1. Choose two pieces in the same color family.

Too many prints and colors can be dizzying. Gabi keeps her look streamlined and chic by coordinating two layers: her black and white plaid shirt and graphic tee.

Blog: http://gabifresh.com

2. Mix in a bright.

Keep neutral layers from looking drab by adding a jolt of bright color. Tiffany nails the look with her neon peplum skirt.

Blog: http://the-werk-place.com

3. Pull the look together with a belt.

Kela’s belt keeps her houndstooth coat and leather jacket from appearing too bulky. Added bonus? It also creates a feminine silhouette.

Blog: http://kelaskloset.com

4. Choose outerwear that shows off your sleeves like capes.

A cape is the ultimate layering piece because it lets you show off your top underneath. Jessica’s plaid shirt is the perfect accent to her solid black cape.

Blog: http://glamazonsblog.com

5. Mix textures.

Christina adds dimension to her look by mixing and matching various textures. Her tweed coat, silky blouse and leather shorts play off each other perfectly.

Blog: http://lovebrownsugar.com

6. Get creative with a scarf.

You can transform your winter basics with just a scarf and a belt. Cortnie layers a printed scarf over a black top and cinches with a belt for a bold, stylish look.

Blog: http://stylelustpages.com

7. Keep the lower layer pieces monochrome.

Denim on denim is one of Winter’s hottest trends and it makes layering a breeze. A bold coat in another color is all you need to nail the look.

Blog: http://kellyaugustine.com

8. Pay attention to proportions.

Layering is all about balancing proportions. Danielle does it brilliantly by pairing a loose-fitting coat and jeans with a fitted top.

Blog: http://thestyleandbeautydoctor.com

9. Mattieologie

The easiest way to pull off layering? An all black color palette. Stick to black like Mattie and you can mix textures and styles with ease.

Blog: http://mattieologie.com

10. Don’t be afraid to mix prints.

If you’re more of a risk taker, try mixing prints like Eboni. She pairs polka dots and stripes in the same color family, while throwing in colorful accessories to brighten her look.

Blog: http://fashionistanextdoor.com

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