Continuing our list of classic pieces every woman should own is the cardigan. The ultimate layering piece, it can replace a jacket when worn with a dress or provide an added layer to beat the chill. Unbelievably versatile, the cardigan is always in fashion, whether your style is sophisticated and refined or urban and edgy. Wear the cardigan alone with a scarf or layer it with a t-shirt or button down; add a wide or skinny belt at your waist over the cardigan to define your waist and add a pop of personality – the possibilities are many for this wardrobe essential.
To get the most from your cardigan, look for cotton or lightweight wool or cashmere in a length that hits somewhere mid-hip. Here are some of our favorites: