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Now Trending: Knitwear Is Back & Hotter Than Ever

Each season there are classics that stand the test of time regardless of what's in style. This fall, knitwear is back as a major seasonal trend defining fashion and what it means to be cool and comfortable. Unlike years prior, these aren't your ordinary knits. Designers are drastically reinventing this fall essential with a range of on-trend styles and features. Utilizing patterns featuring cutouts, criss-cross halter tops and two-piece sets, these knitted looks are sexier than ever before. Not only is knitwear a must-have because of its ease and comfort, it's the undeniable effortlessly chic that leaves me wanting more.


Whether worn as a dress or head to toe set, there's a knit for every occasion. Until recently, I'd never given knits a try and thought most were a little too frumpy or basic for my liking. Head over heels with the latest styles, a little creativity seemed to be all that was missing. If you're in need of a few edgy looks for fall, tap into these fashion forward knitted looks that will guarantee your hottest fall on record.

Knitted Two-Piece Set

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Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

Matching two-piece sets surged in popularity this past summer so it's no wonder they're still trending this fall. Two major selling points of this look are the upper waist cutouts on the knit bottoms in addition to the backless feature of its matching cropped cream top. Super sexy yet classy, this effortless two piece outfit serves 360-deliciousness.

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Top: Revolve

Bottom:Revolve

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Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

Biker Shorts

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

As a girl on the go, I love a pair of ultra sleek biker shorts. Extremely versatile, they can be dressed up or down depending on the style and/or the day's events. As we're transitioning into colder weather, I've had my sights set on knit biker shorts that were both chic and extremely comfortable. These neutral-toned booty-hugging shorts were everything I needed. Paired with a cream blazer and cropped top, this is one one my favorite looks for early fall.

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Shorts: Revolve

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Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

Multi-Way Ribbed Knit Halter Dress

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

Falling in love with this kiwi Simon Miller dress at first glance, I knew it had to be mine immediately. Along with the amazing color and super soft material, this dress can be converted into both a deep v-neck or criss-cross halter style. For me, functionality is extremely important so the idea of two dresses in one is even more reason to add this into my fall rotation. Paired with a calf boot or high-heeled mule, this knitted look is another for the books.

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Dress: Revolve

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

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Featured image by Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

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