How to wear a blanket cardigan

How to wear a blanket cardigan

It is interesting that sometimes we just need to add a simple piece to make your usual outfit look amazing. A good example of such a magic item would be the blanket jacket. It can just take your outfit to another level if you style it right. Not only does it look good, a blanket jacket comes in very handy in situations like a restaurant with freezing air conditioning. For this blog post, I’ve rounded up some amazing ways to wear a blanket cardigan to give you ideas on what to wear with it.

Navy & Cream Blanket Cardigan with White Tank & Black Shorts


Wearing a blanket jacket with shorts can really accentuate your long legs and make you look sexy. As a good example, you can wear a navy and cream cardigan over a white tank top and black shorts. Leather boots go perfectly with the outfit and ensure a feminine, sexy look.

Camel blanket cardigan with a white vest top and skinny jeans

Camel blanket cardigan skinny jeans with open toe boots

A long cardigan can make you look so airy. Simply wear a long green cardigan over a white vest and cuffed skinny jeans. Add an extra touch of elegance by wearing open leather ankle boots.

Wear yours with a black tank top and black skinny jeans

gray blanket cardigan black tank top skinny jeans

A beautiful way to wear a blanket jacket is to wear it as part of an all-black outfit. For example, you can wear a light gray cardigan over a black t-shirt and black skinny jeans.

Blue cardigan with white t-shirt and mom jeans

blue blanket cardigan with mom jeans

Sometimes colors make a big difference. A blue and white outfit can just make you look so beautiful and happy. Just wear a long-sleeved white t-shirt and blue jeans with a blue cardigan. A pair of white sneakers is the perfect complement to this casual ensemble.

Cream colored cardigan with denim shirt and jeans

Cream Blanket Cardigan Denim Shirt Jeans

I’m always trying to figure out how to style a denim shirt as it really is one of my favorite pieces, especially when it comes to casual outfits. It turns out that a denim shirt can look pretty good with a blanket jacket. For example, you can simply wear a denim shirt with jeans, white sneakers and a cream cardigan.

Black and red checked sweater

black and red plaid blanket cardigan skinny jeans

I often think that the red and black plaid is reserved for boyfriend shirts as they’re just too iconic. Seems like they look pretty good in a blanket jacket too. You can wear the plaid cardigan over a black t-shirt and skinny jeans. Suede ankle boots are the perfect shoes for an outfit. By the way, you might be interested to read our blog post about suede boots.

Navy blue and white cardigan with a green mini skirt

Navy and White Blanket Cardigan Mini Skirt Outfit

This is another outfit idea that can accentuate your long legs. You can wear a navy and white cardigan over a navy vest top and a green mini skirt. Pair these pieces with black leather boots.

Wear with Navy Floral Shift Dress

Blanket Cardigan Navy Floral Shift Dress

For a chic and demure beautiful look, you can wear a navy blue floral dress with a charcoal gray knit blanket. Wear yours with brown suede boots.

Wear with Gray Vest Top & Denim Shorts

Knitted Blanket Gray Vest Top Denim Shorts

An outfit consisting of a shirt, denim shorts and white sneakers is so typical and yet so refreshing and timeless. Now take it to another level by wearing the outfit with a black and gray cardigan. Imagine how practical and beautiful you can look with this outfit in a restaurant when you are wearing your typical summer outfit but the air conditioner makes the room so cold.

Black cardigan with short skinny jeans

black blanket cardigan skinny jeans black heels

This is probably the most classy outfit idea on the list. A solid black knit blanket looks best when simply paired with a white top, skinny jeans and black heels. This minimal outfit looks just right. It’s one of those outfits where all the simple pieces go together perfectly.

V-neck t-shirt and cuffed boyfriend jeans

V-neck t-shirt boyfriend jeans outfit

For this casual street outfit, you can simply wear a gray av-neck t-shirt, cuffed boyfriend jeans, ankle boots and a black and red cardigan.

Gray cardigan over maxi dress in boho style

gray blanket cardigan boho style maxi dress

For those of you who are fans of boho style, this outfit is for you. Sometimes you just want to add a bit of detail to your boho maxi dress by wearing a blanket jacket. This adds an extra touch of elegance and freshness to the already beautiful looking boho dress. Wear a pair of flip flops and a boho-style necklace for the finishing touch.

White cardigan with cuffed jeans

white blanket cardigan jeans white tank

Here’s another outfit idea that takes a typical casual outfit to a whole new level with a blanket cardigan. To achieve this chic casual look, simply wear a white t-shirt with cuffed jeans, suede ankle boots and a white cardigan.

Gray cardigan with a silk skirt

gray blanket cardigan silk pleaded skirt

It is always fun to style a silk skirt as it can always be used to add a little surprise to your outfit. This outfit is a perfect example of that. For the top, simply wear a gray t-shirt with a gray knit blanket. Wear a stunning black silk skirt and ankle boots to complete this unique outfit.

By now, I hope I’ve really encouraged you to actually grab a cardigan and see what you can do with your current outfit. It really is so magical how a cardigan can really transform the style of your outfit in literally five seconds. I also like to have a cardigan in my pocket all the time in the summer as I never know when I’ll be in a place with cold air conditioning. If you enjoy this blog post, I highly recommend checking out this site for thousands of outfit ideas.

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