20 Stylish Ways to Wear a Blazer, No Matter The Season

You'll want to recreate all of these looks.

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Despite your inclinations to associate blazers with solely professional environments, this tailored staple is actually a wardrobe MVP. Naturally, it’s well-suited for work-related situations like job interviews, meetings, and so forth, but the blazer’s potential runs much deeper than the corporate world. 

Whether it’s tossing a check blazer over a white tee and vintage jeans for a Parisian-inspired look or pairing a pastel iteration with a cotton dress for a spring brunch, there are countless ways to approach the blazer—you just need a little imagination. To get you started, scroll below for 20 blazer outfits for women that can be worn everywhere and any time of the year.

01 of 20

à la Parisian

If the effortlessness of French style appeals to your personal taste, a houndstooth blazer layered over a simple white tee and blue jeans is a winning combo. Finish with loafers and a straw bag. 

Vintage Houndstooth Blazer
Thrilling Vintage Houndstooth Blazer $30
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Weighted Tee
Richer Poorer Weighted Tee $42
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A Better Blue Baylin Jeans
Closed A Better Blue Baylin Jeans $260
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02 of 20

Weekend Brunch

Pair your favorite little white dress with a light-hued blazer and flat sandals for a polished, carefree look. It also works well for baby and bridal showers!

Linen Tailored Blazer
Cos Linen Tailored Blazer $225
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Organic Cotton Midi Dress
Tove Ceres Organic Cotton Midi Dress $599
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Yvette Sandals
Flattered Yvette Sandals $129
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03 of 20

Bright and Bold

If you consider pantsuits stiff and dull, give a colorful version a go, like this juicy red set from Billy Reid. Go for chunky sandals to give the look a decidedly modern finish.

Jeanne Jacket
Billy Reid Jeanne Jacket $698
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Gabel Wide Leg Trouser
Billy Reid Gabel Wide Leg Trouser $350
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Martini Mesh Sandals
About Arianne Martini Mesh Sandals $330
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04 of 20

Picnic Date

Swap out your jean jacket for a denim blazer and complete the outfit with a floral dress and pearl earrings. It's a look that’s calling out for a sunny picnic.

Cotton Denim Blazer
Mango Cotton Denim Blazer $100
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Flora Midi Dress
Faithfull the Brand Flora Midi Dress $219
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Kaia Pearl Hoops
Wolf Circus Kaia Pearl Hoops $67
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05 of 20

Not-So-Mellow Yellow

There’s nothing quite like a zippy shade of yellow to boost your mood. Wear it as a dress with a white blazer on top and platform sandals blow for a versatile look.

Trieste Blazer
Wilfred Trieste Blazer $228
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Yellow Cece Dress
Eliza Faulkner Yellow Cece Dress $490
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Fifi Sandals
Cult Gaia Fifi Sandals $338
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06 of 20

Date Night

Go for a faux leather blazer worn with a ruffled crop top and floral skirt for a thoughtful date night outfit.

Agnes Faux Leather Blazer
The Frankie Shop Agnes Faux Leather Blazer $245
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Iris Top
With Jean Iris Top $169
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Button-Front Midi Skirt
Gap Button-Front Midi Skirt $32
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07 of 20

Structured Slip

Contrast a silky slip dress with a belted blazer for a well-balanced look. Add in a bold accessory, like a headband or hair clip, for a fun finish.

Tahlia Jacket
ba&sh Tahlia Jacket $395
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Silk Slip Dress
Cuyana Silk Slip Dress $195
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 Jumbo Oval Clip
Machete Jumbo Oval Clip $60
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08 of 20

'70s Homage

A floral shirt and denim midi skirt are a pairing that always works. Add in a blazer to give the duo a touch of structure.

Rio Blazer
Universal Standard Rio Blazer $149
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Oona Slip Satin Shirt
Nanushka Oona Slip Satin Shirt $395
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Comfort Stretch Midi Skirt
Ganni Comfort Stretch Midi Skirt $165
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09 of 20

Fresh Textures

Swap out your wool and cotton for a corduroy blazer to take the staple up a notch. Below, white pants and strappy sandals.

Charli Cord Blazer
Article& Charli Cord Blazer $135
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Twill Wide Leg Pant
Oak + Fort Twill Wide Leg Pant $78
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Dora Sandals
LoQ Dora Sandals $290
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10 of 20

Tonal Shades

An easy approach to outfits is sticking to the same color and incorporating varying tones. Try this out with a camel blazer worn with this animal-print dress and white sneakers.

Cotton Blazer
Frankie Shop Cotton Blazer $290
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Rosemary Dress
Wray Rosemary Dress $278
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Holly Sneakers
Jack Erwin Holly Sneakers $165
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11 of 20

Work-to-Drinks

This belted blazer and slip skirt feel professional enough for the office but exciting enough for after-work drinks. The wedges add a special touch, too.

Cotton-Linen Belted Blazer
Madewell Cotton-Linen Belted Blazer $125
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Hammered-Satin Midi Skirt
Vince Hammered-Satin Midi Skirt $295
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Odd Pair Wedge Heels
Reike Nen Odd Pair Wedge Heels $320
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12 of 20

Weekend Outing

For your weekend attire, think out of the box and wear your blazer with denim cutoffs and high-top sneakers.

Christensen Helen Linen Blazer
Remain Birger Christensen Helen Linen Blazer $330
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Criss Cross Organic Denim Shorts
Agolde Criss Cross Organic Denim Shorts $170
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'70s High Top Sneakers
Converse All Star '70s High Top Sneakers $85
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13 of 20

Play On Proportions

Complement a crop top and high-waisted jeans with a slightly oversized blazer for interesting proportions.

The Fatigue Blazer
Everlane The Fatigue Blazer $78
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Alba Tan
Shaina Mote Alba Tan $152
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Melinda Pant
Wilfred Melinda Pant $148
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14 of 20

Warm-Weather Whites

If an all-white outfit feels like too much for you, try adding in a neutral blazer to tie the whole thing together. 

Linen Textured Single-Button Blazer
Massimo Dutti Linen Textured Single-Button Blazer $199
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Noemi Tops
Rails Noemi Top $158
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The Tomcat Jeans
Mother The Tomcat Jeans $200
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15 of 20

Summer Romance

Nothing like a pink blazer and gingham pants pairing to evoke the spirit of romance. You’ll find yourself reaching for this outfit on multiple occasions.

Boxy Single Breasted Blazer
& Other Stories Boxy Single Breasted Blazer $153
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Fiona V-Neck Top
Staud Fiona V-Neck Top $185
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Avalancha Gingham Wide-Leg Knitted Trousers
Staud Avalancha Gingham Wide-Leg Knitted Trousers $195
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16 of 20

Hint of Victorian

Test drive the Victorian-inspired trend with a ruffle-neck blouse. Style it with a khaki blazer and leather pants to give it the 21st-century treatment.

Quinn Blazer
Anine Bing Quinn Blazer $399
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Lauren Long Sleeve Top
Frame Lauren Long Sleeve Top $298
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Kika Pants
Simonett Kika Pants $159
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17 of 20

Modern Twist

Upgrade your wardrobe staples, like a blazer, vest, and jeans, and reach for iterations that feel fresh. This green blazer layered over the striped knit vest and stirrup jeans feels like an all-around unique combination.

Oversized Wool Hopsack Blazer
Arket Oversized Wool Hopsack Blazer $199
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Romy Tweed Crop Waistcoat
YanYan Knits Romy Tweed Crop Waistcoat $265
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Straight Jeans With Stirrup
Favorite Daughter Straight Jeans With Stirrup $198
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18 of 20

'90s Moment

A ribbed tank and ripped jeans go surprisingly well with a pinstripe blazer. This look is very Kaia Gerber.

Dama Pinstripe Cady Blazer
Reformation Dama Pinstripe Cady Blazer $248
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Organic Cotton-Jersey Tank
Toteme Organic Cotton-Jersey Tank $105
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Isabeli Ripped High Waist Organic Cotton Straight Leg Jeans
GRLFRND Isabeli Ripped High Waist Organic Cotton Straight Leg Jeans $248
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19 of 20

Loungewear 2.0

Upgrade your matching loungewear sets with a gingham-print blazer and stylish sandals for a WFH look that’s sure to motivate.

Parke Blazer
J.Crew Parke Blazer $178
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Linen Lounge Suit
Sleeper Linen Lounge Suit $220
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Ernest
Emme Parsons Ernest $475
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20 of 20

Bouquet Prints

Floral always feels fresh, especially when it comes by way of a wrap blazer styled with flare pants and heeled loafers. 

Brocade Floral Blazer
Ganni Brocade Floral Blazer $445
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Dahlia Pants
Holzweiler Dahlia Pants $222
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Nono Moccasins
Nomasei Nono Moccasins $365
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