The 19 Most Stylish Black Sweater Styles For Winter 

By  Emily Konatella

LAST UPDATED - December 11, 2023

When it comes to winter clothes, few styles are more versatile than a basic black sweater. So to help you shop and find your next wardrobe staple, we've rounded up 19 of the most stylish black sweaters below. From classic to new arrivals, and from chunky knits to sexy-cut out sweaters, there's something for every winter wardrobe.

19 Stylish Women Black Sweaters for Your Winter Wardrobe

Everlane The Chunky Cardigan

The Chunky Cardigan from Everlane makes a worthy addition to any sweater drawer. It's made from 100% organic cotton that's thick and warm without feeling itchy or causing you to overheat. A two-way zip front, retro-inspired collar, and slightly cropped length make it versatile enough to be dressed up or down with ease. Style it unzipped with a white tee under or solo with your favorite jeans. This is a must-have on your shopping list.

ASTR The Label Elson Sweater

Spice up your winter wardrobe with ASTR The Label's Elson Sweater. The fitted black sweater features a statement-making open back with a detachable T-strap chain. It's made from a rib-knit viscose blend that's breathable, comfortable, and lightweight enough to layer under any coat. For maximum impact, style the sexy sweater with an all-black outfit.

Proenza Schouler X Mercedes-Benz Eco-Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater

This undeniably chic Proenza Schouler Eco-Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater was designed in collaboration with the infamous German automaker Mercedes-Benz. It's the pinnacle of fine craftsmanship and luxe materials. The black turtleneck sweater is knit from 50% virgin cashmere and 50% upcycled cashmere yarn sourced from discarded sweaters. A roomy, oversized fit makes it ideal for casual cold-weather outfits and laid-back layers.

Frame Cut-Out Turtleneck Cashmere-Blend Sweater

Frame's Cut-Out Turtleneck Cashmere-Blend sweater makes the perfect choice for a chilly date night. The chest cut-out shows off just the right amount of skin, while the cashmere-wool blend fabric keeps you nice and warm. Ribbed trim along the neck, cuffs, and bottom hem adds a touch of style and shape. Pair with a black skirt, black jeans, or black leather pants for a sleek night-out look.

525 Distressed Turtleneck

Add a grungy feel to your wardrobe with this Distressed Turtleneck Sweater from 525. Instead of itchy wool, it's knit from 100% cotton yarn that's lightweight, comfortable, and easy to layer. Frayed details along the hem and cuffs bring a laid-back feel to this timeless silhouette. Needless to say, this must-have style will be your new go-to top during the winter!

Callahan Lu Cardigan Set

Schoolgirl-inspired cardigans— like this chic Callahan Lu Cardigan Set— are one of the biggest knitwear trends of the season. The two-piece set includes a cropped cardigan and a knit bra top that can be styled solo or worn together as a coordinating set. The cable knit is made from a cozy cotton blend that won't pill like wool or cashmere. Style it with your favorite distressed Levi's jeans and a pair of heeled ankle boots for an easy happy hour outfit.

Camila Coehlo Davey Sweater

Stand out from the sea of boring basic black sweaters in this sexy Davey Sweater from Camila Coehlo. The classic turtleneck sweater boasts an eye-catching shoulder cut-out to show off a bit of skin. It's soft, cozy, and super versatile. Tuck it into high-waisted jeans, layer it over a midi skirt, or pair it with your go-to joggers. You'll look great no matter how it's styled.

Theory Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater

If there's one cashmere sweater worth treating yourself to this winter, it's this versatile Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater from Theory. The relaxed fit and minimalist silhouette make it the perfect everyday sweater for work and casual outfits alike. Ribbing throughout adds a bit of interest while giving the knit fabric a bit of added stretch. Might we suggest grabbing one in ivory too?

ba&sh Ray Cut-Out Sweater

The Ray Cut-Out Sweater from ba&sh is deceptively simple from the front and exceptionally stylish from the back. A large cut-out on the upper back boasts a decorative O-ring that elevates the sleek silhouette. Its lightweight viscose-blend fabric makes it a versatile option for any season.

Free People Cabin Fever Pullover

Free People's Cabin Fever Pullover looks effortlessly chic no matter how it's styled. An oversized fit and loose sleeves are balanced by an off-the-shoulder neckline and banded cuffs. The ribbed terry cloth fabric is unbelievably soft and cozy. For an easy winter outfit, style it with a pair of high-waisted jeans and ankle boots.

Helmut Lang Transfer Zip Top Oversized Sweater

This Transfer Zip-Top Oversized Sweater from Helmut Lang was designed with casual outfits in mind. Its 100% wool fabric will keep you nice and warm all winter long. The oversized fit is easy to layer over leggings, yoga pants, boyfriend jeans, sweatpants, and every bottom in between. A quarter-zip closure with dropped shoulders and an oversized spread collar gives the otherwise simple cut a fashion-forward feel.

Everlane The Cashmere Crew

Hunting for the perfect basic cashmere sweater? The Cashmere Crew from Everlane will end your search. It's made from cozy, certified Grade-A cashmere from Inner Mongolia. Compared to other lower-quality cashmere, it's more durable, pills less, and stays softer over time. At just $120, you'll want one in all twelve colors!

The Marc Jacobs The Big Cardigan

The Big Cardigan by Marc Jacobs is one of the most versatile cardigans you'll ever own. Dress it up with a button-up and trousers or down with distressed jeans and a graphic tee. It's knit from 100% wool fabric with patch front pockets and a contrasting white MJ logo on the left front. The oversized fit is ideal for layering and lounging.

Cashmere Surplice Sweater

Bring a touch of luxe and comfort to cold-weather layering. With a draped, surplice silhouette, this stylish sweater is perfect over a blouse or a gauzy turtleneck. Made of 100% cashmere, this soft, stylish sweater is a must-add to your shopping list.

Relaxed-fit sweater in wool With Faux Leather Insert

If you are looking for a stylish modern black sweater, then you must check out this Relaxed Fit Sweater In Wool With Faux Leather Insert. It is cut to a relaxed fit for effortless style and super versatile for layering. It features a chunky ribbed structure, tonal faux leather pocket, and sleeves, and stand collar.


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Puff Sleeve Crewneck Sweater

This Puff Sleeve Crewneck Sweater by NYDJ is a great alternative to your basic pullover sweaters. The stylish sweater is knitted in a detailed pointelle stitch and finished with ribbing at the neck, cuffs, and hem. This sweater is cozy and should be a winter staple.

Sibem Wool And Cashmere-Blend Sweater

If you are looking to treat yourself, then you must check out this Sibem Wool And Cashmere-Blend Sweater. This high-quality sweater should be a versatile staple for any women's closet. This sweater features a relaxed fit and dropped shoulder seams, and extra-long sleeves. Perfect for half-tucked into jeans or leggings.

Donegal Redmond Mockneck Pocket Sweater

This Donegal Redmond Mockneck Pocket Sweater is perfect for everyday wear. Pair it with denim, and you are all to go. And unlike other sweaters, this style is made of wool from certified farms that take a progressive approach to managing their land and caring for their sheep.

Cashblend Rosalia Sweater

This Cashblend Rosalia Sweater is stylish and perfect for everyday wear. The puff shoulder and relaxed fit are perfect for pairing with denim. Not to mention the sweater is made from a blend of ultra-soft and luxurious fabric with a touch of cashmere.

About the author

Emily is a fashion consultant, designer and creative director with more than 15 years experience creating, designing and developing clothing & jewelry. From managing pageant shows to turning concepts into actual designs, she has experience with almost all fabric types and jewelry designs and is in touch with the latest fashion trends.