November 18th, 2013

Layering Lesson

Untitled-11172013-2A few days ago I posted on falling in love again with my own cashmere turtleneck sweater after I layered it over a longer T. A few readers commented that they layer over a button-down when their sweaters feel too short. While looking for product for the KiC shop this morning, I came across these new season looks from The Row at Barneys and had an “aha” moment. I think we are all on to something.



What's New


Belted leather biker jacket

Jil Sander

Gathered Knit Midi Dress


Cropped leather jacket


Triple Francois 18kt gold vermeil earrings


Jimmy Leather Puffer Jacket


Le 57 quilted leather shoulder bag


Belted wool blazer


Blade velvet slingback pumps


Silvia silk-twill scarf


Logo-embellished leather loafers


Crocheted Cotton-Blend Midi Skirt


Braided leather bangle


Delcie tie-detailed ramie midi dress


Gate knotted leather slippers


Postcard fringed crocheted straw bucket hat


Santos de Cartier metal shield sunglasses

  • I usually rely on a long white tank top to layer under things. I can’t wait to try a white button down under a turtleneck. The row turtlenecks are lovely. Their pieces are so simple and chic!

    PaulaNovember 18th, 2013  12:35 AM

  • Yesterday i shopped my wardrobe putting some weekend casual but cosy looks together- suitable for family walks, cinema trips, casual lunches etc. My favourite being layered long check shirts under a variety of grey and navy sweatshirts paired with white jeans. Layering feels right for me now- before I would have gone for one heavy sweater… there must be something in the air!

    melanieNovember 18th, 2013  3:43 AM

  • This is what I’ve been telling my sisters and friends for years… layering

    AnitaNovember 18th, 2013  9:37 AM

  • I also like the look. As a short stature woman, I need to be very careful about where the shirt/turtleneck “cuts”. I think that is probably a concern for everyone except for the very tall and thin. How much of the underneath layer to show is also part of the equation. I have seen very young women doing this for some time with the longer white tee showing beneath a dark top, especially with lower rise pants. Looks comfortable.

    AprilNovember 18th, 2013  9:53 AM

  • I adore Lilla P for the bottom layer.

    DavidaNovember 18th, 2013  10:10 AM

  • The Row sweaters are beautiful…I love the beige one. I usually layer a long tee or tank but lately I’ve liked the looseness and sharp contrast of a shirt hanging out. I just purchased a black and white checked shirt and it looks great with every sweater…neutrals or colors. I am always on the hunt for the perfect white shirt though. Finding the right length, collar, weight is not easy. I would love to see your picks on this.

    A Note On StyleNovember 18th, 2013  10:54 AM

  • The pale yellow sweater is on my list. Wearing a silk equipment blouse and short grey cashmere T-neck from high school. I was afraid that the proportions would be off on my 5’4” frame. I am pleasantly surprised. Love the look and very comfortable to run around. Again, thanks for the inspiration!

    LynetteNovember 18th, 2013  1:22 PM

  • Wearing this look in a fashion show this week…..gorgeous cream soft woven cropped long sleeve sweater with a rich chocolate long tank and super fun animal textured silk leggings!! Love it!!!

    SheriNovember 18th, 2013  8:07 PM


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