The fastest way to add a layer without bulking up like the Michelin man is to add a cozy cardigan sweater. It's the one piece in your closet that'll make your summer tanks last through winter, add a last-minute pop of color to a tried-and-true (read: safe and boring) outfit, and fit neatly into your purse for a just-in-case weapon against winter's icy assault. We've found a few that you'll soon find you can't live without. They may find a permanent home on the back of your office chair, in your everyday bag, or over your shoulders, but one thing is for sure: These cardigans definitely won't be spending much time hiding in your closet.
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