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  • November 9, 2009

    Layer on a Cardigan

    This time of year we need all the layering pieces we can get and cardigans are no exception. They are a key work wardrobe basic that can be worn with just about anything. We even keep one at the office so that we can still look Workchic when we are chilly. Unfortunately the one we keep on our chair does not usually hold up as long. Before we go any further, take a look at yours and make sure it’s still in professional shape! Now you can also inventory your closet when you get home. We recommend seeing what color cardigans you have and how they mix and match into your wardrobe. Then fill in the blanks.  We found some styles to help you get started.

    On a budget- We shopped Charlotte Russe, Embroidered Cardigan for $24.99, and Old Navy, Satin-Trim Cardigans – Goodnight Nora for $29.50 available in regular, petite, and tall sizes. We also found Women’s Plus: Women’s Plus Scoop-Neck Cardigans – Black Jack for $32.50.

    Embroidered Cardigan Women: Women's Satin-Trim Cardigans - Goodnight Nora  Women's Plus: Women's Plus Scoop-Neck Cardigans - Black Jack

    For classics to last you years- We shopped Banana Republic and found Women: Italian merino cardigan – Autumn burgundyfor $69.50, available in regular, tall, petite sizes, and many colors. From Dillards Lauren by Ralph Lauren Supima Cardigan for $99.50.  Then we went to CJBanks and selected a Plus Size Cable Cardiganicon for $39.50.

    Women: Italian merino cardigan - Autumn burgundy iconicon iconicon

    Cashmere Blends- We searched ShopBop.com and found Marc by Marc Jacobs Tabitha Cashmere Cardigan and Rag & Bone Honeycomb Cardigan also 100% Cashmere.  From the Lane Bryant Icon Collection, cashmere cardiganicon with subtle metallic highlights.

    Marc by Marc Jacobs Tabitha Cashmere Cardigan Rag & Bone Honeycomb Cardigan iconicon

    Now that you’re ready to buy a new cardigan, or two, we want to make sure you know how to wear them. We created three outfits on Polyvore to show you how.  Learn to layer with business casual style and Shop and Save today!

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    Filed under: Basics — Tags: , , , , , — Jennifer @ 7:00 am


    1. I am obsessed with cardigans. They are my go to staple every year. They can totally change an outfit and they’re great for layering – especially when you work in a chilly office. My latest favorite thing to do is a bright cardigan or print over neutrals with a great belt. Absolute fav!

      Comment by DWJ — November 9, 2009 @ 3:09 pm

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