The latest trend sweeping the fashion world? Blazers. I’m sure you never thought that wearing your work clothes outside of the office would be a fashionable statement to get behind, but it most certainly is. This look signifies so much and can be worn in multiple ways—it's impactful and versatile! Celebrities have recently been photographed in a variety of blazer outfits, and stores like H&M have been creating affordable versions of the look. It's classy and sophisticated, and almost every retailer is buying into the trend.
Running errands and not quite sure of everything you have planned? Pairing a blazer with a t–shirt and jeans is perfect. I've worn this many times before and I absolutely love it; it works with both light and dark wash jeans. I traditionally wear a plain t–shirt, but you can get creative here—just make sure it matches. The best part: shoes. To dress it up, a pair of heels looks great. If you're literally running around, though, a pair of sneakers effortlessly dresses it down.
One of my favorite things about this trend is how it showcases the recycling of styles that happens in the fashion world. Many clothing powerhouses have gone for styles that emulate the vision of Coco Chanel in the 1920s. And, as it should be, the tweed blazer is back. Again, this looks great over a simple shirt and jeans. I have also seen it paired with tweed shorts to really take the office look onto the streets.
Interested in taking it a step further? The blazer can also be perfect for a night out. This is where sexy meets powerful. A blazer is perfect for a fun night out—I recommend pairing it with a bandeau underneath along with pants and heels. It’s also easy to put over a dress or romper. Plus, it'll keep you warm, while adding a little class and edge to your traditional night–out outfit.
If you don’t already have this fashion staple in your closet, stop whatever you're doing and go buy a blazer. How you dress affects how you feel. A blazer will help you feel confident, powerful, and polished. Runway models like Cara Delevigne and Gigi Hadid and sported by classic political icons like Jackie Kennedy. Blazers are not just for work—go out and rock this elegant and sophisticated look!