There are plenty of words to describe the look and feel of a great cardigan, but trying to list them all here would take up too much space. We’ll simply leave you to your imagination and the possibility of waking up on a crisp autumn morning to slip into your favorite open-front sweater as you tuck into a steaming cup of coffee, then…
See? It’s just too dreamy a thought for brevity. Skip out on the daydream narratives and check out the best sweaters we’ve found thus far below. We’ll add more as the season progresses.
Acne Studios Mohair Cardigan
It’s the classic but cropped, done in steely mohair that feels like wrapping yourself in a forehead kiss. Acne cardigans are timeless and stylish.
Spacedye V-Neck Cardigan
This “spacedye” pattern seems so relevant again all of the sudden, and it’s popping in the most welcome places possible such as this cardigan. It can be worn with the matching tank and white jeans, as shown. Or you can dress it up with slacks and a complementary color for work.
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& Other Stories Playful Button Knit Cardigan
A bold red cardigan adds an element of flirtation to otherwise stern looks, or it can be the icing on the precious cupcake when paired with something ruffly, maybe even a pink tulle skirt. The best thing about these adorable buttons is the heart-shaped design.
Missguided Tall tie front rib cardigan in gray
The tie-front cardigan is yet another return player in the Y2K fashion revival burning up trend pages across the globe, and we’re huge fans of the risqué shape when done up with baggy jeans and nothing underneath. Try this tall version if you’re longer in the torso so you won’t have to fear the tie sneaking upward throughout your day, but also invest in some double-sided tape to prevent any slippage.
TARSE Womens Long Cardigans Waffle Oversized Open Front Knit Sweater with Pockets
This waffle-knit is a hit with aspiring Instagram influencers who want to focus in on an aesthetic that screams down-home and cozy. You can get it in many fun colors, so grab one now and add some comfort to your outfits when the weather turns cooler.
No.184 Angel stretch-cashmere cardigan
Extreme pink meets extreme cashmere in this buttery, stretchy dream sweater that hugs your curves and catches glances from all angles. Save 15% on your first order with code NEW15, and you can save nearly $50 on this gorgeous beauty.
Vivienne Westwood Harlequin Cardigan
It’s no secret we’re Westwood fanatics around here, so naturally we need you to see this absurdly colorful, unisex piece featuring an off-kilter diamond pattern and contrasting ribbed trims.
You’ve Been Ghosted Fair Isle Cardigan
We’d love to make a corny joke about how you won’t get any boos while wearing this sweater, but honestly forget all that and just look how cute! Clearly we’ve got Halloween on the brain, but there’s no reason you can’t rock this spooky look all year long. Buy now and use code 20NEW and you’ll save 20%.
Mushroom Pattern Cardigan With Cami
In keeping with the current trend toward everything green, this cardigan fits in and takes the nature theme one step further with a smattering of cute red mushrooms that make this cardigan festive and interesting.
Women’s Simply Vera Vera Wang Lightweight Belted Cardigan
Fancy a belted wrap cardigan? Let design legend Vera Wang’s Simply Vera line take care of you with this sensuous beauty.
Rainbow Stripes Maxi Cardigan
Now this is what we call a showstopper! With its oversized fit and striking color palette, this sweater will bring summer’s rainbow vibes to fall.
Anthropologie Relaxed Cardigan Sweater Vest
If you live in a warmer climate but you’re itching to break out a sweater come September 1st, look no further than this loose-fitting sweater vest that looks cool, chic, laid-back, and cozy all at once. The mustard yellow reflects the beauty of the most stunning changing leaves so you can blend in with the surroundings on your next apple picking adventure.
The Texture Cotton Cardigan
The shape and texture are classic as can be, and the buttons give this one a sort of ‘90s feel, which is all the rage once more. It’s available in two colors: black and cream.