How to master the cardigan trend, for every figure and occasion –

Isn’t it perfect when the fashion cycle anoints a useful garment as on- trend? If you’re anything like me, you never stopped wearing cardigans, but now they come with a designer seal of approval. Appearing everywhere from Altuzarra to Chanel, the revival wasn’t complete until Katie Holmes stepped out in a cashmere one with a matching bra. All hail the bra-digan.

It’s a huge volte-face for a garment not so long ago associated with grandmotherly types and country houses. But it’s about time. Whether you’re more in the ‘wearable blanket’ camp or Holmes territory, there’s a cardigan for everyone.

If you choose an oversized style, keep the rest of your outfit fitted. Or banish fusty associations by…