The sweater looks warm but is in fact quite hole-y making wind zip right through it and getting me cold. I wanted to be warm, but the sweater was hole-y. I just needed to layer more.
Wear big things in contrast to things that are really form-fitting. You don't want to get lost in your clothes. If your clothing contrast in shades (really dark with really light) draw in somethings that tie the two contrasts. My scarf and beads do this.
Sweater: thrifted. Scarf: sister's. Beads: thrifted. Jeans: Ross. Socks: Marshals. Pointy flats: Rave.