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The Long Cardigan

long cardy with a skirt // @themodernsavvy

What’s not to love about a long cardigan? It instantly pulls together an outfit, can look casually cool, and covers the bum. Sold! One in every color, please.

Yup, you definitely might need to test out some styles and lengths based on your height and body type — for example, ones longer than this can be hard for me to pull off. This one, in a neutral grey, has become a clear winner for myself and for a number of friends. Equally love it in a rich burgundy, a solid black, blush pink or classic navy.

A cardigan is a natural with a pair of pants (I love this one with a basic white tee and black denim, for example). To mix it up, check out how to style your long cardigan with your skirt (or similar length dress). To keep proportions in check, avoid a too baggy top that can make you look bigger than you are.

fall style: long cardigan with skirt and booties // @themodernsavvy

Long cardy with a skirt for work // the modern savvy, a life & style blog

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PS: Florida girl here SUPER excited to finally be wearing a pair of booties! I totally love mine (currently on sale). For a slightly more on-trend look, consider two new pairs of booties:

the “sock bootie” — this pair is adorable… and the grey is half price! You can find more options here… I love how slimming they can be!

the “hiker bootie” — feels so reminiscent of the 90s! Some pairs can look clunky but this one is perfection.

Long cardigan for work or weekend // the modern savvy, a life & style blog in west palm beach, florida How to style a long cardigan How to style the long cardigan // the modern savvy, a life & style blog How to style the long cardigan // the modern savvy, a life & style blog

GET THE LOOK

Cardigan: Halogen (on sale, and available in five colors)

Tank: Gap (old; super similar here for $12)

Skirt: Gap

Booties: Vince Camuto (on sale, and in three colors; super comfy!)

Necklace: c/o Kendra Scott (also styled here)

Ring set: c/o Kendra Scott

Tote: Louis Vuitton neverful

Hair bow: J. Crew

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    Jessica
    November 4, 2017 at 1:39 AM

    That’s a really lovely outfit dear! Love the skirt and booties. So effortlessly cute.

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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    Rachelle
    November 2, 2017 at 8:12 AM

    Such a sweet look and I adore this hair bow.

    xo
    Pinksole

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      Alyson
      November 4, 2017 at 8:29 AM

      Thanks so much, Rachelle!

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    Mary
    October 31, 2017 at 7:49 PM

    Oh my gosh, I love your whole look! That little bow is the cutest, too!
    xxoo
    Mary
    http://www.BelleOnTrend.com

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    Heidi
    October 26, 2017 at 8:48 PM

    LOVE that this style has come back! And your hair looks adorable! Hope you guys are having a fabulous trip!

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    Kellyann
    October 25, 2017 at 3:37 PM

    You look absolutely adorable! Love your hair styled that way! The outfit is spot on too. Great look!
    xo,
    Kellyann

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    Celina
    October 25, 2017 at 12:14 PM

    Love everything about this outfit! Really digging the color combo. Nice to see you wearing a heel 🙂

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    Sam
    October 25, 2017 at 11:04 AM

    This look is so cute! Totally agree that long cardigans are a must for fall. They’re just so cozy!

    xx
    Sam

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    Shira
    October 25, 2017 at 9:54 AM

    I love those booties and you’re inspiring me to try this kind of look! So cute.

    http://asequinloveaffair.com

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    Lauren
    October 25, 2017 at 9:32 AM

    I am ALL about long cardis! I live in them this time of year! Obsessed with this outfit and your bow!

    By Lauren M

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    Alyssa
    October 25, 2017 at 9:05 AM

    Oh my gosh I love this! I’m not always comfortable in shorter skirts, but I love that the longer cardigan gives a little more coverage.

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    Oana
    October 25, 2017 at 4:27 AM

    I love how you styled your hair! That velvet bow is super cute!

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