Have you been thinking of what to wear with a long black cardigan? If you have, then check out these eight style inspirations on wearing a long black cardigan.
It´s now officially spring on our side of the world. There are leaves and blooms, and colors are coming back! The temperature has started to increase, and the surrounding is starting to bear colors. It´s time to bundle up with stylish and cozy overlays. And of course, a long black cardigan is a multi-functional piece to wear in spring and even summer.
Today let´s talk about a must-have transitional piece, the long black cardigan.
Everyone needs to have a black cardigan. It goes well with anything, and you can even look very stylish in an all-black outfit.
When it comes to choosing a black cardigan, you can be picky. Choose something that describes your personality. It can be with patterns or accented print, or it can even be quirky, but anything that has a black background in it, we´ll call it a black cardigan. Pick a long black cardigan that is so you.
1. What to wear with a long black cardigan: Fitted dusty t-shirt and high-waisted nude trousers
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This is such an elegant layering of a long cashmere cardigan. Everything in this outfit is solid and the underlayers are light or neutral colors. The black really stands out and the soft, cascading duster cardigan lengthens the wearer´s vertical line. If you´re looking for a simple, laid back style that is classy, a long cashmere cardigan in black should be in your arsenal.
2. Long black cardigan with white tank top and high-waisted black leggings
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If you´re living in an area where fall and winter aren´t too cold, it may be practical for you to invest on a lightweight long wrap cardigan. Also, if you just need a cardigan to deal with the air conditioning at work, this will be a good investment too. Worn with high-waist skinny trousers and a white top, matched with a pair of white shoes, the black and white look is both fierce and glamorous.
3. What to wear with a long black cardigan: White graphic tee and high-waisted monochrome print pants
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If you would rather opt for an interesting black cardigan, you can opt for a long one with shawl lapels. Slim vertical lines like this make you appear slimmer and taller. This cardigan also comes with a belt, just in case to you need to wrap up during cooler days.
4. Long black cardigan with ligh-washed high-waisted denim jeans
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It has a similar effect to cardigan #1 but it´s more stetchy and slimming. This is a button-down, rib knit which will easily dress up a pair of slim jeans or will complement a dressy work outfit or a cocktail, mini bodycon dress.
5. Long black cardigan with cropped jeans and high heels
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If wearing a black cardigan makes you uninspired, how about a cashmere cardigan with two colors? In the philippines we´d call this a doble kara cardigan – porcupine & black.
6. Long black cardigan with black print top + black leather mini skirt + black leather ankle boots
Of course if you have money to splurge, you can always opt for a mohair-blend cardigan. This black, long cardigan has an oversized fit and features enlarged intarsia motifs that hint of a South Korean heritage. I have an oversized mohair long cardigan, which is a hand-me-down from my husband´s late grandmother, who by the way was very stylish, that feels heavy on my shoulders. Regardless of the weight, I still love wearing it.
7. Long black cardigan with an all-white outfit
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I love the chicness, the comfort, and the laid-back appeal of this black long cardigan. In fact, actually recently bought a cardigan which looks very similar to this, only that its dark blue. I threw it on my casual outfits, which I wear when I walk my son to the kindergarden, and it easily enhance my casual look.
8. Long cardigan with a black and white outfit
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Your black doesn´t have to be pure black. Instead of choosing a pure black cardigan, why not a charcoal black? If you already have a black cardigan, definitely consider investing on this carbon dust combo cardigan that is that chunky, comfy and cozy. It´s totally glamorous too.
9. With Casual Pieces
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Opt for an oversized, slouchy long black cardigan and create a cozy, casual look by pairing it with your favorite tshirts, some light-washed flared jeans, and brown gladiator flat sandals.
10. Long cardigan with Light Colored Casual Pieces
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So these are ten ways to wear a black cardigan. As I´ve said earlier, wearing a black cardigan doesn´t mean boring as long as you pick the right one.