Classic Cardigans: Bill Cunningham Appreciates A Woman In Knit

June 22, 2009 by SheFindsSusannah
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In yesterday’s On the Street, venerable street-style photographer Bill Cunningham’s weekly slideshow for The New York Times, cardigan sweaters were the topic at hand.  Or, as Bill would pronounce it, “cah-digan sweat-ahs.”  It’s hard to say whether his posh old-fashioned accent or the cardigan sweater itself is more of a classic thing.

We love Bill’s pictures of stylish, cardigan-clad women on the streets of New York, and it’s inspired us to do a little shopping ourselves.  Here are our top picks:


This L.A.M.B. cardigan is an awesome, slim-fitting wardrobe staple, plus it’s on sale ($150.50 from $215.)


You can’t go wrong with a lightweight, casual v-neck cardigan.  This Gap sweater comes in nine colors, so in addition to fun purple, you can pick up a neutral black or sand ($44.50.)


A long yet light merino cardigan, like this one from J. Crew ($89.50) looks good over jeans or a skirt, and works for all seasons.


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