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How to Layer in Winter the Right Way

Hot coffee and warm clothes are on my mind in this bone-chilling weather. Let’s take inspiration from the celebs on how to layer in winter.

It’s winter, ladies! Though we have got used to the cold weather, choosing the right outfit is quite a task. Staying warm and looking stylish at the same time can be difficult. This season, we turn to celebrities for some inspiration.

Layering seems to be the hottest trend amongst the celebs. We, too, feel that layering is the perfect way to balance out the winter look. It keeps you warm while making you look classy and chic. Layering is all about mixing and matching all your separates. Now that doesn’t mean you have to overload yourself and look all dowdy.

Tips on How to Layer in Winter

  • This season, we are noticing simple yet elegant outfits amongst our favorite celebrities. With a little effort, you can look like a million bucks. There are clean lines with fewer prints on the outfits. Though printed accessories are still in vogue!
  • The hot pieces for this winter are over-the-knee boots, double-breasted jackets, sneakers and turtlenecks.
  • Pair differently textured fabrics with one another, and combine deep navy or black with pastels or bright hues.
  • We also saw fewer scarves being used this season. According to our trend analysis, broad scarves are totally out (Refer to my point #7).
  • Turtlenecks are making a comeback as well, so you can layer a plain turtleneck top with a long coat.
  • Button-less jackets are being seen more as well. You can sport a plain or graphic tee shirt with ease topped by a button-less jacket.
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Kendall Jenner via Vogue




We love the way Kendall has layered her outfit making each layer visible. The tight turtleneck is used as the inner layer. You too can style turtlenecks this way by keeping it simple. You can wear your hoodie and jacket together and voila! Achieve an off-duty model look by combining basic essentials from your wardrobe.

So, let’s take a look at what celebs are wearing this winter.

How to Layer in Winter Inspired by the Celebs!

#1 Jacket Over Jacket

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Gigi Hadid via InStyle

How to layer in winter with more than one outerwear? One of the easiest looks to pull off is jacket over another jacket. If you have a long and short jacket in your closet, layer them together like Gigi Hadid. Pair the combo with a cropped skinny jeans and heels or sneakers. Glam up your look with a fur-trimmed bag or statement sunglasses.

#2 Party Dress with a Coat

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Olivia Palermo via Vogue

Are you confused about what to layer over a party dress in the winter? Then steal ideas from Olivia. Wear a coat on your dress. Even a buttonless jacket would go well with it. Tights are passé! Pair your mini-dress with thigh-high boots instead. Add printed or embellished accessories like a sling bag, statement belt or a patterned necklace worn over your neckline.




#3 Bright-Hued Sweater with Printed Culottes

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Victoria Beckham via Vogue

The winter weather is so gloomy that you don’t want to make things more boring. So dress up like Victoria in a bright orange sweater with printed culottes. Amongst sweaters, turtlenecks are super-trendy right now. Let your hair down doing beach waves like the Posh Spice and you are good to go for a lunch date or a casual outing!

#4 Drape a Printed Scarf with  Biker Leather Jacket

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Blake Lively via Vogue

Printed Scarf by Marc Jacobs via Stylebop.com

If you’re a scarf lover, go for a statement one with exotic prints. The printed scarf looks more alluring with a monochromatic outfit. team it up with a biker leather jacket for a more casual look. Complete the look with tie-up booties.




#5 Turtleneck Top with Overcoat

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Miranda Kerr via Vogue

Turtlenecks can help you keep warm and go well with any attire. If you own a turtleneck in your closet, pair it up with different textures like wool or leather. Take cues from Miranda Kerr, sport your knee length coat with ease and grace.

You don’t run away from donning your mini-skirts this winter. Combine it with a turtleneck top and a long coat. To keep it warm, opt for a thigh high boots like Gigi.

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Gigi Hadid via Vogue

#6 Fur Jacket with Cropped Pants

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Kendall Jenner via Vogue

Confused about how to wear a fur jacket? Fur is a great layering piece for winter clothing. It keeps you warm and cozy. Team it up with leather pants like Kendall Jenner and you are good to go!

If you possess a fur vest then layer it with a button-down shirt for more casual look.




#7 How to Layer a Crop Top in Winter

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Kendall Jenner via Vogue

Skinny scarf by Missoni

Who said crop tops can be worn only during summers? Don’t shy away from wearing one this winter. Layer it with a pastel colored long coat or jacket. Pastels are very trendy and can transform your style with a fresh appeal. You can either button up your jacket or leave unbuttoned! Add a skinny scarf to keep your neck warm!

#8 Velvet Jacket with Color-Faded Jeans

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Kate Bosworth via InStyle

A velvet jacket makes a tee shirt and jeans look far more interesting. A very basic look that you can pull off with all ease. You can wear any other textured jacket as well like wool, fleece, fake fur etc., But since velvet is super trendy this season!




#9 Long Coat with Ripped Jeans

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Robbie Margot via InStyle

Long coats are making a statement this season. Team it up with a mini-skirt, leather pants, crop top or even with basic tee shirt and jeans.

So, did you like these ideas on how to layer in winter? Which celeb look did you love the most? I, personally, love Robbie Margot’s layered look. A graphic tee shirt and ripped jeans with sneakers is such a go-to look.

Do let us know in the comments below.

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