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USA 468101214
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Waist 66.571.576.581.586.591.5
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USA 468101214
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Hip 363840424446

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a stunning addition to any wardrobe

This varsity-style College Cardigan is the perfect knit to throw on towards the tail end of the summer as we head into autumn.

Made from 100% cotton, this navy cardigan features two deep front pockets and knitted elbow patches.  On the left side, there is a boucle applique patch with our signature swallow detail embroidered on top. It’s easy to style and adds a youthful elegance to a classic piece. 

Origins:

In the 1940s the female students at Smith College in New York and Vassar College in Massachusetts began wearing cardigans around campus.  

Inspired by those worn by students at U.S. Ivy League sports colleges, female students took great pride in wearing cardigans as “taking a stand”. Dressing like a man did not make them equal to their male counterparts, it made them feel liberated.  

The cardigans of the 1940s soon took on the name Sloppy Joes. Fashion Historian Deirdre Clemente described, “what these women were trying to say was that they no longer wanted to adhere to set canons of femininity.” They were saying, in simple words, that from then on, they would do it their way.  

Strength & Beauty

Features

• 100% Cotton knitted varsity cardigan 

• Boucle applique chest logo

• Pockets 

• Knitted elbow patches 

• Trims- Branded woven labels all made from recycled polyester

• Signature swallow embroidery

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