Tuesday, 1 July 2014

LAYERING UP

When morning temperatures make you feel as if you should go back to bed and hibernate until the cold recedes, don't despair, layer up against the harsh winter wind by mixing trends. I decided to take shelter in the oversized trend and mixed up different prints to add some spunk to the look. Taking to the oversized coat trend, sure leaves you with more than ample space to go about whatever it is that you do, unlike fitted coats that restrict movement making you feel like a stuffed animal when layered up, but beware if you are in close proximity to or may have to work machinery where your coat may get caught in all it's voluminous excess! The third trend is to simply drape the coat over your shoulders like seen in the front row at fashion weeks around the world. If you wish to sport the entire winter fashion concept of trends, you could wear pumps with socks with this look, but it wouldn't have given me the snug feeling of printed tights, a pair given as a gift and bought in Belgium by a good friend who recently returned from  Europe. The oversized coat comes in different styles and lengths allowing a variety of body types to experiment with it. This vast piece of cloth was sourced from Asos, (regretfully no longer  available) and has a high low seam adding to the detail. So how do you wear this comfortable trend?
 
Coat - Asos
Skirt - Country Road
Boots - Salvatore Ferragamo
Tights - Gift
Boucle Top - Oasis at Foschini's
Leather gloves - Woolworths