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How to Style a Boyfriend Cardigan 5 Ways for Fall

A boyfriend cardigan is a cropped sweater or cardigan that is usually knit. The style of this cardigan is one that buttons up in the middle. You can wear a boyfriend cardigan over another top or as the top itself.

You can style a boyfriend cardigan a few different ways and a few different styles. These range from work style to casual street style.

How do you style a boyfriend Cardigan five ways for fall

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I am 5’7” tall. I have a rectangular body type. I wear a size large or XL in tops and a size 12 and 14 and bottoms. I like to draw attention to my legs, draw attention away from my lower stomach and hip area.

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Boyfriend cardigan all over print skirt black

This is such an easy transitional look from summer to fall. The pattern skirt it’s great for when the weather is still warm.

Boyfriend Cardigan and midi skirt leopard print outfit

Midi skirts are so great for so many different outfits. They are a staple for many teacher wardrobes as well. Tucking a boyfriend cardigan into a patterned midi skirt makes the skirt really the focal point of the outfit. Tucking the cardigan in draws eyes upwards towards your waist if that’s an area of your body like to accentuate, too.

You can dress up or dress down this outfit on your shoe choice.

Boyfriend cardigan and distressed mom

This is a great casual outfit for date night or a day on the town. This would look great with a pair of suede booties, too.

Boyfriend and Cardigan teacher outfit for fall

Pairing this late boyfriend Cardigan with dark dress pants really makes for a cozy, put together fall look.

Black Highwaisted  jeans a boyfriend cardigan

For an edgier look, tuck a boyfriend cardigan into distressed black denim and add a black and gold belt and black booties to tie the look together.

Pairing with different shoes

I love boyfriend Cardigan because they can go with so many different looks. Check out how doing something as simple as changing the pair of shoes brought looks from cozy, to work appropriate, to date night appropriate.

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Hi, I'm Erica. I'm a fashion and lifestyle blogger, midsize fashion enthusiast, mom, and wife living a chaotic life. My mission is to help women look and feel their best regardless of their age or size on a budget that’s comfortable for them. Most importantly, what you see is what you get. I believe in authenticity and accepting life's chaos. Follow along to see how I manage my life, UNFILTERED. 

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