16 Affordable cardigan-and-top sets that’ll keep you chic and cosy this rainy season


By Joan Kong

16 Affordable cardigan-and-top sets that’ll keep you chic and cosy this rainy season

Hate the rainy season for dampening your mood and ruining your plans? We love it as the cooler weather allows us to don lightweight layers (#tropicalcountryproblems). Our trend of choice this round goes to the cardigan-and-top sets (also called sweater sets) that will keep you looking effortlessly trendy regardless of the occasion.

Popular in the ’50s and ‘90s, the co-ords started making a comeback when Katie Holmes’s matching cashmere cardigan-and-bra look (from New York label Khaite) went viral late last year. Kendall Jenner’s lavender Alessandra Rich set was also one of the most talked-about ensembles during Spring. And while the trend may remind you of the outfits your grandma once wore (or is still wearing), many brands have given it a contemporary update by introducing shorter crops, lower necklines, and more.

We don’t only love the co-ords for their chic factor—one of the reasons why matching sets are always a big yes in our books is because they’re fuss-free and fail-proof. Lazy to dress up? You’re covered. All you need to do is pick a bottom (our suggestion: a cute A-line skirt or a pair of baggy jeans) and you’re good to go. It’s that simple. If it gets too warm outside, simply remove the cardigan and you’ll still look great.

What are you waiting for? Check out our 16 affordable picks below:

Cardi and cami co-ord with bobbles, £48 (approx. RM262), ASOS Design
Balloon sleeve cardigan and knitted vest, £39.98 (approx. 218), Topshop
Check cardigan, RM139, and check top, RM89.90, Bershka
Embroidered beaded cardigan, RM259 and embroidered beads crop top, RM119, both Zara
Knit cardigan and top set, RM139, Bershka
Pearls knitted cardigan, RM229 and pearls knit top, RM119, both Mango
Plaid button-up cardigan with cami knit top, US $26 (approx. RM106), Shein
Cropped fuzzy cardigan, RM159 and fuzzy strappy top, RM89.90, both Pull & Bear
2-piece knitwear top-cardigan set, RM109, Trendyol on Zalora
Textured yarn cardi and cami co-ord, £46 (approx. RM251), ASOS Design
Super cropped knitted cardigan, £29.99 (approx. RM164), and bandeau knitted corset, £22.99 (approx. RM126), both Topshop
Rhombus design cardigan, RM229, and rhombus pattern gilet, RM149, both Mango
Open knit cami and cardigan set, RM99, Trendyol on Zalora
Soft knit cardigan, US $30 (approx. RM123), and soft knit crop top, US $18 (approx. RM74), both Monki
Shimmery knit cardigan, RM179, and shimmery knit top, RM89.90, both Zara

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