It’s warm during the day, chill in the evenings and before you know it, it gets chillier and chillier. You’ve barely worn that summer dress you just bought and refuse to put it away. What to do? Learn the art of layering. Not just for keeping warm but for making you look as though you’ve hired a stylist. Even if just going to the grocery store, layering takes the simplest wardrobe and transforms it into the most desirable. Here are my tips on layering like a pro. Excuse the bump and note that while I am using maternity pieces, the tips still apply to all.
Layering Tips 1 of 11
Learn how to layer pieces for a more put together look.
The Basics 2 of 11
A basic tank and khaki pants are fool proof basics that everyone should have.
The New Basics 3 of 11
It takes an extra second to throw on a blazer (sleeves cuffed) and a scarf, taking this outfit from simple to sophistication.
Color 4 of 11
This dress was a hit all summer, I hate to have to put it away now that the weather is starting to get cooler.
Added Color 5 of 11
By adding the chambray piece under the dress, it makes the yellow dress the layering piece. Sure you can add the chambray shirt on top but that seems predictable.
The Boyfriend 6 of 11
There is nothing better than a good pair of boyfriend jeans and a stunning pair of heels but with not much else, that's all it is, a good pair of boyfriend jeans with heels.
The Layered Boyfriend 7 of 11
Adding a blazer on top of a denim button up, plays up these jeans to perfection. While most would be afraid of mixing denim with denim, if the tones are right, so is the look.
Printed Pants 8 of 11
Yes printed pants are great on their own and work well with almost anything especially if dealing with neutrals like a basic tank.
Layering with Printed Pants 9 of 11
Simply adding a peplum top dresses up this pant while keeping the fun factor of the basic tee underneath.
Jewelry 10 of 11
I've learned the hard way to never leave the house without a watch but sometimes a watch alone is not enough.
Layering with Jewelry 11 of 11
Try adding just one or two bracelets in the same tone but different textures. You can add more than that but I prefer simplicity.