Trendy Blazers

Trendy Blazers, how to style them with jeans

Have you added a blazer to your wardrobe? This classic piece can be a bit stiff and stuffy. I’ve got some simple style solutions. Rather than 80s preppy, we’ve got a few tips to work a blazer into your closet seamlessly for a clean modern look.

Choose a soft silhouette: We opted for a knit version from Rag & Bone. The fabric is relaxed and is a dream for travel. We paired it with a white shirt for a classic look. Normally in spring I would have worn flats with this, but it was in the 50s and I needed to keep my toes a little bit warmer, so I opted for a black boot. This blazer is cut close to the body, which is flattering on most women.

Tailoring matters: Never wear a blazer that is too tight. If anything, opt for slightly oversized to give it a boyfriend feel. Too tight will add on the pounds to your frame.

Add color: Our pick has a orange trim, but if you want even more color, try a pop of bright color like this look on Jessica Alba. Pink blazers are all over the editorial pages right now. We also love the look of a bright yellow blazer. If you are going for a bright blazer, wear dark denim, black or white on the bottom.

Choose quirky accessories: Don’t play it safe with your necklace. Add a bold statement piece like the orange one we found from LOFT: Collection Long Coral Stone Cluster, Gem and Wood Bead Necklace ($69.50). Another option is a bold, colorful ballet slipper or pump.

There you have it, easy style tips for you to don your blazer with confidence and style this spring. Now I can’t wait to see what you’re wearing this week. For more denim tips, check out this post on to style jeans.

  • i have soo many blazers but have hardly even worn them yet!! thanks for the tips!

  • Blazers were very popular yesterday on Easter Sunday. I was thinking that I might need to get one for myself.

  • Love the detailing on your blazer! Would love that with a pink top, I think. (or I’m just meshing in my head the awesome inspiration photo you shared, too. haha). Happy Monday!

  • Ooooh, I love your blazer!
    It’s gorgeous!


  • That blazer is GORGEOUS!

  • You’re rockin’ that blazer! Actually, you look better than Jessica.

    I like how yours is more casual, but with a punch of color.

  • Love this blazer! Styled perfect!

    • Thank you! Next time with ballet flats.

  • I want that blazer hot!

    • Thanks Tami–I think it was a smart addition.

  • I love me a blazer. Yours is fabulous!

  • Love the trim on your blazer! It’s so fun!

    • Solid navy would have been to safe for me. The orange is the trendy pop.

  • i love this, it’s such a great style!

  • great tips. i love the whole look. i haven’t tried a knit blazer…something to think about…

    • Perfect for travel ladies!

  • Oh I love that first blazer!! It does look soft and comfy. I like the way you styled it, too.

  • That blazer is absolutely fabulous! I’m such a huge fan of blazers bc they’re professional and provide good coverage. This one is so perfect for spring with the orange stripe. I love it and it’s so you!

    • Thanks Jill. You kind of inspired me because you wear them so well!

  • I am over gaga over blazer this days! I have several colors now and still scouting for more ^_^ Happy Easter Monday!


    • They are a fashion DO!

  • I love blazers especially that pink one. Any idea on where I can get one?

    • Vince Camuto has some great ones–also try bloomingdale’s

  • Great blazer. Love the hot pink piping. Great necklace too.

  • You always look great Nicole. this week is no exception!

  • Betty

    Well put together, Nicole! Loving the blazer, the orange makes it extra special

  • JJ

    you look super cute here – love your blazer but I love love love, did I say love? love your necklace!! is beautiful!!!!

  • i love the piping on this blazer! i’ve been really appreciating the contrasting colors on the season’s blazers. i’m wanting to get a tuxedo one with some interesting colors!!! i’m still loving my white linen blazer from last year!

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