Winter Layering Made Easy

We all know that layering is the key to warmth in the colder months. By adding leggings / stockings, vest, jacket, beanie, hat or scarf we can keep the chilly winds at bay.

I love the look of a shirt with a knit over the top or even a long lined waterfall cardigan with a vest. Who doesn’t love the look of warmth! Coming into the coldest part of the year – we need to make sure our wardrobe has the versatility and warmth we require. There is some key points to remember when layering in the colder months, you are concerned that you’re going to look huge from all the layering (I guarantee that you won’t – its a misconception, by using thin wool knits you will look great)

Our top tips are:

  1. Start with a basic thin lightweight top or shirt (striped long sleeve or chambray shirt are our favs)
  2. The next layer is to be a lightweight soft knit cardigan or sweater.
  3. Then add your  jacket or vest (puffer or faux fur)
  4. A scarf and a hat – will work well, maybe even some gloves if its really cold.
  5. Then add a hero accessories to tie it all in.

Would love to know your secrets to staying warm this winter. xx

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Being a sports mum

Is hard work! Both my boys play sport and we have training on most week nights and then games on the weekend. I am constantly on the hunt for easy,casual, comfortable but stylish clothes and outfits to wear. I love plain t-shirts, jeans, sneakers or flats and a cardi – this usually works well and is easy enough to change the look of with a different scarf, cardigan or another accessory. I have been eyeing off some harem pants from Seed, but not sure if I am ready to give them a go. Come winter cold raining mornings…..ill be honest – i do just wear track pants, a jacket and sneakers….some mornings are just too hard. I would love to hear about what you guys wear for all the kids extra curriculum activities.

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Wearing The Printed Pant

Printed Pants are everywhere these days (and we don’t think they are going away any time soon). We love them, they are a great alternative to jeans and plain black pants. They can  also be worn for all your occasions – work, weekend, night out, Sunday drinks. They are also usually quite light in fabric weight making them perfect for the up and coming hot weather we will be having.

Everyone can wear a printed pant – the key is to keep the pants the focal point, you want to keep everything else as neutral as possible, by wearing nude shoes and cream/white/grey tops. Black will always work too.

Though be sure to match your top colour with one in your pants for a beautifully blended look. Easy!

 

Perfect combination for the workplace

Perfect combination for the workplace

Keeping it neutral

Keeping it neutral

Perfect for a night out

Perfect for a night out

Keeping is casual for the weekend

Keeping is casual for the weekend