A cardigan sweater is a timeless wardrobe staple. You’ve seen everyone from Mister Rogers and Kurt Cobain to David Beckham and Jay-Z sporting the classic style, and for good reason. They perfect for layering when you need a little extra warmth and effortlessly pull together just about any outfit, whether its wearing jeans and a tee or a more formal button-up shirt with trousers. With a vast number of options on the market though, shopping for a cardigan can get overwhelming. So, ahead, we curated a brief list featuring a few of our favorite styles on the market, ranging from lightweight to heavyweight options.
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1. Goodthreads Cardigan
Made of soft, breathable cotton, this cardigan features a shawl collar, front welt pockets and ribbing at the cuffs and waist.
Pros: It comes in 15 colors and a variety of sizes, including tall options.
Cons: This style may run a bit small.
2. Gioberti Cardigan
This cardigan is made of ultra-warm acrylic with a twisted knit pattern. Unlike the previous style, it features a zipper closure and stand-up collar.
Pros: It has two front pockets and comes in four colors.
Cons: Some may prefer it was softer.
3. Kallspin Cardigan
This collarless style features a luxuriously soft, durable blend of cashmere, wool, viscose, nylon and polyester.
Pros: It’s offered in six colors and also has front pockets.
Cons: It may tend to pill.