Fall’s a-comin’, and before you know it, you’ll be trading your sundresses and sandals for jeans, boots and, of course, cozy sweaters. There’s something magical about that first crisp day when you can sport your new sweater without perspiring, isn’t there? Maybe you’re holding a latter, maybe you’re joyfully kicking about the first fallen leaves. Whatever you’re doing, you know you look good because you feel good. That’s the power of the perfect cozy sweater. Here are 17 stylish sweaters you can buy right now. Buying them now ensures they won’t be gone (they won’t be around forever), and you can even anticipate wearing ’em for Canada’s regularly scheduled weather programming.
17 fall sweaters you need to scoop up now before they’re gone
Animal InstinctForget Fair Isle! Add some excitement to your sweater collection with a little animal print.
Loft Animal Jacquard Dolman Sweater, $83 at Loft. Loft
Faux TweedGet the look of fall staple tweed without the scratchiness. This tweed patterned pullover is made of soft merino wool (ooo).
J.Crew Tweed Pullover Sweater, $143 at J.Crew. J.Crew
The 'Coatigan'The best way to wear a cardigan this fall? Let it double as a coat until the temperature drops enough that you need a real coat. This burgundy one looks great with dark denim.
Loft Bonfire Cardigan, $124 at Loft.Loft
The 'Coatigan'A great way to dress up weekend leggings and a tee, this striped coatigan looks polished and cozy.
Loft Striped Coatigan, $136 at Loft.Loft
Swishy 'Coatigan'Add some slough to a more structured ensemble, or throw this soft knit over your yoga basics while curling up next to a roaring fire (or your TV).
Aritzia Community Arria Sweater, $95 at Aritzia.Aritzia
Shag Now and LaterTexture is a big fall trend, especially in knit wear. This shaggy, tunic-length sweater takes the sweater vest to new territory. Wear it as a dress with tights, a top with jeans or throw it over a t-shirt or even a button-up.
Aritzia Wilfred Free Audy Sweater, $195 at Aritzia.Aritzia
'70s ShagA little fringe only adds interest to fall sweaters. This patterned 'coatigan' features the perfect amount of calf-grazing fringe. Wear it with a dress or over flared jeans for a '70s vibe.
H&M Jacquard Knit Poncho, $40 at H&M.H&M
Shag LadyThis tweedy, Chanel-inspired knit has frayed edges that nicely contrast its polished look.
Mango Frayed Edges Cardigan, $90 at Mango.Mango
Cropped OffCropped doesn't have to mean belly baring. This sweater is almost guaranteed to meet the waistband of your jeans, because who wants bare skin when it's cold out?
Aritzia Wilfred Free Jenner Sweater, $165 at Aritzia.Aritizia
Proportion ControlPlay with proportions. A loose fit yet shrunken turtleneck would look great over a long button-up and skinny pants or even a more fitted sheath.
Zara High Neck Sweater, $50 at Zara.Zara
Crop Goes the WorldAfraid to show some skin in a crop? Be sure to layer and try a pair of the season's high-waisted pants.
Zara Jacquard Sweater, $50 at Zara. Zara
Lounge-WorthyWhat's even better than a cozy sweater? An oversized one. This poncho looks great over skinny jeans or leggings and is sure to become a weekend staple.
Aritzia Community Kratos Sweater, $110 at Aritzia.Aritzia
Jump To ItOversized doesn't have to mean exaggerated. This hip-length, loose sweater is both comfortable and flattering.
H&M Oversized Jumper, $25 at H&M. H&M
The Boyfriend's BackThis boyfriend sweater has a '90s look without being too literal. An open weave and roomy fit make it great for wearing with jeans but it also adds an interesting contrast to dresses. Don't forget your Doc Martens.
Mango Open Knit Sweater, $80 at Mango.Mango
A Good RibbingThe horizontal rib and soft funnel neck make this sweater stand out. Wear it with dress pants to work, jeans on the weekend or really, pj pants around the house.
Club Monaco Justy Ribbed Turtleneck, $269 at Club Monaco.Club Monaco
Swiftian SweaterA short-sleeved fitted turtleneck looks adorable with a tone-on-tone bottom, whether a skirt or your favourite grey suit pants. Taylor Swift would approve.
Zara Funnel Collar Top, $46 at Zara. Zara
The Everything SweaterIt's a sweater, coat and scarf all in one! This luxe, cashmere poncho will elevate your favourite jeans and beat up boots.
Ann Taylor Cashmere Turtleneck Poncho, $346 at Ann Taylor. Ann Taylor