In my opinion, the humble cardigan has had a bad press over the years. It has an association with either school uniform or an item of clothing that your granny wore every day in case she got a chill. Times have changed and the cardigan has now become a bona fide wardrobe staple. It is now generally considered to be a classic piece that will last for years. So today’s post is about how to style the humble cardigan.
Having done a quick mid-season edit of my wardrobe I find that I am definitely short of cardigans. I have one very old and much loved pink one originally from MeandEm which is looking decidedly worn. As I have been wearing either a maxi skirt, dress or jeans most days with a simple tee I have found that due to our not very warm summer I have been lacking in a knit that is quick and easy to add when the temperatures drop.
Cardigans can come in many styles from classic to trendy however they never really go out of style. Cardigans are a very adaptable item of clothing. They also offer that comfortable and cosy factor. Wear them on their own, with a simple tee and jeans or over a pretty print blouse for a more dressy look.
Details of above:
Navy 3/4 sleeve top MarksandSpencer | Dark navy parka JohnLewis&Partners | V neck relaxed cardigan Boden | Maxi skirt in sunflower print Madewell | Crossbody bag Boden | White slip-on trainers FitFlop | Pale blue ballet pumps FitFlop | Levi shaping straight cut jeans JohnLewis&Partners.
After much research, I have chosen a selection of versatile cardigans that you can wear now and into the Autumn and Winter seasons.
Hobbs blue cardigan JohnLewis&Partners
I have this cardigan and I would say that it is a slightly more turquoise blue than it looks in the picture.
Dolphin button cardigan & Other Stories
An update on my previous post on How to create a light make-up for everyday. More stocks of the Glow and Go sticks will be arriving in three weeks time. They proved very popular and I am not surprised I will announce their arrival on this blog. The PR assured me that if you have left your email address you will be contacted directly.
Thank you for all your kind messages regarding the terrible fires in the Var (South of France) last week. There was not much coverage in the UK press. Luckily our apartment is safe but it was very tense as the fire came very close and took out all the vineyards in the valley below. A couple of images are below.