Post Practice Cardigan
Best sweater for all shapes and sizes
I bought this sweater on a whim, not knowing if I'd like it or not. When it came in the mail this morning, I hesitantly tried it on. Too my surprise, it was the comfiest thing I have ever put on. I thought the Yogini 5 year long sleeve tee was the best lulu item I'd ever bought, but I was wrong (FYI I own a couple hundred Lulu items). I bought it in Heathered Oatmeal since I don't own anything in that color and I sized down one size (and probably could have gone down 2 sizes). It is even great for pregnant moms who want to stay in shape due to the buttons (and its a good before, during, and after piece). This piece is perfect for any body shape or size and I highly recommend it to anyone. You won't regret it!!!
September 17, 2014
best re-release ever
the first time this sweater came out i bought it in cream and black. i just bought a third in ghost/black. while it is not uncommon for me to buy multiple colors of lulu items i fall in love with, this is by far my favorite lulu sweater i own. i'm 5'3'', 120, and usually wear a size 4. i sized up to a 6 and i'm really glad i did. if i was a little taller i think i could have even done an 8. i LOVE the baggy, loose, cozy feeling of this, and the big collar is awesome to throw a vinyassa scarf over/under. i'm not too big on the inkwell/black combo, but would buy it in straight navy if they had it. the salmon color from the first release was great too- but i thought two was enough at that time. i love when lulu does re-releases- especially for those of us size 4/6- those sizes sell out so quickly!! thanks lulu for yet another amazing product.
September 16, 2014
Must-Have for Fall
I didn't get this sweater the first time it appeared in stores and was kicking myself afterwards, so as soon as I saw this again I snapped it up. Definitely size down--it's designed to be bulky and cozy but you don't want to be swimming in it--so that the sleeve length and shoulders fit better. I love snuggling into the collar on a cool evening or leaving the sweater open as I cool down after yoga class. The pockets are big enough to fit keys, phone, etc--you don't need to bring anything else with you when you're out running errands! Great quality, worth every penny.
September 11, 2014
I skipped even trying this sweater first time around and then on this re-release, the marled black/ghost caught my eye so I went in to try it on. I loved it! Mostly because it is cotton. I love the way it drapes when it hangs open, the deep pockets and yes...the thumb holes. . I contemplated my normal size but in the end purchased a size down. I think either would have been fine. I know I will get a lot of wear out of this. It looks good with everything. Ended up with the oatmeal because I don't have anything in that color and I was worried the black might wash out with time. This is something I would love to own in every color.
September 1, 2014
If I could marry a piece of clothing...
I love this sweater more than I should love any inanimate object. Its comfortable and cute at the same time. I get lots of compliments on it and have barely taken it off since I bought it. By the way, its August in Southern California, so that's saying something. It does fit a little big, which is how it should. I bought my regular size 4 even though I considered a 2, the only difference was the fit of the arms. My arms are a little buff, so that clinched the deal on my getting the 4. I can't wait to wear this through all the fall months until people only think I own one sweater. I bought the cream because I figured it wouldn't have a chance to look washed out and it would match everything. You won't regret this purchase!
August 29, 2014
Comfy and cute
I bought this cardigan late last winter in that beautiful salmon color. Wore it tons and tons. Comfy. Went with more than I originally thought it would. Get lots if compliments on it. Have traveled with it several times and agree with other reviewer that it can be blanket like particularly when trying to get comfortable on a long plane ride. Stylish cardigan in the cold airport. Comfy blankie while
trying to nap on the plane. Bottom line when I saw it released this year other colors immediately bought the cream one. May go back for the inkwell...
August 19, 2014
I don't want to take it off!
I waited anxiously for this cardigan to show up in my local store once I heard it was going to be re-released. I have the cream one from the last release, and it lives in my car because I end up using it so much. Probably my favorite LLL cardigan ever. I love the thicker knit, the length, the cozy-factor... Home run on all counts. My original cream sweater from the first release is a size 4. This time I bought the 6. It is meant to be oversized, but I'm petite enough, oversized ended up looking too huge and sloppy to be office-appropriate (in my opinion). I could have done the 8 (my usual size), but really did prefer the fit of the 6. I recommend trying this in the store if you possibly can.
August 13, 2014
This is hands-down my favorite cardi from Lulu. It's loose and comfortable, and has become my go-to office sweater.
I bought both the black and silver versions when it first came out, so was uber-excited to see a re-release; I bought all three colors this time around! The silver version from the previous launch discolored from sitting in the sun on my office chair, so beware of that! I'm now very careful not to leave this sweater sitting out exposed to UV rays.
I love the thicker yarn knit, as it is less inclined to show imperfections from wear and tear. The pockets are nice and big, and the sleeves are long enough on me that I can roll up the cuffs to get rid of that pesky thumb hole. The sleeves are not ultra-tight like some of the finer knit Lulu sweaters tend to be, so there are no issues with layering. I also appreciate the little metal logo detail.
It's long enough to cover my butt, and is versatile enough to pair with leggings, skinny jeans, a pencil skirt, or even over shorts on cold morning summer days. I'll admit that it can look a little frumpy, but I feel that's mostly because my lack of effort in piecing together the rest of my ensemble. I'm all about comfort, and I'm on the west coast where office attire is much more laid back.
Overall this is a great cardigan for casual or office wear, and has become a staple in my work and weekend wardrobe. It's comfortable enough to feel like a blanket wrapped around you, but is Lulu-y enough to still be cute and professional. I cannot recommend this enough!
August 13, 2014
I just bought this cardigan at my local lulu store. I am completely obsessed. I haven't been able to take it off. I got the ink/black color and I know it will be an amazing fall-winter piece. Definitely recommend.
August 12, 2014