10 Perfect spring cardigans for less

by SheKnows
Mar 21, 2011 at 6:58 p.m. ET
This cheerful raspberry-colored cardigan from White House Black Market screams, “Spring!” You’ll love the comfy straight stretch fit and the perfect-for-spring three-quarter length sleeves. Plus, don’t forget about the delicately crinkled chiffon rosettes, which add character and detail to this soft crewneck sweater. Find it on WhiteHouseBlackMarket.com for $88.

1 /9: Forever 21 Distressed Knit Cardigan

1/9 :Forever 21 Distressed Knit Cardigan

Pair this simple taupe cardigan from Forever 21 with just about anything in your closet. The lightweight knit cardigan features practical three-quarter length sleeves, a shawl neckline, pockets and cuffs. Nab one for $22.80 on Forever21.com.

2 /9: h.i.p. Grandpa Cardigan

2/9 :h.i.p. Grandpa Cardigan

This isn’t your grandpa’s cardigan! In fact, the adorable crochet-inspired appliques on this pointelle-knit cardigan make it stand out from the rest. Available in grey and ice coffee for $44 on Nordstrom.com.

3 /9: Forever 21 Wide Stripe Cardigan

3/9 :Forever 21 Wide Stripe Cardigan

The nautical trend is definitely in this spring, so get in style with this wide-stripe cardigan from Forever 21. This lightweight cardigan is available in other fun color combos, too, including cream/yellow and cream/red. Pick one up on Forever21.com for $19.80.

4 /9: White House Black Market Horizontal Stripe Cardigan

4/9 :White House Black Market Horizontal Stripe Cardigan

From the ruched elbow-length sleeves to the asymmetrical hem, what don’t we love about this black and white striped cardigan? This open-front cardigan hits below the hip on most bodies. Pair it with leggings for a cute spring look. Available for $78 at WhiteHouseBlackMarket.com

5 /9: Forever 21 Bright Stripe Cardigan

5/9 :Forever 21 Bright Stripe Cardigan

Bring out your inner child with this bright, cheerful striped cardigan from Forever 21. Pair this lightweight knit cardigan over a button-down shirt or even a white tee for a fresh spring outfit. Available in heather grey and purple for $19.80 on Forever21.com.

6 /9: Forever 21 Open Front Knit Cardigan

6/9 :Forever 21 Open Front Knit Cardigan

Slip into comfort with this soft, everyday cardigan from Forever 21. This open-front knit cardigan features three-quarter length sleeves. Pick it up on Forever21.com in navy or heather grey for $27.80.

7 /9: Caslon Printed Cardigan

7/9 :Caslon Printed Cardigan

Whether you pair it with jeans, linen pants or work trousers, this pretty floral cardigan is a classic style for spring. This cotton cardigan features ribbed cuffs and hem plus front-button closure and three-quarter length sleeves. Pick one up on Nordstrom.com for $39.90 (on sale) in cherry blossom or lemon ice.

8 /9: Forever 21 Burnout Panel Cardigan

8/9 :Forever 21 Burnout Panel Cardigan

Look pretty in pink with this long-sleeve knit cardigan, featuring horizontal burnout panels along the front and sleeves. Pair this semi-sheer, lightweight cardigan with a dainty floral dress for a winning spring combination. Available in coral for $19.80 on Forever21.com.

9 /9: Halogen Stripe Cardigan

9/9 :Halogen Stripe Cardigan

This simple, neutral striped crewneck cardigan from Halogen is the perfect transition piece from winter to spring. Pair it with a tee-shirt and jeans for a classic spring look. Available in tuberose stripe or heather fair grey on Nordstrom.com for $49.