© Provided by Are Media Pty LtdSick of wearing heavy knits? The 'soft romper' is the stylish yet versatile knitwear to stock up on this winter. Here the best...
As the winter chill imminently approaches and the warmth of summer begins to bid us adieu-far too soon, in our opinion-it's only natural that knitwear takes top spot in our wardrobes.
Aside from matching knit sets and cosy micro-cardigans, there's a new fashion trend that's blooming in the crisp and cool air.
Introducing: the 'soft romper'.
Over the past year, we've witnessed endless parades of knit-everything, hoodies were favoured and cocooning oneself in a wool ensemble was a go-to for most. But now, the knitted romper offers the best of both worlds-the comfort of its soft fabrication, plus the sensuality of a figure-hugging silhouette.
Thanks to French designer Simon Porte Jacquemus, who is currently taking the fashion world by storm, his new, equally tactile piece has taken Instagram by storm, particularly after being spotted on Hailey Bieber.
Spotted on influencers and fashion's It-crowd alike, the trend offers an elevated aesthetic that can be worn on its own-for those into a beach look à la the 1920s-or can be used as a bodysuit, to sit flush under a tailored pair of trousers or a feminine skirt.
Whether it's Jacquemus' drool-worthy and bank account-draining French aesthetic that caught Bieber's eye or perhaps the lightweight ribbed fabrication or ultra-flattering silhouette-either way, the creamy romper is sure to have us following suit as the temperature drops.
Practical enough to sport as you spend the day working from home, but polished enough to throw on under a neutral pant as you head to dinner with the girls, it's worth grabbing a few variations to spice up the otherwise dull atmosphere of a bleak winter.
THE BEST KNIT ROMPERS YOU CAN BUY IN AUSTRALIA
Looking for a neutral knit one-piece for your winter wardrobe? Keep scrolling for ELLE's round-up of the best knitted rompers you can buy in Australia right now.