Kaia Gerber's Solution To Transitional Dressing Lies In One Surprising Piece

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Kaia Gerber could make a potato sack look cool but her latest obsession is something a little more wearable. The model has been living in one item of clothing for the past week and it's far less predictable than her go-to combat boots. Kaia Gerber's cardigans are becoming a spring staple in her wardrobe.

This 17-year-old Cindy Crawford lookalike has the edgiest street style out there, so it's surprising that her favorite warm-weather piece seems to be a preppy (borderline "boring") cardigan.

Now that winter's over, the model is lightening up her look a bit, swapping those signature chunky boots for Converse sneakers and her many pairs of black jeans for feminine dresses and cutoff shorts.

Her off-duty outfits over the past few days have made it obvious that Gerber has found her favorite spring piece so far. She's been sporting cardigans buttoned up as tops nonstop. Her latest, on Mon., is a navy-blue argyle-print sweater by Brandy Melville. You'll be glad to know it only costs $35, a refreshing change from her usual high-end looks.

Gerber wore the budget-friendly knit with her typical dark, slouchy denim and black boots while out to lunch with pal Tommy Dorfman and Emily Ratajkowski.


She has another Brandy Melville cardi — a black cable-knit — that she sported partially unbuttoned with jean shorts, a beige blazer, and high-top Converse Chuck Taylors just a couple days before. She first debuted the sweater with a monochromatic black outfit in May, but her recent styling of it is the perfect spring rendition.

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Gerber loves this outfit formula so much, in fact, that on Mon., she wore two different versions of it back-to-back. Before meeting up with Dorfman and EmRata, the model was spotted with her mom, Cindy Crawford, while wearing a light-blue button-up cardigan with baggy, '90s-style Re/Done jeans and sneakers.

Needless to say, it's time to run out and buy yourself a cardigan to wear as a top. Better yet, here are a few (including Gerber's) to get your collection started.

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