Boleros Are Perfect Transitional Layering Pieces
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Boleros Are Perfect Transitional Layering Pieces

They can be layered over dresses, tank tops, bra tops, and more.

These days, with chilly mornings and hot afternoons, our closets are thrown in a whirlwind of confusion. However, one cropped long sleeve sweater is saving our day. Boleros—long-sleeved cropped outerwear—are stylish and incredibly convenient for the transitional spring weather. These ultra cropped sweaters can be layered over dresses, tank tops, bra tops, and more. Ranging from soft knits to matching sets, we've rounded up our favorite boleros to shop, below.

Esme Cutout Crop Sweater

This soft and cozy combo is cute, lightweight, and perfect for whatever the week may throw at you.

$148 $59

Chain Link Knit Bolero

Walk out of any room in this top and you're sure to turn heads. The gold chain makes a statement and the sleeves keep you warm.

Pixie Market

Bolero Cardigan

This bolero helps craft an easy look while working from home or running errands.


Off-white Wool Cardigan

Soft knits are literally the best. They keep you warm, but are still lightweight enough that you won't be a sweaty mess by 2 p.m.

TheOpen Project

Shrug Beach Top

This two-piece set is mega cute for a day spent on the beach or poolside. Pair it with a skirt, bikini bottom, and a tote, then you're set!

ASOS Design
$29 $13

Organic Cotton Cardigan

If you're looking for a vibrant pop of color and texture, this bolero has both.

TheOpen Project

Sawyer Bolero

This shrug is perfect to throw on when your outfit needs an extra lift or when the air conditioner in the office is blasting just a tad too strong!


Bolero Knit Set

This snug blue bolero has all the right details, from the white stripes to the thumb holes. It would look incredible coupled with a maxi skirt and loafers.

Salon De Yohn
$178 $171

Scalloped Bolero Cardigan

The scalloped cut of this bolero elevates any look—especially if you're heading to the office.

Lela Rose

Knit Bolero and Dress Set

Pair this set with your favorite accessories and a chunky boot, and you're ready for the day.

Pixie Market

Bustier Tank + Kit Shrug Set

This combo is all about the elements. The bustier adds a sexy touch while the green gives it a boost of vibrance.

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Cashmere Signature Unbalanced Bolero Knit

The asymmetrical cutout is the star of this knit bolero. Pair this with a graphic tee and jeans, and you'll look like an off-duty model.

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