I'm here to show you how to layer in winter according to Instagram. Even though Christmas has been and gone, the fact is that winter is far from being over! We still have two or three months of cold weather to combat, and the Christmas sweaters might be in the back of the drawer now, but the rest of your winter wardrobe is still very much present and in play! If there is one place to look on the internet for fashion inspiration right now, it’s Instagram, and something that lots of us are turning to the social media platform for at the moment is advice and techniques for how best to layer in this cold weather. Here's how to layer in winter according to Instagram.
1. Pair Animal with Neutral
If you have a few animal print pieces floating around in your wardrobe, then layer them up with a more neutral garment to create a really fashionable effect. Two prints would be too much, and two neutrals would be plain boring, so have one of either to get the best of both worlds!
2. Two Coats
Wearing two coats outside might sound a bit excessive, but the effect of having a thinner garment underneath a thicker one won’t bother you to wear, and will look really current and modern! A nice fitted coat accompanied by a solid colour trench coat is precisely the kind of thing you will see on Instagram in the next few months.
3. Collared Tops
Don’t underestimate the power of a simple white collared shirt underneath your more complex garment choices. The sleeves poking out, the hem showing near your thighs and the all important colour popping by your neck can really elevate a casual sweater and keeps you extra warm in the cold!
Anytime you can pick a garment that has a bit of texture to it, do it! Things like added zips, ribbed knits and torn denim can really make an outfit pop, and incorporating as many textures as you can makes the layering up feel more relevant and less repetitive.
5. Peeking Bold Prints
Wearing a bold print on top looks a bit too 90s at this point, but if you reverse the roles and have a vibrant print peeking out from underneath a more casual, solid coloured top or jacket, then something really visually stunning takes place!
6. Fun Accessories
Don’t think of accessories as the compulsory earrings and bracelet, have some fun with them in the winter time to brighten up otherwise dull days! When the days are short and the sun hardly wants to come out, then the more playful the accessories, the better!
7. Casual and Sportswear
Don’t be afraid to turn to your favourite hoodie or leggings as part of a more mature ensemble. It shouldn’t be underestimated just how great a coloured hoodie looks underneath a stylish leather jacket. It’s a timeless look that can be worn in both the winter and the autumn to really great effect! All your winter casual and sportswear can make a great fashion statement.