Big Sean shows you “How to Dress for Winter Without a Coat” in the November 2012 issue of GQ magazine:

Dressing well in winter can be tricky. The conundrum: How do you fight the big chill without getting deathly sick of your giant winter coat? Short answer: Leave the coat in the back of the closet as long as possible by learning to layer up.

The field vest, once thought of as a blue-collar staple for postal workers and Wichita linemen, is now office-ready, thanks to high-fashion designers like Belstaff and lower-cost hubs like Club Monaco. The vest’s lightweight quilting adds warmth without bulking up your flannel suit or that new tweed sports jacket you just snapped up.

Blah, blah, blah, whatever. It’s still a blazer on top of a field vest. Looks like someone has been hanging out with Kanye West too long.

Look below to see Big Sean model his blazer/field vest combo outfit in four unique ways!

1. Brown blazer on top of blue field vest (with dark bucket hat):

2. Navy, patterned blazer on top of copper field vest (with red stocking cap):

3. Burberry London blazer on top of navy blue field vest (with scarf tucked in):

4. Silver blazer on top of forest green field vest (with popped collar):

[GQ]