When it comes to layering, there are a few tips and tricks that I live by. Since I hate getting super hot, I thought I’d share how I layer in order to stay cool in those warm places…
I start with a basic neutral outfit. For example, a black or striped turtle neck + jeans + boots.
Next, I layer something warm and easy to take off, i.e. a cardigan, flannel, or sweater.
Then, I put on my outerwear, a coat, hat, and/or scarf.
When layering, I always make sure you can see the bottom layer. This is why I like to build on top of a long sleeve turtle neck. It is easy to make sure the neck and sleeve peek out ever so slightly. The turtle necks pictured are from Madewell, they’re nice and thin which makes them great for layering, then you don’t get too hot. They’re also easy to tuck and don’t add a lot of bulk. Pro tip: I always size up in coats in order to have enough room to layer.
Left to right:
Outfit 1: Similar Hat | Turtle Neck | Cardigan | Similar Coat | Jeans | Similar Boots
Outfit 2: Bandana | Turtle Neck| Flannel | Jean Jacket| Similar Coat | Jeans | Boots
Outfit 3: Turtle Neck | Similar Sweater | Similar Coat | Jeans | Similar Boots
*The Old Navy Sherpa Coat is SOLD OUT as of 12/19/19 which is why I didn’t link that one.
That’s it, it is really that simple! Don’t overthink layers, they are meant to be easy and basic. If you want tips on how I “cuff ’em, tuck ’em, and go” click here. I also mention pattern stacking in that blog post if you’re interested 😏!