How to Layer Like a Pro

Lo­cal blog­gers with the in­side track on lay­er­ing

Cosmopolitan (South Africa) - - CONTENTS -

Buy a pair of tai­lored trousers. Side-striped pants with a shirt­dress will create a long, stream­lined sil­hou­ette.

LAY­ER­ING WITH DRESSES

Name Ler­ato Kga­manyane, aka Rato In­sta han­dle @ler­a­to_kga­manyane Fol­low­ers 43 000 Style MO ‘Ef­fec­tive, clean and un­pre­dictable’ R1 199, TOP­SHOP

LAY­ER­ING TOPS

Name Niq­uita Bento In­sta han­dle @xx_niq­ui­ta_xx Fol­low­ers 17 000 Style MO ‘Clas­sic, cool and el­e­vated’

Name Tshep­ang Mol­li­son, aka Twiggy In­sta han­dle @twig­gy­moli Fol­low­ers 28 100 Style MO ‘Edgy, sexy and comfy-chic’

LAY­ER­ING OUTERWEAR

Bralette R1 199 (part of dress), SISSY

BOY. Shirt­dress R1 650, MILLE COLLINES. Pants R479, ZARA. Ear­rings R160, TESSA DE­SIGN

a big role ‘Colour plays all Make sure in lay­er­ing. om­ple­men t c the pieces er.’ one an­oth

Top R699, THE LOT. Pi­nafore R850, A-LIST. Jacket R729, FOR­EVER 21. Ear­rings R199, TESSA DE­SIGN. Bag R1 349, CHARLES & KEITH. Boots R2 999, ZARA

Get some leg ac­tion go­ing with a wrap/ side-slit dress paired with jeans – this will en­hance your length.

Dress R4 499, DIESEL. Corset belt R299, COT­TON ON R829, ZARA

R1 199, H&M Dress R1 399 and ear­rings R199, FOR­EVER NEW. Jeans R629, H&M. Belt R299, TOP­SHOP. Boots R3 290, EUROPA ART SHOES

R229, THE LOT

R699, ALDO

R99, ACCESSORIZE

Shirt R629, ZARA. Corset R899, MIX. Jeans R1 199, TOP­SHOP. Sun­glasses R1 890, RAY-BAN at Lux­ot­tica. Ear­rings R79, ACCESSORIZE. Ban­gle R150, VIKKI-LOU at YDE re­mynew ‘Corsets a lay­er­ing favourite Wear ac­ces­sory. shirt one over a fash­ionor tee for mble for­ward ense rfectly - and a pe ist.’ cinched wa

• The corset belt is one of this sea­son’s must-have lay­er­ing pieces. It’s the per­fect way to sex up your shirt. • Gone are the days of tuck­ing your sleeves in. Let them re­veal them­selves: the big­ger, the bet­ter! Shirt R250, THE FIX. Coat Niq­uita’s own. Pants R1 239, TOP­SHOP. Ear­rings R149, H&M. Belt R299, TESSA DE­SIGN. Boots Niq­uita’s own

R3 950, MICHAEL KORS Top R499, THE LOT. Jacket R829, ZARA

Polo- neck top R329, FOR­EVER 21. Cropped top R429, H&M

R829, ZARA

R1 790, MELINA at Europa Art Shoes R115, CO­LETTE HAY­MAN

Layer a polo-neck un­der a zip-up knit un­der your suit for a sporty take on work chic. Polo-neck top R249, FOR­EVER 21. Knit R529, ZARA. Blazer R1 399 and pants R999, TOP­SHOP. Sun­glasses R80, THE FIX. Ear­rings R129, ACCESSORIZE. Bag R599, H&M. Ring Niq­uita’s own

Who says you can’t wear more than one jacket at once? Pair a leather jacket with a puffer – just re­mem­ber to keep pro­por­tions bal­anced by go­ing slim-fit lower down. Sweater R1 599 and pants R1 299,

PUMA. Leather jacket R799 and puffer jacket R899, COT­TON ON. Ear­rings R160, TESSA DE­SIGN

R699, COT­TON ON R99,99, MRP R115, CO­LETTE HAY­MAN R1 099, PUMA Pair your favourite sum­mer twin­set with a turtle­neck knit, throw on a coat and voilà – good to go!

tex­tures dif­fer­ent ‘Play with colours k to three keep - but stic trick is to ve.’ max.The yet ef­fecti things sim­ple Polo-neck top R629, H&M. Track top R1 299 and skirt R999, ADI­DAS. Coat R1 999, ZARA. Ear­rings R900, HENRIETTE BOTHA. Shoes R449, COT­TON ON

Top R599, COT­TON ON. Cami and pants R399 each, COUN­TRY ROAD. Coat R1 899, H&M. Ear­rings R250, CO­LETTE HAY­MAN. Boots R599, COT­TON ON

Knit R795, THE LOT. Vest R599, ADI­DAS ORIG­I­NALS

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