Cardigans Are Trending for Fall—Here Are 20 Great Ones for Under $100

While we love a good fad like tie-dye or bike shorts, the trends we’re most likely to embrace wholeheartedly are the ones that can fit seamlessly into our wardrobe. And this season, cardigans are the MVP. Yep, they’re back and better than ever with fresh ideas for how to wear them, and just in case you didn’t hold on to your cardis of old, here are 20 picks all under $100, to shop now.

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mod cloth pom pom cardigan

Modcloth Textured Touch Cardigan

If you choose one color pop cardigan this season, make it pink. This springy hue is still going strong and looks especially trendy on a chunky knit.

Buy it ($79)

Available in sizes XXS to 4X

old navy mini leoprd print cardigan
Old Navy

Old Navy Printed Crewneck Cardigan

This printed beauty was practically made to be worn as a shirt unto itself. Simply button it all the way up and French-tuck the front for a chic alternative to a blouse.

Available in sizes XS to 3X

halogen ballerina wrap cardigan

Halogen Tie Waist Cardigan

The wrap closure is an unexpected, waist-defining twist that stands out in a sea of traditional buttons.

Available in sizes X-Small to 3X

lou and grey long camel cardigan
Lou & Grey

Lou & Grey Tunic Pocket Cardigan

This oversize style looks fabulous even on petite frames thanks to the super-thin weave.

anthropologie leopard cardigan

Anthropologie Louise Leopard Wrap

For those who prefer a muted variation of the animal print trend, may we suggest black and white spots?

modcloth yellow textured cardigan

Modcloth Textured Transformation Cardigan

If you’re looking for interesting texture that won’t add extra bulk, this is the cardi for you.

Buy it ($40)

Available in sizes XXS to 4X

socialite snake print cardigan

Socialite Snake Print Waffle Knit Cardigan

Snakeskin has been giving leopard a run for its money this season—continue wearing the trend with this neutral piece.

moon river buckled cardigan

Moon River Belted Button Up Cardigan

Part jacket, part cardigan, this belted choice will layer nicely all the way through January.

sanctuary fuzzy long cardigan

Sanctuary Supersoft Cardigan

Who said cardigans have to be stiff? This fuzzy eyelash knit will easily be one of the coziest pieces you own.

Available in sizes X-Small to 3X

house of harlow 1960 x revolve red cardigan

House Of Harlow 1960 X Revolve Akila Sweater

Throw this on over a thin turtleneck for a cool alternative to your standard sweaters.

r29 x eloquii long sporty plus size cardigan

R29 X Eloquii Duster Cardigan

The long, lean lines on this open style will do your body all sorts of favors.

Available in sizes 14 to 24

tommy hilfiger varisty cardigan

Tommy Hilfiger Cable Varsity Cardigan

Vintage prep is the ultimate way to go all in on a classic cardigan. Button it from top to bottom and forgo a shirt underneath for a more modern edge.

bp fringe cable knit plus size cardigan

Bp. Folk Daze Fringe Cable Stitch Cardigan

Wear it with a silky black slip dress and Western booties for a super-cool, fashion editor-approved ensemble.

Available in sizes XS to 4X

1 state plaid cropped cardigan

1.state Plaid Button Front Crop Cardigan

Enter this cute cropped cardi to solve all our fall plaid needs.

knox rose leopard print cardigan

Knox Rose Leopard Print Long Sleeve Open Cardigan

Pull this cozy number closed and add a chunky waist belt to dress things up a bit.

Buy it ($35)

madwell colorblocked plus size cardigan

Madewell Colorblock Arbour Cardigan Sweater In Coziest Yarn

While it may look like a simple cardigan at first, it’s actually a super-flattering combo of cream, tan and caramel brown with 360-degree appeal.

Available in sizes XXS to 3X

target who what wear houndstooth plus size cardigan

Who What Wear Houndstooth Print Long Sleeve Open Front Cardigan

The print is classic, the monochrome colors are timeless—you’ll keep this cardigan around for years to come.

Buy it ($38)

Available in sizes XS to 4X

boden rainbow stripe cardigan

Boden Cassandra Cardigan

A versatile navy sweater with streamlined pops of color will be your new closet staple.

volcom striped cardigan

Volcom Big Cozy Cardigan

Consider this throw-on-and-go nautical cardigan a fuzzy alternative to your denim jacket.

jcrew classic black cardigan

J.crew Cotton Jackie Cardigan Sweater

Because you can never go wrong with a classic, crew-neck black.

Available in sizes XXXS to 3X



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