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When you’re searching for layers to create a coordinated outfit, the V-neck cardigan can be your best friend. The colors and textures of cardigans are as varied as you can imagine, with almost any color and style working to help you put an outfit together. After choosing your cardi, find a sexy layer that looks good underneath it.
Slip on that comfortable tee for an effortless cardi combination that will work every time. A white tee is your best bet, but you can get creative with color combos, too. Go with a black T-shirt and a bright cardigan or a neutral gray or tan tee with a red or fuchsia cardigan. The scoop or crew neck of the T-shirt will peep out prettily from the V-neck of the cardigan.
When you want to amp up the sexy, skip over the tees and choose a colorful camisole instead. With a pretty cutout or embroidered neckline, a camisole can be the perfect layer under a cashmere V-neck cardigan. Make sure that the camisole gives you adequate cleavage coverage if you’re daytime dressing. Nighttime dressing doesn’t have the same rules, so go ahead and give them a hint of cleavage, if you want.
Below the waist, jeans are an obvious choice because they work so well. Distressed and ragged or fresh and vivid, denim combines with cardigans like hand-in-glove. Choose any color denim in any style, from boot-cut to skinny to the fashion-conscious cropped hems. On your feet, try boots, ballerina flats or even Converse tennis shoes.
Skirts are a versatile choice when creating a cardi ensemble. A mini that flounces above the knee, paired with tights and knee-high boots can make a chic and sassy outfit. On the other hand, a pencil skirt skimming your knees with conservative pumps can work any professional environment well. Choose a long and lean skirt with stack-heeled booties on your feet and you’ve got an instantly glammed outfit that fits almost anywhere.