How to wear a blazer In the summer

Topshop blazer, similar | J.Crew tee | Levi’s Wedgie | Schutz sandal | Topshop blazer, similar | Treasure & Bond slide

Blazers are so stylish right now!  They are the perfect jacket option over many outfits, even in the summer.  Lately I’ve been seeing blazers over everything from t-shirt dresses, to denim skirts to jeans, and even shorts! And I know one thing for certain: If my twenty-something daughter and my fashionable friends and the street style set are all wearing them, then we know they’re the right piece to own at any age.

The inspiration I’m sharing isn’t necessarily for the working set.  It’s for stylish women who want to look current and put together.  The trick is styling it a little differently than in the past.  My outfit was pretty simple in the above photo, with my go-to graphic tee, denim and white accessories.  I love how Emily styled her blazer with a tube top, faded denim and the chic cat eye tortoiseshell sunnies – and slides. Both outfits are perfect for a dressed down summer day.

Keep reading for a little style inspo, and some summer-worthy blazers!

 

Style inspo

 

Left photo, @fashionjackson is wearing: Anine Bing blazer | Free people tee | Levi’s skirt. Right photo, @lucywilliams similar white jeans

 

Find a blazer (or two) that you love

 

Blazers under $100

 

Great basic black blazers

 

Splurge-worthy Veronica Beard Dickey jackets, read more here

 

Once you’ve found a blazer you love, try wearing it with a denim skirt like this one or this one.  Or with the white wide leg jeans in the above photo, similar to the Paige denim “Nellie”.  A blazer always looks great with denim, including the most current style right now, ankle straight leg jeans.  I’ve picked out my favorites here. I also love the idea of wearing one over a simple t-shirt dress like this or this. And if you’re going out, throw it over a dress like this. Lastly, for some fall picks, check out the #Nsale blazers here.

 

Style inspo

 left, Caroline Issa – right, Daria Barannik

Topshop blazer | Veronica Beard jeans | Tibi dress | Vince sweater | Valentino bag

Thank you for reading! Xo

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