Since BLACKPINK debuted back in 2016, the Korean girl group has gone on to achieve worldwide success. Their songs have become hits in multiple countries including the United States. They also became the first Korean girl group to perform at Coachella back in 2019. It is no doubt that their success is testament to how talented they are with their amazing vocals, rapping, dance moves, and overall stage presence. However, one of the things that have made the girls of BLACKPINK international icons is their impeccable style. Jennie Kim, the group’s rapper, vocalist, and dancer is definitely it girl material. Her influence in the fashion world is massive since all the outfits she wears immediately sells out and she also gets invited to shows like Saint Laurent, Prada, and Chanel where she serves as an ambassador for the brand.
So, when Jennie wears a piece nonstop, it’s probably worth checking out, too. The K-pop star has been spotted donning a cardigan which she incorporates to different types of outfits for any occasion. Ready to learn Jennie’s stylish ways?
Here are seven times that Jennie Kim proved why a cardigan is a closet must-have.
Go for a matching set.
A matching set will not let you down, according to Jennie. Here, we see Jennie sporting a bubblegum pink cardigan with white stripes paired with matching short. She accessorized the set with a white Chanel chain necklace that showed her playful side—a departure from her previous fierce persona in BLACKPINK’s earlier music videos.
Try a tie-dye cardigan to elevate a basic outfit.
In their Netflix documentary, Jennie adds color to her simple tee-and-jean outfit with this distressed, tie dye, cardigan from Amiri. Of course, it wouldn’t be a Jennie outfit without an element of Chanel. To match the colorful cardigan, she carried a multicolored, pastel Chanel waist bag.
Don’t be afraid to wear bright colors.
Surprise, Jennie’s matching sets are back! Here, she rocks a matching bright yellow and green fuzzy set from Dolls Kill teamed with her Gentle Monster sunglasses. The set includes a short sleeve, fuzzy, cropped cardigan—a more casual and laidback version of the cardigans we know.
Treat it as a basic piece.
In a trip to Paris, Jennie was the embodiment of Parisian chic with her effortless approach to her outfit. Jennie wore a cream cardigan from Sandro and paired it with wide leg jeans and Alexander Wang soccer sneakers.
Use a cardigan to make your jeans look dressier.
Being an ambassador for the House of Chanel, Jennie was in attendance at the luxury brand’s Paris Fashion Week show in 2019. Jennie sat next to Cardi B and Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour. Here, Jennie showcased a purple Chanel cardigan from their Cruise 2020 collection with a mini Chanel purse of the same color. Jennie wanted to keep it casual as she paired it with her staple wide leg jeans.
Wear it for the ultimate sense of comfort.
Who says airport style is limited to sweats? Just check out Jennie's cardigan set that features a classy check print from Rokh.
Pair with skinny jeans.
Keep it simple and don the basics! Skinny jeans + cardigan short-sleeved top is an effortless OOTD combo that will do you no wrong.