11 Layering Tricks to Try When It's 50 Degrees Out

Seasonally cold weather is on the horizon, and we’re more than ready to say so long to pull out the oversize jackets and cozy sweaters. The days ahead promise plenty of transitional weather that can make dressing and staying comfortable tricky. If you’re scratching your head over what to wear in 50-degree weather, we have a few ideas.

Take a cue from Farfetch Fashion Director Yasmin Sewell and layer a bell-sleeve top under a short-sleeve dress to avoid bare arms and add a bit of drama in one fell swoop. Consider MyTheresa buyer Tiffany Hsu’s unconventional evening look for your next night out by pairing a knit turtleneck and denim jacket with your flounciest skirt (Prada’s pink marabou feathers are optional but never a bad idea). Or try Tank CEO Caroline Issa’s easy, sophisticated combo of an olive green sweater and jeans under a tailored plaid coat. Either way, you can’t go wrong.

Below are 11 foolproof outfits to wear for a fall or winter day that’s a bit brisk but not full-on freezing. Plus, shop cool pieces that make layering a cinch.

This story was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Allyson Payer.