Happy Monday, friends! I hope everyone had a good weekend. Today I’m returning to my 5 Favorites series, and I’m talking about my 5 favorite cardigans.
Cardigans are definitely having a moment this fall, and I’ve added quite a few to my wardrobe already. I’m really enjoying the longer styles. These are my 5 favorites right now, plus a bonus 6th cardigan that I don’t have any longer but I thought was worth a mention.
I get a lot of questions about what coats to wear over longer cardigans. My answer is definitely something that is longer than the sweater. A long cardigan hanging out beneath your coat isn’t a good look. (LOL!) Check out my Fall/Winter Coat Guide for some recommendations.
Also, there are a lot of sales going on right now, including some of the cardigans I’m sharing here, so watch for sale alerts throughout the post.
5 Favorite Fall Cardigans
I’m sure it will surprise no one that this open front cardigan from Old Navy tops my list. It’s nice quality, thick and soft, has a flattering fit, and priced under $35. Unfortunately it’s excluded from most promotions, but it’s still a great price.
This sweater comes in 6 pretty colors including some great neutrals and this pretty burnt orange. For size reference, I have the small. You can see more of this look in THIS POST.
This sweater is a little bit pricier than the one above, but I really like the ribbed stitching through the torso and the long, slim silhouette. I also find a V-neck cardigan flattering and easy to wear. This yellow color is sold out, but this cardigan comes in a slew of other gorgeous colors. For size reference, I have this in a small. More of this look in THIS POST.
Also, check out the cardigan options at LOFT for a more affordable version of this sweater. It comes in black and grey.
I’ve talked about this sweater so much over the years, but for those of you just tuning in, I wear this cardigan all year-round. I actually have two — the black and the swan, thus breaking my no-duplicates rule. (LOL!) I like to throw it on over my pajamas in the morning, it’s cute over a tank top and shorts in the summer, and it works just as well over a t-shirt and jeans in the fall and winter. I always travel with it because it looks good with almost everything, and it’s easy to throw off and on. For size reference, I have the medium.
Okay, this isn’t fair because this cardigan sold out, but I love it and figured it’s only right to include it. It’s so soft, and I love the slender flattering fit. I wish they’d bring it back. See more of this look in THIS POST.
If you’re looking for a long navy cardigan, here are some options.
This open front cardigan is the spendiest of the lot, and probably the least practical because of the 3/4 length sleeves. Actually, it’s probably quite practical for those living in southern climates where it doesn’t get super cold. Up here, I will probably only be able to wear it for a few months. It’s too warm for the 70-degree temps we’ve been having, and it probably won’t be warm enough once it gets really cold after the holidays, but it’s so pretty and I just love a cashmere cardigan. It is sooo soft against the skin. More of this look in THIS POST.
If you have any of these cardigans, feel free to chime in and let us know how you like them.
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