Cropped cardigan is a sweater that is worn over a fitted shirt, with the opening in front of the body. The cardigan style comes from Western Europe and Northern America. Cropped cardigans are popular in winter since they provide warmth without exposure to cold air.
Benefits of cropped cardigan
1. Provides a more fitted look than a regular cardigan.
This style of cardigan is only worn over a fitted shirt and it helps the wearer take on a more sharp, clean look.
2. Provides warmth without being exposed to cold air.
The collar of the cropped cardigan can be turned up to make it more warm when exposed to cold air.
3. Helps keep you warm without getting exposed to cold air.
In most cases, the sleeves are cut at an angle towards the elbow, which gives the arms an extra layer of clothing in case they get exposed to cold air while wearing a cropped cardigan. Most of these covers are attached by buttons or snaps under the arms and on the inside seams of this kind of jacket. The wool is typically carded and spun to make it thicker, softer, and more durable.
4. The style helps with the trend of wearing tailored clothing.
Some men claim that they have no idea how they even became such fashion experts. Don’t believe it? Just take a look at fashion week and see how many different tailored clothes are being worn – the cropped jacked is just another form of that trend. With all the different fabrics required for tailored clothing, there are a lot of new terms for people to learn about dress shirts; shoulders versus lapels, neck roll vs. collar, even plackets – because they all have to make sense. In the end, though, there are only three things that really matter; FIT, FIT, FIT.
5. It comes in a variety of fabrics and styles so there’s sure to be one that works for you.
Vogue gives the following guidance on what styles and fabrics will work best for men with different body types: “A loosely woven fabric like cotton hopsack is perfect on a stocky guy to drape beautifully across his broad back and chest without clinging. A lightweight wool crepe works well on a tall slender guy because it falls straight from shoulders to hemline effortlessly.