Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

5:30 pm

Beams Plus Fleece Cardigan

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We can’t believe we’re doing this but here goes – here’s a fleece cardigan that someone, somewhere might like. There, we said it. We thought it was an oxymoron but here are we, talking in positive terms about fleece. On…

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11:00 am

Comme Des Garcons SHIRT Merino Cardigan


Beige isn’t boring. It’s actually the perfect colour for a cardigan. To be specific, a Comme Des Garcons SHIRT merino cardigan. There’s something very calming about the coming together of several shades of brown, this particular combination reminds us of…

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Friday, October 7th, 2011

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

12:00 pm

Ole Strange for Hansen Cardigan


A collaboration between Hansen and Danish knitwear expert Ole Strange, this contrast sleeve cardigan reminds us a little of early 60s leisurewear. Ole knits everything on original machines in his Jutland factory in a process that can only be described…

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Friday, September 9th, 2011

5:30 pm

Loopwheeler for Monocle Cardigans


Japan’s Loopwheeler delivers these cardigans for the Monocle Magazine shop in Tokyo. The contrasting colors and blocking play very well against grey, navy and olive cardigans. Cuffs and elbows get the reinforced treatment which will allow these garments to live…

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Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

12:00 pm

Margaret Howell Aran Cardigan


Aran knits aren’t always the easiest to pull off but if anyone can make them work it’s Margaret Howell. This grey 100% merino cardigan, perfect in shape and fit, features leather football buttons, ribbed cuffs and a round collar –…

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Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

11:00 am

Archival Clothing Shawl Cardigan


The folks at Archival Clothing recruited the skills of Washington’s Centralia Knitting Mills to recreate this classic shawl collared knit in a traditional ‘sportswear’ style. Stand up collar, knitted cuffs, the worsted wool is 4 ply, not too heavy not…

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Friday, September 2nd, 2011

11:00 am

Frank Leder Cardigan


Some nice Made in Germany knitwear action from Frank Leder. If you’re tiring of those paper thin cardies that end up looking a bit ‘Trendy Dad’ then this sturdier option might be a nice alternative. 100% wool, this Red Melange…

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Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

4:30 pm

Maison Chose Cardigan

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We love a chunky cardigan. We love a pattern. So it was destined that we’d love a chunky cardigan with a pattern. Our only issue with this  – and it is a big issue – is that it is a…

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Monday, July 18th, 2011

1:30 pm

Kolor Cardigan

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Kolor’s autumn collection has just fell in stores – albeit in Japan – and it’s a perfect excuse for us to feature one of our favourite brands. We’ve featured this cardigan in its various forms for eons now but we’re…

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