Influencer Jenn McNaughton identifies and interprets fashion trends and inspirations of the moment, with a nod to where they’re coming from and how to make them your own.

cher gym class cami tank top

Chances are if even the smallest bone in your body (I’ll even count cartilage) is interested in fashion, you’ve seen the nineties classic, Clueless. And as much as the school girl wardrobe is predominately Halloween-exclusive or on reserve for karaoke tribute nights, there’s one trend that’s more…everyday—sans computer-generated stylist.

rag & bone, cami, layering

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Cher’s cropped black cami, simply layered atop a plain white tee during PE class has resurfaced beyond meme form—and albeit, has matured since the days of the valley girl-meets-Beverly Hills’s sweet sixteen. First seen at Rag & Bone’s fall/winter collection for 2015, the intentional outer layering of the slinky slip has made it big this year.

pernille slip dress layering

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Just ask The You Way’s fashion director and ex-blogger extraordinaire, Pernille Teisbaek, who should seriously make commission on layering lingerie of any kind: camisoles, sleeping dresses—you name it. The inventive layering makes them a season-less staple and one that’s office friendly. ????

cos ss 16 layering obi

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Even the ever-so-practical COS brought the tube top back in the form of outerwear; a more minimal rendition of the trend for spring/summer 2016, acting as a layering piece to top that foolproof t-shirt dress in unforeseen style—not to be mistaken for style inspiration derived from Britney Spears in Crossroads.

The more lingerie inspired the better but ensure to sport a well-fitted turtleneck or structured cotton top to avoid any and all “fashion victim” or “ensemble-y challenged” jokes. Throw on some glitter-speckled nylons and ballet pumps and you’ve got yourself reason to believe you were wrongly dismissed from the cast of Poor Little Rich Girl; a modern day Edie Sedgwick in the making.

slip over band tee layering

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So when your Dad says the following upon exiting the house: “What the hell is that?” “A dress?” “Says who?” “Calvin Klein.” Your mod turtleneck underlay and knowledge of the ‘60s underground arts scene will do some serious ass saving.

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