You’ve heard of rich girl hair, and quiet luxury – who hasn’t by now? And, what do you know, there’s another trend to know that has got the style set in a chokehold. Introducing: The Rich Girl Cardigan. Some of you might know her older sister, the bouclé jacket, but this slightly less structured iteration is emerging as a spring wardrobe staple. Scroll down to see how fashion girlies are wearing it.

What Is The Rich Girl Cardigan?

Characterised by a boxy shape, structured, contrast panels and, more often than not, chunky gold or silver buttons, the bougie cardi is more familiar than not. Somewhere between a bouclé jacket and a cosy knit, this is exactly the kind of item you’d expect to see fresh off the Upper East Side. It’s preppy, polished and yet effortless.

How To Style It

Low-rise, baggy jeans are a favourite pairing with the rich girl cardigan, offsetting the structured top with a more casual piece.

Alternatively, with micro shorts remaining very much front of mind for 2024, there’s an option here to pair the two together – although we advise adding a pair of tights until the mercury starts to rise.

Somewhere between a bouclé jacket and a cosy knit, this is exactly the kind of item you’d expect to see fresh off the Upper East Side.

Rich Girl Cardigan Outfit Ideas

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