How to wear layers Layers are the best way to stay warm in the cold weather. Here are four ways to stylishly layer this season. By Julia McEwen Photography by Carlyle Routh 2013-12-09 00:00:00 Slide: 1 of 5 auto-play pause next first speed 1. Start with the basics Start with a classic button-down blouse, a ladylike pencil skirt and a posh pair of Mary Jane pumps. Shirt: Graphic printed button-down, $55, gapcanada.ca. Skirt: Tweed pencil skirt, $69.50, loft.com.