Sunday, September 11, 2022

Halloween Cardigan Shirt Makes an Easy Costume

Halloween Shirt
If you are searching for an easy, inexpensive way to dress for Halloween, be sure to take a look at these adorable Halloween "cardigan" shirts featured in this review.

I use the term "cardigan" loosely here to describe this open front shirt. This is not a cardigan sweater and it is not knit. It is a lighter weight cotton & polyester blend shirt that is made to look like a cardigan by opening down the front. There are not buttons or zipper. It is designed to be worn open.

For my region, the lighter weight cotton blend material is much more desirable for Halloween. Our nights are cool, but not cold (normally in the high 40's) and the day temperatures in late October are usually in the low 70's.  Therefore, we are not in real sweater weather temperatures yet. 

When searching for a lightweight sweater that I could take on and off throughout the day on Halloween, I came across these lovely designs. I wanted something that I could wear to the door when handing out candy that would reflect the Halloween spirit. Plus, I wanted a festive shirt that I could wear to the grocery store or post office during the day. These lightweight open-front sweater shirts are perfect. They certainly make a very easy costume to throw on over jeans and a blouse.

The hardest part was choosing the image design I wanted. I finally decided on the black cat with the pumpkins because I can wear it through October & November and not just for Halloween.

Long Sleeve Open Front Top For Halloween

I really wanted two different designs. I ended up with the one that I felt I could wear throughout autumn, but I am still drawn to the pumpkins, bats & ghost design.  I just might treat myself to that one before Halloween!

Which is your favorite?

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  1. I have to choose the black cat and pumpkins because almost every cat we ever had was a black cat, so I'm partial. :-). This is a very clever way to get in and stay in the Halloween spirit throughout the Autumn/Fall months and also have a sweater-type garment for the cooler Autumn weather.

  2. What a great way to celebrate Halloween in style. I can see where these are perfect for the weather in your area. Send some of that weather to Western New York this year.

  3. These are really cute. I like them all but I think I'd choose the one in the cover photo.

  4. What a nice sweater (lighter weight cotton) to wear for Halloween. Great for handing out treats or going to Halloween parties. I love them.

  5. These look so cute and comfy! I think I’d do for the one in the post’s main image, too, but they’re all great!

  6. Oh I love them all, but if I had to choose one I think I would go for the Ghosts, Witches Hats and more. But I do like the black cats on the big picture too! What a fun way to get into the spirits without breaking the bank!

  7. I would choose the black cat and pumpkins in the larger picture, but I do like all the designs. I think this is a great and easy idea for Halloween and you could wear some of these designs during other times in Autumn as well. As it will be colder here by Halloween and depending if it was at home or a party, I might need to wear it over a warmer thermal or sweater.

  8. I like the one you chose (black cats and pumpkins). What a great style of shirt to express your holiday spirit. I hope you do treat yourself to a second selection. You deserve it!


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