Wednesday, May 14, 2008

an updated classic: gallagher cardigan

there's nothing that makes me quite as happy as when a designer takes a wardrobe basic, like a cardigan, to new heights. my rationale is that it's much more reasonable to splurge on a classic piece, rather than picking up the most au courant piece out there.

these gallagher cardigans by chris benz are the ultimate classic splurge. the colors are rich and versatile, the styling is perfect for layering over or under, and the details, as with all design classics, are impeccable. glass buttons, perfect length, ribbed styling, and a flattering v-neck silhouette. i also love that it's cotton, not cashmere, as sometimes you want to layer during the warmer months, and a cashmere cardigan, while lovely, is just not the thing in july.

pick up one (or all three) at for $325 each.