Transitional weather 101: dress over trousers

Spring, layering, dress over trousers, style, fashion, women fashion, tips & tricks, how to, fashion blogger, Style by Jules

Spring, layering, dress over trousers, style, fashion, women fashion, tips & tricks, how to, fashion blogger, Style by Jules

So meteorologically spring has sprung, but in reality I think March is always such an in-between month, I usually cannot wait until the weather actually gets better. That however didn’t stop me from doing some shopping for the new season already. I got myself two really pretty dresses for example, typical items that you might expect to be not wearable yet due to the weather still being too cold. But, where there’s a will, there is a way.

As always the key is l-a-y-e-r-i-n-g.

I’m talking dress over trousers! One of my favourite layering methods and it works every time. New to the scene? Below I’m sharing some tips & tricks:

Make sure your trousers are smooth
Meaning: not too many loop belts and no exaggerated pockets. You don’t want those to be visible through your dress, that would be a mess (10 points for rhyming!)

Leggings are your friend
Not your enemy. Make sure to pick the right pair though, like stirrups for example. Whatever you choose, I would suggest steering away from the white, slightly see-through ones.

Create a contrast
Opt for a cute, girly dress mixed with a pair of leather trousers underneath for a killer contrast.

Loosen up
Feel free to go for a loose pair of trousers with an equally loose dress on top. This one might be a bit tricky, but once mastered you’re gonna want to wear nothing else anymore. Add a pair of heels to balance things out.

I’m curious, would you wear a dress layered over your trousers? Let me know in the comments below!

[Images via: wethepeoplestyle.com / instyle.com / vogue.com]

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6 Comments

  1. Ik vind het een moeilijke trend om zelf te dragen, maar bij anderen vind ik het vaak heel mooi!

    • Snap ik! Hopelijk helpen deze tips je een beetje op weg 🙂 x

  2. I wear a dress over trousers only if the trousers are slim fit and the dress has splits in the sides. That’s the most flattering, especially on someone as short as I am

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