the cardigan

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I’ve been hunting for a good cardigan for quite a while (try years…) I’ve bought and returned quite a few (yes, I’m that girl), but haven’t found any I’ve loved. My criteria includes the following:

1. Cozy + chic
I’ve been finding I look very frumpy in most cardigans (Is it me?!)

2. Price range
Of course I’m willing to invest in something of quality
(preferably with some cashmere, as this one does)… but not for $500. Sorry Acne.

3. Just the right amount of oversized
As someone with a petite frame and penchant for oversized garments, I need to be wary of being
completely enveloped… especially in something like a cardigan.

4. Machine washable
I just can’t be bothered to go to dry cleaners very often… I’m lazy I know.
But there are so many other things I’d rather do than go to the dry cleaners!

5. Super soft
Duh, a no brainer.

Anyway, I was especially thrilled to find this apparently fantastical cardigan from a Canadian company eris & thread (they are based in Toronto). It also makes for the perfect layering piece, which is essential for me in winter. It’s cold outside, but warm in the office and I find I need to layer up to regulate my erratic temperatures (my boyfriend can attest to that…)

I know everyone is always happy when it’s the weekend, but I am especially happy as my sister’s (and my own dog’s best friend) is back home… after 9 days. We are so relieved and can’t wait to have a cozy and dog-filled weekend. Hope you enjoy yours!

eris & thread cardigan

photos by Alex Grant



  1. 11.13.2015 / 11:01 am

    Oh my goodness, I totally know what you mean. I’ve had the hardest time finding a good cardigan that doesn’t lose its shape and that doesn’t make me look like I have a blanket on. So hard to find! I have one from Roots I bought maybe 10 years ago that is still in great condition that I l love! Yours is perfect!

    • 11.14.2015 / 12:16 pm

      Oh roots is a great call, never looked there! thank you love!

  2. 11.13.2015 / 3:11 pm

    so pretty & love it layered with that coat! xx

  3. 11.14.2015 / 1:22 am

    So agree, a good cardigan can be hard to find! It’s funny how those essentials that seem so simple actually have a long criteria list to satisfy lol

    • 11.14.2015 / 12:14 pm

      I know, isn’t it funny how hard it is to find basics!

  4. SophieL
    11.14.2015 / 10:05 am

    Hi Jill! Is the Anine Bing T-shirt the one you’re wearing in the photos? I have the hardest time finding the perfect white tee and the one you’re wearing is absolutely perfect! It looks very see-through in the pics on her website but it doesn’t in your pics… How is it? It is a bit on the pricey side for a tee but it’s such a wardrobe staple! Thanks for your help!

    • 11.14.2015 / 12:14 pm

      Hi Sophie! Yes, it is expensive, but it is the most perfect white shirt I’ve found.. It’s super soft, a little sheer, but not see-through. It’s definitely not as see-through as the website, although I wouldn’t wear it with a black bra! I got an XS and it’s oversized, but that’s how i like it. Hope that’s helpful! Let me know if you get it! xx

  5. 11.15.2015 / 8:07 am

    You are too cute. Love this look and LOVE that trench. x

  6. mccubcakes
    11.15.2015 / 10:23 am

    love that cardi! what size are you wearing?

  7. Elise
    12.04.2015 / 12:39 pm

    It’s the perfect length on you.

    • 01.25.2016 / 1:14 pm

      Thanks Dana! They are the Caty sunglasses in black 🙂

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