A cardigan is a type of sweater that usually buttons up or in some cases can zipper up. They are traditionally long sleeved although they can also have short or three quarter sleeves. They are many time made from cotton, acrylic blends and wool.
A cardigan sweater has a long history in fashion. There are plenty of options because they have been such a fashion staple. They have never gone out of style. They have been around for quite some time but what has changed is how they are worn.
You can wear a long cardigan with skirts, slacks and jeans. Many times a long cardigan will be the main piece of clothing in an outfit. It can be worn belted with a matching belt or it can be worn with a belt made of leather.
Most of the time a long cardigan, is a part of a layered outfit. Typically it is worn with either a long sleeve shirt or a turtle neck. Sometimes it is a bit sophisticated in its style and in that case it is typically worn with dress clothes.
You can often buy from any store that sells apparel. You can also find them in department stores and other store that sell clothing.
A great place to purchase these types of sweaters is online. Shopping online is a perfect solution because you will not be able to find these types of sweaters in most stores during off seasons. You can easily find them online virtually any time of the year.
Depending on the material that the long cardigan is made from will dictate the cost of the sweater. The more luxurious the material the more expensive it will be. For example an angora sweater will be much more expensive than an acrylic sweater. Expect to spend anywhere from forty dollars to three hundred dollars. Regardless what you spend it is a great investment, this is a timeless classic that will never go out of style.