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    37 Comfy Layering Pieces Reviewers Say Are Worth Buying In Multiples

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    1. A dancing skeleton sweatshirt to help liven things up once the Daylight Saving blues hit.

    Model wearing skeleton sweatshirt
    She Squats Clothing / Etsy

    Based in Florida, She Squats Clothing is a veteran-owned, family-run business that makes screen printed apparel for practically any occasion, and also offers custom designs.

    Promising review: "I loved these sweaters and gifted four of them — everyone commented on how cozy and comfortable they were, and the color was exactly as depicted. The skeletons don’t come off after the first wash, either." —Adriana Wheeler

    Get it from She Squats Clothing on Etsy for $33.30 (originally $37, available in sizes S–XXXL, crewneck and hoodie, and 28 colors).

    2. A long, open-front sweater that feels as scrumptious as hot chocolate tastes.

    Old Navy

    Looks nice enough to be dry clean-only, but you can totally toss it into the washing machine.

    Promising review: "My new favorite sweater! The fabric is nice and feels decently heavy/good quality. The length is good to wear with leggings or jeans. Seems to be true to size, I ordered my normal size. I have already bought it in a second color!" —Megan V.

    Get it from Old Navy for $49.99 (available in sizes XS–4X, tall and petite, and four colors).

    3. A satin-lined hat you could technically layer under a hood, but is so cute you won't want to.

    Honest & Faithful / Etsy

    Aside from the rainbow of colors it comes in, the best thing about this hat by Virginia-based small business Honest & Faithful is the fact that, if you have frizzy hair like me, the satin lining can help keep static-y tresses at bay. Also, the faux-fur pom-pom is removable, if that's not your thing! 

    Promising review: "I have purchased several of these hats for both myself and friends and family. We all love them. They are just what we need to protect our hair. I love the color options, too." —Adenah

    Get it from Honest & Faithful on Etsy for $20.50 (available in seven colors).

    4. An absurdly adorable pair of socks for anyone who wants to live out their Little House On The Prairie dreams from youth.

    PlaygroundForU / Etsy

    PlaygroundForU is an LA-based company that sells whimsical socks in just about every theme and color you could imagine.

    Promising review: "Love these socks! I ordered several pairs from this shop. All were great quality and nicely packaged. I would definitely shop again." —Maria K.

    Get it from PlaygroundForU on Etsy for $8.99+ (available in single pairs and a set of five, and five colors).

    5. An oversized, merino wool cardigan you'll want to hide from your roommates/siblings/significant others — basically anyone who enters your home and likes nice things.

    The Knotty Ones / Etsy

    This sweater is handmade by Lithuanian women employed by The Knotty Ones, a woman-founded small business that ensures its employees receive living wages, eight-hour work days, and paid leave/sick time. Oh, and this item ships free!

    Promising review: "This sweater is stunning! The knit is chunky and the color is exquisite! I've already ordered two more sweaters from these VERY talented ladies. Communication is awesome, shipping is fast. Their work is worth every penny considering what the same price buys you in the big box stores." —Patricia Primakov

    Get it from The Knotty Ones on Etsy for $221.10 (originally $276.37, available in sizes S/M–M/L and three colors).

    6. A sporty crewneck sweatshirt to make hunkering down even more comfortable.

    Reviewer wearing the white sweatshirt

    A classic crewneck will never lead you astray, and this one is likely the most reasonably-priced you'll find.

    Promising review: "I have bought five or six (different colors) since last year. Absolutely love the fit. If they shrink? I don’t know it! They are somewhat lightweight, but warm and cozy. I wear a sweatshirt every day — all year round. I have slept in these, worked out in these, and 'dressed up' the sweatshirt for casual wear. I like extra room and always wear one to two shirts underneath the sweatshirt — especially during winter months." —Harleyj59

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in men's sizes S–5XL and 17 colors).

    7. A crewneck pullover you'll want to bust out on those days when structured fabrics just aren't happening.

    J. Crew

    Meet your new go-to layering piece.

    Promising review: "A staple in my closet! I have three different colors! I can't say enough about how comfortable this sweatshirt is. You can dress it up or down. A true classic! Nice enough to layer it over a dress collared shirt, tie, and a pair of nice slacks to work. As I'm typing this, I've convinced myself to buy another one RIGHT NOW!" —Rayo

    Get it from J. Crew for $59.99+ (available in men's sizes XS–XXL, classic and tall, and 10 colors).

    8. A fluffy fleece pullover that'll make you feel like you're wearing a blanket.,,

    It's so comfy, that the fact that it also looks cute almost feels like cheating.

    Promising review: "My children bought this for me in a different color. I loved it so much I tracked it down and ordered a second! I am known to always be cold. Not when I wear this! Best buy of the year so far!" —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 30 colors and patterns).

    9. A handmade infinity scarf you'll probably buy as a holiday gift for someone but inevitably end up keeping for yourself.

    Daisy Del Sol / Etsy

    Daisy Del Sol is a Brooklyn-based, woman-owned small business, and in addition to this comfy scarf, they make a wide assortment of clothing — including these wild bell bottoms and biker shorts!

    Promising review: "I bought FOUR of these beautiful scarves — they are soft AND warm, and beautifully made. Fast delivery, too!!" —Laura Butler

    Get it from Daisy Del Sol on Etsy for $19 (available in 11 colors).

    10. A pair of high-waisted, fleece-lined leggings (with POCKETS!) to wear the next time you're talked into leaving the ski lodge and hitting the slopes.,,

    According to reviewers, they're lightweight and breathable — in spite of the fleece lining — so you can also wear them as workout pants without overheating.

    Promising review: "Warm leggings are a must for a figure skating coach, even if you're 50! These are not only the best value for the money, they are the best overall. These are absolutely yoga-safe — or skating coach-safe — which is a must! That said, the thickness is just right because they don't impede movement. They will keep you warm and cozy! Even if you're not exercising or skating, these are the best bet for a cold day. The gray is especially nice because it's solid, not heather. The navy are a true navy, very dark, and have not faded after several washes. It's still a good idea to wash them inside out and hang to dry. Absolutely 5 stars. Two pairs are not enough. The black will be coming home at some point soon!" —m+m

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and 17 colors).

    11. A long-sleeved tee that was designed to be worn under scrubs, but that anyone would be wise to stock up on this season.,,

    It's seriously the perfect layering piece for all of your cold weather outerwear.

    Promising review: "I bought one of these shirts, in yellow, for a hiking trip last year and was surprised by the high quality. The shirt is very breathable and comfortable. During the hike, the weather went from hot to cold, back to hot, and the shirt kept me comfortable all throughout the temperature changes. The close fit is also pretty stylish, so I have sometimes worn the shirt with jeans. The yellow is a pleasing shade — almost like a lemon. I just got the aquamarine today and am also pleased by the color and quality." —Sasha

    Get it from Amazon for $11.19+ (available in sizes XXS–3XL and 35 colors).

    12. A long cardigan for anyone who chills easily and needs a little extra coverage once the mercury drops.,

    Pairs well with crimson leaves, apple cider, and day-after-Halloween candy.

    Promising review: "I love this sweater for work. It’s a such nice fabric. Great price, it seems like a more expensive sweater than it is. I bought it in four colors after I got the first one." —Janet Mullen

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 14 colors).

    13. A duster cardigan that'll become part of your new cold weather uniform.

    Reviewer wearing the red duster cardigan

    One word: pockets!

    Promising review: "LOVE THIS SWEATER!!! Perfect weight! Definitely a sweater, not flimsy jersey material, like many. I ordered it in multiple colors because they are perfect for the office, both in style and weight." —Lisa M

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and 23 colors).

    14. A fitted turtleneck to let everyone know it is *officially* fall.,

    I dare you to find another piece of clothing as sleek AND cozy as a classic turtleneck.

    Promising review: "I love this sweater! It washes well and hasn’t faded, even though I’m not careful about how I wash it. I have already ordered it in other colors. It’s a great value for the money." —MolB

    Get it from Amazon for $22.90+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 26 colors and patterns).

    15. A knit cardigan that'll take you everywhere from crosswords on the couch to harvests and hayrides.


    This sweater is the perfect thing to throw on when you want to look put-together (with zero effort) — and it can go in the washing machine!

    Promising review: "I have two of these, one in black and one in silver pearl. They are perfect — so soft and very chic. I get a lot of compliments. Highly recommend!!" —Nordstromchick225

    Get it from Nordstrom for $116 (available in sizes XS/S–L/XL and nine colors).

    16. A two-piece long johns set to keep you extra warm, thanks to its micro-fleece lining.


    If you like cold weather camping, you're gonna want these!

    Promising review: "Warm, and fit as expected. Good quality products — I bought three different colors and I'm so satisfied." —Hichem

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98 (available in men's sizes S–XXL and five colors).

    17. A super-soft pair of joggers — also with pockets! — that you can layer, lounge in, or wear to bed.

    Cozy Earth

    They're made of an ultra-comfy bamboo fabric that even Oprah is a fan of.

    Promising review: "These are the most comfortable pants. The fabric is soft and luxurious. I have two pairs, one in black and one in navy." —Fenton M.

    Get it from Cozy Earth for $108 (originally $135, available in sizes XS–XL and five colors).

    18. A collared cashmere sweater so you can feel preppy and comfy at the same time.


    No stiff and starchy oxfords to see here! And those slightly billowy sleeves are just too pretty.

    Promising review: "Dress it up easily or wear it daily. I got it in three colors, I love it so much. Elegant-looking, great fabric, and just enough drape to be a flexible piece in my wardrobe. Thrilled!" —BetterBlue

    Get it from Everlane for $130 (available in sizes XXS–XL and five colors).

    19. A 100 percent merino wool crewneck that, yes, can go in the washing machine.


    Hint: if you're someone who doesn't like to think too hard about what to wear, this sweater goes with EVERYTHING.

    Promising review: "Love these sweaters, so light and cozy. Bought in two colors, both great." —SunnyTX

    Get it from Nordstrom for $79.50 (available in men's sizes S–XL and seven colors).

    20. A gorgeous scarf you'll want to adorn every jacket with this season.,

    Just as much a warming device as it is a stylish accessory.

    Promising review: "I love these scarves. I have four different plaids and colors. They are soft, just the right length, the colors are great, and the price is definitely right." —angeposs

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98 (available in 41 colors and patterns).

    21. A cropped mockneck tank to wear under your favorite fall blazer, leather jacket, or oversized cardigan.


    Just so chic, and made of a soft, organic cotton blend.

    Promising review: "I now own this in four colors and wear it all the time with my way-high jeans! Love the mockneck and cropped look that can easily go from summer into fall." —MarQur

    Get it from Everlane for $30 (available in sizes XXS–XL and four colors).

    22. A lightweight sweatshirt that'll make you feel like you're getting a warm hug all day.,

    It comes in V-neck and crewneck designs, and has roomy pockets — just keep in mind that reviewers say this top is thinner than most typical sweatshirts.

    Promising review: "I had gotten one in the blue color and loved it so much I went back and ordered a gray and green one. Fits as expected. Perfectly light, not heavy, just enough to cover you up but not make you too hot. Very comfortable, and I love that the pockets' nice deep size holds a lot. If there was a 10,000-star rating I would give these shirts a 10,000+1 rating." —KC

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 14–28 and 12 colors, along with several other designs).

    23. A chunky cable knit cardigan to snuggle up with during your next scary movie marathon.,,

    It's got all the buzzwords: pockets, buttons, and machine-washable!

    Promising review: "I'm in love with this sweater. I have a few different colors. They are comfy and remind me of the sweaters my grandpa would loan me on chilly evenings. Warms my heart." —Christina O.

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 28 colors).

    24. A lightweight sweater made of organic cotton and recycled polyester that wicks away moisture to keep things comfortable.


    According to reviewers, it's even won the hearts of people who don't identify as "sweater people."

    Promising review: "Sweater fits perfectly and is very breathable and comfortable. Washed a few times / dried on low and it didn't shrink! Loved it and ordered a couple more." —ctayl34

    Get it from Everlane for $68 (available in men's sizes XL–XXL and seven colors).

    25. A button-down cardigan, because nothing says fall like a relaxed take on a cozy, grandparent-esque sweater.


    Those tortoise buttons are giving me alll the autumnal feels right now.

    Promising review: "This is THE BEST SWEATER!!! I purchased the black one last year and loved it so much I came back for the canvas. It is warm, super soft, adorable, and the perfect length for my high-rise jeans. I recommend12 out of 10." —Anna P 7

    Get it from Everlane for $110 (available in sizes XXS–XL and four colors).

    26. A soft cocoon sweater that'll make it even more impossible to leave the house once temperatures drop.,

    Even just hearing the term "waffle knit" makes me feel cozy!

    Promising review: "I love this cardigan so much that I've ordered it in six colors! I just ordered it in black, navy, and olive green. I already have it in beige, pink, and khaki. The khaki and pink are very soft, the beige is a bit more stiff...not sure why. I love wearing this with leggings! I can definitely see myself wearing these almost year-round. They look so much more expensive than they really are. Totally worth every penny!" —Kymberly

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 23 colors).

    27. A simple pullover hoodie, because we all need that essential piece we wind up reaching for day in and day out.,

    This sweatshirt has over 50,000 5-star ratings, so you know it's doing something right.

    Promising review: "Well, you can't go wrong with this hoodie. It's good for cool nights, gym time, even casual dress events. It is comfortable and gives a feeling of coziness. It looks sharp on the body, and is comfortable wearing around the house. I have the dark gray hoodie and I love it. I've worn this hoodie to the gym on cold mornings, but I don't work out in it because it's just too classy. I'm a mature man and I get quite surprised when so many of the young people compliment me wearing it. This hoodie makes a great gift (I'm getting three different colors for my grandson), and is great for couples who don't mind dressing to match one another. It's a terrific purchase for the price." —Josef Rasheed

    Get it from Amazon for $11.89+ (available in men's sizes S–4XL and 38 colors).

    28. A classy scarf that feels like cashmere (but won't cost an entire paycheck).,

    It comes in plaid, striped, and solid designs.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these scarves. I am a very big 'scarf person,' own about 30 scarves. These are among the best I ever owned. Soft, great length, beautiful color combos — everything is fantastic!! I bought two as a birthday gift for a friend, they come beautifully wrapped in an impressive package. I ordered three for myself (so far!!). Absolutely LOVE them." —Daniel Bouskila

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in 21 colors and patterns).

    29. A fitted zip-up hoodie you'll wear every day for a week because it just goes with everything.

    It's lined with French terry fabric for extra softness.

    Promising review: "I had ordered one of the gray hoodies and loved it from the moment I put it on. It isn’t too heavy, and the hood comes in handy if it’s windy outside while I’m walking the dog. The pockets are sized and positioned perfectly for me. Because I liked it so much, I went back on Amazon and ordered four more of the various colors." —Nanette168

    Get it from Amazon for $7.50+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 10 colors).

    30. A funnel neck pullover that'll remind you of your cool high school art teacher (in the best possible way).


    There's really no wrong way to style this versatile sweater — just note that it's hand wash–only!

    Promising review: "I bought both the black and ivory sweater, and sized up to have it look the way the models wear it. They are heavenly soft, lightweight, and warm. They are going to be my wardrobe staple from fall into spring. I also love the extra-long sleeves and funnel neck." —artangel

    Get it from Anthropologie for $98 (available in sizes XXS–XL and four colors).

    31. A quilted vest for a bit of extra insulation without going full-on marshmallow.,,

    It's okay, go ahead and embrace your rustic-chic side this season!

    Promising review: "This vest is amazing. I was concerned about the quality, but I was wrong. It's beautifully made. Sizing is perfect, as is the length. I wanted a vest for the New England fall. This vest is just the perfect weight over a sweater. I just ordered another color, I was so happy!" —P.M. Harding

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and 16 colors).

    32. A cozy, mock turtleneck sweater that's giving us Big Slouch Energy.


    Wear it to the pumpkin patch, apple orchard, or wherever you prefer to buy your fall produce.

    Promising review: "Love this sweater. Light but comfy-cozy. Mock neck not too tight or high. Oversized, but doesn’t look too baggy. If you want it to be fitted, you will need to size down. Bought in three colors!" —TDubbs

    Get it from Target for $25 (available in sizes XS–XXL and eight colors and patterns).

    33. A faux leather jacket to throw over *literally* any outfit (and it comes in a shocking amount of colors).,

    Unleash your inner "Bad Sandy" from Grease.

    Promising review: "Very well made. Jacket looks like genuine leather. Runs a little small. Ordered in two colors. I will be able to wear a thicker shirt, sweater, etc. due to sizing up. Great price for the quality." —Theresa

    Get it from Amazon for $34.94+ (available in sizes XS–4X and 39 colors and patterns).

    34. A fleece-lined vest that's the next best thing to cuddling with a sheep.


    I'm personally having a hard time choosing between the leopard print and the red plaid.

    Promising review: "Love love love this vest so much that I bought it in three different colors. Very warm, and I love that it is lined with jersey material. So soft. Great pockets on the inside and outside. Lightweight, but super warm. Highly recommend." —VM

    Get it from Amazon for $25.90 (available in sizes XS–XXL and nine colors and patterns).

    35. A basic cotton tee you'll want to layer under all of your sweaters, jackets, and blazers (starting at less than 10 dollars!).,

    Three-quarter length sleeves and a tag-less collar? Done and done.

    Promising review: "I own this top in two colors, and after several years of wearing them, both tops still look and feel like new. The fabric is thick (good quality) and durable, and has a nice stretch while maintaining its shape. No noticeable pilling. I launder the tops in lukewarm wash/cool rinse, and hang on a rack to dry, so can't comment on how they'd hold up in the dryer. The fit is somewhat close to the body, like on the model, which is what I wanted, because I wear the tops as an under-layer in cold weather, and also for modesty with certain garments. Both tops are basics in my fall/winter wardrobe." —Katryn

    Get it from Amazon for $6.52+ (available in sizes S–XXL and six colors).

    36. A classic French terry hoodie that's giving us elevated Elliot-From-E.T. vibes.

    J. Crew

    Buy it in red, and you have the most low-maintenance Halloween costume of all time.

    Promising review: "I am a female who bought this sweatshirt in four colors — so it is an amazing unisex item! The quality is great but the color selection is what really sold me. It is a perfect spring transition piece and now I want every single color. Now I can say that my boyfriend is the one stealing my sweatshirts because he is wearing all of them!" —maeve

    Get it from J. Crew for $89.50 (available in men's sizes XS–XXL, classic and tall, and seven colors).

    37. A plush Columbia jacket to layer over all of the flannels you'll undoubtedly be sporting for the next few months.


    I love the upright collar on this coat, and according to reviewers, the pockets have zippers to keep your small essentials safely stored away. 

    Promising review: "LOVE this jacket! It works well as an outer layer in extreme cold, and makes a great sweater-jacket around the house. Zippers are quality and never stick, and the jacket washes well, despite the leather Columbia accent and zipper pull. The pockets are good and deep, and my cellphone stays in securely. Even my daughter complimented me on it! I own this in three colors, and wish they made more!" —Canny shopper

    Get it from Amazon for $45.74+ (available in sizes XS–3X and 12 colors). 

    Reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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