Fair Isle patterns really aren’t my thing.
They just harken memories of bad 1980s sweaters like these:
And yet … they’re suddenly everywhere.
Over the weekend, I saw a cute outfit in a magazine pairing a Fair Isle sweater with an icy blue skirt. Specifically, this Fair Isle sweater from Old Navy:
This rings in at less than $40.
And then I opened up the latest Boden catalog to see this:
I like the neon pink color pop.
Here’s another option from J. Crew Factory:
If you’re not ready to commit to the trend, these accessories are a start:
Are you wearing Fair Isle this fall?