How to Wear a Cardigan for Summer

Is anyone else just jonesing to wear Fall clothes because of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale?! 🙋🏼My orders are just starting to trickle in, but Fall outfits still seem like forever away. I live in the south, and it’s going to be warm for a quite a while still! But that doesn’t mean that I’m not going to get some wear out of a few of those Fall items! (I don’t think I could stand keeping new unworn clothes in my closet for months!!) Today is all about how to wear a cardigan for Summer!

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I’m kind of a naturally cold person. So although I emptied my closet of all my heavy sweaters and winter clothes, I always still keep a few select cardigans around. They are perfect for layering over pretty much everything. Wearing a cardigan really doesn’t seem that out of place for me regardless of the time of year.

I picked up this pretty blush cardigan (along with the booties and the tank!) from the Anniversary Sale and knew it’d be perfect for now through Spring! I loved how it paired with a tank and cut off shorts. If it gets really warm, I just wrap and tie it around my waist! But shorts aren’t the only way you can wear it now. Cardigans are also perfect to throw on over a tank dress for cooler evenings or to just wear indoors. And I also love wearing them with a long tee and leggings, regardless of the time of year! (In fact, I just traveled in this cardi over the weekend and you can see that outfit here!) How else do you wear cardigans during the Summer?

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Cardigan (on sale Under $50!) | Tank (on sale under $20!) | Shorts | Booties (on sale under $80!) | Necklace | Earrings

Want more outfits and details from the Anniversary Sale? See all my reviews, picks, and outfits here!!

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22 thoughts on “How to Wear a Cardigan for Summer

  1. Mica

    Love the blush colour of your cardi, it’s great with the shorts! 🙂

    It’s good you can get some early wear from your winter pieces too – it’s so hot here in summer it’s really not possible to do that! I do get to wear most of my summer pieces year-round though, so it balances out 🙂

    Thank you for the link up!

    Hope you have had a great weekend and are having a nice start to the week!

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  2. amy

    I’m from the frigid north and when bloggers start promoting fall clothes in July, it’s upsetting to us northerners because we’ve only had one month of warm weather so far and just want to live in the moment and enjoy it before colder temps return for 9 months again. But, I am like you in that I do keep cardigans handy for air conditioned buildings and chillier days. Believe it or not, even though it’s late July, we still were in the sixties just a few days ago. I like the color of your cardigan. It’s one of my tricks to wear lighter colors in my sweaters if I have to dress warm.

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