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A Worthy Investment: Grandpa Cardigans


When it comes to vintage goodies like pretty brooches and one-of-a-kind purses, Grandma’s closet is the way to go. With this season’s shift towards the androgynous, however, it might be time to raid grandpa’s closet as well. One wardrobe staple I’m currently obsessing over the grandpa cardigans- such an un-chic name for something so fabulous but even still. I love the whole boho slouchy feel (okay, really wish I had another word for boho at this point, but whatever!) and a loose knit is the perfect way to achieve the look. I am especially a fan of pairing the sweater over a tight silhouette like skinny jeans and a tight tank; it just has this accidental sex-appeal to it which I simply adore. This style will definitely come in handy over the next few months, when fickle-weather-behavior will be at an all-time high and temperatures can go from comfortable to freezing with the snap of a finger or when its warm outside, but freezing in your office. Or even when it’s a bit nippy out but you don’t want to wear a jacket.

See 10 fabulous cardigans after the jump.

Vince Long Cashmere Cardigan, $325
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DKNY Long Sleeve V-Neck Cardigan, $110
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Diane von Furstenberg Picerno Sweater, Was: $365; NOW: $182.50
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Joie Raelyn Sweater, Was: $394; NOW: $197
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Marc by Marc Jacobs Lulu Solid Cashmere Sweater, $328
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BDG Long Grandpa Cardigan, $29.99 (Also available in black and grey)
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Theory Morton Double Breasted Cashmere Cardigan, $395
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See by Chloe Long Cardigan, $375
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Erik Hart Oversized Cardigan, Was: $220; NOW: $150
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Ecote October Cardigan, $29.99
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Miss Chiccane

Love the Grandpa inspiration… Check out this fabulous take on the trend by Pink Tartan: http://www.chiccane.com/index.php?option=com_mtree&task=viewlink&cat_id=45&link_id=132&Itemid=63
butter soft pima cotton with gorgeous buttons… what’s not to love?!

Reply October 20, 2009, 2:20 pm

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