The 2017 Way to Nail Tricky Autumn Dressing

One day, it’s warm enough to hang at the beach, the next, there’s rain on the forecast. Trying to get dressed in the morning is a tricky sport this time of year. But, there’s one thing in every fashionable woman’s arsenal: layering. Preparing yourself for temperature fluctuations is a sure way to survive the season as easily as possible. But, that being said, piling on item after item isn’t necessarily the most flattering look; there’s an art to putting things together.

To help ensure you'll never be caught unprepared again, we turned to the streets for inspiration. With our favourite trendsetters braving every element during fashion month, you can be sure there are plenty of layering tricks to keep on hand for a chilly day. Now, you'll know exactly how to layer, without ever sacrificing style.

Read on for seven layering tricks to take advantage of in the coming months!

Layer Jackets

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Le 21ème

When it comes to styling multiple jackets together, it's all about layering a lightweight style under something heavier to achieve ultimate cosiness.

Mix Prints

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Style Du Monde

While it may seem tricky, mixing prints isn't actually so hard. Keep your colour palette simple, and opt for one louder print layered with a simpler style.

Pair a Sweatshirt with Polished Pants

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Collage Vintage

When you're layering up for the cold, a sweatshirt is an easy way to guarantee you'll be warm. But, to make sure your look is still polished, style the piece with polished pants.

Put a Turtleneck Under a Top

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Le 21ème

If you're still itching to break out your summer tops, give them a season-appropriate spin by layering a turtleneck underneath.

Tie a Sweater Around Your Neck

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Style Du Monde

We consider a sweater the ultimate layering piece, but if it's not quite cold enough to wear it full-on, keep it handy by tying it around your neck.

Throw a Sweater Over a Dress

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Collage Vintage

Since a dress is best suited to warmer weather, don't subject yourself to chilly temps, toss on an oversized sweater for an extra dose of warmth.

Wear a Dress and Pants Together

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Collage Vintage

Need a little more coverage? Try pairing your favourite summer dress with a pair of trousers underneath.

Wear Summer Shoes with Socks

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Collage Vintage

Keep your feet cosy by sliding on a pair of stylish socks with your current must-wear shoes.