How to rock lightweight layers like Kendall Jenner

The transition period from summer to fall makes getting dressed very tricky. Mornings start off cool and then warm up by afternoon.

To solve this fashion dilemna, take some sartorial inspiration from stars Olivia Culpo, 25, Kendall Jenner, 21, Katie Holmes, 38, and Ruth Wilson, 35, who have all mastered the art of stylish layering.

FEMAIL breaks down their clever combos and reveals how to get the look.

1. OFF-THE-SHOULDER TOP + FITTED TURTLENECK 

'It' girl: Olivia Culpo, 25, stepped out this week looking poised and polished in an off-the-shoulder top layered over a white turtleneck

'It' girl: Olivia Culpo, 25, stepped out this week looking poised and polished in an off-the-shoulder top layered over a white turtleneck

‘It’ girl: Olivia Culpo, 25, stepped out this week looking poised and polished in an off-the-shoulder top layered over a white turtleneck

Leave it to style star Olivia Culpo to find a way to make summer’s favorite top fall appropriate.  

The 25-year-old former beauty queen stepped out in New York City this week sporting a cream off the shoulder top layered with a short-sleeved turtleneck. 

She completed the cool combo with an A-line skirt, heels and an oversized tote by Scandinavian brand HVRMNNSN.

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Stylish duo:Self-Portrait top, $305, modaoperandi.com + Lands End turtleneck, $29.50, landsend.com

Stylish duo:Self-Portrait top, $305, modaoperandi.com + Lands End turtleneck, $29.50, landsend.com

Stylish duo: Boohoo top, $7, boohoo.com + Topshop turtleneck, $50, topshop.com

Stylish duo: Boohoo top, $7, boohoo.com + Topshop turtleneck, $50, topshop.com

Stylish duo: Left: Self-Portrait top, $305, modaoperandi.com + Lands End turtleneck, $29.50, landsend.com. Right: Boohoo top, $7, boohoo.com + Topshop turtleneck, $50, topshop.com

2. CAUSAL BOMBER + STRUCTURED BUTTON UP

Model behavior: Kendall Jenner, 21, hit the streets of New York City in a tailored button down with a Fiorucci bomber jacket layered on top

Model behavior: Kendall Jenner, 21, hit the streets of New York City in a tailored button down with a Fiorucci bomber jacket layered on top

Model behavior: Kendall Jenner, 21, hit the streets of New York City in a tailored button down with a Fiorucci bomber jacket layered on top

While a crisp button down is usually worn with tailored suits and pencil skirts, Kendall Jenner gave the workwear staple some edge.

The 21-year-old layered her striped top with a sporty blue bomber jacket by Fiorucci and tucked it into high-waisted jeans. 

This unexpected pairing is perfect for chilly mornings, and as the day warms up, simply remove the jacket and drape it over your shoulders for a sleek off-duty look.

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3. TIGHT T-SHIRT + BILLOWY TOP

Style star: Ruth Wilson, 35, cut a stylish figure in a Johanna Ortiz look that featured a fitted striped tee layered over a billowy white shirt

Style star: Ruth Wilson, 35, cut a stylish figure in a Johanna Ortiz look that featured a fitted striped tee layered over a billowy white shirt

Style star: Ruth Wilson, 35, cut a stylish figure in a Johanna Ortiz look that featured a fitted striped tee layered over a billowy white shirt

The Affair actress Ruth Wilson cut a stylish figure in a head-to-toe Johanna Ortiz ensemble at a recent red carpet event.

The cool modern look featured a fitted striped tee layered over a white shirt with billowy sleeves. 

The 35-year-old paired the daring yet polished tops with a flouncy metallic skirt, bow belt and strappy heels

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4. TAILORED BLAZER + TRENDY JUMPSUIT 

Off-duty style: Katie Holmes, 38, looked sleek and sophisticated in an Etienne Marcel denim jumpsuit with a tweed blazer layered over it 

Off-duty style: Katie Holmes, 38, looked sleek and sophisticated in an Etienne Marcel denim jumpsuit with a tweed blazer layered over it 

Off-duty style: Katie Holmes, 38, looked sleek and sophisticated in an Etienne Marcel denim jumpsuit with a tweed blazer layered over it 

Katie Holmes looked stylishly pulled together as she stepped out in New York City last week.

The 38-year-old made her Etienne Marcel utility-style jumpsuit look sleek by simply topping it with a tweed blazer.

The tailored outerlayer will not only have you looking sophisticated, it will keep you warm when temperatures drop.

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