Celebrating the Little Black Sweater

 Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via  Who What Wear

Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via Who What Wear

If there's one piece of clothing that I just can't live without, it's the little black sweater. If I had a uniform, the black sweater would be it. It seems that I wear one every day -  universally flattering and appealing, not to mention versatile.  Due to the myriad of styles the little black sweater is such that it can be worn year round. (A black sweater in summertime? Of course, one needs to cover up in those frigid air conditioned buildings.) I don't think that one can have too many - thick, thin, long sleeved, short-sleeved, sleeveless... in cashmere, linen or cotton. Worn on their own, under jackets, coats, or over blouses, their flexibility is perhaps unrivaled. Always sophisticated, the black sweater ranges from casual to elegant and complements a wide range of accessories from pearls and baubles to scarves of assorted sizes, sizes and textures. I have lost count of all the black sweaters to grace my wardrobe, and it is quite likely this collection will continue to grow by leaps and bounds. 

 Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via  They All Hate Us

Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via They All Hate Us

 Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via  Styleholic

Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via Styleholic

 Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via  Be. Daze. Live.

Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via Be. Daze. Live.

 Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via  Polka Dots and Leopard Spots

Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via Polka Dots and Leopard Spots

 Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via  The Stylish Wife

Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via The Stylish Wife

 Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via Dressed Down Style

Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via Dressed Down Style

 Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via 2Days Look

Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via 2Days Look

 Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via Tumblr

Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via Tumblr

 Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via Ralph Lauren

Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via Ralph Lauren

 Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via  Fashion Jackson

Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via Fashion Jackson

 Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via  Julia Parisi

Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via Julia Parisi

 Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via  Glam Radar

Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via Glam Radar

 Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via  Lauren Conrad

Celebrating the Little Black Sweater. Image via Lauren Conrad