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5 Tips for Layering

Kailee Wright_Layers

basic tee  |  leggings  |  chunky cardigan  |  over coat  |  scarf – similar  |  beanie  |  grey uggs  |  haydens uggs  |  baby uggs

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So I’ve been a California girl for the past 5 years and we don’t have much need for a bunch of layers. But after our trip to Salt Lake City, Utah to look for house’s I quickly realized this would be our families new reality next year.

We were in Louisville, Kentucky before California so I do have a sense of layering from those 4 years there + I forgot how much work it is to get all the little people bundled up and take it all off again!! haha. Anyways, I thought I’d share 5 tips + tricks for layering and keeping a bit of shape in between it all so you don’t feel like a huge marshmallow.

  • Basics : Always start with your basic layers — these are key pieces everyone has. For example:  leggings, a plain white tee, any long sleeve shirt like grey or black, and tights.

 

  • Layering Pieces : This is the piece that you usually will end up in once your inside.  Any button up tops, light blouses, super lightweight sweaters, so you know all the cozy goodness.

 

  • Mixing Textures :  So this is what can change your entire look. You can add texture with chunky sweaters, scarves, even a vest, ugg boots. Anything with texture, throw it on!!

 

  • Hero Piece : This is you main top layer — such as a trench coat or rain coat, snow coat, or peacoat. I’ve even seen a long duster as the hero piece in not so cold places…like Cali.

 

  • Accessories : This is always my favorite, because it just completes your whole look and depending on with what accessories you go with…again you can change your entire look by wearing a hat or beanie, adding a bright colored purse or a neutral one. Also, gloves, and sunnies are a great addition.

Well I hope these tips help you layer through out the rest of the winter season!! I am already stocking up on winter items for next  from Nordstrom for myself and the little people, as I know we are all going to freeze our first winter up there. Ahhhh, it will be night and day from our usual California winters.

xx – kails

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in collaboration with Nordstrom

photos: corissa ann

 

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