Smart Layers

Winter has arrived and it is freezing where I am. It is all I can do to keep warm and to do that I am putting on the layers.  My go-to layer are the light weight down pieces I wear under my jackets and coats.  The down is so light and thin that it doesn’t add extra bulk just a lot more warmth.  I love that I can throw on the down vest or coat in the morning under my wool coat and if the day heats up I can compact it into its own pouch to throw in my tote for the ride home.  They are the perfect travel companions and a staple in my wardrobe.  This is one of my must haves..

Smart Layers | Ridgely's Radar

top Chloe wool-crepe coat  /  Uniqlo Ultra light compact Jacket

bottom: Uniqlo Ultra Light down Coat  /  Joseph wool and cashmere-blend coat

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  1. Beth Lowe says:

    Thank you so much for today’s post. I need both of these layering pieces, esp. The short one. How great for travel and so carry on friendly to boot!! Once again you read my mind. So many of your recommendations have become my “go to pieces” Thank you…

    • Hi Beth – I love that this post was so timely! I appreciate your support and that you left a comment. It is always a pleasure to hear from readers and that what I am posting is helpful or interesting. Yay! You made my day. I also wanted to point out that the collarless jackets at Uniqlo are great because they fit so nicely under any topper.. Thanks so much. Ridgely

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