoryid=0&fashionColor=&resultback=36

H said...

I can get behind this madewell sweater as well:
http://r.ebay.com/1k9eEB

a.levadas said...

I like them in theory but i think they're a bit too trendy. I love sweaters and I'm not sure about the longevity of these. I like my sweaters to last and last, that's part of the joy of bringing them out each year for the fall and winter seasons. I have a jcrew cardigan I've had for at least 15 years and I wear it every year. I do like owl one though, that one seems a bit timeless with the retro graphic and the sheep one would work in a smaller scale.

VintageDanielle said...

I love this trend, it's super cute and fun to wear.

Melody Rowell said...

So cute. Reminds me of Margo's horse sweater during the Christmas party scene of Lars & the Real Girl. Wish I could find a picture of it!

Nomadic D. said...

I'm not usually too into them, but I totally fell in love with this one from Oysho:

http://nomadic-d.blogspot.com.es/2012/10/counting-sheep.html

C'est La Vie said...

yes, i love them i think they're so sweet!

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C'est La Vie said...

yes, i love them i think they're so sweet!

alovelystateofmind.wordpress.com

Miki said...

I love animal patterned clothes! And these are all oh so beautiful! If only I could afford them ...

Happy midweek, Joanna! ;D

Miki.

Anna Hutcheson said...

I love fox sweaters! But I love the Frenchie sweater even more!

Monica | Hola!design said...

yes! I've seen them everywhere and think they're adorable.
Urban Outfitters has cute ones.

Jamie said...

YES! Its on my must buy soon list.

Liz Lauren said...

loving it!


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Jessie Nethercott said...

Love this! I have a sheep sweater that has been my cozy favorite for awhile now. My husband makes fun of me for wearing it but now I can tell him that I'm right on trend!

katilda said...

ummm yeah I definitely bought a gray sweater with small black horses printed all over it a few months ago! It is the greatest thing ever! I love it when people do a double take and realize there are horses on my shirt.

Liz said...

noticed h&m are doing them too! I can sort of justify that.

Scout and Rice said...

I'm not a fan to be honest. This whole trend of animals on knitted sweaters reminds me so much of that episode of Portlandia where they 'put a bird on it': http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XM3vWJmpfo

J.R.R. said...

Hell yeah, if I was in 3rd grade!

Dorothy Gorczyca said...

Love this dog sweater!! I've been noticing all the animal sweaters too. For more on lifestyle, check out our blog Gorgeously Wed and Ever After. www.gorgeouslywed.com.

Kate Uhry said...

love, I have been noticing foxes on everything (Tory Burch, Etc). Which is cute, because it is my middle name, but I love the J.Crew Sweaters!

Laura said...

That's because you want a dog, Joanna! Do it...Do it...Do it....

Laura said...

That's because you want a dog, Joanna! Do it...Do it...Do it....

RoOHOohoO said...

I don't know...I saw that they had these at a few stores this past weekend. Not my style...but then again they fit in the ugly sweater category ;) Check out these sweaters for a good laugh: http://www.tipsyelves.com/sweaters

Katie Rose said...

I overnighted this sweater as soon as it came out so I could wear it to my frenchie's birthday party on Sunday! See pics of my frenchie and my frenchie sweater at theroserecord.blogspot.com. Also, it's so comfortable and doesn't ball up at all.

primjillie said...

Not really. I like classic sweaters better. Maybe on a little one, though.

simplykimross said...

Absolutely not!!

Mal said...

I keep getting tempted by that french hen sweater, it makes me chuckle everytime I see it.

Mal @ The Chic Geek

Patricia O'Shaughnessy said...

I think this would be cute if I was a little girl or maybe even a teen. But as a grown woman, I think it is too trendy and just becomes an ugly old lady sweater. Like Christmas sweaters were in the 80 s. not for me. Cute for my kid.

Yelle said...

This is so cute! I would totally wear an animal sweater! Especially if mine fit as swell as that models, she looks so good!

LV said...

um nope. They are cute for other people. It reminds me of grown ass men wearing shirts with cartoon characters.

Molly said...

i likey!!

fromtheloftabove said...

I definitely would, I'm the biggest dog fan! I've got a miniature schnauzer and she is just the cutest thing. That frenchie bull dog reminds me of Stella the French Bulldog from Modern Family!

estebach said...

how about these? - GORGEOUS on EBAY!!!
1/2 size too large for me.
Vintage Banana Republic Women's Polished Black All Leather Loafer
Made in Italy- which is my only gage for quality these days.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Banana-Republic-Womens-Polished-Black-All-Leather-Loafer-/281009394255?pt=US_Women_s_Shoes&hash=item416d77124f
hope they are your size.

Seasick Sarah said...

Not with my heaving bosom but I do think it looks cute on lanky girls with a tomboy vibe!

Le living and co. said...

I totally agree with you! It's all about having a little fun. I actually included the same sweater in my post this morning : lelivingandco.blogspot.ca
xx

LRB said...

I am pro-animal sweaters this season!

http://www.littleredbook-thatshaute.blogspot.com
@littleredbookxo

Bethie said...

I can't tell you how much I LOVE this trend! I found a horse sweater last year in the kid's section of H&M (it's actually meant to be a sweater dress) and have absolutely worn it out. I'm happy to know that I'll likely be able to replace it with an actual adult piece of clothing! You can see it (well most of it) here:

http://miltonsmanor.blogspot.com/2011/12/parisian-birthday.html

claudia said...

My favorite sweater is a hedgehog print one, which, from far away looks like large polka dots and up close, is both hilarious and adorable. I have to keep myself from wearing it too often lest I wear it out!

Natasha Nagorna said...

i bought this same Frenchie sweater from J.Crew just last week! cool to see it now in your blog, and get inspiration for other fall trends. Thank you. ps and by the way, not sure if The Kooples brand has reached the US yet, here in Europe it's pretty popular. You might like their animal tee's, too: http://www.thekooples.co.uk/sport-women/sport-t-shirt.html
cheers

Anke said...

Hm, I keep seeing them everywhere, but for some reason I'm convinced they would make me look like a child! I should try one on I guess and take a good friend for an honest opinion:)

Lindsey said...

I would totally wear one! I'm on the hunt for a schnauzer sweater!

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Kelly said...

Love the Frenchie sweater! I love the J.CREW French Hen too but I'm holding out for the Frenchie pup!

Molly said...

I absolutely love this fashion trend!! This dog sweater you found is adorable. I would definitely wear it. I have a sweater similar to this style, but instead it just has a giant heart in the middle rather than an animal. It's from J. Crew and it is one of my favorites!! So young, yet fun and chic to wear!

Sarah M said...

Yes!! Can't wait to get one!

*** KITSCH *** said...

Yes, i love animal sweaters too!

Nichole said...

I am all over the animal sweaters. You know what would be cool? If they allowed you to customize with your own pet. Yes, I really love my dog and yes, I am a dork.

Jillian said...

I'm loving sweaters like this. I just bought one from J.Crew with a giant heart in the middle.
http://lifeonhighstreet.wordpress.com/

Victoria said...

Yep, wearing the J Crew 'French Hen ' one right now. The Huzz isn't so sure!!!

saleheadphonee said...

It is so lovely, just great for fall! Love sweaters quite much. I often got my Abercrombie & Fitch sweaters at http://www.abercrombieandfitchparispascher.net/

Jolene - EverydayFoodie said...

I would totally wear an animal sweater!

Joanne S. said...

such a cute outfit!

xx Joanne
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Molly said...

I am loving this new sweater trend!! I actually have the dog sweater from J.Crew and absolutely love it!! It makes such a cute outfit and looks great with my new Miu Miu designer handbag!

E! said...

does my penguin hoodie count? http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/582614_10151001602094062_1326213534_n.jpg

Anna Young said...

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V said...

Obsessed with animals on clothes. Just blogged about the fox trend!

Check it out here:

http://sequinsforbreakfast.com

Allison Donohue said...

So cute, and you're right they're everywhere this season!

http://allisondono.blogspot.com/

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