Just as ubiquitous as trusty leggings, sweaters are absolutely essential to a fall wardrobe. Although it’s never difficult to find simple, cozy versions, it’s rare to come across one so cool you can’t wait to build an outfit around it. To our delight, the latest crop of knitwear has been bringing the cold-weather staple to the next level with fashion-forward iterations marked by standout details. From unexpected ties casually swinging from the sleeves to strategically placed edgy cutouts, such nuances transform what would’ve been a Plain Jane knit to a head-turning piece. Here, we’ve culled 17 outstanding sweaters to upgrade your existing collection for whatever your budget allows.