The pièce de résistance of your wardrobe, a crisp button-down can be worn in endless combinations. One of our favorites? Buttoned up underneath a kitschy sweatshirt and paired with a structured pencil skirt. “Gosh, you’re so on trend,” says everyone in your office.
Wearing a cardigan over your dress = Boring. Wearing a cardigan under your dress = Genius. Get this look by donning a cherished cashmere cardi unbuttoned under a tank dress. Bonus points if you can repurpose one of your summer frocks.
Nothing pulls multiple layers together quite like a waist-cinching belt.
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You’ve been wearing a Canadian tuxedo for so long, it’s a surprise you haven’t picked up an accent. Instead, try wearing your chambray shirt as a jacket. When doubled up under an army fatigue, it’s effortlessly cool.
It may not be as difficult as that time you "attempted" 8 a.m. Advanced Calculus, but getting dressed in the morning can require some brainpower. Luckily, you're a smart woman who knows all about the layering equation.
Here, a few key elements (plus some handy diagrams) so you can stop with the fashion math and get friendly with the snooze button.