A Guide To Autumn Layering
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A Guide To Autumn Layering

If you want to feel snug and warm, while looking chic this season, layering gives you the perfect blend of style and practicality. Discover more here.

A Guide To Autumn Layering

The current layered look isn't about swathes of fabric that hide the figure, instead this is a modern take on the concept. Think stylish and beautifully tailored items worn together to create an edgy, urban look. This is a great way to get extra mileage out of your winter wardrobe, while staying warm. 

For the AW15 layered look team floaty silk shirts with woollen knits under tailored jackets or oversized coats or capes, streamlined trousers under tunics, exposed cuffs and necks wrapped in wool knits.


The Cashmere Snood

One of the key elements of the layering style is the inclusion of a woollen neck covering. Many designers chose to dress their models in polo neck jumpers with several layers on top. To achieve the effect without the bulk of wearing a jumper under your shirt, try a snood. It is a far more wearable interpretation of the catwalk look. Our Navy Geometric Knit Cashmere Snood is beautifully decadent and soft. Wear it with a fitted white shirt, under cable knit cashmere jumper with a jeans and boots. 


Snood: Navy Geometric Knit Cashmere Snood   Hat: Grey Cashmere & Fur Bobble Hat


The Wrist Warmers

One of the main ways to portray the layered effect is to expose multiple cuffs. To achieve this look without the bulk of a jumper, simply slip on a pair of wrist warmers. Our Long Grey Cashmere Wrist Warmers are ideal for this. The soft grey colour will blend beautifully with any colour palette. Wear under shirt sleeves that are revealed beyond the edge of your jacket cuffs to really embrace this look.


The Oversize Cashmere Scarf

Layering isn't just about placing items together that create interesting shapes. To really pull the look of with finesse you need to consider implementing a rich variety of textures into your look. Adding an oversized cashmere scarf to the look will compliment overrsized coats and capes beautifully. Our two tone grey oversized cashmere scarf is perfect for layering. Although this look has a beautifully relaxed laissez-faire feel to it, it needs to still look pulled together rather than completely experimental as highlighted below.


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Scarf: Two Tone Oversized Grey Cashmere Scarf   Gloves: Long Black Cashmere Mittens


If you want to inject a bit of colour into this look, add a scarf in a vibrant red tartan to contrast against the muted tones of the outfit.


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Scarf: Tartan and Check Cashmere Scarf    Hat: Black Cashmere and Fur Pom Pom Beanie

The Cape

Capes are massive this season, so are the perfect addition to the layered look where you can combine two key AW15 fashion trends. Our Navy Cashmere Hooded Cape with Fur Trim is the ideal item to add to the wrist warmers, snood and shawl. Take inspiration from Olivia Palermo and wear over a simple cashmere jumper with slim fit jeans and suede loafers.


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Cape: Navy Cashmere Cape with Fur Trim   Gloves: Long Navy Cashmere Wrist Warmers


The key to layering is to pick items that you could also incorporate into another look for extra mileage. Each of these accessories have been picked because they are perfect for the autumn/winter season, when you are layering and when you simply need an extra accessory to stay stylish and warm all season long. 

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