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The 20 Best Cheap Sweaters for Work

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Yeah, it’s cold and it’s not just limited to the time spent commuting. Even when the heat’s blasting there’s always a cold section of the office (namely, where you sit) and a silk blouse alone won’t cut it. Because being warm, stylish, and work-appropriate is possible without spending a ton, here are some great sweaters $100 and under. (And should you need extra protection, consider adding some layers too.)

See all of our favorite picks below.

The Pastel Pick

Halogen Tie Bell Sleeve Sweater

Muted happy colors like lilac, pale pink, and baby blue are exactly what you need to get through a dark winter.

The Best Chunky Knit

J.Crew Cable Knit Mock Neck Sweater

A vibrant color balances out a cable knit so it doesn’t look like a bowl of oatmeal.

The Boho Option

Farrow Mischa Sweater

How do you make a cable-knit sweater less stuffy and preppy? Add fringed sleeves.

The Most Versatile

Everlane The Cashmere Crew

For a cheap cashmere sweater, you can’t beat Everlane’s crew neck.

The Layering Tool

Farrow Maya Sweater

Roomy enough for a shirt (or two) underneath.

The Most Cuddly

BB Dakota Debra Sweater

The texture on this will feel like a blanket swaddling your body.
Original Price: $88

The Updated Tennis Sweater

H&M Knit Sweater

The oversize fit and contrasting pattern are a nice alternative to basic black.

The Dramatic One

& Other Stories Puffy Sleeve Sweater

Because you like people looking at your clothes.

The Updated Classic

& Other Stories High Neck Sweater

You can never have enough black turtlenecks.

The One for Petite Women

Stelen Irina Sweater in Heather Violet

Use the strings to shorten the sleeves to your exact liking.

When You’re Tired of Basics (But You Work in a Conservative Office)

Vince Camuto Tipped Bell Sleeve Sweater

A subtle bell sleeve is just trendy enough to fly in the workplace.

When You’re Not Over Millennial Pink

Madewell Northfield Mock Neck Sweater

If you still can’t get enough of the popular shade, here’s another one for your closet.

The Perfect Winter White

Topshop Super Soft Ribbed Roll Neck Sweater

All the best things about a sweater (soft, roomy sleeves and a thick roll neck) can be found here.

The Nautical Option

Mango Buttoned Striped Sweater

For everyone that would rather be on a boat.
Original Price: $70

The Fuzziest Option

Farrow Rosanna Sweater

Look super trendy without putting in any effort (and staying warm)

The Céline Knockoff

H&M Fine-Knit Sweater

The best way to style it is exactly as it is on the website — slouchy, over a collared shirt and paired with wide-legged pants.

The Colorful Option

Daisy Street Skinny Knit Sweater In Color Block Rainbow Stripe

Pair with neutral pants for a bit of ’80s flair.

The Best Color Block

PrettyLittleThing Color Block Sweater

The grown-up version of a cheerleading sweater.

When You Need Cashmere ASAP

Lark & Ro Women’s 100% Cashmere Slim-Fit V-Neck Sweater

We’ve written about this solid, affordable cashmere option before. It’s the perfect sweater when you’re in a pinch and don’t want to wait for a statement piece.

When You Need a Solid Basic

Uniqlo Women Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater

If you’re ordering some layering pieces on sale, you might as well throw in this marked down cashmere sweater too.
Original Price: $80

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The 20 Best Cheap Sweaters for Work