How to master the art of layering for winter

How to master the art of layering for winter

The temperature is dropping, which can only mean one thing. It’s time to get layering. And while it may sound easy, there’s more to mastering the art of winter layering than just throwing on your favourite piece of knitwear or coat.

When it comes to staying snug during cold weather, it’s all about building a base of soft and breathable staples you can layer up in. From tops and tanks to cami's and slips, our lightweight and thermoregulating essentials will form the foundation to your winter wardrobe.

What is layering?

Layering is a styling technique that keeps you warm during the cooler months. It’s an outfit built up by multiple garments, with each piece playing its part in the overall look and allowing you to stay warm.

Layering begins with a base layer and will have an outer layer. Depending on the weather and how much you feel the cold, there can be as many layers in between as you choose (although, you might want to go easy to avoid looking like the Marshmallow Man from Ghostbusters).

How to layer

When it comes to layering, the key thing to remember is to layer light-to-heavy and thin-to-thick. By doing this, you’ll ensure the most breathable and lightweight layers are closest to your skin, while the more heavyweight and durable pieces protect you from the elements. 

The best part? You can peel away the layers as you warm up, especially when you come indoors. Opt for an insulating layer that will regulate your body temperature, and don’t forget the finishing touch of layering with accessories.

Why layer with Boody

Our everyday essentials are made from organically-grown bamboo, making them super-soft, lightweight and breathable. This makes our pieces ideal for slipping beneath your favourite knits and outerwear.

Another huge benefit of our bamboo fabric when it comes to layering is that it’s thermoregulating, meaning its unique properties will keep you warm during winter.

The soft base layers you need

Ready to make the switch to your winter wardrobe? Build up a base of Boody basics you can layer up in from now through to spring.

The Long Sleeve Top

The perfect base layer to any look, our Long Sleeve Top offers a streamlined silhouette that hugs your figure and shows off your shape. Wear beneath a chunky knit and with your favourite pair of skinny jeans.

The Cami Bodysuit 

Soft as a cloud and pared back to ensure a long, lean figure, our Cami Bodysuit is streamlined to fit close to the body and become your second skin. Layer yours beneath a merino wool sweater and team with a long coat, pants and boots.

The Cami Top

Our Cami Top will hug your body in all the right places. Streamlined to fit close to the body, you’ll remain comfy and cosy as you combat the cold. The perfect piece for layering, wear this super-soft staple beneath sheer tops and knits throughout the colder months.

The Everyday Slip 

Add an additional layer to your look with our Everyday Slip. In our signature minimalist design, this basic piece is ideal for layering. With its comfy and breathable bamboo fabric, you can wear it under your favourite light or dark clothing.

The Crew Neck T-Shirt

You work hard enough, which is why we’ve done the hard work for you with our Women’s V- Neck T-Shirt. Super-soft and breathable, this comfy tee works seamlessly with any outfit. Loose but fitting, this relaxed style is an essential layering foundation for every wardrobe.

The Tank Top 

The perfect base layer to all your looks, our Tank Top is an essential piece for taking a casual-cool approach. An ultra-comfy and supple style, wear this basic beneath a chunky knit and team it with skinny jeans.

The Fringed Hem Scarf

When it comes to putting the finishing touches to layering, it’s all about accessories. Our Fringed Hem Scarf is a cosy piece to wrap yourself up in on cooler days. A lightweight and silky-soft staple for layering, transition between seasons seamlessly with this essential scarf.

The Crew Boot Socks

Last but in no ways least, our Crew Boot Socks are perfect for slipping on and staying snug, whether at home or on the go. Treat your feet to these thick and comfy socks, whether you’re wearing them around the house or slipped in a pair of boots.

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