The J.Crew chiffon cardigans that almost every petite blogger ordered on sale have arrived, and I liked them but didn’t love them. Elle said it simply – the arms are snug but the torso is not fitted.
Worn plainly, it’s nothing to write home about:
This is what one size up (XS) looks on me (XXS sold out in Gold while in my cart…gah!):
I am returning this as it’s too big all around. See the same color in XXS on Vicky
In the spirit of “making it work,” I spent an hour rifling through my closet for possible pairings, and ended up recording the following video:
Variation # 1 – Tuck it In
Variation # 2 – “X” then Belt
Vintage “Peri” Cameo pendant: eBay
Read Kelly’s analysis
of the “X-shape” for cardigans.
Variation # 3 – Open & Accessorized
Readers – Which version is your favorite? Please share your own tips on how to style the cardi & pencil skirt combo : )