How to Layer Your Clothes Like a Pro – 12 Foolproof Fashion Formulas to Teach You How to Layer

How to Layer Your Clothes
How to Layer Your Clothes

Add an extra layer of warmth between a button-frontshirt and a jacket with a funnel-neck knit.

Choose a sleeveless top to avoid bulking up.

Shop the look below:Button-front: Joe Fresh, $59 Knit: Exclusive for Intermix, $255Jacket: Mango, $70; Pants: Cos, $115; Call in the calvary! Arm yourself from the cold by topping offyour summery dress with a long utilitarian trench (belted of course, to whittle an hourglasssilhouette) and a heavy-duty blanket poncho.

Shop the look below:Dress: Mango, $110;Trench: Theory, $755; Belt: Maison Boinet, $298;Poncho: Burberry, $1,395; Give your fall and winter wardrobe a dashof color with a cheery yellow-lined turtleneck top that can be seen from under your go-tocrew pullover.

Shop the look below:Turtleneck: Marni, $515; Sweater: Equipment, $270;Skirt: Reiss, $240; Coat: French Connection, $325; Double up on deliciously rich jewel tonesthis season, like with the sapphire blue moto vest over an emerald green cable knit, asshown above.

To complete the look, seek out a print asyour base for a peek of whimsy.

Shop the look below:Top: J.

Crew, $98; Sweater: Chinti and Parker, $475;Vest: Helmut Lang, $1,195; Pants: Rebecca Taylor, $295; Despite the comfort and warmth they offer,puffers still get a bad rap for their shapeless, marshmallow-like silhouette.

This season, give them a second chance.

Pick a dark quilted version for a slimmingeffect, and elevate it with an embellished sweater, a silk scarf, and tailored trousers.

Shop the look below:Sweater: Sass amp Bide, $350; Scarf: Tory Burch, $195;Jacket: Zara, $119; Pants: DKNY, $255; Who knew check could be so refined? Unite the matching pieces with an Oxford andpleated culottes.

Shop the look below:Button-down: Gap, $50; Sweater: Rag amp Bone, $325;Coat: Coat, $595; Culottes: Asos, $68; Build your look starting with the most neutralof foundations: a fine black turtleneck.

Layer with a crisp button-down (to up yourlevel of sophistication) and finish with a cotton knit in a lush shade (we chose navy).

Shop the look below:Turtleneck: Haider Ackermann, $360; Button-down: Zara, $60;Sweater: A.



Atelier de Production et de Creation, $235; Skirt: River Island, $44; Let a sharp white button-down shirt dressserve as your base, insulate it with a knitted top, and finish it all off with an outfit-makingtrench.

Shop the look below:Dress: Acne Studios, $367; Top: Organic by John Patrick, $355;Trench: River Island, $160; Sandwich a pretty, feminine top (a cordedlace pullover, for instance) with sharp menswear-inspired pieces (like a white button-down and structuredwool-blend blazer) for a pretty yet polished take on workwear.

Shop the look below:Button-down: Organic by John Patrick, $225; Pullover: Helmut Lang, $335;Blazer: Etoile Isabel Marant, $610; Pants: Oasis, $77; Teaming the two distinct aesthetics of sportand lady results in a varsity look with a contemporary twist.

Pair a cricket sweater with a demure dress,complete with a silk twill scarf.

Shop the look below:Scarf: Hermes, $170; Dress: Rachel Comey, $632;Sweater: Jonathan Saunders, $850; From pearl embellishments to quilted shells,play with textures and textiles, but stick with pieces washed in an icy-cool color paletteto keep the final look streamlined and unified.

Shop the look below:Tank: BLK DNM, $108; Shirt: Reiss, $145;Sweater: Mixer, $120; Skirt: Miu Miu, $760;Coat: Mauro Grifoni, $945; Shrug on a casual facade with a cozy over-sizedquilted plaid coat.

Once indoors, peel it off to reveal a pinstripedpower suit.

It's the best of both worlds.

Shop the look below:Blouse: Max Mara, $541; Blazer: J.

Crew, $248;Pants: J.

Crew, $138; Coat: Thakoon, $2,860; Channel the great outdoors with key piecesthat can weather the elements, such as a jersey-like knit worn as under-armor, to a cozy flannelshirt dress and an army-inspired parka.

Shop the look below:Turtleneck: Tory Burch, $295; Dress: Loft, $80;Parka: Talula, $195;.