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The Layering Scale - Balmain, Lilly e Violetta, Victoria Beckham, Stella McCartney Credit: Getty

The Layering Scale

Despite the seasons turning, this doesn’t stop those unpredictable bouts of unexpected sunshine, alongside inclement chills. So to beat the volatile weather, make sure you’re prepped for any eventuality with our oh-so stylish layering scale.

The Blazer
Simple to pop on over any outfit, a chic, well-cut blazer should be your go-to for adding an easy layer. Balmain’s velvet iterations were made for elegant, autumn get-ups with their moody, rich hues. Conversely, make like Jessica Alba and brighten up your seasonal wardrobe with a whiter-than-white blazer and wear over your shoulders for understated, nonchalant style.

The Knitted Jumper
There’s nothing quite as comforting as a slouchy, knitted jumper. Not only do they keep you cosy in the winter months, but no matter what you pair them with – jeans, skirts (Camille Charrière, above, works this look to a T) and over dresses – they always make a big style impact. Our favourites? Victoria Beckham and Stella McCartney have been busy creating some must-haves for AW15.

The Fur Coat
A layer that’s sure to keep you snug and super-stylish simultaneously, a fur coat will last you a lifetime. Sarah Harris, Fashion Features Director at British Vogue, looks so at home in her grey Lilly e Violetta coat, that it’s enough to make you want the colder months to last longer than they already do. The Italian brand is a master at designing luxury, covetable outerwear – the Maria Mink Cape in camel, especially – and even made the cut onto Madonna’s most recent tour. If it’s good enough for Madonna...

Shop from our ultimate layering selection below.

Check out what the fash pack were wearing in our Fashion Week Street Style edit.

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