<div class="container">
  <p>Float method</p>
  <div class="image-stack">
    <div class="image-stack__item image-stack__item--top">
      <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/110238/portrait1.jpeg" alt="">
    </div>
    <div class="image-stack__item image-stack__item--bottom">
      <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/110238/texture-waves-cropped.jpg" alt="">
    </div>
  </div>
  <p>Text can go under here yabba dabba doo.</p>
</div>
// Non relevant styles
* {
  box-sizing: border-box;
}

p {
  font-size: 20px;
  font-family: sans-serif;
  color: #6439a9;
}

.container {
  padding: 100px 30px;
  width: 100%;
  margin: 0 auto;
  max-width: 900px;
}

// clearfix
.image-stack::after {
  content: ' ';
  display: table;
  clear: both;
}

.image-stack__item--top {
    float: left;
    width: 66%;
    margin-right: -100%;
    padding-top: 15%; // arbitrary
    position: relative;
    z-index: 1;
}

.image-stack__item--bottom {
    float: right;
    width: 75%;
}

img {
  width: 100%;
}
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