If anyone has mastered pitch-perfect layering it is J.Crew. Seriously, have you checked out the brand’s catalogue recently? Between models posing in a jean jacket layered under a navy overcoat, or a another in a turtleneck, button-up, and vest, the label has turned layering into something between an art and a science.
Wanting to become layering pros ourselves the J.Crew way we went to the source, J.Crew’s Head Stylist Gayle Spannaus, who shared her top layering tips and tricks with us. Besides telling us she is obsessed with puffer vests, the bottom line with layering, she says, is to remember: “There are no set rules for style style begins and ends with confidence.” Here, 6 of her insider secrets for layering clothes. Follow along, take notes, and you’ll be a layering expert in no time.