February 18th, 2016
On My Mind

The Cardigan’s Comeback

A few days ago Alyson Walsh, editor of That’s Not My Age, posted on the return of the cardigan. I think she’s right. A ’90s staple when paired with a slip dress (also making a huge comeback), it makes perfect sense that this classic sweater is popular again.

*Not sure above is a cardigan, but you get the idea…

Carolyn Murphy by Craig McDean for March Vogue top and Aerin Lauder on Instagram below.

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CHLOÉ

Silk scarf

VALENTINO

Velvet sandals

BALENCIAGA

Trench

CHLOÉ

Leather boots

MAX MARA

Striped sweater

CHLOÉ

Silk scarf black

CHLOÉ

Leather jacket

CHLOÉ

Ankle boots

ACNE STUDIOS

Shearling-lined jacket

VINCE

Washed-satin skirt

VALENTINO

Embellished pumps

MISSONI

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  • I love cardigans and have never given them up. They’re perfect for the climate of LA, and I’m always on the lookout for good ones.

    KathyFebruary 18th, 2016  8:49 AM

     
  • I have to agree with Kathy – I’ve always worn them! They are perfect for layering in the SE. If they are coming back in popularity that just means more options.

    JenniferFebruary 18th, 2016  8:58 AM

     
  • Love cardigans! A merino wool works well all year, all seasons.

    KarenFebruary 18th, 2016  10:43 AM

     
  • I’ve always liked them because they can have the feel of a jacket without the heaviness. To Kathy and Jennifer’s point, they’re great for layering over a t-shirt or tank when the day cools off.

    kimFebruary 18th, 2016  11:06 AM

     
  • I have never stopped wearing them either, I didn’t realize they weren’t fashionable. I also prefer them to place of blazers for formal work situations, and was glad to see Marissa Mayer does the same.

    AnnFebruary 18th, 2016  12:15 PM

     
  • Thanks for the mention, Preston x

    That's Not My AgeFebruary 18th, 2016  5:23 PM

     
  • I don’t think cardigans ever really went away!!!

    Claude RemainsFebruary 18th, 2016  6:57 PM

     
  • Love that pic of Aeron Lauder on Worth Ave! She always looks so great….

    CariFebruary 18th, 2016  9:44 PM

     
  • I love Aerin’s pic too. Can someone tell me the brand name of her cardigan? Thank you.

    Martha ElenaFebruary 19th, 2016  8:34 AM

     
  • A perfect example of an item that women keep wearing even when it’s “out”. They’re simply too practical to give up: a little warmth as a layer, a more feminine alternative to a jacket for work, a great wrinkle-resistant travel option, and a pop of color when the seasons change. I would put pumps with a modest platform and the pashmina on the same list!

    Lisa MacFebruary 19th, 2016  10:17 AM

     
  • They were out?

    LilyFebruary 19th, 2016  10:36 AM

     
  • I wasn’t aware too that they weren’t in 🙂 I wore them in the last 20 years and the stores always had them in one variation or other – classic, long, short, flowy, belted..

    SamFebruary 22nd, 2016  4:07 AM

     
  • Out here in the west, we always wear, carry and keep in our cars cardigans. Jackets are sometimes too formal, structured or hot so cardigans are a great substitute for a jacket, providing the right amount of style, warmth and comfort. Vie cardigans!

    RonicaMarch 1st, 2016  6:39 PM

     

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