My boyfriend never dresses up or wears nice clothes, but he mentioned that he’d actually like a merino wool cardigan. I checked some of the places where I’d normally buy my own cardigans, but not liking the men’s selection. Any recommendations?

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I wear a lot of sweaters, and I’m on the “stodgy” side (despite being 30).

I’ve found that merino is thinner than I prefer… Ends up being a little clingy. I like cashmere, but it’s very expensive unless you buy the cheap stuff, which basically disintegrates. If a cashmere sweater is under $500, it’s probably disposable. Scottish Cashmere is the only stuff worth buying.

For that reason, I prefer lambswool. A bit heartier than Merino at about the same prices, and more durable than Cashmere.

Recently I’ve had good luck at Woolovers.

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O'Connell's lambswool or merino cardigans are from Scotland and are supposed to be fantastic quality. Also check out Drakes

John Smedley

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Charles tyrwitt does a lot of merino wool clothing and a reasonable price as well

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nordy, bloomingdale’s

JCrew

Budget?

Brooks bros for more mature perceptions superdry for younger more casual vibes perhaps?

I would rec. Suitsupply - they have some really nice merino wool and cashmere cardigans at <200 - great quality for the price IMO

Look at Mr Porter and search for “merino”: a lot of them will be more than that but some might be in that price point.

Going to defer to you on this. I’ve only ordered a specific brand that I know how to size in from ssense, so have not had to deal with returns from there

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I’m the same way, except when I go to work or go to client haha. I go for nicer cardigan like Ted baker or Hugo boss, but I don’t wear those very often. It depends on what he likes and his size (the 2 brands I mentioned are nice for slim Asian body style like mine)

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Amazon has some good brands if you look carefully

Thank you all for these suggestions! Looks like I have a lot of research to do :)

idk but just came to say you sound like a lovely partner :)

As, thank you 🤗

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