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Fun Sweaters You’ll Never Forget – Check Out These Iconic Fashion Statements

As we lower our thermostats on Thursday, February 6 in honour of National Sweater Day, we’re getting some cozy-up inspiration from pop culture’s most memorable knitwear trailblazers.

Take your lead from these famous sweater-wearers who know stylish and warm go together. Be sure your #OOTD includes a sweater and join WWF in your show of support for energy conservation.

You and your sweater can be famous too.

Where’s Waldo

Handford, Martin. “Where’s Waldo” Illustration (2011) “’Where’s Waldo?’ Headed to the Big Screen via MGM.”   Photo Source: The Hollywood Reporter.

Handford, Martin. “Where’s Waldo” Illustration (2011) “’Where’s Waldo?’ Headed to the Big Screen via MGM.”
Photo Source: The Hollywood Reporter.

Mr. Rogers

PBS. “Fred Rogers and a resident of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday XIII”  Photo Source. (n.d.) “Mister Rogers: Your Television Neighbor” Biography.com

PBS. “Fred Rogers and a resident of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday XIII”
Photo Source. (n.d.) “Mister Rogers: Your Television Neighbor” Biography.com

Dr. Heathcliff “Cliff” Huxtable

THE COSBY SHOW -- SEASON 6 -- Pictured: Bill Cosby as Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable -- Photo by: NBCU Photo Bank

THE COSBY SHOW — SEASON 6 — Pictured: Bill Cosby as Dr. Heathcliff ‘Cliff’ Huxtable —
Photo by: NBCU Photo Bank

Andy Sachs

Twentieth Century Fox. “Anne Hathaway as Andy Sachs in The Devil Wears Prada” Publicity still (2006). Photo Source: Movie Stills Database.

Twentieth Century Fox. “Anne Hathaway as Andy Sachs in The Devil Wears Prada” Publicity still (2006).
Photo Source: Movie Stills Database.

Bert & Ernie

Morigi, Paul. “The National Museum Of American History Celebrates Jim Henson's Birthday With Puppet Donation” Photograph (2013) WireImage.

Morigi, Paul. “The National Museum Of American History Celebrates Jim Henson’s Birthday With Puppet Donation”
Photograph (2013) WireImage.

Danny Torrance 

“The Shining Apollo 11 Sweater” (1980). Famous Knits: The Shining. Photo Source: Knityorkcity

“The Shining Apollo 11 Sweater” (1980). Famous Knits: The Shining.
Photo Source: Knityorkcity

Sidney Crosby

VANCOUVER, BC - FEBRUARY 28: Canada's Sidney Crosby has a hug and a laugh with Canada's Rick Nash as they wait for the medal ceremony. Canada beats USA 3-2 in overtime for the gold.Canadian Men's hockey team today played the USA at the Canada Hockey Place in Vancouver in the gold medal match-up. This is the last competition of the Olympic games.  Photo Credit: (Richard Lautens/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

VANCOUVER, BC – FEBRUARY 28: Canada’s Sidney Crosby has a hug and a laugh with Canada’s Rick Nash as they wait for the medal ceremony. Canada beats USA 3-2 in overtime for the gold.Canadian Men’s hockey team today played the USA at the Canada Hockey Place in Vancouver in the gold medal match-up. This is the last competition of the Olympic games.
Photo Credit: (Richard Lautens/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

Kevin McCallister

Twentieth Century Fox. “Kevin McCallister Red Sweater .” Photograph (1990). Photo Source:  Movie Stills Database

Twentieth Century Fox. “Kevin McCallister Red Sweater .” Photograph (1990).
Photo Source: Movie Stills Database

 Dave Starsky

NSD_ Dave Starsky

Promotional portrait of American actors David Soul and Paul Michael Glaser from the television series, ‘Starsky and Hutch,’ circa 1977.
(Photo by Fotos International/Getty Images)

 Elle Woods

Metro-Goldwyn Mayer. “Legally Blonde First Day Law School” (2001). Elle Woods. Photo Source: Movie Stills Database.

Metro-Goldwyn Mayer. “Legally Blonde First Day Law School” (2001). Elle Woods.
Photo Source: Movie Stills Database.

Upload you and your soon-to-be-iconic sweater selfies on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus with the hashtag #SweaterDay. With each post, watch the National Sweater Day virtual sweater knit in real-time as Canadians engage in the climate change conversation. 

To see the virtual sweater come to life, visit www.sweaterday.ca

Remember to rock your sweater on Thursday and be cool staying warm.


  • Alexandra Porter

    What about the us winter olympic sweaters haha