The 9 Best Sweaters from Universal Standard
Chances are, you’re spending more time indoors than usual these days. And while you might not need to dress to the nines for your Zoom happy hour or meeting, that doesn’t mean you can’t still look and feel your best. After all, self-care starts from the inside out—and that includes nailing your top half.
The solution? A great sweater (or nine). Cozy, comfortable, and flattering, a well-crafted sweater is worth its weight in gold—especially when it comes from a brand like Universal Standard. The forward-thinking label offers pieces that celebrate all women, no matter their size, shape, or height.
Ready to upgrade your sweater game? Scroll down to see and shop the nine best sweaters from Universal Standard.
1. Featherweight Merino Crew Neck Sweater
This breathable sweater is perfect for layering—no matter the season. Made from 100% Merino wool, it’s lightweight yet warm, and will only get softer with each wear and wash. Whether day or night, dress it up or down—this top will become a fast favorite in your closet, plus you can dry clean whenever needed.
2. Eco Relaxed Core V Neck Sweater
Made from a blend of recycled cotton, viscose, and elastane, this sweater is as comfortable as it is sustainable. It's breathable and ideal for those in-between days, whether you’re working from home or running errands. Plus, the deep v-neck silhouette is universally flattering, and can easily be dressed up or down. With a range of colors (9) to choose from, it’s easy to find the perfect hue to match your aesthetic.
3. Chloe Crew Neck Sweater
This sweater is as cozy as it gets, thanks to its relaxed fit, revealing a little bit of skin at the neckline. The billowy silhouette looks great on all body types, and can easily be dressed up or down, year-round. Layer it over a turtleneck in the winter or a crisp white button-down in the spring—the options are endless.
4. Statement Wrap Sweater
This wrap sweater is ideal for those days when you want to make a statement, but still, feel comfortable. The billowy silhouette is flattering on all body types, while the bold print and wrap silhouette will turn heads—in a good way. Dress it up with a pair of black jeans and heels or keep it casual with leggings and sneakers.
5. Lightweight Merino Double V Sweater
This sweater is made from 100% Merino wool, meaning it’s lightweight yet warm—perfect for layering around the seasons. The double v-neck silhouette is as great as it can be especially on chubby cheeks, and can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. Plus, it comes in a variety of colors (7) to choose from, so you can find the perfect hue to match your aesthetic.
6. Lightweight Pima Cotton Cardi
This cardigan is the epitome of comfort, thanks to its relaxed silhouette and lightweight premium Pima cotton material. It’s also versatile—you can wear it as a layering piece or on its own, to match the occasion. Available in 11 sizes, you’re sure to find the perfect fit.
7. Essential Cashmere Crew Neck Sweater
This sweater is made from 100% cashmere, meaning it’s soft, cozy, and will only get better with time. The pilling-resistant material is also great for those with sensitive skin. The versatile silhouette can be dressed up or down, making it a perfect year-round layering piece.
8. Blanket Half-Zip Sweater
This sweater is as cozy as it gets, thanks to its half-zip silhouette and soft blanket material. It's a wrinkle-free, machine-washable, and easily packable piece, making it ideal for travel. The easy-fitting sleeves make the top versatile for layering, too.
9. Eco Everyday Sweater Dress
Want a sweater dress that you can wear every day? This breathable and sustainable piece is made from a blend of recycled cotton, viscose, and elastane—it’s as comfortable as it is eco-friendly. The easy-fit sleeves make the top versatile for layering, too.