How To Style Our Famous Thermal Cuff

In 2006 our Senior Designer — now our Creative Director — Doub was crazy about studs and started to decorate knits with them. Over time her passion for studs developed into our much-loved studded cuff and then, with the imagination of Doub and her talented design team, this idea kept growing and evolving with many different variations: snaps, applique, lace-ups, crochet… year after year new ideas were being presented and it never went dry. So many of our talented designers have contributed to the growth of our thermal cuff and this year we’re excited about our Hard Candy Cuff and our Kyoto Cuff Thermal. We played around with 3 of our favorites to create transitional looks for the move from summer to fall.

Jana wore hers with multiple layers. She created a casual, cool outfit with harem pants and ankle boots. We love how she layered her thermal under a lightweight cardigan with the cuff sneaking through!

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Get the look: Quartz Maple Harem, Kyoto Cuff ThermalEnraptured Slub Cardigan, Lindi Buckle Back Boot.

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Brigette layered hers under a sleeveless dress. This is a great way to transition your favorite summer dress into early fall! She also added a belt to draw in her waist.

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Get the look: Gold Coast Maxi Dress, Liliana Flat, Kyoto Cuff Thermal.

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I love nautical stripea and the strong impact black and white has together. I teamed my henley with some basic white cutoffs, making the top the main focus. The unexpected crochet lace detail at the cuff adds a nice surprise.

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Get the look: Hard Candy Stripe Cuff Top, Dolphin Hem Denim Cutoffs, Dylan Ankle Boot.

More styling tips from the BLDG 25 Blog.

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Ohhh I adore these cuffs! So so unique! Very cool! And I love the way they are styled.

Juliette Laura

The cotton cuff is like a dream come true. So often it’s a poly cotton blend, and my weird polyester allergy prevents me from enjoying them! Love the stripes!

Sweet Pea

love these styles…. but its over 90 degrees right now where I live! I can’t even look at these shirts! :(

Cool styles!!
Check this one ey :)

I love this blog
I love Free People


I’ve wanted some of these for a while, and this just makes me lust after them more….. i think you might have broken me this time! I’ll be seeing these hanging in my closet soon.


Love the lace detail on this.


I wear my thermal over the FP One Emily slip. Add over-the-knee socks and some slouchy boots and you have a perfect pre-fall outfit: cozy yet still breezy!


I love all these looks.