We have to go back to the end of the 18th century to find the origins of a garment to which we are more than accustomed today: the American. He was born in England by cutting the tails of the frock coat, thus creating a more functional model initially intended for men. However, a century later she made the leap into the women’s wardrobe, thanks to actresses like Sarah Bernhardt who popularized her in her stage performances and, later, to the iconic Coco Chanel who introduced her as part of her remembered two piece sets.
Currently, there are few women who do not have at least one model of this essential basic in their wardrobe. And it is that it is a piece capable of giving a completely different turn to any style and it versatile enough enough to be able to wear it, comfortably, on all kinds of occasions: from the most formal, typical of an event or a work day, to the most informal or festive.
Fitted, oversizedin neutral or more striking colors… The possibilities are almost endless when it comes to the blazer and, whether you have run out of ideas on how you can take advantage of your jacket, or you are looking for new ways to wear it with style, as if you were a true expert, we give you some ideas taken directly from the street style.
1. ‘Oversize’ with a belt
Trends have leaned, in recent times, towards american models more oversized. The idea of wearing a traditionally formal garment, in an A-line more relaxed and comfortablehas conquered numerous fashionistas around the world.
Although, it is a style that will suit you better or worse depending on your silhouette. The key to ensuring success is to fit it to the figure by means of a belt with a striking buckle that gives it a different touch, while balancing the proportions. This will not be necessary, however, if bottom garment is tighterWhether it’s a leather-look skinny or mesh biker shorts. You choose.
2. Mix with denim
If the blazer is a basic, denim garments are not far behind. Whether with pants or combined with skirts, the blazer is the perfect ally for any denim garment, especially if there is a contrast of tones: a dark american and a light colored jean, for example.
In these cases, you can add the color note ideal through the accessories: the bag or the shoes. Although you can also bet on wearing the blazer over a more colorful shirt or blouse or opt for a risky jacket that attracts attention by itself together with denim.
3. Skirts and long dresses
The blazer is the perfect jacket to protect us from low temperatures when we go out to a party and we don’t want to tarnish our outfits. Dresses and skirts will fit perfectly with any type of jacket, although to put the perfect finishing touch to a look we must take into account aspects such as the length of the dress or skirt in question or the mix of colors between these and the jacket.
An infallible alternative is to bet on the classic black blazer on key oversized, combined with the shoes and bag, regardless of the outfit we wear underneath. This garment can also accompany you in office outfits or even complete your guest look.
4. Bermuda shorts for spring
Less common, but just as stylish, is the formula worn by numerous insiders in the street style of the last fashion weeks. It is about combining the jacket with some bermuda shortseither matching or contrasting, as far as color is concerned.
This option, in addition to be very elegant and suitable for all types of appointments, it stands out for being very comfortable, which makes it a that look that we should keep in mind, as long as we can’t think of what to wear. A style that, in addition, is made up of garments that, separately, can also offer us great results.
5. The easiest option, ‘total look’
If you’re willing to show off your blazer, but you don’t want to break your head thinking about how to combine it, it is best that you do it with pants that go completely to match. Not only does it have to be as part of a jacket suit (that too), but the ideal is that you reserve a space in your closet for those pants that fit like a glove.
In this sense, you can play with The colors, patterns, textures… and have the outfits compound well before you are going to use it. The objective, after all, is none other than to get the most out of your jacket, that garment capable of save a style on any occasion.
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