The summer cardigan is a warm-weather must-have, and is a true wear-with-everything piece: pair it with nap dresses or wear it over swimsuits. However, if you are looking for something a little dressier, J. Crew‘s Camille Shrunken Sweater-Blazer (seen below in “Heather Sand”) can take you easily from work to weekend.
The material, a cotton-polyester-wool blend, stretches easily to allow movement, and is lighter-weight than other J. Crew sweater-blazers, but not so lightweight that the piece lacks structure.
The fit is very slightly large to size for a “shrunken” style, so those in between sizes should consider sizing down.
For those in the market for a summer cardigan, here are a few options that you might consider: