Here are 10 simple style suggestions to help you get the most out of your blazer.
Additional reporting by Grace Back
It’s a modern staple and no wardrobe is complete without at least one: the sleek, sophisticated blazer. From sharp, tailored options to softer, longline designs, there’s a blazer for every look. If you’re stuck for style inspiration, here are 10 foolproof ways to rock your blazer.
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1. Pair your blazer with matching suit pants
Take inspiration from the queen of sophisticated style, Victoria Beckham herself. Rock your tailored blazer with matching suit pants – and don’t forget the stilettos.
2. Style denim shorts with an oversized blazer
Nothing says effortless like an oversized blazer with denim cut-offs, and it’s perfect for the warmer weather. Don’t forget your “I just threw this on” attitude.
3. Team your blazer with white kicks
For a casual but sophisticated business look, style your blazer with a fresh pair of white kicks. Walking to work? You’ll look comfortable and professional.
4. Layer your blazer over a maxi dress
Layering is your friend! Wearing a blazer over a maxi dress can elevate your style from romantic and whimsical to classy and professional.
5. Match large culottes with a sleek blazer
Refresh your 9-to-5 pantsuit by styling a blazer over a pair of large culottes. If it’s good enough for Olivia Palermo, it’s definitely good enough for us.
6. Wear a blazer with a leather mini
Whether it’s a leather skirt or shorts, a blazer creates a sleek finishing touch while maintaining an element of edgy chic. It’s where creativity meets class!
7. Pair a statement blazer with a simple outfit
Spruce up your everyday black jeans and white tee combo by adding a statement blazer. Match it with sleek black accessories to really make it pop.
8. Try a matching blazer and short combo
Sophisticated summer style is a blazer and short co-ord suit; a fun and fresh take on the classic pantsuit. Warmer weather shouldn’t stop you from looking professional and stylish.
9. Embrace Parisian chic with a classic navy blazer and striped tee
Take a style note from the French and pair your classic blazer with a striped T-shirt for effortless glam. Don’t forget bright red lipstick – perfect for the French air kiss!
10. Showcase your arms with a sleeveless blazer
If you’re feeling uninspired with your regular blazers, try something new and team a sleeveless blazer with an all-black ensemble.