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Yak/Merino Cardigan: 5 Everyday Sweater Outfits

5 cardigan outfit ideas that will help you start a minimal wardrobe.
May 18, 2023
By Victoria Vitale

The Cardigan Sweater: A Timeless Quality Staple

Welcome to the first part of my three-part blog series, where I'll provide you with outfit inspiration. In this segment, I want to introduce you to the new Yak/Merino Cardigan and emphasize the importance of having high-quality items in your closet.

Finding a cardigan that combines sustainability, quality construction, and the ability to elevate any outfit can be a challenge, but the Oliver Charles cardigan is the perfect solution.

Join me on my journey with the cardigan, crafted from the most breathable and soft yak wool, 3D-knit specifically for you. As someone who loves incorporating new pieces into my wardrobe, especially ones I can wear every day, I'm excited to share this inspiration with you.

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Let's dive right into some outfit ideas so that you can see what I mean...

The best clothing pieces in your wardrobe are those that allow you to create multiple outfits, maximizing the value of your investment.

The Oliver Charles cardigan embodies this idea by offering exceptional quality that lasts a lifetime, while enabling you to experiment with countless looks.

I'll present five ways I would style my new cardigan, and hopefully, it will inspire you to explore the versatility of the items in your own closet.

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OLIVER CHARLES - Blog #Repeat - Style, Sustainability, Unique Innovative Materials, Sizing, Enclothed Cognition

Simple Everyday Outfit: Blue Jeans, White Tee, And An Oliver Charles Cardigan

The best outfit is one you'd happily wear day in and day out. A classic combination of jeans and a t-shirt, elevated by the Oliver Charles cardigan, is my go-to choice. There's something about a white tee and jeans that exudes a put-together look while maintaining casual appeal.

To enhance my favorite ensemble, I paired it with my new Oliver Charles cardigan. Worn open, it allowed the tee to peek through. I appreciate the contrast between the neutral colors in this outfit. Whether engaging in various activities or simply going about my day, I envision myself feeling confident in this ensemble and can't wait to wear it regularly.

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OLIVER CHARLES - Blog #Repeat - Style, Sustainability, Unique Innovative Materials, Sizing, Enclothed Cognition
OLIVER CHARLES - Blog #Repeat - Style, Sustainability, Unique Innovative Materials, Sizing, Enclothed Cognition
OLIVER CHARLES - Blog #Repeat - Style, Sustainability, Unique Innovative Materials, Sizing, Enclothed Cognition

Floral Midi Dress and Oliver Charles Cardigan: Perfect Farmer's Market Outfit for Warm Weather

As the seasons change and the weather becomes warmer, a visit to the local farmer's market becomes a regular weekend adventure.

For these occasions, I adore slipping into something cute and comfortable. A floral midi dress is the perfect choice—it's lightweight and ideal for the season.

Layering the Oliver Charles cardigan on top, I tucked it under itself to create a slightly cropped silhouette that hits at the waist.

To complete the ensemble, I carried my Oliver Charles tote, which conveniently housed my cardigan, and even stumbled upon a charming succulent while browsing. The versatility of this cardigan truly shines through as it effortlessly complements various styles.

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OLIVER CHARLES - Blog #Repeat - Style, Sustainability, Unique Innovative Materials, Sizing, Enclothed Cognition

Elevate Your Date Night Look: Styling the Oliver Charles Cardigan as a Top with Floral Midi Skirt

When it's time for a romantic evening, you can still incorporate your Oliver Charles cardigan into a stunning outfit. Here's how I would style it. I found a light green floral midi skirt in my closet, and I immediately knew it would pair beautifully.

Instead of wearing it as a traditional cardigan, I transformed it into a stylish top, fastening only two buttons to add visual interest and elevate the overall look.

With a pair of heels and a cute straw bag as accessories, this outfit strikes the perfect balance between comfort and elegance, making it ideal for a date night out.

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The Perfect Lounge Wear Combo: Stylish Oliver Charles Cardigan Paired with a Cozy Athletic Jumpsuit

We all deserve a cute and cozy outfit for those lazy days when lounging around is a top priority—especially during a weekend Netflix binge. Enter the trendy and ultra-comfortable athletic jumpsuit. I recently acquired a new black jumpsuit that pairs perfectly with my Oliver Charles cardigan.

I tied up the cardigan and buttoned it, ensuring it stayed in place at my waist, aligning with the seam on my jumpsuit. This ensemble provides the utmost comfort, allowing me to sink into the couch for hours on end. The yak wool in the cardigan feels like a luxurious cashmere blanket, further enhancing the cozy experience.

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OLIVER CHARLES - Blog #Repeat - Style, Sustainability, Unique Innovative Materials, Sizing, Enclothed Cognition

Casual Everyday Sweater Outfit

We all know the feeling of a busy day running errands. You need an outfit that is practical, comfortable, and stylish.

The Oliver Charles cardigan has the power to enhance any casual ensemble you wear while buzzing around town. During the spring and summer, my go-to choice is a tennis skirt—a lightweight and comfortable option for warmer days.

I paired my yellow skirt with a blue tee featuring a smiley face that perfectly complemented the skirt. To keep it simple, I added sneakers and layered my cardigan on top. The harmonious blend of colors created a cohesive look, allowing me to tackle my day with confidence.

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Elevate Your Wardrobe with the Luxurious Yak/Merino Cardigan: Versatile Style for All-Season, Everyday Wear

The Yak/Merino Cardigan is a perfect addition to my wardrobe. It effortlessly elevates any outfit and is suitable for all-season, everyday wear. I'm confident that the Oliver Charles cardigan will become a staple in my wardrobe, and I hope it inspires you to curate outfits you love while filling your closet with quality pieces.

Its luxurious and soft yak and merino wool contributes to a truly exceptional experience. I'm excited to continue exploring the endless outfit possibilities with my new favorite cardigan!

Victoria Vitale has a degree in fashion communication and enjoys sharing her experiences. Victoria is here to help you learn and grow your fashion knowledge.

If you believe that every good wardrobe starts with owning less and owning better, consider buying yourself an OLIVER CHARLES sweater.
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