Spring in New York is a tough time to get dressed: The weather is unpredictable, and you can go from freezing to sweating at the drop of a dime. So finding a good transitional sweater is key. And this cardigan from Madewell checks all my boxes: It has a boxy, cropped silhouette and ribbed stitch detailing on the shoulders and hem, and it’s made using a cozy-but-breathable merino wool blend. While the cardigan is available in five colors, including cream, olive, navy, and camel, I’m especially partial to this spring-ready cornflower-blue shade. And with an extra 20 percent off using the code SPREETIME, this on-sale sweater is just $55 in blue, olive, and cream. (If you’ve got your eye on the navy or camel color, note that those two shades cost just a dollar more). As a bonus, Madewell separately sells a matching sweater tank if you’d like to take the money you saved on the sweater and splurge on a set.
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