Trend to Try: Open-Weave Sweaters

Trend to Try: Open-Weave Sweaters(Source: FameFlynet Pictures)With the past week's schizophrenic weather pattern (steamy hot one day, shiver-inducing the next) we've got a few choice words for Mother Nature. But instead of ranting about the lingering early-spring weather, we're going to placate ourselves with our one fail-safe solution for fluctuating temps: the open-weave sweater. Warm yet breathable, it's the ultimate layer for days when the air is just a few degrees shy of summer—but you can't bare the thought of wearing a jacket yet again.

The knit style is also perfect for cool July evenings spent in lake country, New England beach resorts and anywhere else the temp dips at night. Plus, you can pair the piece with just about anything. One great option: A pair of neutral tailored shorts, like the ones spotted on Ali Larter.
 
Trend to Try: Open-Weave Sweaters(Source: FameFlynet Pictures)Reese Witherspoon also paired her slouchy loose-knit sweater with a pair of white shorts.
Trend to Try: Open-Weave Sweaters(Source: FameFlynet Pictures)We also love the style worn atop a flirty sundress, à la Emmy Rossum, below.
Trend to Try: Open-Weave Sweaters(Source: FameFlynet Pictures)Shop our picks for the best wear-with-everything summer knits, below.
Trend to Try: Open-Weave Sweaters(Source: Forever 21, Club Monaco, Saks Fifth Avenue)Forever 21 Open Knit V-Neck Sweater, $23, at Forever 21; Club Monaco Linda Crocheted Sweater $198.50 $99, at Club MonacoRag & Bone Slouchy Open-Weave Cotton Sweater, $275, at Saks Fifth Avenue

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