Jeanne Beker on the best sweaters for fall

jeanne-beker-plaidOne of Canada’s most trusted authorities on style and fashion, Jeanne Beker has covered the industry for more than 30 years. Now watch her in her current style editor role on TSC’s Style Matters with Jeanne Beker or tune into her new podcast Beyond Style Matters, available wherever you get your podcasts. 


Once you feel that autumn breeze, it’s time to get cosy. We asked Jeanne Beker to pick the best sweaters for fall that you can dress up for a night out or wear for that daily Zoom meeting.

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A) Splatter style

“I like this cashmere rainbow foil, and I love the idea of paint splatters and the irreverence of it.” WANT.ca, $475.95

B) Go graphic

“This is a real standout. The heart print is really fun and graphic. It has a lot of whimsy to it.” MaskaMode.com, $189

C) Smooch sweater

“I adore the lips. They’re just absolutely adorable. This sweater is really fun. It doesn’t take itself seriously.” WANT.ca, $199.95

D) Stripe it up

“I love black and white stripes, and it’s got that shoulder detailing. We’re supporting a Canadian label: Smythe.” CanopyBlue.ca, $118.50


E) Perfect pink

“This shoulder detailing is a very big trend now, especially if you’re still doing Zoom calls.” IntermixOnline.com, $572.95

F) Warm in wool

“I love the balloon sleeve detailing, and it’s merino wool, so it will be soft. It looks really comfy.” TNTFashion.ca, $881

G) Metallic glam

“I love this metallic detailing, it’s going to look very glamorous. It’s a beautiful sweater.” MaskaMode.com, $169

H) A touch of drama

“I really love this Isabel Marant sweater. It’s got the oversized puff shoulders; there’s a lot of drama to this.” HoltRenfrew.com, $1,095


I) Ultra luxe

“I love this Margiela one. It’s beautiful with these long luxurious sleeves with the olive green accents.” TheBay.com, $365.99

J) Cat lover

“I love this one from Moncler. It’s so charming. It’s adorable. I want one in every colour. I adore the whimsy of this.” SportingLife.ca, $519.98

K) Looking for layers

“I love a generous, cosy turtleneck, and it works perfectly as a layering piece. It has an elegant simplicity.” AndrewsCo.com, $620

L) Cosy in cashmere

“This is so perfect for the season. You want to go gather pumpkins in this ribbed cashmere sweater.” Fredas.com, $430

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