14 Fresh Ideas for Wearing a Blazer This Fall
by Emily Tozer
We love a good blazer, because it will never let you down in the style department. All you need is some new inspiration for how to wear a blazer this fall. Whether you’re putting together a professional outfit or simply going for a sophisticated finishing touch, these 14 outfits with blazers are 100 percent ready to be imitated!
Get more mileage out of your blazers by wearing them outside the office with easy-wearing separates. Kristina of Kayture pulls off that effortless, casual vibe by wearing her white blazer with a pair of relaxed boyfriend jeans and a matching white tee.
Annabelle of Viva Luxury makes a neutral blazer evening-ready by wearing it with chic black leather pants and pointed pumps. Her waist-defining black peplum top is the key to this flattering look. Consider this outfit the fall-appropriate alternative to an LBD!
Gray is the new neutral this season. Helena of Brooklyn Blonde is the best example of how to wear a blazer with a monochromatic outfit. To nail her perfectly polished look, pair your blazer with skinny jeans in the same hue. Complete the ensemble with must-have fall accessories, like a fedora, scarf and ankle boots.
Jewel Toned Blazer
Alexandra of Lovely Pepa works the richest fall colors—burgundy, mustard, royal blue—into one chic outfit. This is how to wear a plaid blazer in the most autumn-appropriate way. Be sure to work colors from the print into the rest of your outfit as she did with her sweater. It makes different colors work together without looking haphazard.
We’re firm believers in the versatility of a sleek black blazer: There’s a reason it’s at the top of every list of wardrobe essentials. Liz of Sequins and Stripes knows the importance of a good black blazer. If you want to know how to wear a blazer from the office to happy hour, this is it! A wild pair of pants, such as these leopard-print cropped pants, and a sleek blazer are both professional and chic.
A Blazer with Basics
You can always wear a blazer with denim. Take a cue from Jean of Extra Petite this season, and mix textures and shapes for the most stylish look: a fitted blazer, draped top, distressed jeans and calf-hide heels are too good to resist.
It may seem easy, but matching separates can be a tricky trend to pull off. If you’re looking for how to wear a blazer with matching pants, Jessica of Tuula Vintage is the perfect source of inspiration. Her matching blazer and pants are fitted just right, and we love how she adds a casual element with the chambray shirt and black sandals.
Mixing prints has been around for a few seasons now, but Devon of Devon Rachel came up with the perfect way to update the tried-and-true trend. Wear a printed blazer with a pair of printed pants in the same color family. Keeping her whole outfit shades of blue makes it work. Tip: If this look is too bold for you, try wearing a printed blazer with black pants.
Blazer with a Dress
Lacey of A Lacey Perspective has the right idea for getting a little more mileage out of these pieces before winter hits. Try wearing a blazer over summer dresses in spring and fall. You can even add ankle boots and a scarf further into fall. We like how flattering a fitted blazer is over a floaty printed dress.
A pinstriped blazer is easy to take from work to weekend in style. Seams for a Desire rocks a modern nautical look with her pinstriped navy blazer, striped tee and white shorts. Look for a blazer that’s not too fitted—an unstructured fit will be easier to dress down and wear outside the office.
Get back to the blazer’s borrowed-from-the-boys origins. Look to Sheryl of Walk in Wonderland for how to wear a blazer inspired by menswear. The windowpane print on this blazer adds a graphic element. Be sure to finish the look with heels!
Bigger is better. There’s nothing like an oversized blazer to toss over a feminine outfit. Without it, Jenny of Margo & Me wouldn’t gain nearly as many style points for this elegant look. Her black blazer also pulls together all the black accessories in the outfit.
Throw on an unstructured blazer over a crop top and slouchy pants to nail that quintessential effortless yet polished look. Jennifer of Native Fox executes this look perfectly with a pinstriped blazer and black separates.
Classic Camel Blazer
Jacey of Damsel in Dior is the picture of fall in this outfit—look to her for inspiration on how to wear a blazer during any season. A camel-colored blazer looks instantly luxurious, while plaid pants and leopard loafers have an undeniably chic effect. The trick for pairing prints together is to vary the scale: super skinny stripes, large checks and a classic leopard print.