3 Easy Layering Hacks

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There are plenty of sartorial rules and truths, many that just seem to overcomplicate what we would like to think of as an intuitive act: choosing what to wear and how to wear it. Every now and then though, a simple adjustment, whether it be the cuff of a shirt or the tie of a scarf, can feel like a total game changer. During layering season, these little twists are what keeps things interesting. Allow us to let you in on a few easy but effective tricks: img_9141-1

You could throw your pea coat on and call it a day, or you could toss it over your shoulders and let it rest, casually, as if you didn't actually have the time or need to slip your arms into its sleeves. It's such a subtle styling hack, but it exudes a feeling of owning your look (like a shrug that suggests, "Why not?").

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You could spend the next few months in jeans and sweaters – we'll be doing that too – but you could also get some mileage out of your evening dresses by adding your favorite jeans underneath. We know you've seen this one before ('90s references aside) but this update is dressed up and dressed down. Just right. Goldilocks effect in full form.

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Finally, you could wear a blazer or cardigan over your camis and tanks, but throwing a fitted turtleneck under them is a tried and true move that rarely leads you wrong. This is an MVP of layering season and the base on which many a cozy outfit is made.