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Above are the examples of the basic open-style cardigans. While they have common in being open cardigans, their neckline and hem line cuts give the two cardigans a starkly different look.
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Draped cardigans are open type cardigans of which its neckline or hem line drapes. Worn with simple and minimal inners, draped cardigans makes a stylish contrast. Thicker the fabric of a draped cardigan is, more cozy and casual it will look.
Wrap / Shawl Type
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Wrap / Shawl Type cardigans are somewhat similar to draped cardigans except that their drapes are much longer and wider that you could wrap the cardigan around the body just as you would with a shawl. Wrap / Shawl type cardigans also give you a room to experiment for you can wrap them in different ways to create multiple looks with just one cardigan.