Top It Off
Layering for fall weather is a must. But it's time to get out of that cardigan-topped-over-a-tank routine. Here are five unexpected ways to layer in style this season.
When you think about layering, what comes to mind? Taking your go-to sweater and pairing it with an easy tank? We figured. But guess what? There are several ways to take your wardrobe from drab to oh-so-fab with alternative layering tricks.
Incorporate these unexpected layering tips into your closet, and you'll be sure to hit the streets in style this fall.
Tie a shirt around your waist
It's no secret that we are currently in a full-on '90s revival — crop tops, anyone? So this season, why not get back to those grunge-esque roots? Take an old plaid button-front shirt (or steal one from your man's closet) and tie it around your waist for an unexpected way to add depth to your mid-section. We love the idea of testing out this look with your go-to skinny jeans and a chunky sweater for the weekends.
Shirt to try: Only Plaid Shirt (Yoox, $56)
Layer on a jeweled collar
The easiest way to elevate your standard black sweater or T-shirt? Add a jeweled collar. Not only will it glam up your outfit, but it will add just the right amount of drama, too.
Collar to try: Premium Curb and Ball Chain Collar Necklace (Topshop, $150)
Pair a chambray shirt with a printed sweatshirt
One of the cutest looks of the season? An on-trend chambray shirt worn underneath a totally adorable monogrammed sweatshirt. Wear with black skinnies and suede ankle boots, and you'll have yourself an instantly chic Saturday brunch ensemble.
Stack loads of bracelets
Create interest on your wrist (or an "arm party") by stacking on loads of bracelets. Try this look with a basic suit to punch up your work look, or to add a touch of glitz to an LBD for a night out on the town.
Bracelets to try: Square Stacking Bracelets (ASOS, $20)
Rock an oversize vest
When it's not too cold outside, ditch that lightweight coat for a chic vest instead. Pair a sleek, blazer-esque style over a nubby knit sweater for a cozy-looking, expertly layered look.
Vest to try: Lois Sleeveless Blazer (AllSaints, $345)
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