Cashmere cardigans give a luxurious and elegant touch to any outfit, so they’re on everyone’s wish list this season. Cashmere is perfect for the winter because, aside from being extraordinarily soft, is also provide much needed warmth. Cashmere sweaters allow you to combine extravagance with practicality and look stellar while doing so. If you’re in the market for some cashmere cardigans this winter, then here are four fabulous ones that won’t let you down.
J. Crew has a sizeable collection of cashmere cardigans, including cowl neck, boyfriend, oversized, and crewneck styles. One of the best, however, is the Shawl-Collar cardigan, which is a slightly large and completely comfortable article of clothing. This cardigan has a large shawl collar that extends down the front edges of the cardigan and looks perfect with a camisole and leggings. This multitasking sweater is perfect for running errands, going to work, and even staying in by the fire on cold nights. J. Crew makes this piece in black, grey, white, burgundy, and light blue, making it completely versatile and appropriate for different occasions. This Italian cashmere beauty sells for $248.
One of the most unique winter cardigans is the ruffle cardigan by Ralph Lauren. This 100% Italian Cashmere item is absolutely stunning, with ruffled detail down the front trim that extends down into the bottom hem. The extra feminine ruffle tie at the neck elongates the torso and adds a touch of sophistication to the entire outfit. The almost-$500 piece is offered in Holiday Red and Polo Black. This cardigan is elegant enough to wear to any holiday party this winter.
Not everyone can afford a 100% cashmere sweater, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy something that is extremely comparable. While nothing is truly as soft or luxurious as real cashmere, Express’s cashmere blend is lush and irresistible and can completely pass off as the real thing. The best part is that this sweater is available for $30, which is incredibly affordable. The color selection includes grey, white, red, black, violet and burgundy and the large rhinestone buttons amp up the style just enough to make it worthy of layering over a tank or blouse for a wintery girls’ night out.
If all you’re looking for is a really simple, classic cashmere cardigan, then look no further than L.L. Bean. Their classic cashmere sweater is a crewneck cardigan that buttons down the front. It is shaped to hug you perfectly, and is wonderful for layering over camisoles and under heavier jackets or coats. Finally, the simplicity of this piece makes it easy to dress it either up or down with a pair of trousers, a nice skirt or even a pair of jeans. The classic cardigan sells for a reasonable $129 and is available in nine colors including black, white, blue, pink, and forest green.