More Tips on Layering with Style

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Following on from our video on layering stylishly, Jill Chivers of Shop Your Wardrobe and I share more tips on layering (particularly layering in on your bottom  half).

Lower Body Layering Options

  • Thermal underwear
  • Leggings
  • Jeggings
  • Treggings
  • Boy shorts
  • Tights
Tips on layering to add interest and style to your outfits - www.insideoutstyleblog.com
Add a layer of hosiery tights or leggings to add warmth and interest to your outfit.

We also talk about what to wear with your leggings, options include:

  • Tunic tops
  • Long waterfall cardigans/vests
Tips on layering to add interest and style to your outfits - www.insideoutstyleblog.com
A long swing vest like this is a great layer to wear over leggings or jeggings

How to Layer Without Adding Bulk

Fine layers are the way to go as not only do they not end up making you feel chunky, but also, you can remove a layer easily if start getting too hot.

Layering is about Options and Adding Interest to Your Outfit

Tips on layering to add interest and style to your outfits - www.insideoutstyleblog.com
Layering with a collar adds interest but not lots of extra warmth.

You can layer a hero, and it can be a very lightweight so can be worn in summer.

Relating the beads to the outfit from lipstick to pattern in the skirt
A lightweight layer like this kimono is a great way of adding a hero without lots of heat.

 

We discuss how layers are an important element of my Outfit Formula which shows you easy ways of  putting stylish outfits together.

Tips on layering to add interest and style to your outfits - www.insideoutstyleblog.com
layering a poncho over fine wool knits (and then layering a belt) takes casual comfort up a notch.

Why Add Layers to Your Outfits?

Tips on layering to add interest and style to your outfits - www.insideoutstyleblog.com
Add personality to your outfit with a patterned piece that you really love

 

  • Options
  • Practicality
  • Interest
  • Colour
  • Warmth
  • Love
Tips on layering to add interest and style to your outfits - www.insideoutstyleblog.com
Play with colours in your layers for interest and contrast.

 

Sometimes if you have a pattern but you feel it’s too much, add a solid layer over the top to tone it down.

Tips on layering to add interest and style to your outfits - www.insideoutstyleblog.com
Downplay a bold pattern with a solid layer over the top

 

This is How to Put Together a Fabulous Outfit In Minutes

7 Outfit Colour Schemes to Steal

Free printable download of my outfit formula - www.insideoutstyleblog.com

Tips on layering to add interest and style to your outfits - www.insideoutstyleblog.com

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5 Comments

  • Lots of helpful as well as colourful layering ideas. Sure push my comfort zone, which is generally black/grey layers. Thank you Imogen & Jill.

  • Love your layering tips, girls! Always a pleasure observing such dramatic modes of dressing…thanks for pushing me out of my conservative comfort zone. Jill, congratulations on your weight loss journey, you look fabulous!!
    A faithful fan,
    Pat

  • I LAYER A LOT…………and it usually ends up in my CAR!So, my BASIC START Better WORK AS WELL………..
    Here in CALIFORNIA it tends to be cold in the mornings than heat up in the afternoons!

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