Are Cardigans Cool?
How can something that our Parents wear be cool? Hold on a minute, there is even a better question. How can something our Grandparents wear be cool? It seems that wool cardigans have been around forever. So why are we still wearing them?
The truth is that if cardigans have survived as long as they have there must be something about them that we like.
It seems that just as the old saying goes “there is someone out there for everyone”, there is also a cardigan out there for everybody.
The older man will fall in love with a fisherman’s cardigan or maybe a nice wool cardigan for the golf course. His wife will pop down to the shops in a Marks & Spencer special and as for his children, his daughter will probably be out down the pub in a trendy tight fitting little cardigan from the Gap and his son will be posing down another pub in an expensive Armani number. So as far as looks are concerned, the cardigan has passed the test of time with flying colours.
Wool cardigans are warm, can be both smart and casual, and are idea for the unpredictable British weather as they can be worn buttoned up when it is really cold and then unbuttoned as the temperature rises. If you like the quite life, not many people will try to talk with you if you wear a big old wool cardigan as they will scared of being told about UFOs or train numbers.
If you like to be sociable, not many people will try to talk with you if you wear a big old wool cardigan as they will scared of being told about UFOs or train numbers.
So Are Cardigans Cool?
Cardigans have stood the test of time, but so have the Rolling Stones, but cardigans are not Rolling Stones cool and never could be, wool Cardigans are a little bit cool because they are so practical and have been around forever, kind of like the good old-fashioned woolly hat. So are woolly hats cool? Now that’s a whole different article.