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Even if it's actually chilly out, there's something that just feels blasphemous about pulling on a sweater in the summertime. It's not your fault (you can blame Mother Nature for this one), but throwing on a knit for the sake of staying warm can feel like giving up on the promise of this short season. But — and you know this — that's all baloney. As long as you avoid certain cold-weather tropes like tartan and velvet, you can beat the chill but still look summery. No need to shiver through another gray week.
Ahead, check out five summer sweaters that hit just that right note.