How to Style a Classic: 6 Ways to Wear a Blazer

Dania Lucero Ortiz, MaryKate Boylan, Sarah Adams
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When it comes to women's styling, the blazer is no longer a preppy stalwart or office uniform, but an ace up your sleeve that can level-up virtually any ensemble. Think of it like a more polished version of the cardigan. Whether you are just looking for inventive ways to wear that classic black blazer you invested in this fall, or maybe want to take a check print option a la Princess Diana for a spin, there is no shortage of creative and oh-so chic ways to wear a piece like a blazer. To be sure you are getting the most “bang for your blazer,” we’ve highlighted six ways to style it for women.

Wear with... Jeans

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Photo credit: Edward Berthelot - Getty Images

For a fresh, casual look, pair your black blazer with a pair of jeans and funky accessories.

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Photo credit: Hearst Owned

Wear with... Neutrals

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Photo credit: Tom Wargacki - Getty Images

Arguably the queen of blazers, Princess Diana opted to stick with neutral tones for this ensemble.

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Wear with... Sweats (Yes)

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Photo credit: gotpap/Bauer-Griffin - Getty Images

This was the Zoom outfit we've all been waiting for: Tracee Ellis Ross’s long blazer is proof that it is truly the answer to everything.

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Wear with... a Silk Set

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Photo credit: Ron Galella, Ltd. - Getty Images

Bianca Jagger was never afraid of taking fashion risks, and you shouldn’t be either! A blazer over a feminine evening outfit will be everywhere this winter.

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Wear with... a Mini Skirt

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Photo credit: Christian Vierig - Getty Images

Ditch the knee-length skirt and opt for a mini moment (we predict they are coming back). A blazer and a mini-skirt create a super feminine silhouette, especially with Mary Janes to match.

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Wear with.. a Suit

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Photo credit: Fotos International - Getty Images

Ok, ok, this one might seem obvious, but don’t be fooled: a modern suit is a layering opportunity that will land you on the best-dressed list. For extra points, add a fresh flower.

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Photo credit: Hearst Owned

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