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Shoppers are buying multiples of this bestselling kimono cardigan, down to $13

Over 44,000 five-star fans toss this lightweight layer over tees, swimsuits, dresses and more — it comes in 40+ colors.

From breezy dresses to linen pants, we love any summertime attire that can help keep us cool. Alas, when the sun goes down, unless you're sitting around a bonfire, it can still get a little chilly. We're loving Amazon's No. 1 bestselling Chicgal Kimono Cardigan to wear as a stylish layer over a tee, tank or dress — and it's on sale for as low as $13.

Need a lightweight layer for summer? This airy piece is just the ticket. Prices vary depending on size and pattern.

$17 at Amazon

This mega-popular must-have is one you'll wear from now through Labor Day. It goes on sale throughout the year, but this is within a buck of the lowest price we've seen — and prices are bound to go up along with the temps.

Made of airy chiffon fabric, this flowy layering piece comes in more than 40 colors and patterns, ranging from classic neutrals to eye-catching prints. At these prices, don't blame us if you wind up buying several!

The kimono's open-front design makes it a snap to slip into. Plus, its gorgeous draping will elevate even the most casual jeans-and-tee outfit. When summer rolls around, it's effortlessly chic, with just enough coverage to give you extra warmth on breezy nights. You'll probably want to pair it with every article of clothing in your wardrobe, but it would also make a great little beach cover-up. The inclusive sizing ranges from small to 5XL.

women wearing kimono cardigan in tropical print and floral print on black
There are over 40 gorgeous colors and prints, so you may want multiples. Treat yo' self! (Amazon)

We're assuming you've already added this pretty number to your cart by now, but in case you need more convincing, here's what 44,000-plus five-star reviewers are saying about the kimono cardigan:

"Very lightweight, flattering layer," wrote one fan. "I love it so much, even more than I expected. It fits nicely and doesn't add bulk to my look. I already have four other patterns picked out ... This is so pretty and flowy."

"I bought this to cover my upper arms when I wear a tank or sleeveless top," said another reviewer. "Not wanting anything heavy for the summer, I opted for this sheer cardigan. It is exactly what I wanted, cover without overheating! I bought two others in patterns that are perfect for dressing up leggings or jeans."

"Amazing, drapes beautifully," gushed a happy shopper. "This is a gorgeous piece. You can take any piece of clothing and dress it up nicely with this, even just a plain T-shirt. Very soft and smooth against your skin. Many fabrics make me itchy and this does not at all. Beautiful in person!"

"I have a few of these in different prints. I'm a huge fan," wrote a fourth satisfied customer. "They are so easy to throw on and jazz up an outfit. I've also used it as a swimsuit cover-up. They wash perfectly and don't rip at the armpit seams like some other kimonos have. They are lightweight and flowy. Just perfect!"

Some reviewers say the kimono is a bit on the short side. "Disappointed that the front length is way too short," shared one. "Much much shorter than the back."

A final reviewer reported: "A little on the short side if you were going to use as a swimsuit cover-up."

Bring the resort vibes to your summer wardrobe with this sheer, easy-to-wear layer.

$14 at Amazon

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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