How to Style a Grey Cardigan

How to Style a Grey Cardigan

Gray cardigans are the perfect staple piece for any wardrobe. With so many styling options, it can be hard to choose what outfit to wear! By picking out fun, complementary colors and pieces, you can wear your gray cardigan with confidence every time.

Method 1 of 10:
Create a classic look with a white shirt.

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You can wear this outfit almost anywhere at any time. Pair your gray cardigan with a white shirt underneath for a look that pops instantly. [1] X Research source Lighter gray cardigans will blend in with the white color, while darker gray ones will pop against it. You can pair this outfit with some jeans and boots for a fall or winter look. Or, try some khaki shorts and sandals during warmer weather.
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Method 2 of 10:
Try a sporty outfit with leggings.

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Keep your look casual on your day off. Put on a pair of classic black leggings, then pair your outfit with a white T-shirt and your gray cardigan. [2] X Research source This look works best with a longer cardigan that hits just below your bum. Pair your outfit with running shoes and a beanie if it’s cold out.
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Method 3 of 10:
Brighten up your look with bold colors.

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Gray is a neutral, so you can pair it with almost anything. Make your outfit stand out with pinks, reds, blues, and greens, especially during the spring and summer. [3] X Research source Try wearing a flowy floral blouse underneath your cardigan for a simple way to add color to your outfit. Or, throw on a big, bright scarf to stay warm during the winter time.
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Method 4 of 10:
Stick to darker colors for a muted look.

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Pair a darker gray cardigan with blacks and navy blues. This is a great way to put together an outfit that looks elegant and chic without much effort. [4] X Research source Try a black slip dress and tights under your cardigan for a night out. Or, wear navy trousers and ballet flats for a day at the office.
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Method 5 of 10:
Try an all-gray outfit for a monochromatic, chic outfit.

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Turn heads in an outfit made entirely of gray tones. Pair your cardigan with a gray top, gray trousers, and a gray overcoat to hit the art museum or go out to a fancy brunch. [5] X Research source Don’t worry about matching all of your grays—in fact, varying tones will make your outfit look more put together. Add a pop of color with your shoes or a handbag.
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Method 6 of 10:
Go for darker bottoms to make your cardigan stand out.

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Make your neutral gray outerwear shine with black or blue pants. Try black skinny jeans, navy blue trousers, dark brown khakis, or even dark wash shorts. [6] X Research source You can pair your look with a white or tan shirt to make everything look cohesive. To make your outfit a little more modern, try a pair of distressed skinny jeans.
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Method 7 of 10:
Try patterned bottoms for a modern look.

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Spice up your outfit with plaid, polka dots, or floral bottoms. Go for trousers to keep your cardigan professional, or try a skirt or shorts for a fun day out. [7] X Research source Black and white bottoms always look great with gray cardigans. Or, go bold with a colorful print instead.
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Method 8 of 10:
Add color to your outfit with your shoes.

1
Draw attention to your look with brightly colored footwear. Instead of going for neutrals to match the gray in your cardigan, try adding bold colors to your look, like reds, blues, and purples. [8] X Research source You could even match your footwear to your handbag or your necklace for a cohesive look. If you aren’t a fan of bright footwear, black always goes great with gray.
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Method 9 of 10:
Accessorize with a neutral handbag.

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Let your gray cardigan stand out with natural colors. Grab a purse, handbag, or clutch that’s gray, white, or black for the perfect outfit every time. [9] X Research source You could also wear a black satchel or fanny pack for a more modern look. For a casual outfit, try a neutral backpack instead.
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Method 10 of 10:
Pair your look with silver jewelry.

1
Grab your silver rings, necklaces, and earrings for a perfect outfit. Silver always looks great with gray, and they’re so similar that you almost can’t go wrong. [10] X Research source Make your look feel a little edgier by wearing a chain necklace or a statement necklace. Dress your outfit up with long, dangly earrings, or keep it simple with small studs.
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Method 1 of 10:
Create a classic look with a white shirt.

1
You can wear this outfit almost anywhere at any time. Pair your gray cardigan with a white shirt underneath for a look that pops instantly. [1] X Research source Lighter gray cardigans will blend in with the white color, while darker gray ones will pop against it. You can pair this outfit with some jeans and boots for a fall or winter look. Or, try some khaki shorts and sandals during warmer weather.
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Method 2 of 10:
Try a sporty outfit with leggings.

1
Keep your look casual on your day off. Put on a pair of classic black leggings, then pair your outfit with a white T-shirt and your gray cardigan. [2] X Research source This look works best with a longer cardigan that hits just below your bum. Pair your outfit with running shoes and a beanie if it’s cold out.
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Method 3 of 10:
Brighten up your look with bold colors.

1
Gray is a neutral, so you can pair it with almost anything. Make your outfit stand out with pinks, reds, blues, and greens, especially during the spring and summer. [3] X Research source Try wearing a flowy floral blouse underneath your cardigan for a simple way to add color to your outfit. Or, throw on a big, bright scarf to stay warm during the winter time.
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Method 4 of 10:
Stick to darker colors for a muted look.

1
Pair a darker gray cardigan with blacks and navy blues. This is a great way to put together an outfit that looks elegant and chic without much effort. [4] X Research source Try a black slip dress and tights under your cardigan for a night out. Or, wear navy trousers and ballet flats for a day at the office.
Advertisement

Method 5 of 10:
Try an all-gray outfit for a monochromatic, chic outfit.

1
Turn heads in an outfit made entirely of gray tones. Pair your cardigan with a gray top, gray trousers, and a gray overcoat to hit the art museum or go out to a fancy brunch. [5] X Research source Don’t worry about matching all of your grays—in fact, varying tones will make your outfit look more put together. Add a pop of color with your shoes or a handbag.
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Method 6 of 10:
Go for darker bottoms to make your cardigan stand out.

1
Make your neutral gray outerwear shine with black or blue pants. Try black skinny jeans, navy blue trousers, dark brown khakis, or even dark wash shorts. [6] X Research source You can pair your look with a white or tan shirt to make everything look cohesive. To make your outfit a little more modern, try a pair of distressed skinny jeans.
Advertisement

Method 7 of 10:
Try patterned bottoms for a modern look.

1
Spice up your outfit with plaid, polka dots, or floral bottoms. Go for trousers to keep your cardigan professional, or try a skirt or shorts for a fun day out. [7] X Research source Black and white bottoms always look great with gray cardigans. Or, go bold with a colorful print instead.
Advertisement

Method 8 of 10:
Add color to your outfit with your shoes.

1
Draw attention to your look with brightly colored footwear. Instead of going for neutrals to match the gray in your cardigan, try adding bold colors to your look, like reds, blues, and purples. [8] X Research source You could even match your footwear to your handbag or your necklace for a cohesive look. If you aren’t a fan of bright footwear, black always goes great with gray.
Advertisement

Method 9 of 10:
Accessorize with a neutral handbag.

1
Let your gray cardigan stand out with natural colors. Grab a purse, handbag, or clutch that’s gray, white, or black for the perfect outfit every time. [9] X Research source You could also wear a black satchel or fanny pack for a more modern look. For a casual outfit, try a neutral backpack instead.
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Method 10 of 10:
Pair your look with silver jewelry.

1
Grab your silver rings, necklaces, and earrings for a perfect outfit. Silver always looks great with gray, and they’re so similar that you almost can’t go wrong. [10] X Research source Make your look feel a little edgier by wearing a chain necklace or a statement necklace. Dress your outfit up with long, dangly earrings, or keep it simple with small studs.
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