Tina, here.

Over-cooled rooms in the outrageous heat of Summer is so confusing. But oh don't you love that burst of cold air that slaps you in the face when you walk through the door after being outside? And then ten minutes later I'm freezing. So I always have a few summer sweaters within reach. These summer sweater posts are always so popular - I almost forgot to do one, but whew I remembered. So here are some super cute sweaters, plus your guidelines on how to wear them so there's no frumpiness happening.

I mostly stick with neutral sweaters because, although you can't tell it here, I have a lot of colorful summer dresses and tops, and I just want one or two sweaters that will go with all of them. Then there's the advantage that they'll also go with white jeans. Because what looks good with white jeans? EVERYTHING.

These are the kind of cardigans to wear as a topper, meaning they're not really going to interfere with the true outfit underneath.

Related: Summer Dresses Under $100 + Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

What about kimonos, dusters and those things that look awfully close to what that old-fashioned term is... shawls? These are great for covering your arms, if that's what you are aiming to do, without getting too hot.

Length is the biggest mistake I see. Don't let that length creep below your mid-thighs. If your sweater gets too long, you'll look shorter and shorter (unless you're already over six feet tall). The other big mistake I see is fullness. Avoid swing sweaters with a lot of volume or you'll end up with, guess what, voluminous thighs and hips.

Related: Try These Three Luscious Summer Color Combinations

Ways To Wear Cardigans


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