What To Wear With: A Boyfriend Cardigan

October 17, 2008 by Bryn
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Boyfriend cardigans will be everywhere come fall, but if not worn right, they can make you look sloppy and unkempt. Just remember the golden rule: more volume in one place equals less volume in another.  

What does that mean? Since the charm of the boyfriend is in its oversized shape, you'll want something slim-fitting on the bottom. Choose a pair of black skinny jeans to keep the look casual. Instead of a boring tank or worn out tee, try a fitted tuxedo shirt —  the detail in the front will be framed nicely by the sweater's V. Slip on a pair of feminine patterned ballet flats to add color to the outfit. And for accessories, a vintage-esque watch and cocktail ring add the perfect amount of flair without going over the top. 

Grab a chic day bag in a rich fall hue (purple is big now) and you're good to go. 

L'Wren Scott Overdyed Skinny Jeans ($388.50, were $555)


Pleated Tuxedo Shirt ($68) 

Becca Flats ($140)

Cannes Watch ($35)


Monica Vinader Lava Ring ($192.50) 

Prada Violet Lambskin Bag ($1640)

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