When it comes to fashion I have learned that it is safest to never say never.* I mean, if you had told me this time last year that I would own a pair of these I would have punched you in the face:
But there they are – in my living room.
And while I still think they have absolutely zero redeeming qualities from a style-standpoint, they did an excellent job of keeping my calves and feet warm last winter. And for that I thank them.
So in the spirit of embracing things you once never thought you could love, I give you cardigans with elbow patches:
I am especially digging that navy blue one and the gray wrap sweater.
Once upon a time I would have scoffed at these. I would have called them too old college professor-like or asked you if I looked like someone who just came from riding at the stables. But for whatever reason, this fall elbow patches have started to grow on me. (And I mean that in a good way – not like a fungus.)
But what do you think?
*Here is something I can say never about. NEVER. :