Before the men's pullover : It all started with the jumper. This is what was called the knitted sweater of sailors who needed warm, stretchy clothing for their heavy work in the rigging. At the end of the nineteenth century, the so-called sports sweater developed from the jumper, which proved extremely practical for horse riding, golf, tennis and cycling.
After the First World War, pullovers for men emerged here, which in increasing sizes exchanged its role from mere sportswear for a place in the daily wardrobe. To emphasize a sporty style, the man wore a sleeveless pullover, the spencer, instead of the suit vest.
Colors and styles
Pullovers can be found in almost every men's wardrobe. This is partly due to the fact that there is so much choice in color, model and style in combination with the many occasions where the pullover can be worn. Knitted sweaters are often made from cotton, but wool is also a popular fabric. Tough or chic, there is a knitted sweater for every occasion that meets the requirements. Pullovers men are basically beautiful basic sweaters that you can easily combine with different outfits. Popular colors include:
Combination options pullovers
- Slim-fit: this is a fit that fits around the upper body. A men's sweater with a slim-fit fit can be combined well with a basic shirt.
- Regular-fit: pullovers with a regular-fit have a loose fit and are suitable for men with a wider build.