Monday Mingle: Spring Blazer Style

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I'm showing off my personal style today and it's all about blazers & jackets. Seasons past were about swingy cardigans. Now things are getting a tad more structured. A blazer or jacket is the perfect way to transition into spring. Last week I picked a few of my favorites for a new column I am writing for Tend.com including this fabulous tweed jacket:

tweed jacket

I became a little obsessed with tweed. Then when I was at a TJMaxx event in March I scored this pink tweed coat I'm wearing in the feature. It had to come home with me. I feel like the pink, plus the tweed is total perfection for spring. Here's how I put the look together. I started with my favorite pair of jeans (jBrand cigarette). Then I wanted a top that was about 4-6" longer than the cropped blazer. Anthing shorter would ruin the proportions and make my torso look really short.

I found a DVF top in hot pink to wear with the jacket. And I'm really happy about the proportions. Of course, I can also wear this blazer with white (or chambray), but the pink was the most exciting.

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To finish off the look, I added a pair of funky pink lizard heels and a stack of Stella & Dot bangles. My favorite is the Eleanor Bangle in the bold print.

stella & dot bangles

Are you wearing blazers more this spring? How are you layering? I can't wait to see your fashion posts this week.

All photos from ©bellamyblue.com and may not be re-printed without expressed permission. This NYC studio is beyond fabulous and the host of our fashion shoots.

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Monday Mingle is a fashionable collaboration between me, Jill from Glamamom and Kristin fromBonBonRoseGirls. Each week we post about our personal style and then invite our friends to join in the fun. This week Kristin is hosting over at BonBonRoseGirls.com. Click here to link up.

Momtrends was not paid for this post. We do get most of the samples that we show as gifts.

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