Bookmark

My Faves

Click the bookmark icon to save all the stuff you love.

Be The First To Know

Your inside line on the new, unique and unmissable across Herts & Beds

Sign up to our newsletter

Reader Treats Just For You!

Big softy

It's expensive, it bobbles, but cashmere, I just can't quit you. Let me spin you a yarn about my new favourite jumper.

Blimey, is it still January? It’s cold, it’s dark and it’s boring so there’s only one thing for it – bring me cashmere and wrap me up like an Egyptian mummy, pronto.

My upper half is currently encased in this cosy, cheery, ’90s-esque number from cool Brit brand, Madeleine Thompson. Who doesn’t love a rainbow, right? Every time I’ve worn it, it’s garnered a compliment or three. And it reminds me of the tops I used to wear to sweaty indie discos circa 1996, although those ones certainly weren’t made of cashmere.

Pleasingly, the knitwear designer also has diffusion range for Next’s Label/Mix, with more wallet-friendly price points – this rainbow hoodie (above) is £99, although it’s soft merino rather than cashmere. You’ll be in good company – the always excellently attired Catastrophe star Sharon Horgan was photographed wearing a Madeleine Thompson rainbow lightning bolt jumper recently.

Need more? For a similar vibe (rainbows, lightning bolts), try Wyse, check out Gussy & Lou‘s neon-tipped sweaters and have a rootle around Needle‘s super sale. Elsewhere, Winser London‘s line is très chic or, for a more budget take, Uniqlo does the best on the high street from just £60. Top tip – go for the men’s jumpers as the cut is much better.

Words @Kerry_Potter

Find more ideas here

FashionWomen

Tell us what you think

Your email address will not be published.

* Required
* Required

Little Black Book

The Little Black Book

Our A-Z of the grooviest local businesses to help make your life easier

View the businesses
Home icon Back Home

The Urban Guide to the Countryside - Herts & Beds