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The Cardigan Comeback: How To Wear A Cardigan This Autumn

how to wear cardigans 2018

It's official. The cardigan is officially cool again. We know, we know, your Grandma's most loved item probably wasn't at the top of your autumn winter wardrobe wish list, but hear us out...

We are now officially in that awkward autumnal in-between weather stage, where it's too hot to wear a coat but too cold to go without. Do you give into the morning chill and rock a teddy coat that you'll then have to carry round for the rest of the day when the tempature picks up? Or do you brave it and go coatless and freeze to death all morning but smugly swan around hands free for the rest of the day? Well, we say neither, because that ladies, is where this season's most loved knitwear piece swoops in to save the day. Allow us to introduce the fashion faux pas of the past that's now officially cool again...the cardigan.

The cosiest piece of all, the women's cardigan has had a stylish makeover for autumn winter 2018 and thanks to the likes of Gucci and Prada making the cardigan runway-approved, it's fast becoming a must-have for every woman's outerwear collection. The perfect layering piece, the cardigan is the outfit saving chuck-on-and-go piece for those days when nothing is going right and you've got to be out the door in exactly 4 minutes. The easiest to wear the cardigan is to team it with a pair of jeans and a plain tee, but if minimal is not your thing, then don't worry because there's plenty of more exciting ways to wear a cardigan this autumn winter and we're here to show you how. From cosy belted cardigans to sporty hooded styles to classic waterfall cardigans and just arrived fluffy cardigans, it's time you stopped underestimating the cardigan, because this cosy knitwear piece just got cool. 

So you can forget all about faux fur coats and teddy jackets for now, because the cardigan is having a serious fashion moment and we're here to show you 10 different ways to wear a cardigan this season to ensure you're nailing autumn winter 2018's biggest outerwear trend. Step this way to fall in love with the cosy cardigan all over again (*no Grandma needed*)...


STRIPE TIPPED CARDIGAN - £15.99long black cardigan womens

For an on-trend autumnal twist on the classic long black cardigan, opt for this mustard and white stripe tipped knitted cardigan. Style this must-have cardigan with corduroy to nail two of autumn's biggest trends.


OATMEAL BELTED CARDIGAN - £15.99cosy long cardigan for women

Cosy but chic your vibe? Wear this long oatmeal belted cardigan with a pair of dark wash denim jeans and heeled ankle boots for a dressier take on the classic knitwear piece.


BURGUNDY HOODED CARDIGAN - £15.99long burgundy cardigan for women

Embrace the cardigan trend in one of autumn's hottest colours with this burgundy hooded cardigan. Style this longline burgundy cardigan with an all black outfit for the perfect cosy autumnal finishing touch.


STRIPE BLANKET CARDIGAN - £14.99Blanket cardigan 2018

If ultimate cosiness is the goal, then you're going to want to add this monochrome stripe oversized blanket cardigan to your autumn winter wardrobe. 


LONGLINE WATERFALL CARDIGAN - £16.99longline waterfall cardigan for women

For a chic 9-5 take on the cardigan, then opt for this office-approved longline waterfall cardigan in black. Wear this cardigan with cigarette trousers and a statement blouse for a chic workwear look. Do you like the waterfall style? View all our waterfall jackets here.


GREY MARL HOODED CARDIGAN - £15.99long grey cardigan for women 2018

For a cosy but cool weekend look, team this long grey marl hooded cardigan with a simple tee and leather look jeans for a stylish go-to daytime look. 


GREY BELTED CARDIGAN - £15.99Women's grey belted long cardigan

For a slightly more structured take on the classic cardigan, test the cardigan waters with this belted cardigan in grey. Wear this long belted cardigan with cigarette trousers and a shirt for a chic 9-5 look this season.


STITCH COCOON CARDIGAN - £14.99Women's khaki cardigan longline

For ultimate cosy vibes, test the cardigan trend this autumn winter with this stitch cocoon cardigan in khaki. The perfect everyday cardigan, this longline cocoon cardigan looks perfect when teamed with ripped jeans and a simple tee.


LONGLINE WATERFALL CARDIGAN - £12.99Longline waterfall cardigan for women

For those days when it's too warm to wear a jacket, this chic longline waterfall cardigan in mink will be the throw-on-and-go piece that will tie your whole daytime look together in seconds. 


FLUFFY CURVED HEM CARDIGAN - £16.99Fluffy long curved hem cardigan

If it's not fluffy, we're not interested, sorry. This season is all about the fluffly knitwear and we can't get enough of this bottle green fluffy curved hem cardigan. Wear this longline fluffy cardigan with jeans and PU boots for a stylish daytime look.

Ready to nail this season's hottest knitwear trend? Of course you are. Step this way for cardigan heaven...