Style on trial: Michael Kors cutaway cashmere sweater

Don’t you just hate it when the elbows wear through on your favourite jumper? It’s so snug, so cosy, it fits so well… and suddenly you’re left to choose between consigning it to landfill or embracing your inner commando-librarian with hard-wearing leather elbow patches.

Luckily, Michael Kors has come up with the solution: pre-slashed elbows! Yes, that is to say, a sweater with the holes in the elbows already cut in! No need for patches – these babies are deliberate!

But maybe you’ve put the hours in with the exfoliator and want to flash those baby-soft elbows to the world, in which case this sweater is a definite autumn wardrobe staple! You can pick it up from Net-a-Porter for £780.


  • October 15, 2010


    It seems to me that the sleeves are very long, so you can pull them up to cover the ventilation. or pull them down if it gets too warm.

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  • October 16, 2010


    I’d wear a long-sleeve Tee-shirt underneath and slash some color in the slits.

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