Draped cardigans make for great layering pieces. You can find them in a range of fabrics, lengths, and colours. Most draped cardigans have an open front, without any button fastenings. This creates a flowing, soft silhouette. The look is casually chic. Check out some stylish draped cardigans below.
Price: $68.00 at net-a-porter.com
Add a military twist to your outfit with this Splendid draped cardigan. It comes in a military green colour and has long draped sides. It has a shawl collar, longs sleeves, and ribbed trims. Work an earthy colour palette and pair this draped cardigan with a combination of brown and white colours.
Price: $76.00 at us.topshop.com
This cardigan has a cool cape design. It’s made from a knitted rib material and comes in a dusky rose colour. It has an open front and inverted pleat at the back which creates a softly draped effect. Draped cardigans such as this one would look great over a simple white tank top and denim jeans.
Price: $175.00 at net-a-porter.com
This dark gray draped cardigan would make a great wardrobe staple. It has a draped shawl collar, long sleeves, and uneven hemline. The back of the cardigan is shorter than the front. This cardigan is a fairly neutral colour and could easily be layered over a range of outfits.
Price: $798.00 at lagarconne.com
Extra long draped cardigans, such as this one by Rick Ownes, are a dramatic outfit choice. This particular colour has a shawl collar, extra long sleeves, and is made from a lightweight jersey fabric. The hem of the cardigan also curves up at the back. Balance out the volume of this cardigan by pairing it with slim fitting trousers and tops.
Price: $40.00 at dorothyperkins.com
This short-sleeved draped cardigan is great for casual wear. It has a shawl collar, tab sleeves, and two side pockets. The pockets are hidden by the draping detail. Wear this cardigan over brightly coloured dresses for a street-smart weekend look.
Price: $285.00 at net-a-porter.com
Work a lighter colour palette with this fine-knit cardigan. It has an open front, shawl collar, and dipped hem. It also has two front pouch pockets. Team this cardigan with a neutral tank top, skinny military-inspired pants, and a tan leather satchel for an off-duty look.
Price: $92.00 at us.topshop.com
After a while, draped cardigans can all begin to look much the same. This Topshop design mixes things up with some fringe detailing. It comes in a pale grey colour and has an open front and ribbed trims. This cardigan would look great paired with a bohemian inspired outfit of flared jeans, loose fitting singlet, and beaded accessories.
Draped cardigans can suit a range of outfit styles. They are a great option for dressing up a casual outfit. Which of these draped cardigans do you like best?
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