India, Dec. 8 -- Seen on international runways in a tailored format and in heritage fabrics, the gilet has emerged as a popular layering option this season. From tweed to herringboneto denim to puffer - the sleeveless jacket has been seen on the likes of Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sidharth Malhotra. This winter essential is such a cool pick as it doesn't add too much bulk and adds structure to any ensemble. Stylist Divyak D'Souza sees it as a practical layering pick this season. "There are 100 ways to wear it which makes it such a popular choice with stylists. Pick a leather gilet or opt for a version in pure wool and pair it with a slim tailored blazer. Or layer it under a plaid shirt," he says.

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