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Blue shawl cardigan

NotoriousMarquis

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Hi I am looking to buy a blue shawl collar cardigan, single breasted. I would like to spend under $100, the reason for which is, of course, my prematurely surpassing a budget for clothes, which is already all too liberal.

Any help is much appreciated.
 

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I have a wool one from RL Rugby that I got for like $80 or something on sale. Might want to check there. Also, try Lands End.
 

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I suggest you rearrange your budget, cut something else out, and get this blue cardigan from Archival Clothing -


"... machine knit from our friends at Centralia Knitting Mills using 4-ply worsted wool, which is a nice medium weight wool. The end result is a tight, flat weave that is warm, durable and pill-resistant, and trim in fit. Perfect for fall, winter, and spring use, indoors and out.

This historical sweater design features a high stand up collar with one-button closure to secure the neck. "




http://store.archivalclothing.com/collections/clothing

Made in Centralia, Washington. $180.
 

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i wish i could rearrange my budget, but I actually have no money left to spend as I please, I have about 115 dollars for a sweater I've wanted. I'm looking for something a bit chunkier than the lands end one. any other suggestions?
 

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I saw the orvis ones a while back. I really didn't like them. I guess I've come close with rugby but there are stripes of the cuff. Not exactly what I had in mind.

If anybody has any other suggestions, please let me know. I would really appreciate it.
 

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I returned 2 Orvis sweaters last year...a turtleneck and a cardigan. It is best to see them in person as their color description is inaccurate. The Made in China quality of the sweaters was of a poor quality...loosely woven and way too many hole/gapes when even slightly stretched.

I purchased 2 Made in China sweaters by Vince last year. They retailed for about $250-300 but were heavily discounted to almost $115 come January. The disappointing quality was even worse than Orvis' and had similar issues & piling
http://www.vince.com/men/sweaters/icat/msweaters/
 

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Have you tried eBay?

Something like this perhaps? http://cgi.ebay.com/Mens-M-Gap-Navy-...item2eb1974c05

Or this? http://cgi.ebay.com/VINTAGE-PRINGLE-...item3a60c55766


You might also take a look at 'LLBean Signature.' They have a "Matinicus Rock Cardigan" (Item #NC266473 $99.00) which, although not blue, seems to fit the chunky aspect you're looking for -

http://www.llbean.com/llbeansignatur...tn&cat4=505934


J.Crew seems to have quite a few on sale right now, too.

But given the prices of each of these options I still think the sweater from Archival Clothing is the best choice.
 

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