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Graduate Cardigan Sweater
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Graduate Cardigan Sweater
Graduate Cardigan Sweater
Graduate Cardigan Sweater
Product Details
So simple, it's smart—this timeless button-front cardigan is so soft and lightweight you'll want to take it everywhere (just pop it into your tote and go).  
  • True to size.
  • Cotton/nylon.
  • Hand wash.
  • Import.
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Graduate Cardigan Sweater

Graduate Cardigan Sweater is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 85.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight, classic style in great colors My first Graduate cardi was in that cream/natural color. I wear it constantly. Looks amazing over dark gray. Then the next was this light blue, then the faded rose. These are your grab and go cardis that you toss in your tote as you head out the door for travel or as a coverup against the chill. You need this for lounging at home in your spiffy flannel shorts and tanks too. I threw one on last night to cover up for a late night drive thru run! No shame!
Date published: 2016-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from so cute I got it in the grey blue color, and it's just so lovely. It's really lightweight and my new favorite cardigan
Date published: 2016-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Essential item for me...I own 8 (!) of these I love these cardigans. I bought one last year and wore it to death. When I saw they were available again this year, I bought three more in different colors...then came back for 4 more in black. All are XS and true to size for me (5'6", 110 lbs). I have tattoos on my arms that I need to cover on a daily basis for work, and these are great for that in my climate (it's about a million degrees 6 months of the year). Comfort-wise, the fabric is very breathable and soft. These are easy to throw on over a dress or top for casual or business attire and look so much more polished than the cheaper cardigans I had been wearing. They're pretty good quality, but after several dozen wears one has a small hole on the corner of one pocket and another has a small tear where the ribbed edging meets the rest of the material. Even so, these are easily fixable issues, and since cardigans are an essential piece for me these are getting worn a lot! I wish there was a navy blue color available. Recommend.
Date published: 2016-07-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite I ordered a second one of the beige/white color, but they went out of stock after I placed an order (which wasn't the most pleasing experience since I had already placed an order). Either way, I'm in love with the marbled black/grey one that I own so I wanted to get another one. I ordered the frosted cement one and was a bit surprised to see how blue the sweater looked. The frosted cement is a nice color regardless, so I'll be keeping it!
Date published: 2016-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect cardigan I had stopped buying Madewell's cardigans because they had these large slits on the side and the fit was a little off. But this is the best, go-to need to grab a sweater cardigan I have found at any store in a really long time. I could not take it off the first weekend I put it on--partly because it goes with everything and partly because it's so easy to wear. It's the perfect summer weight for a cold office or a breezy night. I immediately bought it in another color after I realized how amazing it is.
Date published: 2016-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fave sweater I've given in to these sweaters; one at a time I've collected the two marled versions and three solids. Size small is a generous small probably because it has a fair amount of stretch and I can button it, whereas many cardigans are tight in the bust for me at 34 D. Of all of them, the one I reach for the most is the marled black, though I love them all.The frosted cement is indeed a grey-green, sort of like beach glass. I traveled with these and also wear them to work, so they get removed, rolled, folded, crumpled and stuffed, but always look great. Can't wait to see what new colors I'll succumb to in the next versions! My coworker liked mine and now has a bunch too!
Date published: 2016-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from comfortable and versatile This has become one of my favorite sweaters. It is soft and well made. I got it in pink. It surprisingly goes with almost any colored shirts that I wear in summer/spring.
Date published: 2016-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Summer Weight Cardigan! I purchased this cardigan in black and would love to get a few more colors. I am a size 4-6 in Madewell and usually a medium in sweaters but I sized up to a large in this cardigan because I like mine to fit oversized. Really nice weight. I like that it is 100% cotton. I have had other Madewell sweaters not wash very well because they have been a cotton blend. Highly recommend!
Date published: 2016-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for Spring & Summer You can't go wrong with a perfect weight cardigan. Especially one that has a slight boyfriend fit. I bought a small and it fits true to size. I'm 5'/125lbs and wear either a Small or Medium, 4 or 6. It's the perfect layering piece for living in the Bay Area.
Date published: 2016-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from cute and comfortable staple I can't emphasize how much I love this cardigan. It fits perfectly, matches with so many things and is the perfect length. I got an XS, and am 5'4'' and 110 pounds. The color is a pastel pink, as it appears online. LOVE.
Date published: 2016-06-09
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