Summer may be approaching, but British weather can keep you on your toes. These knit vests are a stylish layering option to try.

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Vest, £29.99, Mango

Pair with boot cut beige jeans and a large belt for ‘70s style.

Knit vest, £27.99, Zara

This is ideal for a preppy, tailored look with a white shirt underneath and the collar on show.

knit vest

Vest, £30, Weekday

Brown has fast become the go-to neutral over the past few months. This vest, with a gentle stripe, will look brilliant with beige high-waist jeans.

Vest, £29.99, H&M

Knit vests are stylish — oversized even more so. Size up for an effortlessly chic look, worn over your favourite shirt dress.

knit vest

Knit vest, £750, Gucci

Motif branding, harking back to the early noughties, is back. This investment buy manages to mix subtle branding (because no one wants to look like a walking advertisement) and bold summer colours.

Knit vest, £55, Glassworks

Not just for golf fans. This style, with its argyle pattern and baby pink colour are a winning combination.

Vest, £59, Cos

This cool-toned knit vest would look heavenly worn with wide leg trousers and trainers.