It’s safe to say that growing up, I was a huge cardigan fan (TBH, who wasn’t?). I had one in every shade of the rainbow, from pastel pink to mint green with sparkly embellishments and everything in between. Every outfit was given a chic touch (and a bit of warmth) with a cardigan layered on top. While I haven’t reached for one of the trusty button-up cardigans of my youth since my Betty Cooper Halloween costume called for it, that’s about to change.
Button-up cardigans are having a major comeback, thanks in part to brands like Miu Miu and Alexander Wang who included their own variations on the piece in their runway collections.
Now, the 90s staple is hitting the streets and has already been spotted on countless celebrities from Rachel Bilson to Margot Robbie. Rather than pairing them with the ruffled mini-skirts of years past, think cardigans juxtaposed with distressed denim to give the 90s trend a 2019 twist.
Keep reading for 7 cardigans you’ll want to add to your shopping cart ASAP!
The copper hue of this cropped cardigan is perfect for fall. Pair it with boyfriend jeans and booties for the perfect back-to-school outfit.
The fitted silhouette and pastel color of this cardigan make it look straight out of my closet circa 2008 – but in the best possible way.
Love for layers
The basic marled gray knit of this cardigan makes it the perfect layering piece for all of your fall ‘fits.
Not only is this cardigan super cozy, but it’s also super trendy with its puff sleeve detail. Pair this one with a white tee and a skirt for a flirty look.
Your new BFF
This button-up cardigan is the epitome of cozy fall style. Expect to wear this one on repeat all season long.
That’s a wrap
The pretty wrap detail on this cardigan is a fresh take on the trend.
Let this cardigan be your weekend staple. Wear it tied in the front or let it fall to your hips.
Our grandmas are onto something when it comes to cozy-chic style. From form-fitting to cropped cardigans and everything in between, there’s a cardigan style for everyone this fall. Do yourself a favor and add a cardigan to your closet and get ready to take on the grandma-chic aesthetic.