Cardigans can be used to coordinate for the change of season! Focus on men’s outfits with a classy face


Cardigans can be used to coordinate for the change of season! Focus on men's outfits with a classy face

Cardigans” are active as mid-layers to adjust the temperature during the change of seasons, when the difference in temperature between morning and evening and daytime is remarkable, and their versatility in use as both outerwear and innerwear is appealing. The thin high-gauge type is suited to a beautiful look, while the low-gauge type, with its rich expression, plays a leading role in a casual coordinate. In this issue, we focus on such “cardigans” and introduce men’s outfits and recommended items!

What is a Cardigan Anyway?

Cardigans are sweaters that open in the front and can generally be opened and closed with buttons, zippers, or snap buttons. It can be easily put on and taken off on the go, and can be stowed in a bag, hung over the shoulder, or wrapped around the waist, making it useful during the change of seasons when the temperature difference between morning and evening and daytime is significant.

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The name “Cardigan” originated from the name of an English Earl!

The name “cardigan” comes from James Brudenell, the 7th Earl of Cardigan, commander of a brigade of light cavalry in the British Army, who was famous for his reckless charge at the Battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War. It is said to have originated from a remake of a V-neck sweater that was worn as a layering garment to keep warm and could be opened in the front and fastened with buttons so that wounded soldiers could easily put it on and take it off during the war. Incidentally, this garment officially began to be called a cardigan in 1868, when the Earl of Cardigan was lost.

According to one theory, the cardigan was not worn by the Earl of Cardigan, but was inspired by the design of a gilet (vest) with a front opening. The prototype of the cardigan is said to be the ” Aran sweater ” worn by English fishermen 500 years ago, and is one of the traditional items with a rich history.

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Cardigans can be worn as outerwear or innerwear depending on the season.

This easy-to-use cardigan can be worn as both outerwear and innerwear, making it an excellent item that can be styled in a variety of ways with just one piece. Since it can be easily taken off and put on when out and about, it is useful during the seasonal changes from spring to summer and from summer to fall, when there is a marked difference in temperature between morning and evening and during the day. Moreover, since the item itself is soft, it can be draped over the shoulder or wrapped around the waist in a grungy style.

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