For us, the most wonderful time of the year has less to do with the holidays and more to do with getting our chunky cardigans and patterned tights in heavy rotation yet again. Kidding! But, we do cherish our layers. And, just because we’ve retired (most) of our open-toe shoes for now, that doesn’t mean our whisper-thin scarves, sequined skirts, or summer dresses are demoted to the back of the closet, too.
Piling on knit after knit may seem like a quick way to look like an Olsen twin circa 2006. But, with just a bit of sartorial direction and a judicious eye, you, too, can make a killer outfit out of a plaid button-up and a chambray shift dress this winter.
Here, we’ve cherry-picked six looks that demonstrate how to layer up without adding bulk in the coziest of ways.