When building your winter wardrobe, it's perfectly fine to follow a few trends. At the same time, we also think it's best to stick to a few classic pieces especially when we're talking about sweaters and knitwear. That doesn't mean you need to stop experimenting with new cuts and styles but it'll be a good idea to invest in a classic piece that'll look just as good next winter as they do now. Here are a few classic sweater styles that will always be trending:

The Crew Neck

The most popular sweater style, it can be worn with just about anything - over a T-shirt or a dress shirt as well. A solid colour like this one from Pepe Jeans is an ideal pick.

The Printed Sweater

Add some print to your basic outfit with a printed sweater like this one from Allen Solly. Featuring a cool tropical print, it can be paired with your navy denims for a casual look.

The V Neck Sweater

The V-neck sweater is perfect when you want to put together a smart casual outfit. Layer it over a dress shirt for a smart look. This brown textured sweater from Peter England is made from high quality fabric and ensures comfort.

The Striped Sweater

A staple style this winter, a striped sweater is a classic must-have. This one from Duke can be paired with your favourite denims. Like this article? Also read: New Style Essentials for Every Man’s Off-duty Wardrobe

The Shawl Collar

For that extra warmth on a chilly evening, a shawl collar sweater is what you need. This one from Nautica features a cool teal colour and can be layered with a trench coat.

The Cable Knit Sweater

With a cool knitted pattern, this sweater from Nautica makes for a cool casual pick for a winter outfit. Like this article? Also read: Essential Manscaping Tools That Will See You Through No-Shave November

The Turtleneck Sweater

Beat the cold in style with a classic turtleneck sweater. This one from Tom Tailor is perfect to put together a contemporary winter outfit. Like this article? Also read: 7 of the Best Jackets For Men To Wear This Winter Image courtesy: Shutterstock.com