On the hunt for the perfect cable knit turtleneck sweater? We have you covered.

The GiGi line creates unique, high quality knitwear for women that features special artisanal elements.

Founder and creative director Galya Gundalova and her team at GiGi work with a family-owned factory in Bulgaria located in a small mountain village south of Sofia. The town is known for its local crafts, including embroidery and detailed handwork.

This cultural thread is incorporated into each piece that they create, sustaining these valued artisan techniques. Each garment is made of mindfully sourced, high quality fine merino wool.

For over a decade, Galya has worked as a creative in the fashion industry, lending her talents to several notable brands including Tabitha Simmons, Proenza Schouler, Phillip Lim and Rosetta Getty. Encouraged and inspired by her own father’s entrepreneurial spirit in founding a factory working with local Bulgarian artisans, Galya decided to create GiGi.

This close connection between designer and artisan is a unique quality and one that August Women holds in high regard as we scour the globe for brands that are deeply connected to their craft and adhere to ethical standards.

Cable knit sweater for women

Model is 5'10", size 4, and is wearing a size small in the GiGi Cable Sweater in Ivory.

Cable knit toque for women

Model is wearing the GiGi Cable Knit Toque in Lavender.

GiGi’s Cable Sweaters, available in four perfect colours, are giving us light on these darker fall days. Knit in true lavender, lime, ivory and black, these beautiful cable knit sweaters are an easy cold weather go-to. A riff on a classic, there are several cable patterns mixed to create interesting texture and dimension. Super soft with a cozy wide turtleneck, they offer a relaxed fit with a drop shoulder and boxy shape. Style with a skirt, trousers or your favourite denim. Mama’s to be can wear these gorgeous staples throughout pregnancy and beyond - you truly can not go wrong!

As if that wasn’t enough GiGi has also created the toque of your chilly weather dreams and August Women carries it in four colours for fall - check out the options here - we dare you to choose only one!

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