The Grandma Trend It Girls Can't Stop Wearing

You may have already noticed, but cardigans are having a moment right now. Perhaps it’s due to the resurgence of all things ’90s, but we have to admit that this is one trend we didn’t know we needed. As a fresh breath of air from our standard turtlenecks and chunky knit pullovers, a cardigan offers endless styling possibilities, which means you’ll be able to wear fall cardigan outfits every day of the season.

Hear us out: Whether you style them with a chic pair of tall boots or with a pair of wide-leg jeans, the ease of the cardigan serves as a chic and practical layering piece, making it a natural staple as we transition into the fall. Plus, we love the varieties of styles they come in: cropped, long, and oversize to name a few. If that’s not enough, we’ve been noticing fashion girls bringing the style back to the surface, which means you’re about to see them everywhere.

To illustrate our point, we’ve rounded some of the coolest ways to wear them, straight from our favorite It girls. Check them out below. They’ll convince you to add one to your own wardrobe.

Style Tip: Let an embroidered cardigan be an added layer over a jumpsuit when the temperatures go down.

The embroidery takes this "grandma" trend to the next level.

Without a doubt, this is a jumpsuit you'll never want to take off.

Style Tip: You can always wear a fitted cardigan as a top with a pair of classic jeans.

Could there be anything more iconic than Comme Des Garçons Play's heart logo?

There's a reason people keep buying these sleek jeans.

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Style Tip: Swap out your go-to jacket with a casual cardigan to dress down an ensemble.

You can count on Re/Done to have great jeans.

Style Tip: A long cardigan will be a cool alternative to your standard styles.

Whether you're heading out for the day or are planning to lounge at home, you'll truly live in this.

Style Tip: An oversize cardigan paired with sleek leggings will be a great look to wear when you want to be more comfortable.

Paris Texas has become a favorite among editors everywhere, and we can see why.

Style Tip: Give your Western boots a feminine touch with a cropped cardigan.

Your next go-to pair of ankle boots is right this way.

Style Tip: Don't be afraid to mix and match your prints. A graphic sweater can be the focus of an outfit while you pair it with subtler patterns.

AlexaChung always has the adorably quirky and chic pieces.

Dress this classic skirt down with a pair of chunky sneakers.

Style Tip: Wear a monochromatic outfit and style a light blue sweater with a tie-dye shirt and blue jeans.

For under $15, it doesn't get better than this.

Throw this over your workout outfits, or wear it as a top with jeans.

Style Tip: A pastel sweater will go seamlessly with white flare trousers.

We’re loving these candy-colored pastels for fall.

Yes, you can wear white after Labor Day.

Style Tip: Dress up an everyday cardigan with a sequin skirt.

Ganni sure knows how to make good knitwear.

Just in time for you to prep before the party season.

Style Tip: A monochromatic ensemble will give you instant polish.

Throw this on whenever you need an added layer.

Stack this with your other necklaces.

Style Tip: If you have a long enough cardigan, you can wear it as a dress with a belt.

Once you add this to your wardrobe, you'll be so glad you did.

You can’t go wrong with a classic like this one.

Style Tip: Tuck your cardigan into your jeans for a more put-together approach.

Whether you wear this tucked into your bottoms or not, you can't deny how simple and chic this is.

Create the illusion of longer legs and style these with classic pointy-toe pumps.

Style Tip: Cozy up in a cashmere cardigan with a pair of corduroy pants.

Have you heard? Pistachio is the next big color for fall.

Style Tip: A short-sleeve cardigan is essential for transition weather.

Swap out your everyday blazer for this soft knit cardigan.

Wear these on casual Friday at the office and for a night out after hours.

Trust us: These are not your grandmother’s sweaters.

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has been updated.

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