Instead of talking about a specific point today like I normally would, I’m going to talk about a combination that will make you look cozy, approachable, and adorable. That magical combination is to wear a dress with a cardigan. I don’t really know what happens between a dress and a cardigan, but they just seem to have an interesting chemistry when put together. Dress and cardigan look equally good. That’s a raw formula I’d like to suggest. To help you apply this formula better, I’ve rounded up some of the best cardigan dress outfit ideas for you. Let’s look at them now.
Black midi-collar shift dress with a light green cardigan
What you will see are some cozy and beautiful outfit ideas that are very easy to pull off. To start with, I’ll show you one with a black midi shift dress with a white collar. The dress already looks so beautiful. It looks even better by adding a light green cardigan. Pair them with green ballerinas to complete the outfit.
Light green cardigan with black and white chiffon swing dress with polka dots
Here is a nice vintage outfit to wear in the office as a business casual outfit. To shape this look, you can wear a black and white chiffon mini swing dress with polka dots and a light green cardigan. Wear black stockings and a pair of brown leather loafers to complete this refreshing look.
Black and white tribal printed mini dress with long cardigan
To look more ladylike, consider wearing this two-layer, black and white embossed tribal print minidress with a black lace inner layer that wears shoes at the hem and neckline. Wear a black long cardigan over the dress to look slim and tall. Wear gray leather ankle boots for the shoes for extra style.
White knitted sweater cardigan with black mini dress with belt
To look slim and tall, try a belted dress that will make your waist appear more prominent. For example, you can wear this black belted mini dress. Pair it with a white cardigan and stockings. For the shoes, wear a pair of brown leather ankle boots to look more stylish.
Black and white mini dress with floral pattern and gray long cardigan
To look airy and refreshing, you can wear a black and white mini chiffon dress with a floral print and a long gray cardigan over it. Team them with a black leather handbag and black leather pointed toe heels to look more elegant and professional.
Lime Green Belted Mini Sweater Dress with Black Cardigan
Now let’s look at an interesting knit-on-knit outfit. To shape this outfit, you can wear a light green belted sweater dress and top it with a black knit sweater cardigan. Wear a crepe linen scarf to look chic. A pair of black stockings and brown leather oxford shoes is a surefire way to add a glamorous twist to this outfit.
Light yellow, figure-hugging mini dress with short cardigan in burgundy
To get a girlish and accessible mini chiffon dress with a light yellow fit and flare, it is a great choice. Just wearing it with white sneakers and nothing else is a nice, easy way to style it. Alternatively, you can combine the dress with a short, deep red cardigan and brown ballet flats to look more ladylike.
Longline Crepe Cardigan & Black Shift Mini Dress
Another way to look slim and tall is to use a narrow belt to wrap both the cardigan and dress. For example, you can wear a black mini shift dress with a long crepe cardigan. Wrap a black narrow leather belt around both parts. A pair of black open toe heels with ankle straps is the glue that will bring this outfit together.
Gray and white flower mini swing dress with ivory sweater
This is a very casual and cozy look that is perfect for a casual hangout on the beach. To shape this look, you can wear a gray and white floral mini chiffon swing dress with an ivory colored cardigan layered on top. For the shoes, you can just use bare sandals to look more refreshing.
Floral mini dress with belt, scarf and leggings
For a more sophisticated and stylish layered outfit, you can start with a black and white floral mini dress with a floral print. Combine the dress with a gray cardigan and a light gray knitted scarf. For the rest of the outfit, wear black leggings and black suede ankle boots to complete the look.
White turtleneck dress with a gray long cardigan
Try using the white and gray color combination to look nice and approachable. For example, you can wear a white turtleneck mini-sweater dress with a gray cardigan with a long string. Pair them with black stockings and a pair of knee high boots made of gray suede to look feminine and beautiful.
White mini shift dress with gray, ribbed cardigan
To complete this outfit for a slightly boho style, team a white mini long sleeve sheath dress with a gray long rib knit sweater cardigan. Pair them with knee-high boots made of brown leather. Wear some boho style necklaces to look more stylish.
Black maxi cardigan with striped mini shift dress
The black and white striped t-shirt is an icon and a beautiful item. Here’s a nice take on the striped shift mini dress. Pair it with a black maxi cardigan. Wear white sneakers to complete the outfit in a casual and stylish manner.
Gray long cardigan with black and white tribal printed mini shift dress
To get an airy and elegant looking business casual outfit, you can start by wearing a black and white tribal printed mini dress. Wear a gray longline cardigan over the dress to look cozy and stylish. For the shoes, wear a pair of gray suede ankle boots to complete the outfit with extra style.
Here are some really nice ways to style a dress with a cardigan. Most importantly, these outfits look great and are now very easy to take off. Try it out and expand your outfit game even further.