The Case For Eileen Fisher’s Boxy Cropped Sweater

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I picked up Eileen Fisher’s boxy cropped sweater a few weeks ago, and it’s already made its way onto my list of most-beloved. Like other Eileen Fisher pieces, it’s sustainably made (from a blend of organic cotton & linen yarns) and looks much better on than it does in stock photos. Unlike other Eileen Fisher pieces, it happens to be 40% off(!!) at Nordstrom, so if you are tempted…the time is now.

5 Outfit Ideas Featuring The Eileen Fisher Boxy Crop Sweater

The sweater is thick but airy, so it’s been comfortable even on those really warm fall days. That said, it has enough heft to transition effortlessly into colder weather, and I plan to layer it over long-sleeve tees or turtlenecks this winter. It also has — per usual — gorgeous drape, and looks seriously luxe in person. It’s the kind of piece I keep getting compliments on. (Linzi has already ordered it, but let’s just be clear that I WAS FIRST. LINZ.)

Here are a few of the ways I’ve been wearing this sweater over the last few weeks — it’s such a good one, you guys. I can’t recommend it enough.

**denotes pieces that meet our sustainability criteria

1. My Usual Outfit: Levi’s 501s, Vans, Straw Bag

The first test of any top is whether or not it works with my most-worn pieces. And yes. Yes it does.

The Eileen Fisher Boxy Crop sweater nails it. Sustainably made (organic cotton + linen) & perfect for all our fall outfits (think Levi's & Leggings & Vans).

EILEEN FISHER boxy sweater** (xxs/xs) | Levi’s 501s** (27) – more sizes here | Vans | similar bag | Warby Parker glasses


2. What I Wore To Coffee On That One Rainy Day

I had coffee with a friend last week, and — of course — it rained. Not a downpour, thank goodness, so we were still able to sit outside under an umbrella. I paired the EF sweater with another new favorite of mine, these nylon pants from NINOBrand. These pants have a genius zip-off bottom, making them the perfect cropped length with sneakers, or I can wear them with heeled boots. I plan to layer them over fuzzy leggings (and add winter boots) for jaunts to the playground this winter — they’re the ultimate playground pants. They’re pricey (but also sustainably-made, slow-fashion pants from a local designer). I’ve been wearing them a ton — one of my very fav purchase from NINOBrand (and more on styling them, later).

The Eileen Fisher Boxy Crop sweater nails it. Sustainably made (organic cotton + linen) & perfect for all our fall outfits (think Levi's & Leggings & Vans).

EILEEN FISHER boxy sweater** (xxs/xs) | NINOBrand pants** (2) | Vince boots


3. With Leggings…Because, Life

Truth be told, I don’t shower nearly as often (or as soon after a workout) as I’d like. Instead, I’ve just been popping this sweater on over top of my workout clothes and going about my day.

The Eileen Fisher Boxy Crop sweater nails it. Sustainably made (organic cotton + linen) & perfect for all our fall outfits (think Levi's & Leggings & Vans).

EILEEN FISHER boxy sweater** (xxs/xs) | Beyond Yoga leggings (sm) – color is ‘darkest night’ | matching top (m) – underneath sweater | Vans


4. The Outfit I Planned To Wear Out To Dinner

It was a hot day, I swear. Fall is so weird.

The Eileen Fisher Boxy Crop sweater nails it. Sustainably made (organic cotton + linen) & perfect for all our fall outfits (think Levi's & Leggings & Vans).

EILEEN FISHER boxy sweater** (xxs/xs) | L’Agence shorts (26) – on sale! | Naturalizer Anna pumps | Clare V bag


5. The Outfit I Actually Wore Out To Dinner

After walking outside, turning around, and going back upstairs to change…this is what I ended up actually wearing. (That faux-fur is deliciously warm — so good for these outside dining nights.)

The Eileen Fisher Boxy Crop sweater nails it. Sustainably made (organic cotton + linen) & perfect for all our fall outfits (think Levi's & Leggings & Vans).

EILEEN FISHER boxy sweater** (xxs/xs) | similar rag & bone skinnies (26) | Naturalizer Anna pumps | Vince faux-fur (xs) – 40% off! | Clare V chou chou

Highly recommend, Gang. It’s a good one.

xo,

S

This one’s for the pinners…

The Eileen Fisher Boxy Crop sweater nails it. Sustainably made (organic cotton + linen) & perfect for all our fall outfits (think Levi's & leggings & Vans).

7 COMMENTS

  1. Honestly, you made your case with the first picture. That sweater is gorgeous! Already added to my bag! Thanks for the heads up! Love it!

  2. I bought the cream one this summer after your rec, and it is true. Beautiful drape. I would never have thought it was so good based on stock photos. Now do I need the black???? You styled it so good!

    • You DO. The black sweater is actually different from the cream one – it’s more sweatery, less net-y. The cream one is more of a warm-weather piece, while this one is much more transitional. I love both. 🙂

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