For some, wearing that floaty maxi all summer long is just a distant dream; however with a smart application of new season layering, making your favourite warm weather piece go the distance has never been so easy. Here are seven style hacks to get you there.
TEAM IT WITH A ROLL NECK
When the mercury is so low that tights are a given, it’s never a bad idea to layer a roll neck under your dress too, especially if it’s sleeveless. Keep it casual with a hi-top pairing, or make a statement with a patterned knit underneath your summer staple.
When tights are a no go, swap them out for jeans. The 90s layering trend is very much back and it’s time to embrace it with gusto. Try a distressed pair and a biker jacket to add grunge edge to florals, and finish with boots to keep things cosy, yet cool.
THROW ON A HOODIE
Lending itself to this season’s coveted athleisure trend, the humble hoodie is your best friend through the colder months, and it’s never looked so good paired with your dress. Keep lengths long to avoid your dress from riding up, and clash colours and prints for effortless appeal.
Layering can be a tricky game to play, but when done right, it emits the ultimate luxe vibes. When the weather is so cold one layer won’t cut it, why not try two? Lay the foundations with a light coloured shirt, before adding a shorter sleeved tee- finish with your printed dress and voila, new season layering nailed.
ADD OTK BOOTS
Tights can often be a depressing alternative to the freedom of bare legs; but all hail the over the knee boot, you’re saviour this season. Giving your maxi fresh appeal, the look is perfect for a special occasion.
While many think of layering a roll neck, why not consider over layering? Grab your favourite maxi and pair with a midi skirt, worn over the top. Tip: Make sure the skirt doesn’t look completely out of place; stick to the same palette as your dress for low key cool.
PAIR WITH A SLOGAN TEE
The fast-track to avoiding the chills ensued by the spaghetti strap? Add a tee. Teaming an urban slogan with feminine tulle makes for an unexpectedly perfect pairing.
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