Now that the seasons are changing, the beloved cardigan is officially making its comeback. Especially during this transition season, we’ve found you can pair the classic knit with just about everything. And to help you on the styling front, we’ve picked out five of our favourite trending styles and put them into the perfect outfits you can wear now or later. Throw over dresses, jeans or wear instead of a top or coat and find out why cardigans really are this season’s it-knit…
1. The maxi
Right now, it’s the in-between period when it’s too hot for a coat and too cold to go without. Introducing the maxi cardigan: the ultimate transition piece for ‘do I need a coat?’ weather. To avoid them looking too similar to a dressing gown, style yours with flared jeans, a graphic tee and some heeled boots to make it appear more formal, yet still feel super cosy.
2. Bold patterns
When choosing a bold pattern, it’s best to go pretty simplistic with the rest of your look – especially if you’ll be wearing the cardigan buttoned up. Here, we’ve paired our zebra print cardigan with some ecru jeans and chunky boots. Then, we added a simple backpack and some feline sunglasses, so you’re ready for pretty much any autumn day activity.
3. The cardi and cami
2020’s favourite type of cardigan have to be the ones that come with a matching cami to wear underneath. To show you how cardigans can be ready for a night on the town, we paired this set with a some flared jeans and statement boots. Go minimal with the rest of your accessories so your outfit can really take centre stage.
4. Stay neutral
Although the evenings are drawing in closer and colder, you still might not be ready to bid goodbye to your favourite summer dress. Hold on to it a little longer by throwing a neutral knitted cardigan over the top for some added warmth. The best part? This cardigan will match all your autumn winter looks too.
5. So fluffy
For something a little more playful, we’ve been absolutely obsessed with super fluffy cardigans. And since they’re so cosy, we thought what better way to style them than with our ultra comfy ’90s joggers that became everyone’s staple during lockdown. Or, if you want to wear this out and about, just add a cross body bag and some chunky trainers and you’re good to go.
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