The freedom to mix and match is paramount in the fashion world. Colors, prints, casual looks and formal attire have each witnessed their fair share of experimentation from the runway to college campuses. One ideal way to pull together virtually any outfit is by the use of a blazer. Taking inspiration from men’s fashion, women have been wearing blazers in a wide variety of applications. Celebrities such as Pippa Middleton have even been seen sporting this updated look within the past year. The blazer is an easy way to adorn a more professional look without all of the effort.
This Fashionista featured effortlessly pulls together her look with a simple, blue blazer. If you’re searching for a similar piece, check out J.Crew or even H&M for chic style on a college budget. This Fashionista uses a blazer to suit up her casual white V-neck and light pink jeans. Take inspiration from this savvy Fashionista by pairing a brightly colored blazer with neutrals or an easy pastel. It’s perfectly acceptable to swap the V-neck for an Oxford button-down shirt or a blouse for a more business-casual appearance. Blazers can also be worn with shorts or a dress for a fun, free-spirited ensemble.
Fashionistos shouldn’t have much trouble competing with Fashionistas in this trend. Formal looks can be found at either Brooks Brothers or Ralph Lauren, while slim, alternative blazers can be found at J.Crew or Topman.
Blazers are the perfect addition to a college student’s wardrobe for their timeless appeal, versatility and easy use. Pairing blazers with just a T-shirt and jeans can take your appearance from standard to stylish in one easy step. Blazers can be worn practically all year round so it’s a worthwhile investment as a staple in any Fashionista’s or Fashionisto’s closet. Gone are the days of boring black and navy blazers. Bold colors are the new take on a classic trend that is sure to generate the interest of many onlookers this year. So suit up and be a trailblazer with this easy yet formal style for fall.