Layer your outfit like a pro


You must have been hearing about layering and might be afraid that it is another difficult fashion term, but fear not because layering simply means putting good pieces together to create a significant style.

One thing about stylish layering you must put at the back of your mind is that it makes your outfit look refined. It doesn’t always have to be statement pieces; it could be a pair of jeans and a top with a blazer. Basically, your everyday outfits that you wear any and everywhere.

You must also know that layering doesn’t only mean fabrics. Some people go as far as layering jewelleries. It is a skill that everyone should learn in this stylish era. Still confused? Kindly follow our five easy steps below.

Five Steps to a Perfectly Layered Outfit
. Start with a basic, lightweight top. I suggest a solid, something neutral, or striped.
. Add another layer such as a soft cardigan, sweater (ensure you aren’t too hot as the weather has been very hot recently and if you feel hot, skip this step completely). If you’re into colour, this can be a great opportunity to mix in a bold pullover to give your outfit more intrigue and depth.
. Then add a jacket or coat. Again, we suggest a basic colour: camel, black, navy, or even olive green.
. Next, add a scarf. It’s like the frosting on a cupcake, a must.
. Sprinkle on your accessories (bracelets, rings, watches).
Quick Layering Tips
. Keep the under-layers more fitted to keep your shape looking slim.
. If you’re concerned about your waistline, try to top off your look with something belted.
. Length and proportion is key when layering.
. Play with texture. It is best to incorporate a mix of materials when styling a layered look. If you use all of the same fabrics, your look will come off as heavy and dowdy, which can add the appearance of unwanted weight as well.
. Don’t forget to belt up, its very important as this simple accessory improves your overall look.
Here are some of the stylish layering trends we fell in love with and can guide you in inspiring your next look.

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FashionTobi Awodipe
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