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An opinion please.... Cardigan 1 or Cardigan 2

(26 Posts)
Alambil Thu 04-Sep-08 20:59:09

I like them both for different reasons; what about you?



Be kind!

Wilkiepedia Thu 04-Sep-08 21:01:27

Don't like either but 'one' is preferable

Thomcat Thu 04-Sep-08 21:03:10

Hmmm well I was going to be slightly unkind about no 1 and say that it looked very thin and a bit cheap in that respect.

But then I saw no 2 and it made no 1 look utterly fab!

Heated Thu 04-Sep-08 21:04:27

1, as I like the structured shape, although I would describe it more like a coat than a cardi! Make sure it doesn't 'shed'.

2, doesn't look the money from the picture, impractical colour, can't imagine it washing well.

Overmydeadbody Thu 04-Sep-08 21:05:05

I like the first one, but sorry I don't like the second one, it doesn't look very smart, in fact to me it looks like some sort of night gown thrown over the top of the outfit. Maybe it is just the white?hmm

BroccoliSpears Thu 04-Sep-08 21:06:49

I quite like 1.

2 is not my cup of tea <being kind>.

binkythebullet Thu 04-Sep-08 21:09:56

Neither tbh.

controlfreakyagain Thu 04-Sep-08 21:12:56

you can do better than both of those... gap has some v nice oversized / longline cardi / coats at the moment... about £45 and much much more stylish.

PeaMcLean Thu 04-Sep-08 21:16:21

Sort of like 1 though it could be cheap looking in the flesh.

Long cardigans never look very flattering though, if you ask me.

Alambil Thu 04-Sep-08 21:17:12

I can't do better; my budget won't stretch and they are unlikely to fit tbh.

UniversallyChallenged Thu 04-Sep-08 21:26:02

Love no 1

Heated Thu 04-Sep-08 21:34:15

any of these any good?

bundle Thu 04-Sep-08 21:36:07

M&S had some lovely cardis when i went in this evening, for about £30 or so. not as long as those though (which are as TC pointed out hideous)

Alambil Thu 04-Sep-08 21:42:02

Heated they don't go big enough

I am fat - I know that; therefore I have to shop at Simply Be if I want good quality (and they are) clothes for my budget... Evans is far too expensive for most of what I need

I'll just have to make do if they really are "hideous" - I don't care; used to people staring cos of my weight!

bundle Thu 04-Sep-08 21:47:17

lewisfan, this M&S one goes up to size 22

any good?

Alambil Thu 04-Sep-08 21:47:51


bundle Thu 04-Sep-08 21:49:45

sorry, didn't mean to be rude about the other one.

what size do you need?

Alambil Thu 04-Sep-08 21:53:16

24 I think... not sure as it changes from shop to shop on the high street!

jimjamshaslefttheyurt Thu 04-Sep-08 21:55:28

I can't see the ones you've linked to, but I like the Joe Browns ones the best on the Simply Be cardigan page..

bundle Thu 04-Sep-08 22:08:47

could you go and try the M&S one or would you prefer to order online?

Pannacotta Thu 04-Sep-08 22:15:49

Prefer this one also think it will be far more flattering - and comes in the size you were after too

Pannacotta Thu 04-Sep-08 22:17:07

Or this one?

janeite Thu 04-Sep-08 22:21:13

M&S tend to size up their clothes, so may be worth looking at even in a size 20 or 22. I'm a 12 everywhere - but a ten or sometimes even an 8 in M&S and Gap. Gap have some lovely longline cardigans in at the moment but I'm sorry, I don't know what size they go up to.

Pannacotta Thu 04-Sep-08 22:23:12

I agree M&S sizes are often generous.

controlfreakyagain Thu 04-Sep-08 22:32:46

i tried one on in gap today, in a large (they go up to xl) and it was HUGE. i'm a 16/18

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