They used to be dismissed as granny chic, but embroidered cardigans are having a moment.
After the summer of cottagecore had us buying too many tea dresses than we’d care to mention, we’re chuffed – not to mention relieved – to see the aesthetic hasn’t completely disappeared.
While some are edging towards cabincore, Regencycore or dark academia for their look of choice this spring, others are adding knitwear to continue the romantic trend.
READ MORE: 8 pairs of high-street loafers that look like Prada (but won’t break the bank)
That’s where the embroidered cardigan comes in. With feminine flowers and offerings in a variety of colours, these knits are cosy enough to wear throughout winter but light enough for spring.
With vintage, designer and affordable options from RIXO, KITRI Studio, & Other Stories and more, here are 7 of the best we’ve found – available to buy now.
Vintage cardigan, £26, Beyond Retro – buy now
Cable-Knit Cardigan, £405, DÔEN at Net-A-Porter – buy now
Vintage Cardigan, £35, Retro Neighbourhood at Etsy – buy now
Floral Cable Knit Cardigan, £85, & Other Stories – buy now
READ MORE: 13 blazers to wear to look smart on Zoom
Rose Embroidered Cardigan, £89, KITRI Studio – buy now
Dora Cardigan, £225, RIXO – buy now
Pink Intarsia Knit Cardigan, £330, Hayley Menzies – buy now
For fashion advice and general chit-chat, join our Facebook group What To Wear Next.
READ MORE: We’ve found the best pieces in the sales so you don’t have to
READ MORE: 13 easy monochrome outfit ideas
Wear Next may receive a small commission if you click a link from one of our articles onto a retail website and make a purchase.