Show your Scandinavian heritage with one of the season's biggest trends, Fair Isle knits. Whether vintage or new, this look's a classic -- especially around the holidays.

From left: Acrylic and wool sweater coat with faux fur trim by Yumi, $198 from Cliché.

Handmade wool knit "Ram's Horn" bubble skirt by Rachel Blomgren, $300 from Cliché.

Leather "Lea" boots with wool knit overlay by Paola Ferri by Alba Moda, $190 from Nordstrom.

Wool sweater dress by French Connection, $168 from Macy's.

Handmade wool sweater vest by Rachel Blomgren, $150 from Cliché.

Vintage acrylic reindeer sweater by Jersild Sweater Co., $28 from Lula Vintage Wear.


  • Cliché: 2403 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls. 612-870-0420.
  • Lula Vintage Wear: 1587 Selby Av., St. Paul. 651-644-4110.
  • Macy's: 700 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-375-2200.
  • Nordstrom: Mall of America, 1000 Northwest Court, Bloomington. 952-883-2121.