Having honed her knitwear prowess on the design teams of American sportswear labels like Michael Kors and Derek Lam, designer Lynne Hiriak decided to go her own way, founding Cardigan by Lynne Hiriak as a homage to the versatile cardigan sweater. Despite the moniker, rest assured you can find a whole range of knitwear here: V-necks, crewnecks, hoodies, Henley shirts, and of course cardigan sweaters. As Hiriak knows, a cardigan is one of those rare sartorial wonders that can change your whole look in a pinch. Dress up a tee a bit for an evening out at the bar? Check. Stand in for a blazer to add some casual ease to the office gear while keeping things put-together? Check.
Our roundup of great picks under $50 is all about elevating your style without devastating your wallet. From footwear to shirting to accessories, we’ve got what you need to kit yourself out without breaking the bank.
Having honed her knitwear expertise on the design teams of luxe American sportswear labels Michael Kors and Derek Lam, designer Lynne Hiriak decided to go her own way by founding the Cardigan label. Ease into these layerable open-weave V-necks, balloon-sleeve cardigans and silk dresses for an effortlessly sophisticated look.
We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Layers are a man's best friend. And this selection of classic, casual sweaters by Michael Kors alum Lynne Hiriak is the perfect way to stock up. In addition to solid and striped crewnecks, V-necks, and henleys, we've got a solid selection of button-front cardigans, befitting the label’s moniker.
Obsess about these previously unattainable looks no more, as they’re now that much closer to becoming yours. More wallet-friendly but just as enticing are utilitarian-style looks from Nicolas K. and silk blouses and delicate lace or cotton eyelet dresses from Marc by Marc Jacobs, to name a few.