Like a good croissant, the perfect man, and the best haircuts, some of our favorite things in life have lots of layers. Lately we've been applying that philosophy to our wardrobes, especially as the temperature dips below freezing. An exercise in marrying form and function, layered fashion embodies the height of versatility—super essential when you're faced with moving back and forth between the frigid outdoors and overheated offices. The key is to stick to lighter basics underneath to prevent the bulky bag-lady look. Check out five lovely layered winter getups, and our tips on how to rock them.