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Triple the looks in your wardrobe with these clever layering tricks

Posted at 3:20 PM, Oct 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-10 17:20:30-04

With this unpredictable October weather, we need to layer to stay warm.

But Image Consultant and Personal Stylist Dani Slaugh says layering is also a great way to create more looks with fewer pieces.

Dani says, 'The outer layer needs to be cut slightly bigger than the one underneath and it should also be a heavier weight (or at least appear to be a heavier weight) than the layer underneath."  She shared three layering looks:

  1. Button up collared shirt - blue chambray is Dani's shirt of choice.
    a. Wear with a tank under and roll up the sleeves
    b. Layer under a buttoned up cardigan, or a cowl neck or turtleneck sweater and pop the collar to frame the face.
    c. Add a blazer for even more polish. (Every time you add a layer it`s instant street cred.)2. A straight, button up shirt dress.
    a. Wear as a sleeveless or short sleeved dress in warmer weather.
    b. Change the belt. The dress often comes with a belt, lately we are seeing them in fabric. Swap this out for a nice leather belt and the effect is oh so rich.
    c. Add a jacket
    d. Wear as a duster vest or jacket for a slimming effect. Now instead of following this longer belt line around the waist, the eye is drawn to this narrow vertical line in the center front for a taller, leaner effect.

3. Blanket scarf worn as a ruana. Some dresses are difficult to layer, a swing dress was made for a large scarf.

Layering is a great way to discover your own personal style and develop a look that is uniquely you.

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