Cosy Cardis

Wednesday 12 October 2016

If there's one thing guaranteed, it's that Primark actually knock out one piece of knitwear each winter which I nab and then live in. Chances are you and half of the penny saving female population probably have the odd piece in your wardrobe. And 2016 is no different with me nabbing this one :

Primark Cardigan (in store)
Prettywire Camisole

And this one :

Primark Cardigan (in store)
Isabel Marant Etoile Shirt (old)
Zara Bag (old)

And what you might notice is that the two cardigans are actually the same - just a different colour! Well I liked them so much, I thought I should get them both and then I will never have regrets over the one I never got. For once, I prefer the olivey khaki sludge coloured one over the grey but you know how useful a grey cardigan is so obviously I had to have them both! :)


I did have a quick nosey around to see which other cardigans looked nice out there. Here are three of my favourites.

I hovered over this blush pink one from Next as I do love the colour. It's quite a loose weave but definitely has that lovely slouchy relaxed vibe about it. It's the kind of cardi that you bung on, on Christmas morning over your pretty jim jams to open your presents. #yeahright  However, if you're a bit of a titch like me, the proportions of this one (if you're after this blush shade) might work more in your favour with it being a shorter length.

Now if I hadn't nabbed the grey Primark one, I would have this Mango one in a shot as I love the fact it has pockets. I don't really stick my hands in my cardigans that much incase I overstretch them but I like the fact that it has pockets all the same. I like the dense texture of this one - it's more structured - almost like a jacket. It would probably look good worn like a kimono with a close fitting denim jacket underneath - extra warmth!

And I have to admit, this is a fabulous autumn berry shade. This will be the colour hit you need in your wardrobe if you can't quite go red but you want something along those lines. If you look on the actual site, you will note the texture is almost fleecy - which means it's cosy ... which means it's a winner!

So just three picks, not too many (it's been a long day). There are loads out there - you'll know yours when you see it.


  1. Oh, lots of lovely, snuggly cardigans! I have a long, grey merino one that I wear loads (it was a sale bargain, too). I really like the burgundy one, but I have *quite a lot* of burgundy already!

    1. I have a grey cashmere Uniqlo one which is worn all year round but I like a slightly chunkier/thicker one when it gets a bit more nippy. And I like them a little roomy so I can stick a ton of layers underneath. x

  2. Love that grey one with that stark white top, gorgeous. I really want to go to our local Primark soon, I probably pop in twice a year at the most but autumn winter is always worth looking at for knits and boots I find. I just need to get there when it opens so it's tidy and without my kids so I can whip round in ten minutes!

  3. I went looking for the khaki but was sold out in my local :(. I ended up with a poncho thing which I'm not convinced about but for £12 it was worth a go. Can't beat primark for cheap knits...I either want cashmere/ wool or cheap and cheerful, I'm not paying £40 for an acrylic cardi


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