ALL IN THE DETAILS: Keep Calm and Wear a Statement Jacket

Every day should be an opportunity to make a statement and what better way is there to make one than through fashion? Sophisticated outfits that are spiced up with bold and playful accessories are perfect for the college Fashionista who needs to look put together for her busy days of meetings and classes. And even if we don’t have our lives all exactly figured out yet, there’s no harm in looking like we do.

This Fashionista takes the meaning of sleek to the next level. There is no doubt that her all-black ensemble gives her the look of a chic New York City model off-duty, but it is her patterned blazer that takes all of the spotlight. The embroidered material of the jacket adds texture against her fitted black tank top, while the multicolored pattern stands out amongst the simplicity of the rest of her outfit. The subtle leather detailing adds to the edgy vibe of the look. When choosing a piece that will amplify a very simple look pay attention to the details. Even though her jacket stays within the dark color scheme, it is the texture, mixture of patterns and cool hardware that make a statement.

This Fashionista pairs the jacket with a pair of skinny black jeans, which show off her physique, while still maintaining an appropriate level of sophistication. Her leather booties and minimalistic gold watch effortlessly complete the look. The heel of the booties will give her the confidence to strut the streets of New York and the gold watch match the gold hardware detailing on the trendy bag.

How To: Unsure of how to look put together without looking too boring? Keep it simple with a sleek all-black outfit paired with a statement jacket to complete the look. A bold and unique blazer will enhance your outfit just enough without looking like you’re trying too hard.