Friday, January 2, 2015

3 Popular Types of Cardigans You Should Own

Happy new year everyone! I hope you all had a great holiday break to spend time with your friends and family. I know I did, so I am making the most of my break, even taking a few days off from the blog. Hence, I was happy that Stephanie from Lookbook Store offered to guest post for me today. I am stern in my decision to not accept guest posts in my blog; however, this topic is something that I can relate to and I thought that many of my readers will be able to get a lot of helpful information from the tips she had to share. 

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Hello there pretties! Since the weather now is pushing us to layer our clothes to stay warm , today I’m going to talk about cardigans.  Here, I listed three popular types of this clothing piece and each one of them has a picture and some styling tips. Take a look at them because maybe you can get new clues on how to style  cardigans this season.

Oversized Cardigan


Okay, let’s start with the popular choice, the oversized cardigan or most commonly called the boyfriend- style cardigan. Since it is such a large piece and we don’t want to look sloppy in it, let’s keep the rest of the look form-fitting, like matching it with a pair of skinny jeans and a figure-hugging top. But if you want something that can keep your ladylike figure, you can top it over a nice dress. The ensemble is   pretty especially if they have the same length.

Drapey Cardigan


What I like about this kind of cardigan is that it has an edgy style, which can add drama to almost every ensemble. Whether you layer it with other cozy garments or add it to a dress for extra warmth, this type of cardigan can be worn again and again. But, there’s a downside to this.  A drapey cardigan doesn’t go along with loose-fitting bottoms, such as the boyfriend jeans, because it can make you look wide.

Cropped Cardigan

Since this type of cardigan is short, it can easily draw attention to the hemline. If you’re on the slender side, matching a cropped cardigan with skinny jeans and tees is a no brainer for you. But, don’t wear it with long tops because the contrast of the length can create a weird shape. Do wear it with a fit-and-flare dress or high-waist skirt. It’s a pretty ensemble you can actually wear to work or for shopping with your BFFs.

Cardigans are definitely must-have items for every girl’s closet not because they’re perfect when sitting by the fireplace while drinking tea but because they’re fashion value is ethereal.

Are you a fan of cardigans?


 

26 comments:

  1. I like the oversize one. Happy New Year!

    Qing's Style

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  2. Cardigans are such a must have! Love this! Have a great weekend!

    Mel
    http://girlandthepolkadot.blogspot.com/

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  3. I couldn't agree more. This is wonderful selection of cardigans. Just before end of this year I bought new cardigan. So delighted, goes with everything and keeps me warm. what can girl want more.
    xoxo
    Ramona


    http://ramona-strikeapose.blogspot.ie

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  4. I love an oversized cardigan
    xx, Jodi
    http://highheelsandtutus.com

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  5. I have the oversized and the cropped cardigans! :) Nice post!

    xo
    www.itsjaninella.com

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  6. I loved all, but my favorite is short cardigan....simple and elegant at same time!!! I want to wish you a happy 2015. Kisses (and thank you for your visit),
    Eni

    http://eniwherefashion.blogspot.it/
    https://www.facebook.com/eniwherefashion

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  7. great blog, amazing pics
    and interesting post <3
    tell me how about follow each other?
    Let meknow ,please
    I always follow back :)
    HAPPY NEW YEAR ! :**
    www.thegrisgirl.blogspot.com.es

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  8. Love the new look of your site! And I love your cardigan choices, having these make outfits so much more interesting!

    Amanda
    XO Strawberry Chic

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  9. I love the cropped cardy. It draws attention to your waist, emphasizing your skinniest point!

    xoxo, Elena Michelle
    www.anewyorkloveaffair.com

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  10. Right now I'm loving vest cardigans. Enjoy your blog break.

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  11. I love the cropped one! Gray is one of my favorite colors.

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  12. The "Drapey Cardigan" is my favorite. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog I am so happy to connect with you. I have just begun following you on Bloglovin.

    Xo Miss Erin
    See what I have to say at:
    www.misserinsays.com

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  13. I totally agree :-) I've got all of those 3

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  14. Hey Abby! Thank you for the comment on my blog. I am now following you on gfc, hope you can do the same.

    xo

    http://mypetitecorner.blogspot.com

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  15. Happy New Year! I love the cropped cardigan :)
    Would you like to follow each other on GFC?

    http://everythingthatclicks.blogspot.com

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  16. Happy New Year to you too, Abby!

    Wishing you a great 2015, can't wait to read more. xox

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  17. I tooooootally agree! My cardigan collection is forever growing, you can never have too many!

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  18. Nice pics ! :)
    http://blog017.blogspot.com/
    Love from Poland,
    Oliwia ♥

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  19. great post!

    Feel free to read my blog

    http://jecellekate.blogspot.com/2015/01/dashing-tattered.html

    Would love to keep in touch with you

    JECELLE

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  20. Wow, great post. I personally can't have enough of these cardigans! :) I wondered if you would like to follow each other. Let me know on my blog. That would be really awesome! :)

    a-fashionable-rendezvous.blogspot.de

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  21. Oohh, that first cardigan is so dreamy! Love it!

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  22. i would love to get my hands on a drapey cardigan!! :D

    Animated Confessions

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  23. I collect cardigans, as I always carry one in the summer for when somewhere is too air conditioned! I love the first one.

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  24. I couldn't agree more!
    Cardigan is really a must have fashion staple!
    It's like to have a plain white shirt in your closet.

    Current Giveaways:
    Black Bodycon Peplum Dress via @iamjenniya
    Black Skull Tassel PU Bag via @veryberrybee
    Vintage Stripe Sweater via @beauty-full
    White 3D Rose Top via @theurbanumbrella

    Stay in Style,
    Lookbook Store

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  25. Hi! I found your blog through Visible Monday. You write interesting and useful posts.

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