Some pieces of menswear are timeless. For example, a navy suit or crisp white shirt. Yes, the half-zip sweater is included in this category. Ape believes in timeless style and not chasing after fads. Are half-zip sweaters back? It has not disappeared.
What is the best time for a half-zip sweater to be worn? It looks best when paired with a coat or blazer. Too cold to wear just one layer? A half-zip sweater will keep you warm in any situation. This sweater is versatile enough to withstand both spring and autumn. For warmth and versatility, add it to any outfit. Or wear it casually with a tee or casual shirt for a classic off-duty look.
A half-zip sweater is a great layer underneath a blazer, as Richard Gere plays Julian Kaye in American Gigolo. You can pair it with a tee-shirt or a shirt for a more sophisticated look. For a classic smart-casual look, pair it with jeans or chinos. Pair with simple Loake Derby black shoes to complete the modern smart-casual look.
ARKET Wool Hopsack Blazer in Dark Blue $175
Canali Wool Half-Zip Sweater, $155 >
Sunspel Pima Cotton Tshirt in White, $75 >
ARKET Slim Ribbed No-Fade Jeans,
A boldly colored shirt can be paired with your half-zip sweater to update the Ivy League preppy look. You can achieve the modern prep look by pairing your half-zip sweater with dark jeans, chinos, or crips white sneakers. Ape prefers a modern approach to the traditional preppy look. This includes chinos with penny loafers or deck shoes, bold shirts with a half-zip and bold chinos. Ape prefers a more subtle, understated style with an ode to old-world prep.
Sandro Round Neck Sweater in Navy with zipping, $209
Oliver Spencer Clerkenwell Checked Cotton-Poplin Shirt in Red, $110 >
ARKET Slim Stretch Cotton Jeans in Dark Blue, $D55 >
C.QP Racquet Shoe in White, $240>
A half-zip sweater is also a great option for men who enjoy sporting activities. A gym is a great place to socialize, where you can have low-key business meetings, and it also allows for flexibility. A half-zip sweater is a great way to transition from post-workout catch-up with friends to bench-press.
Half-Zip Pullover in Heather Ash for the Reigning Champs, $140
Reigning Champ Raglan Tshirt in White, $ $60 >
Reigning Champ Slim Sweatpants, Black, $110>
adidas Ultra Boost in Black/Grey, $139 >
This half-zip sweater combination is ideal for casual wear, weekend wear, and travel. For a confident-boosting contrast, we have chosen a muted-colored tee. However, you can wear a bold red tee under a half-zip sweater. To complete the look, pair with dark sweatpants and sneakers.