Blazers could easily turn an otherwise normal outfit look extremely chic. And the great thing about this closet staple is that you can wear it to the office, to a date, to a trip with friends–basically anywhere! Here are 5 outfit ideas to try:
1. His and hers
Overcoat and loafers–like this image from Harper’s Bazaar‘s Instagram account–shows us how to properly infuse masculine elements in a chic outfit.
2. Street style
New York fashion blogger Charlotte Groeneveld certainly knows how to stay in style. Here, she shows how to don a blazer in a street setting.
3. Mix and match
Androgynous or not, this photo from the New York Times Fashion Instagram account shows how to properly mix colors with neutrals.
Fashion’s Gender-Free Era – Unisex looks are gaining traction and a measure of cool they have not had since the ’60s and ’70s. For more looks, see link in profile. Photo by Christelle de Castro for The New York Times; styled by Susan Joy. From left: Gucci stretch twill tailored jacket with velvet detail, $1,990, and silk crepe scarf shirt, $850, both at Gucci (725 Fifth Avenue); Dries Van Noten embellished cotton sweatshirt, $1,125 at Bergdorf Goodman; Rag & Bone striped cotton and silk trousers, $350 at Rag & Bone (119 Mercer Street). Cadet double-breasted wool admiral coat, $998 at Cadet, cadetusa.com; Dries Van Noten fringed jacquard top, $870 at IF; Gucci silk georgette shirt, $1,300, and wool men’s pants, $890, and leather GG belt, $420, all at Gucci (725 Fifth Avenue). #unisex #fashion
4. Natasha Goldenberg
Designer/stylist Natasha Goldenberg goes for print on print in this shot for a high-end Moscow department store. If you are trying to mix prints, make sure that colors match and play safe by opting for simpler prints.
5. Immaculate white
Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe is a vision in white in this photo.