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This cardigan is my go-to winter staple — it's soft, chunky and oh-so warm

It's comfy without being frumpy.
Casey DelBasso wearing the Pretty Garden Cardigan from Amazon
Courtesy Casey DelBasso

When describing my favorite clothing items, three words come to mind: classic, cozy and versatile. Between loungewear sets and chunky knits, my closet is stocked with pieces that are comfortable yet stylish, many of which I've shopped from Amazon Fashion (my online happy place).

Every year, I look for a new classic cardigan to add to my cozy collection of sweaters — something that goes with everything. This year, I found a cable knit button-down cardigan that checks all the boxes.

PrettyGarden Chunky Knitted Cardigan

In addition to giving me the trendy boyfriend sweater look that I love so much, this chunky knit also has a pattern similar to a classic Irish "Aran" cardigan. The button-down is a perfect addition to my winter wardrobe, and I love dressing it up with a black dress, tights, riding boots and a large hat. But when I'm not wearing it out, I'll usually reach for this in the morning instead of a robe.

The cardigan comes in 25 different colors (ranging from neutrals to brighter pops of color) and has two large pockets on both sides that are big enough to fit my iPhone or warm my hands. The sleeve length is fitting for an oversized cozy style, but you can roll up the sleeves to make cuffs for a more polished appearance.

This everyday cardigan offers just the right amount of warmth, thanks to a polyester material that is thick but not itchy. It can be worn inside or out, but now that we're in the middle of winter, I'll layer it under a larger coat for some extra warmth, which works well since the fabric is breathable and not too bulky. But I also see this as a year-round staple that will be perfect for chilly spring days and breezy summer nights.