A big part of lacing up for the winter season is all about balancing form and function. While you don't want to freeze your ass off, you also don't want to compromise awesome style just to keep warm. Layering on dope gear is the solution to both aspects of winter style, but it can easily veer off in the wrong direction and all of a sudden you look like the Michelin Man.

From the first T-shirt you put on all the way up to your beanie, we've put together four outfits to show you how to layer appropriately, depending on the type of outerwear you're wearing. Check out our GIF-happy Stop-Motion Guide to Layering This Winter.

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