That basic in your closet is more versatile than you think. Here's how to style your cozy cardigan for any occasion.

By Flavia Nunez
October 05, 2018
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Kevin Sweeney

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Start With the Cardigan…and Add a Turtleneck and Jeans

If you’re tossing on casual basics—sneakers, a crossbody—for weekend errands, a cardi in place of your denim jacket makes the laid-back look a bit more refined.

To buy: Abercrombie & Fitch Open Front cardigan, $78; abercrombie.com. Athleta Futures turtleneck, $108; athleta.com. Ella Moss Cropped Wide Leg jeans, $100; belk.com. Machete Block earrings, $36; ofakind.com (coming soon). Can’t Hurt to Bask sunglasses, $22; modcloth.com. Deux Lux Annabelle crossbody, $115; deuxlux.com (coming soon). Gola Bullet Cheetah sneakers, $85; golausa.com (coming soon).

Kevin Sweeney

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…Add a Dress and Vest

Belt a sweater and faux-fur vest over a date-night dress to make a statement that’s still comfy in the cold.

To buy: Vince Camuto Long Sleeve Floral Velvet Burnout dress, $189; nordstrom.com. Donna Salyers’ Fabulous Furs Every-Wear Faux Fur vest, $179; fabulousfurs.com. L.L.Bean Signature Leather ¾” belt, $39; llbean.com. Wink of Pink Shop Elsie Twist Drop earrings, $24; winkofpinkshop.com. Sarah Chloe Curved Linnea cuff, $329; sarahchloe.com. Skechers Lasso boots, $70; skechers.com.

Kevin Sweeney

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…Add Tailored Trousers and Pumps

Elevate your favorite cardigan with an office-appropriate textured blouse, a structured coat, and classic accessories.

To buy: H&M Waves blouse, $50; hm.com. I Love Tyler Madison The Chrissy trousers, $125; ilovetylermadison.com. Zara Double Breasted coat, $129; zara.com. Baublebar Cindy Hoop earrings, $38; baublebar.com. Louise et Cie Kora satchel, $298; vincecamuto.com. Marc Fisher LTD Carter pumps, $160; marcfisherfootwear.com.

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