Luxury Layering: An Art and a Science

Spring can be an unpredictable season. Clear blue skies bring sun during the day, but as the heat slips away in the evening it’s often hard to avoid the unmistakable chill in the air. The secret to staying cosy? Layering. Both an art and a science, this styling technique is just as fashionable as it is practical. Whatever your style, whatever the palette, you can ensure you’re equipped to stave off any evening breeze.

 

Here are our top tips for layering:

 

  • Vary Those Textures

When it comes to styling, you can’t go wrong with mixing up the textures. Perhaps a crisp white shirt with a cosy cashmere vest, or a delicate organza top with an edgy leather jacket. Have fun with mixing up these textures - the sky’s the limit!

 

  • Monochrome Mood

There's an unmistakable sophistication when you pair different shades from the same palette together in a look. Whether it be soft cream or daring red, dressing top to toe in one colour is minimalism at its best. Why not layer a

 

  • Shoulders and Sleeves

Don't be afraid to be bold when layering. There’s nothing better than a fluted sleeve or frill collar peeking out from beneath a cosy piece of knitwear. Or how about sharpening the soft outline of a cashmere jumper with a tailored trench?

 

  • The Scarf Illusion

When in doubt, bring a scarf! The ultimate multi-tasker: wrap around your neck, rest over your shoulders or act as a makeshift muff if your hands need warming up. Did you know you can also use a cashmere jumper in this way? Wrap around shoulders, backs and waists for endless ways to keep cosy.

 

  • Outerwear Beneath 

Your jacket or blazer doesn't have to be the final piece you pop on over your layers. Why not mix it up and tuck it beneath a cosy cardigan or light duster? Play with the unexpected here - mix up textures, patterns or silhouettes to craft a really intricate look thats as practical as it is creative.