Simple Layering Tricks That Keep You Warm Without Sacrificing Your Style


There is an art to layering. You have to master just the right combination of colors, fabrics and silhouettes to make sure the end result is chic and flattering—not bulky and disastrous. It’s a delicate balance that can go the wrong way with one poorly chosen piece. Here at The Zoe Report we study just these kinds of equations (consider it our math), always trying to crack the style code. With that in mind, we present you with a few genius tips for layering for work, for the weekend and for a night out. We assure you this is one math problem that totally adds up.

Bundle Up

Photo: Vanessa Jackman

For The Weekend

For weekend jaunts, layer a turtleneck sweater under your winter coat and add a lightweight scarf for extra warmth.

Chelsea Felt-Wrap Coat



Clean Roll-Neck



The Dre Mid-Rise Boyfriend Jeans


Rag & Bone

Modal Silk-Blend Scarf



The Midnight Muse Hat


Lack Of Color

For Work

For a fresh take on office attire, layer a pair of pants with a shift dress. For a chilly commute, wear a crisp oxford shirt (with the collar peeking out) underneath the dress.

Oxford Long-Sleeve Shirt



Charisse Pumps


Sergio Rossi

Large Pyramid Drop Earrings


Melinda Maria

Patterned Dress



Patterned Pants



For A Night Out

For an evening out, team your favorite black jumpsuit with a faux-fur vest layered over a leather jacket. Genius, no?

Silk-Crepe Jumpsuit


Karla Spetic

Leather Biker Jacket


Proenza Schouler

Matte Collar Necklace


Forever 21

Jordan Faux Fur Vest