Stuck between your leather jacket and evening number is an almost-forgotten closet staple: the cardigan.
Come on, you have it. There you go. It’s like an old song you’ve always known, and now, it’s about time to take your old love out.
It got lost along the way, but this grandma favorite is due for a redo. We take cue from the fall shows that showed how to amp the ante of your trusted cardis when it comes to combating upcoming rainy day chills.
Here’s the simple math you need to know: a runway look + your cardigan = a look you never thought could work. Problem solved.
Unassuming as it may seem, this white cotton cardi can fit in a club. Tuck it in a sexy mini skirt, and throw in those killer knee-highs. Cardis can go high octane, too. Loewe fall/winter 2015; cardigan, P699, H&M at SM Mega Fashion Hall
Boxy Stitch Knits
A cup of tea and a dash of style. Take your brown knit cardi to high tea by pairing it with a pencil skirt and kitten heels. It’s a classic waiting to happen (again). Chanel fall/winter 2015; cardigan, P2,250, Topshop at Greenbelt 5
The trick is to go neutral. Use your lived-in gray cardigan and pair with more grays and whites. This palette-cleansing proposition will breathe in new life to an old reliable. BCBG Max Azria fall/winter2015; cardigan, P2,250, Topshop at Greenbelt 5
This is the ultimate cover up. Unexpected rain showers call for a quick go-to. This might just be it. Moschino fall/winter2015; cardigan, P1,295, Zara at Power Plant Mall
The Buttoned Wrap
Defy the notion of an everyday cover up: slip into this cardigan and pair with crisp whites. Yes, cardigans can be sophisticated too. Céline fall/winter 2015; cardigan, P1,595, Zara at Power Plant Mall
The Sweetheart Cardigan
A no-brainer tip: Make the cardigan your top. Button it up and pair with your favorite bottoms for a look that always works! Lacoste fall/winter 2015; cardigan, P599, H&M at SM Mega Fashion Hall
Art by Dorothy Guya