blazing old trails | ways to wear a blazer

if you’re a regular here on the blog, you know i’ve been obsessed with blazers this fall. they’re fun, fashionable, and flexible. there are so many ways to mix, match, and mashup blazers with your preexisting wardrobe. invest in a blazer or two this fall, and you’ll be able to refresh large swaths of your closet just like that. blazers pair perfectly with denim, pants, blouses or tees.  you really can’t go wrong.  in case you’re looking for ideas or want to see how i’ve worn a blazer this year, take a look here, here, or here. but to make your life simple, today, i’ve compiled 3 ways to wear a blazer this fall.  

with a hoodie

an easy way to spice up a blazer is to pair it with a hoodie.  just like Goldilocks: not too formal, but not too casual. whether you’re headed to work or out to the movies, this look has you covered.  literally. i’ve compiled this hoodie and this one for some great pairing possibilities.  

j.crew blazer, ann taylor sweater, dolce vita booties

 similar blazer (Nordstrom) 

 

j.crew blazer, ann taylor sweater, dolce vita booties

when temps drop, i pop on a wool blazer for extra warmth. this is one of my all-time favorites by Nordstrom similar here or here. the short blazer, long hoodie, and longer tunic is a perfect silhouette for a cold winter day. if by chance the thermometer decides to inch up it’s easy enough to shed a layer. 

j.crew blazer, ann taylor sweater, dolce vita booties

with a turtleneck

a sleeveless turtleneck is a timeless classic and a perfect layering piece. nothing says “elegant” quite like it. what’s even better, though, is the flexibility of the sleeveless turtleneck. if the temps decide to warm up on you unexpectedly, as they are prone to here in Athens, just take off peel of your layers and you’re good to go.  

target boyfriend blazer, talbots turtleneck, ann taylor cropped flare denim, nine west sock booties

similar blazer 

 

this boyfriend blazer from J.Crew is my style crush. love the oversized fit and longer length. it’s the perfect jacket when temps are bouncing from the fifties in the morning to seventies by late afternoon. and i have to admit i’m a sucker for the traditional herringbone pattern. 

target boyfriend blazer, talbots turtleneck, ann taylor cropped flare denim, nine west sock booties

with a t-shirt

when i want to dress chic but comfortable, i chose a pair of high-rise jeans and a graphic tee. graphic tees never go out of style, and there are so many fun ones from all of our favorite designers.  (and don’t forget about consignment shopping for some retro tees as well!)

when i want to dress chic but comfortable, i chose a pair of high-rise jeans and a graphic tee. and it’s worth pointing out just how well graphic tees pair with blazers.  

denim | similar graphic tee here, here, & here blazer similar shoes | similar handbag | similar necklace | similar bracelets

 

 

again, i’m going to say it: fall is all about the layering. all about the layering. fall days are warm, and evenings are cool. check out this fun tweed blazer you can grab from Nordstrom’s

all right, gang! that’s another wrap. we’re almost to the weekend. but before you go, tell me how you’re wearing a blazer this fall.  any styling ideas i missed? love the ones i have?  let me know in the comments below. 

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5 Comments

  1. Clio wrote:

    I’ll add 2 – 1) over a knit dress with boots and 2) belted.

    Posted 10.17.19 Reply
  2. Terrie Chilton wrote:

    I love the videos! It jazz’s up the ootd!

    Posted 10.17.19 Reply
  3. Betty (SC) wrote:

    Love blazers!! 😍

    Posted 10.18.19 Reply
  4. Christina wrote:

    I love the shoes in the last photo, they look like they have gold metallic heels. Can you tell me where they’re from?

    Posted 10.20.19 Reply
  5. Karen wrote:

    I love the hoodie and graphic tee with blazer looks. I am loving the “optimist” message I see peeking out. Your blog is great and you rock those looks!

    Posted 11.11.19 Reply
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