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How To Style The Oversized Blazer In Your Closet

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Why Oversized Blazers Are the One Item You Must Include In Your Closet

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The oversized blazer is the most stylish wardrobe piece of the season!

While the blazer was originally worn for formal events, it is now appropriate for any sort of look because apparently, with the variety of blazers in the market, you have enough to thrown atop and turn any look into dressy or formal right away!

So ladies, the next time you want to dress up for your event, get that big blazer honey!

Oversized blazers have come in a variety of styles that will appeal to every lady: from preppy blazers to long blazers and sleeveless blazers, there is always something for everyone!

In fact, the grey and the checkered oversized blazers are one of the bold blazers for women that have proven very easy to style.

Well, if you’re not convinced to get an oversized blazer yet, let’s look at how these fashion enthusiasts rock the oversized blazer.

Ride along…

1. Bigger is better!

Why Oversized Blazers Are the One Item You Must Include In Your Closet

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While oversized blazers remain worthy of the runways, fashion stars around the world are going for bigger boxy blazers which remains very easy to dress up!

Even if you have no keen eye for styling, you can just throw the oversized blazer atop your dress or suit and look bomb!

2. What about a double-breasted blazer?

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Want to channel your inner ‘80s working girl?

Then get that double-breasted blazer: a timeless piece that was originally suited for the men’s wardrobe that is significantly taking room in the women’s closet.

3. Try a structured blazer too!

Why Oversized Blazers Are the One Item You Must Include In Your Closet

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A structured blazer is clean-cut and would be perfect for a full suit. The little more tailored flare is a worthy alternative, especially when thinking of how to dress up your jeans for a semi-formal event.

Shoulder pads help to give your blazer some extra structure.

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4. Keep it neutral

Why Oversized Blazers Are the One Item You Must Include In Your Closet

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A neutral-colored oversized blazer can help tone down any bold look or even add an inch of sophistication to your monochromatic ensemble.

Talk about the black, navy blue, white, or grey oversized blazers! If you want to play with styling, then you can go for cuffed sleeves and perhaps, pair it with a sporty ensemble!

5. Join the plaid movement

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Just to add a twist and still keep it classic, opt for a plaid blazer that will add pizzazz to your look. When you are looking for a fun essential for your jeans or black dress, look no further than an oversized plaid blazer.

6. Check gingham

Why Oversized Blazers Are the One Item You Must Include In Your Closet

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Plaid blazers are a jam! But gingham is another type of prints you can go for.

If you are looking to create a vintage set that is still modern and fashionable, why not opt for a matching set and make it modern by throwing atop a gingham blazer?

7. Forget about the top!

Why Oversized Blazers Are the One Item You Must Include In Your Closet

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Yes, cheers to layering! But honestly, oversized blazers without that inner layer look super clean and sophisticated.

While we trust the blazer to be warm enough, it is about time to forget that top when wearing the blazer. What you can do instead is to accessorize your look: get that pretty necklace!

8. Accessorize your blazer.

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It’s no secret that more women are embracing men’s fashion, right? We quit borrowing from the boys and went shopping in the men’s section for our blazers. But to keep it chic, accessorize the blazer like the fashionista you are!

Read Also: How to Shop in the Men’s Section

Tried to belt up that oversized blazer in your wardrobe? Or wear a belt bag around your waist? Then you know where to start! And oh, don’t forget about the jewelry too!

Whether it’s a structured blazer or an unstructured blazer, cuffing sleeves is also a petite style tip you can also use. Adjusting the sleeves to a proper length that fits your frame also makes you look stylish.

9. Layer it!

Why Oversized Blazers Are the One Item You Must Include In Your Closet

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Instead of wearing blazers each time, you can decide to simply layer it like a cap coat.

This style of dressing up makes your blazer fit for topping your slip dress or your chunky sweater. These days, layers look bigger, longer, and broader.

There is no doubt that once you layer using this beautiful piece, you automatically make a real statement!

NOTE: Take perfect care of your blazer!

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For your blazer to always be at its best, it’ll need perfect care.

Before wearing your blazer, use a steam cleaner at its lowest heat to remove the wrinkles and ensure you always appear freshly pressed.

Dry cleaning is the best method to keep your oversized blazer in good shape.

To check if your blazer needs to be taken to the dry cleaner, brush it, take it out for airing and spot clean it. If the procedure does not remove the simple stains, then it’s about time you took it to the dry cleaner.

And also, don’t wear the same blazer over and over again since it might start wearing out: simply rotate your blazers.

Allow your blazer to hang for at least two days on a good wooden hanger for the material to drape out most wrinkles between uses.

Also, ensure all pockets are emptied to avoid creating creases and odd shapes in your suit. At this period of hanging your blazer, use a cloth cover that allows air to circulate through the suit.

Why Oversized Blazers Are the One Item You Must Include In Your Closet

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No matter how tall or short you are, if you wear the oversized blazer trend with confidence, you’ll always look good.

Remember to play with proportions, colors, prints, and structures, and don’t be afraid to experiment with pairs in your wardrobe.

You can wear maxi dresses, denim jeans, skirts, and thigh-high boots too as a petite woman. You can always make these trends work for your body and your style!

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Well, aren’t you still convinced to get an oversized blazer? Please let us know if you’re willing to join this bandwagon too…



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    1. Amber Myers says

      It does look lovely. I don’t have one. I’m not sure if I’d look as fashionable as these photos. My daughter would try one out! She’s much cuter than I am.

    2. Sarah Bailey says

      It is amazing how one can style things to make things work for you. I love the idea of an oversized blazer. These all look amazing.

    3. Tammy says

      I have several big blazers but never thought to wear it with a belt over it – not sure I can pull it off but will try! Great style tips!

    4. Renee says

      I love the plaid paired with the distressed jeans. The opposites attract for me.

    5. Chad says

      super super love these blazers, they’re amazing. My wife is gonna love to check them out, thank you so much.

    6. Brittany Vantrease says

      These are stunning! I’ve always have had a difficult time with blazers because I have a larger eh hem- chest area… but I see that many of these women are wearing the buttons much lower than I’ve grown up with and these would be easy to layer.

    7. Samantha says

      I totally need one, I want to include more business attire in my wardrobe. Where would you recommend I get one?

    8. Maureen says

      I love an oversized blazer. I have an array of them. It’s incredible how you can go from work mode to street chic with the same blazer and a few accessories.

    9. Alexandra Cook says

      I don’t own one of these. However, I think they’re super cute and think I’ll have to go shopping!

    10. Janay says

      I always enjoy reading your post and seeing the different styles! I love blazers and I especially love the blazer and accessory look!

    11. The Frugal Exerciser says

      I am an inverted triangle shape. I don’t think this style would look great on me. It would make my shoulders look even wider, I think.

      • Dalene Ekirapa says

        Hi, if you are worried about the volume of the blazer, you can go for a longer, larger,sleeveless unstructured blazer and possibly, belt it up.

    12. Tracy Lee says

      I’m thinking looking at these have given me incentive to get back on my diet! The long blazer look is something I could wear from my professional job to out with the girls for drinks after and still look great but not stuffy 🙂

    13. Hannah Marie says

      All of the pieces are lovely! I’d love to have one in my closet though I am not really fashionable.

    14. Cindy Ingalls says

      This makes me wish I had kept my blazers from college. They were all oversized and would be perfect for this new/old trend. I wore them so often back in the day.

      • Dalene Ekirapa says

        I feel you Cindy. Oversized blazers are such cute vintage pieces. Especially when plaid/gingham. Perhaps you can get another one Cindy.

    15. aisasami says

      I have to try to get an oversized blazer for my days off! I don’t know if I could wear one at work (I work at a preschool).

    16. Blair villanueva says

      I love oversized blazer coz it makes me look chic, professional and always on the go. And never goes out of style.

    17. Maysz says

      I love wearing blazers!! All of these blazers are beautiful and stunning especially the color pink one I love it!

    18. Nicole says

      I am loving this look! You are right it is a must need for every closet. I’ll definitely be looking for one for myself. Thanks for sharing!

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