Insight & Inspiration

These cropped retro style cardigans look great with 1940s high waist trousers and skirts, with 1950s dresses and circle skirts, also with just about everything else. They are an indispensable part of your wardrobe and a great investment as they are such great quality. Most of our customers purchase multiple colours ever season!


Detailed Description

We have stocked Emmy cardigans for years now and every season they are a firm favourite amongst new customers and past customers keep coming back for more. That's quite a commendation! Oh, and every member of staff owns multiple too! They really are great.

It's the cropped fit of this vintage inspired cardigan that makes it so popular. It's the perfect choice to finish off that feminine silhouette that we associate with vintage retro glamour. Can a cardigan be glamorous? Well, it's certainly gorgeous!

The other reason Emmy cardigans are so popular is that they are worth every penny. Everyone initially questions whether they can afford one, but every customer we have ever followed up with has said what great value the cardigans are, how much they've worn it, how it has stood the test of time, how they wished they had got the other colour too before we sold out!

Beware, these retro cardigans do sell out fast, every year they get more popular.

This is the summer weight Susie Q cardigan with its beautiful leaf design. It's a 50/50 cotton-modal mix yarn that has been given a mercerised surface. 

For those of you not familiar with Modal, it is a manufactured fiber and a type of rayon but is not considered synthetic as it is made from natural cellulose from beech trees which is then turned into fiber using an environmentally-friendly process. Modal fibres are very soft, drapes well, resists creasing, and has a smooth lustrous finish. It also more absorbent, more resistant to shrinkage and tends to pill less than cotton. Having a mix of Modal and cotton means you get a cardigan that is soft and 

Emmy cardigans are machine washable!

Size & Fit Expertise

Small fits sizes UK 8-12

Medium fits sizes UK 10 -14

Large fits sizes UK 14-18

X-Large sits sizes UK 16 - 22

Revival Retro is proud to be an Emmy Designs UK stockist.

Delivery & Returns


COVID-19 TEMPORARY INTERRUPTION OF SERVICES. We are currently dispatching Monday-Friday. Please be aware there could be a delay to your delivery due to the higher demand Royal Mail are currently dealing with. Any questions email boutique@revival-retro.com

FREE UK DELIVERY on orders over £100. Royal Mail delivery within 10 working days.

If you would like your item sooner please note our same day despatch deadline is 2pm and select your preferred service accordingly. We offer both DHL and Royal Mail services. 

FREE N. AMERICAN DELIVERY on orders over £300. DHL delivery within 5 working days.

INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY Choose your preferred service from the list available:

  • Royal Mail: Europe 3-5 working days, rest of world 5-7 working days
  • DHL: Delivery available by the end of the next working day to most major cities worldwide
  • N.B. Working days are set by Royal Mail in the UK and the local Mail provider in your area

All orders will require a signature upon delivery.

Orders are despatched from our London shop. Please note our cut-off for same day despatch, via any service, is 2pm. If you have any queries call us during shop opening hours 11am - 7pm Monday to Saturday +44 207 636 8922.

14 DAY REFUND OR EXCHANGE check our full Terms and Conditions 


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