With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I’d thought it would be fun to put together a couple of practical and fun outfit ideas using one red cardigan. The staple piece is a true red Agnes and Dora duster cardigan. It’s light and feels like a t-shirt! As a high school English teacher, I’m looking for comfort with a little pizzazz!
Red cardigan with my new favorite graphic tee (Read Your Heart Out) from a cute shop on Etsy. I loved the Valentine’s Day theme with a reading message! Nerdy English teacher: Guilty as charged. Lucky Brand frayed, cropped jeans, and my black Clark’s booties. Top with a chunky pearl necklace, and I’m ready to go for a casual Friday book club meeting with my students!
Red cardigan with a classic denim dress. Tan scarf adds some texture, and the tall tan boots cover my legs. Dress from Target. Boots Bandolino.
Red cardigan with a simple black t-shirt dress from Matilda Jane. It’s THE softest. Sold here. Black leopard necklace and Born flats with a tad of animal print make the perfect dressed-up, but comfortable look.
Red cardigan with a fun Valentine’s Day graphic tee. You’ve seen these Matilda Jane ruffle pants here and on my Instagram before. I. Can’t. Live. Without. Them. Matilda Jane ruffle pants sold here. I’m not a Converse fan because they don’t offer quite enough support for my feet while I’m teaching, but I have a pair of SuperGAs in about three or four colors. This outfit will be adorable and easy anytime this month!
Red cardigan with dressy floral blouse. This is another of Matilda Jane Clothing’s creations. It’s a super soft flowy tunic top, so it works well with black leggings. Sold here. I added some suede booties and pearls for the perfect Valentine’s date-night outfit.
Hopefully these outfit templates will give you some ideas for using and recycling pieces you have in your closet for some fun Valentine’s Day flair this month. I don’t get commission for the above links!
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