Modern Sweaters Steve McQueen Would Buy

It takes a hefty knit to contain your manliness. (And maybe a print too.)

Modern Sweaters Steve McQueen Would Buy

It takes a hefty knit to contain your manliness. (And maybe a print too.)

Say what you will about Steve McQueen, but let’s state something that might not be obvious: The man knew how to wear a sweater. The iconic shots of him in a chunky cardigan or crew look just as modern as if they were taken yesterday, and season after season, designers take note. Here are a few of the best.

Kingsman slim fit wool and cashmere sweater

Kingsman slim fit wool and cashmere sweater, $795 at mrporter.com

Filson Running Wolf Cowichan sweater

Filson Running Wolf Cowichan sweater, $495 at filson.com

Guideboat Co. classic shawl-collar cardigan

Guideboat Co. classic shawl-collar cardigan, $425 at guideboat.com

Tom Ford Aran cable-knit fisherman turtleneck sweater

Tom Ford Aran cable-knit fisherman turtleneck sweater, $2,590 at neimanmarcus.com

Loro Piana Sun Peaks cashmere-wool cardigan

Loro Piana Sun Peaks cashmere-wool cardigan, $2,695 at neimanmarcus.com

Todd Snyder shawl-collar sweater

Todd Snyder shawl-collar sweater, $248 at toddsnyder.com

Club Monaco shawl-collar sweater

Club Monaco shawl-collar sweater, $250 at mrporter.com

Brunello Cucinelli ribbed cashmere cardigan

Brunello Cucinelli ribbed cashmere cardigan, $2,996 at neimanmarcus.com