When you’re lounging around on the weekend, you want a soft, comfortable sweater to keep you warm. From a shrug to a shawl to a tunic, there are so many options when it comes to wrapping up and staying warm on cold winter days. Instead of having to wear those work cardigans you wear all week, there are a few great options of long, casual sweaters that are perfect for staying warm all weekend.
1) Dolman shrug – Gap $59.50
Made of 80% wool, the Dolman shrug from Gap is a versatile, comfortable cardigan than you can throw on over a t-shirt and still look fashionable and feel great. If you want to look effortless, stay warm, and be comfortable in a loose-fitting sweater, the Dolman shrug is perfect for you. Because this shrug doesn’t button, you can wrap yourself up as tight as you want to keep warm or let it hang open for a more revealing look.
2) Alpaca long cardigan – J. Crew $118.00
Alpaca is known for being a warm, comfortable material – this Alpaca long cardigan is perfect for lounging around the house in or wearing out. If you’re looking for a great casual sweater that can also easily be dressed up, this J. Crew cardigan is the perfect option for you. Because this cardigan is so long, you’ll be able to curl up in this sweater and keep yourself warm all the way down to your upper thighs – or you can belt it and go out for a warm night on the town.
3) Shawl cardigan – Gap $59.50
When you’re laying around in front of your TV, and you just want to curl up in a blanket, the Gap Shawl cardigan is perfect for cuddling up with and keeping warm. This cardigan is roomy and is great for those lazy days where you just want to wrap yourself up but still look put together.
4) Women’s Dolman-Sleeve Wrap “Jet Sweater” Cardigans – Old Navy $34.50
With short sleeves on this sweater, it probably isn’t the best to wear outside, but if you’re staying in a heated building, its great for wrapping up in. If you like chunky knit sweaters, this Old Navy option, available in quite a few colors, is perfect for you. You can tie the belt to help the sweater stay put, and this knit sweater will do the rest of the work to keep you comfortable and warm!
5) Tadasana Tunic – Athleta $79.00
If you’re not interested in all the work it takes to keep a wrap sweater on, this tunic may be a better option for you in terms of casual sweaters. You can just throw it on, and it will stay put. The softness of this tunic will keep you comfortable and warm all day long. If you want to wear it out, all you have to do is throw on some leggings or tights underneath and you’re good to go!