Summer Layering: 5 ways to do it right

Layering is a trend which is always associated with winters, but in summers it is a great way to add a new dimension to your outfit. A fringe jacket over a simple dress, a cape over your favorite denims or layered kurtas, summer layering adds an edge.

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Summer layering inspiration!
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On those scorching summer days when you want to be comfortable yet look super stylish, summer layering is a great option.

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Queen of hearts ruling the runway and the red carpet! Source – Eonline

Read on to find some amazing ways to layer your summer outfits.

1. Cape with jeans

Summers or winters we cannot let go of our favorite denims. On casual day outs pair your favorite denim, skinny or ripped with a tank top and for that added style throw over a cape.

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Florals for spring/summer – tried and tested!
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You can also mix and match prints to create a riot of colours and patterns – print on print is anyway a major trend this season. Find out more about how to rock print on print. 

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Movie date or College fest, where would you wear this outfit?
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Love the way Deepika Padukone has styled her ripped denims and tank top with an abstract cape. You can be vacation ready and even party ready in such a pretty outfit.

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Girl Boss vibes!
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2. Kurtas with jackets

Kurtas teamed up with jackets is the simplest way of summer layering. Wear it for work or for a movie outing, this trend is here to stay.

Sonam Kapoor fashion
This pastel kurta with jacket makes a stunning combination.
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Confused what to wear for your bestie’s mehndi? How about a long straight kurta paired with a flowy anarkali jacket. It’ll keep you comfortable and make a classy style statement.

Know more about kurtas and jacket trend here.

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So simple, yet this stunner has out heart.
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Layer up your favorite kurta with an embroidered koti or a waistcoat for an indo-western look. Pastels are the flavor of the season and in summers they become all the more popular. Take cues from Kareena Kapoor Khan on summer layering and give a plain white suit a new look. PS – Ignore the bad picture quality, just couldn’t resist sharing this.

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Kareena Kapoor Khan looking lovely in this layered white suit.
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3. Layered dresses

If dresses are your pick for summers, then you’ll love layered dresses. Why wear a plain dress when you can layer it up.

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Loving this prettiness by Jaypore.

You can pick up a layered dress or create one by wearing a shrug or a fringed jacket in the same hue. This gives an allusion of layers and looks super stylish.

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Yellow and tan are a match made in heaven!
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Flaunt them at a lunch outing or at work and you’ll surely not be bothered by the heat. Adding boho silver accessories is a good idea!

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Weave the indigo magic all the way!
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4. Kimono with shorts

We got you sorted for your beach vacay!

Kimono has been such a loved trend. It is great to add a dash of color to a monotone outfit, perfect for vacations!

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Cannot take my eyes off those tan gladiators!!
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This time for your beach vacation wear shorts and a halter top, pair it with a vivid bright colored kimono, boho necklace, tie-up flats, and a straw hat.

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If this doesn’t inspire you to go for a beach vacation, don’t know what will.
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5. Formal touch

Break the monotony of boring formals and rock summer layering even at work.

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Who says formals are boring, when you have such pretty options.
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Palazzo with waistcoats and slim fit pants with a shrug are two options in which you can add the fun of layering to your formal wear.

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Block printed jacket over a simple black vest, so simple yet so classy.
Source – jaypore

For an office party or a semi-formal event you can also team up a plain jumpsuit with a colourful koti or an anarkali jacket.

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Such a gorgeous looking Saaksha & Kinni white jumpsuit with red jacket.
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Which is your pick out of these for summer layering this season? And if you have a way to style layers in summers, do share it with us in the comments below. Follow us on all our social media – FacebookTwitterInstagram for many exciting stories and lots of fun.

Kritika Manchanda is an author of a fiction novel – ‘December Breeze’ and a Features Writer at Let’s Expresso. In addition to being a lifestyle and travel blogger, she is an ardent reader and a crazy dog girl!
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