I like to layer up in cosy knitwear at this time of year. As soon as I saw this gorgeous blue sweater on the Cos website I fell in love with it. This shade of blue is one of my favourite colours. As the winter progresses and the skies become dark and gloomy I feel more and more that I want to wear light bright colours and layer up are cosy knitwear.
This sweater style is ideal for layering as it has side slits and is more like a tunic. In the photo above I am wearing it over my Hush maxi dress. My blue suede court shoes are from Sole Bliss. You can see some of their other styles in my previous post.
In the second photo I am wearing my sweater over a black crew neck classic merino jumper and a pair of black leggings. I have added a pair of chunky lace-up boots by Gabor at JohnLewis&Partners.
Maybe you have similar items in your wardrobe. Have you ever thought of layering one sweater over another to keep warm. Maybe try this out when you go for your next brisk walk, provided it is not too windy or raining.
If the past year has taught us anything, it’s that the little things do make a difference, and our growing list of small actions can include dressing in something cheerful. This doesn’t mean you have to buy something new have a rummage in your wardrobe and experiment with new combinations. A comfortable, cosy outfit may just help to lift your mood. During the darkest and most dismal months like December, it’s going to be increasingly important to find outfits that bring joy.
Is there any particular outfit you like to wear that lifts your mood and brings you comfort?
How to layer up in cosy knitwear
Photographs were taken by Laura Hines. Follow her on Instagram