I Live in Black Sweaters and Think These 19 Are the Absolute Best

Anna LaPlaca
·3 min read

There are certain wardrobe staples that will never, and I mean never, go out of style no matter how many trends may come and go. Among them are vintage jeans, black ankle boots, leather jackets, and yes, black sweaters. As a connoisseur of black sweaters myself, I truly couldn't imagine my wardrobe without at least several of them. They go with so many different outfits, whether it's a simple turtleneck and jeans combo or a cardigan layered on top of a dress, and just always look chic. What's not to love?

Personally, I have a few categories of black sweaters on rotation in my closet—my must-haves, if you will. Black turtlenecks, for one as well as a cute cropped knit to pair with high-waisted pants and skirts. Since I'm a big fan of the staple, I'm always looking for the coolest versions on the market and I'm pleased to share that I've found 19 such black sweaters that have earned my stamp of approval. So if you're looking to re-stock your staples, I suggest you scroll through the below edit to find one (or two) that suit you.

Black Cardigans

Reformation Ruby Cardigan Set ($128)

So many ways to style this set.

& Other Stories Bee Button Alpaca Blend Cardigan ($99)

It's the novelty buttons for me.

Vince Ribbed Wool & Cashmere Cardigan ($495)

Vince's sweaters are simply in a category all their own. IYKYK.

Callahan X Revolve Cardigan in Black ($98)

I want this whole loungewear set, to be honest, but I'll start with the cardigan.

Line & Dot Mariah Ribbed Sweater Cardigan ($27)

The perfect cropped cardigan shape, if you ask me.

Black Turtlenecks

Cos Fine Turtleneck Wool Top ($69)

A layering piece you'll wear over and over.

Good American Ruched Turtleneck Bodysuit ($86)

I always stock a few turtleneck bodysuits because they offer that seamless tucked-in look.

Anine Bing Clare Top ($149)

The ribbed texture on this is so good.

Scoop Shine Turtleneck Bodysuit ($20)

An worthy addition to any closet.

H&M Ribbed Turtleneck Sweater ($25)

Cozy up in this chunky knit for the rest of winter.

Black Sweaters with Asymmetric Necklines

The Range Mass Rib Carved Turtleneck ($165)

I always look to this NYC-based brand for cool basics.

Topshop Spliced Rollneck Sweater ($34)

These cutouts are weird, but the good kind of weird.

H&M One-Shoulder Sweater ($30)

How to look cool without trying 101.

& Other Stories Fitted Asymmetric Button Up Knit Cardigan ($59)

Wear this with jeans for a simple but effective look.

The Drop Josephine Long Sleeve Cutout Loose Turtleneck Sweater ($45)

The easiest way to get in on the cutout trend.

Black Cropped Sweaters

Orseund Iris Cropped Ribbed-Knit Turtleneck Sweater ($555)

The cropped turtleneck to end them all.

Zara Cropped Ribbed Sweater ($40)

All about this styling idea.

Rosie Assoulin Thousand in One Ways Convertible Cropped Ribbed Wool Turtleneck Sweater ($995)

As the name suggests, this single knit can worn in any number of ways.

Camila Coelho Meriam Tie Back Sweater in Black ($150)

The backless trend everyone's flaunting on Instagram.

Urban Outfitters Uo Skylar Ribbed Button-Front Cropped Sweater ($59)

The '90s called...

Next up, shop the anti-skinny jean trend that's still trending hard.

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