15 New and Stylish Ways to Wear a Cardigan ...


How To Wear A Cardigan – it seems like a relatively simple question with an equally simple answer.

However, when it comes to the humble cardigan you’ll be surprised as to the number of ways that it can be styled.

Gone are the days of the dowdy twinset – these days the cardigan is a fashionable wardrobe staple.

Below are just a few examples of how to wear a cardigan.

1. Oversized


Oversized or boyfriend style cardigans are a popular choice.2

These styles of cardigans work particularly well in chunky or thick knits.

Look for oversized cardigans with deep V-necks and with slightly longer hemlines.

Wear oversized cardigans with jeans and a tee for a casual weekend look.

2. Belted


Cardigans can sometimes be shapeless, so change this by adding a belt.

A belt cinched in at the waist is great for creating an hourglass silhouette.2

Choose a skinny belt and wear with a light to medium knit cardigan.

Wear it over a pencil skirt for a classic corporate look.

3. Layered


If you are unsure of how to wear a cardigan this winter, the easiest thing to do would be to layer it.

A longer length cardigan worn under a cropped leather jacket is a great way to wear the trend.

4. Floor Length

Floor Length

Dramatic silhouettes are all the rage on the runways.

Bring the runway to the real world by investing in a floor length cardigan.

Balance the length of the cardigan by wearing it with a short skirt or shorts.

5. With Scarves

With Scarves

A simple way to update your cardigan is to team it with a fashionable scarf.

The right scarf can work wonders.

Wear a chunky snood for warmth, or add a silky scarf worn open and draped for something more chic.

6. Buttoned up

Buttoned up

A buttoned up cardigan is a great way to work a preppy look.

This look works best on cardigans with higher, rounded necklines.

A collar peeking out of the top would also make an on-trend statement.2

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