When one thinks of wearing a blazer, often the image that springs to mind is that of the standard black suit, corporate-y look. And yes, a well-tailored blazer jacket is most definitely a vital clothing item required for looking professional in an office environment.
But the blazer is, from a fashion perspective, itself a hard-working multi-taker – capable of adjusting swiftly from power meetings to a braai, with just a switch up in styling.
It’s also the ideal outerwear for trans-seasonal weather, making for a more refined alternative to your trusty denim or leather jacket.
To demonstrate just how versatile a blazer can be, and help you to get the maximum wear out of your own, we’ve compiled 19 different ways for you to style a blazer in Spring. And if you’re in the market for an upgrade, don’t miss our edit of the best pieces to shop now.
The addition of a blazer will take an evening ensemble to super sophisticated status. Even tailored shorts can be transformed!
A pencil skirt, draped top and tailored blazer looks polished and works perfectly for Spring. Opt for creams or blush tones if you’d like a more feminine feel.
For an effortlessly casual chic look, choose an unstructured, relaxed-fit blazer. Just pair with your favourite denims and you’re ready for the weekend!
With party season almost upon us, bear in mind that a tailored jacket draped over your shoulders can be the perfect accompaniment to your cocktail dress, whilst protecting against any nighttime chills.