Women's Fashion

The New Autumn Trend That Harry Styles, Gucci and Your Grandad Have in Common

Cycling shorts, thong sandals, cargo trousers—we’ve lost track of the number of “unexpected” fashion trends that have transcended to become the height of cool, but if you asked us a few seasons ago, even we couldn’t predict that this retro item would make an appearance on the style agenda. 

Knitted vests have made a major comeback thanks to the likes of Gucci and Burberry, which made the preppy top a firm fixture on the runway way back in 2019. Ever since, the formerly fuddy-duddy knit has started to crop up in the outfits of our favourite influencers. 

Of course, you can borrow styling techniques from your grandpa by pairing them with a button-down shirt, but the sartorially savvy seem to be mimicking Chandler Bing by layering theirs over simple T-shirts—here’s looking at you, Anne-Victoire

Keep scrolling to see how fashion people are wearing the throwback buy. Then go on to shop the best knitted vests this autumn