Trend Alert: Bright Sweaters

March 19th, 2008

There’s no better way to perk up a dreary day outfit (and stay warm) than a brightly colored sweater.  It’ll brighten your outfit–and it’ll lift your mood.  Here’s to cheery cloudy days–and the best of the Bright Sweaters out there:

Our $$ Picks:

Cotton Cashmere Primrose Cardigan
Cotton Cashmere Primrose Cardigan | $98 at J Crew
The cotton lawn flowers adorning the front placket take this sweater from average to amazing.

Egyptian Cotton Short Sleeve Cardigan
Egyptian Cotton Short Sleeve Cardigan | $65 at J Crew
Isn’t this royal blue color to die for?  Goes great with neutrals…and a splash of orange.

Ruched Sleeve Shawl Wrap Sweater
Ruched Sleeve Shawl Wrap Sweater | $57 (approx) at Topshop
We just can’t get enough of this gorgeous teal color.  

Our $ Picks:

Elbow Sleeved Waffle Cardigan
Elbow Sleeved Waffle Cardigan | $39.50 at Gap
The elbow sleeves on this cardigan let your button-down shirts shine for a perfect business casual ensemble.

Sweater Knit Drawstring Hoodie
Sweater Knit Drawstring Hoodie | $24.50 at Old Navy
Layer this hoodie over a striped shirt for a playful look.


Entry Filed under: Shopping Guide, Trend, Trendscape, Trendscape, Women

4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Mimi  |  March 20th, 2008 at 11:44 am

    I’m surprised at how much I like these bright colors! Such a nice change from the muted winter colors. The yellow looks yummy. I’m not sure how I feel about the Kelly green, but the more I see it, the more I feel I need “something” in green.

  • 2. The Devil Wears Marc Jacobs  |  March 20th, 2008 at 3:53 pm

    I agree bright colors are beautiful! I LOVE the cobalt blue short sleeved cardigan. To be honest think I love the color more than the style!

  • 3. Trisha  |  March 20th, 2008 at 11:56 pm

    The cobalt blue is my favorite of all the colors too…though I’d prefer it in a longer sleeved style. And I love the detailing on the yellow sweater!

  • 4. NY STYLIST  |  March 28th, 2008 at 9:24 am

    Wrap Tops, Why They Work For Everybody!

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    Artfulwears has this great Wrap Tee by Majestic. Made of their eco-friendly Viscose/Elasthane blend. It is soft, easy to wear, and a great fabric for all seasons. Available in White, Brown, and Black.
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