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    28 Sweaters Under $30 For Anyone Looking To Stay Warm On A Budget

    Stock up on the prettiest sweaters and cardigans without taking out a second mortgage.

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    1. A cropped balloon-sleeve sweater you'll want to take up permanent residence in. There's enough room for a couch in those sleeves, I feel it.,

    Promising review: "I was worried this would be pretty small since it's one size, but I normally wear an XL and it's still oversized on me. It is a little see through, so I need to wear something underneath, but it's surprisingly warm still. I was looking for an oversized cropped sweater and this is exactly what I wanted! Shipping was really fast too!" —Morgan Jade

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in one size (fits 0–10) and seven colors).

    2. A rainbow cardigan that'll keep your body *and* heart warm with its absolutely amazing colors.,

    Promising review: "Great for every day! Comfy and warm! It’s just what I expected! I’m pretty busty and it still is a comfortable fit." —Jeannette Burchfield

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 14 colorways).

    3. A rib knit turtleneck so you always have a chic staple on-hand.

    Ashley Stewart

    Get it from Ashley Stewart for $29.50 (available in sizes 10–26 and three colors).

    4. A marled sweater jacket that looks like a wonderful place to climb inside and wait out what will certainly be a long, tedious winter.


    Promising review: "I have looked for this type of long front button sweater with pockets for several years and they all fall short of what I'm looking for until now. It is perfect, warm, beautiful, so stylish and it will keep me warm all the way down to my knees. The black-and-white mingled look is so stylish and so flattering and it will go with almost anything. I am so excited that I finally found my favorite sweater ever." —Brenda Glass

    Get it from Amazon for $30.03 (available in sizes M–4X and six colors).

    5. A basic lightweight scoopneck sweater to serve as a trusty layering piece or stand alone, ready to be dressed up with some wintery accessories.


    Promising review: "An all-around excellent buy — fine gauge knit, classic, beautiful fit, outstanding price point. I bought four of them!" —Rachel M.

    Get it from Amazon for $20 (available in sizes XS–XXL and 13 colors).

    6. A cardigan with cute brass buttons for adding a little pizazz to a classic style.,

    Promising review: "I love this! It's super cute, comfortable, is well tailored, and can be worn as both casual and business casual. I will be buying more, definitely." —Chemicallykilled

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 16 colors).

    7. A colorful striped cardigan that'll give any autumnal outfit a few fun pops of color.


    Promising review: "Just what I was looking for. Perfect length. Colors are pretty and bright for spring. Love the pockets, and it's a nice quality for the price. Fits true to size. If you’re on the fence, buy it!" —Adam T S

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and five colorways).

    8. An off-the-shoulder sweater so you can absolutely nail your first ~bundled up holding a steaming mug~ Instagram pic of the year.,

    Promising review: "I love this sweater. It's very oversized but the style doesn't make you look bulky because it's off the shoulder. It's kind of see through, but I like that. Its definitely runs large, but it's the style. If you want it more fitted definitely size down even two sizes." —Amber D'Angelo

    Get it from Amazon for $26.98+ (available in sizes S–3XL and five colors).

    9. An open-back sweater for lounging about, watching leaves fall from your window while enjoying the modern pleasure of central heat.


    Get it from Boohoo for $12 (available in sizes S–L and four colors).

    10. A slouchy deep v-neck sweater my future-telling powers inform me you'll be wearing deep into winter.


    Get it from Walmart for $28.95 (available in three colors).

    11. A fuzzy cropped sweater if you want to simultaneously stay warm and absolutely nail an Empire Records cosplay.


    Promising review: "This sweater is great. It's nice a fuzzy. The quality looks good. You can wear this sweater by itself without worrying that it'll be see through. The sweater is more fitted that I thought it would be, but it's actually cute and kind of sexy." —Jo

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes S–L and five colors).

    12. A sweater with lace-up sides so you can add to your ever-expanding collection of rad black clothing. You can never have too much!

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $19.99 (available in sizes 0X–3X and two colors).

    13. A skull cardigan, because yes, it's possible to look snuggly and badass all at once. We contain multitudes.


    Promising review: "I am so in love with this sweater. It is so unique and beautiful, and very warm and thick. It seems to be very well-made. I have worn it out a few times and got a lot of compliments — I think it's my new favorite sweater. Since I love this black skull sweater so much, I bought it in the wine color also. It is just as amazing and comfortable as the black. I am extremely happy with my purchase." —Synfulglamour

    Get it from Amazon for $5.03+ (available in sizes 6–22 and 11 colors and patterns).

    14. An animal print cardigan you'll want to pop on over everything, because — if you didn't know — leopard print is a neutral.


    Get it from Boohoo for $22 (available in sizes 16–26).

    15. A cabled sweater with a lace-up back whose stunning details mean you won't have to add a bunch of accessories in order to make an interesting, cool outfit., Amazon

    Promising review: "Soft and comfortable. It is slightly cropped, but the sleeves are long and stretchy. Great for layering. The knit material is high-quality and looks just as pictured. The back is beautiful. I would buy again." —JustWindowShopping

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 21 colors).

    16. A long duster cardigan to keep allllll of you a bit warmer, from your beautiful shoulders to your beautiful calves.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this. I purchased the black and have been wearing it every day to work for almost two weeks. I get compliments on it as well. It is comfortable, roomy, flows well, soft, and manages to keep me warm. I am planning to buy three more. I need to add the gray, navy, and white to my collection for sure." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.87+ (available in sizes L–5XL and nine colors).

    17. A striped sweater with big ole' sleeves — look at it. It's just begging to be worn over leggings forever and ever.


    Promising review: "The material is smooth and comfortable. It is unbelievably cozy, and the black and white combination looks perfect! It is easy to lounge in or wear with a pair of tights, shorts or skirts! Five stars for this one!" —Arpan

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and seven colors).

    18. A sweater with wide lace-up detail, just in case you feel that glorious v is getting a little too deep.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $22.99 (available in sizes S–L and two colors).

    19. An everyday mockneck if you're looking for a piece that'll truly never go out of style.


    Get it from Eloquii for $24.95 (available in sizes 14–28 and three colors).

    20. A sweater with an oversized cowl neck I would personally like to snuggle in for give or take 1,000 years.


    Promising review: "This is an incredibly buttery soft sweater. This oversized cowl neck sweater is perfect. It is comfortable to wear with leggings or skinny jeans and is longer in the back than in front. It is a very well-made item with tight-stitched seams on the sleeves and impeccable neckline. This does not have cuffs on the sleeves but is seamless, giving it an effortlessly clean look. It is so soft and is a beautiful color for any season or skin color!" —Annie Hinz

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and six colors).

    21. An open-shoulder sweater that really should have gotten a shout-out in Alanis Morissette's "Ironic," — maybe you should write her a letter about it and include a pic of your great sweater.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "I love this sweater, it's so comfortable and love the open shoulder look! I'm so glad they have it in other colors. I already have this sweater in black, and I get a ton of compliments when I wear it!" —Joi W.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $19.99 (available in sizes S–L and three colors).

    22. A patterned cardigan in leopard print or polka dots — or better yet, just get one of each!

    Old Navy

    Promising review: "I bought this to wear to work and I can not wait to wear it everywhere. It will be perfect for a fall day with jeans or dress pants with the tan trench coat and flats. Super adorable!" —lhagerpdx

    Get it from Old Navy for $30 (available in sizes 1X–4X and two patterns).

    23. A basic lightweight cardigan that will happily perch on the back of your office chair all year long waiting to defend you against the dreaded AC.


    Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised at this sweater! The green color is beautiful, it has a very nice weight, and the knit makes it appear much more expensive than it is. Will definitely buy more colors!" —S. Sinnwell

    Get it from Amazon for $17.51 (available in sizes XS–XXL and nine colors).

    24. A cable knit sweater so you can emulate a ship's captain while looking cute as a button., Amazon

    Promising review: "This sweater is just like the image! Very comfortable and super cute! I like the oversized look. Would be cute with jeans and leggings. I ordered a large, and it’s great!" —Stefanie G.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 14 colors and styles).

    25. A fluffy crop top sweater — you'll have a hard time not petting your own arms in whenever you wear it.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $27.99 (available in sizes 0X–3X and two colors).

    26. A belted cardigan that looks both grown up and fashionable as heck.


    Get it from Walmart for $16.96 (available in sizes S–XXL and six colors).

    27. A sweater with a knot back — but don't get it ~twisted~, it'll still be nice and cozy.


    Get it from Boohoo for $22 (available in sizes 12–20).

    28. And of course, a pumpkin sweater for anyone who would describe themselves as a "sentient pumpkin" as soon as October begins.


    Promising review: "I love everything about this. The way it’s a little more snug at the wrists and the bottom area around the waist keeps it perfectly fit. It’s loose enough to layer and since the collar is a wide cut, it can be dressed up for work with a collared shirt, too." —Sabrina L.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in sizes S–XL).

    You in all your new sweaters:


    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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