How To Wear Layers In Winter

As the temperatures drop and the wind picks up, it's time to start thinking about layering. Layering is not just a practical way to stay warm in the winter months, it's also an opportunity to showcase your personal style. At Mr Simple, we believe that you don't have to sacrifice style for warmth or sustainability. With a little creativity and some key pieces, you can create a winter wardrobe that's both practical and stylish. In this blog post, we'll share some of our favorite tips and tricks for layering in the winter, from choosing the right fabrics to mixing and matching textures and colors. So grab a cup of your favourite hot drink and let's dive in!

Base Layer

Choosing the right fabric is key to layering effectively in the winter. Start with a soft and comfortable t-shirt for the base layer which is made from organic cotton. This fabric is lightweight, breathable, and feels great against the skin. Choose a base layer that fits snug to the body to keep you warm without adding bulk. 

Guy wearing hemp short sleeve t-shirt in white

Mid Layer

For the mid-layer, select a cozy flannel or knit made from high-quality materials like 100% cotton or cashmere. These fabrics are warm, breathable, and easy to move in. They also add depth and texture to your outfit. When choosing a mid-layer, look for one that complements your base layer and fits well. Avoid adding too much bulk to your outfit, which can make it difficult to move comfortably.

guy standing wearing flannel shirt with knit tied over the top

Outer Layer

For the outer layer, choose a jacket made from sustainable materials like recycled polyester or organic cotton. Look for one that's windproof and waterproof, with a detachable hood for versatility. This layer should be stylish and functional, protecting you from the elements while keeping you warm and comfortable. When selecting an outer layer, pay attention to the details like pockets, zippers, and buttons. These can add extra style and functionality to your outfit.

Textures & Colours

Mixing and matching textures and colors is another great way to add interest to your outfit. Experiment with different fabrics like denim, corduroy, and wool. Play with earthy colors like olive green, charcoal, and navy for a timeless, sophisticated look. Accessories like scarves, hats, and gloves can also add texture and color to your outfit. Look for pieces with unique patterns or prints to express your personal style.


At Mr Simple, we believe in embracing simplicity and quality over quantity. Choose pieces that will last for years and pair well with other items in your wardrobe. Don't forget about your feet - keeping them warm and dry is essential in the winter months. Choose boots made from eco-friendly materials like recycled rubber or vegan leather. Look for styles with sturdy soles for added grip on slippery surfaces.

Keep Warm

Don't forget your feet: Keep your feet warm and dry with boots made from eco-friendly materials like recycled rubber or vegan leather. Look for styles with sturdy soles for added grip on slippery surfaces. Steer clear of shoes with a fabric outer as the cold can easily penetrate the shoe lining causing for a miserable outfit.

By following these tips, you can create stylish and sustainable winter outfits that reflect your values and keep you comfortable all season long. Show the world that you don't have to sacrifice style for sustainability – you can have both with Mr Simple.

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