Boyfriend blazers are everywhere this season, adding a touch of menswear flair to the wardrobes of countless women around the world. As a must-have fashion trend, the best boyfriend blazers blend casual comfort with subtle sophistication. The key to wearing the trend is balance. Opting to layer, simple yet feminine clothing underneath the boyfriend blazer is a necessity, when sporting the popular look.
If you are pondering how you can actually wear the fashion trend — and make it your own — this particular item provides any woman with tons of versatility. What do you wear with a boyfriend blazer? The smart fashion piece can be worn over fitted jeans and leggings, or paired with flirty dresses and skirts. Once you have the basics in mind — stylish shoes and accessories are a great way to add the finishing touches to your outfit.
Here is a list of our favorite must-have boyfriend blazers for fall and winter 2010-2011
Material Girl V-Neck Knit Boyfriend Blazer
A fully lined jacket with v-neckline and notched lapel, providing a loose fit with menswear details. Constructed from a comfortable knit fabric, this blazer is ideal for layering any outfit. We love this jacket, because it reminds us of our favorite clothing from the 80s, offset by an updated look of refinement. Macy’s, $34.00.
Vince Herringbone Wool Boyfriend Blazer
A subtly oversized jacket with padded shoulders, notched collar and front button closure that looks incredible layered with workplace apparel. Constructed from a fine wool and fully lined — the exquisite blazer will feel like a welcome addition to your wardrobe. Boyfriend styling is certainly au courant, but the Vince blazer is one fashion piece you can enjoy for years to come. Nordstrom, $485.00.
Guess Boyfriend Knit Solid Blazer
A classic boyfriend blazer with flat pockets and lightly padded shoulders. We love this jacket, because of the lines — it is super sexy and sophisticated at the same time. An excellent option, for going out on the town during those cool weekend nights. Guess, $108.00.
Elizabeth and James Ruched Boyfriend Blazer
With slightly oversized shaping, and loads of versatility this navy blazer is ideal, for the woman seeking day-to-evening out attire. Features single button closure and chest welt pocket. Saks Fifth Avenue, $395.00.
When sporting the boyfriend blazer — if you are on the petite side always wear sleek feminine footwear, that will provide you with a bit of height. When it comes to finding new shoes to complement the latest fashion trends of the season — Nordstrom and ALDO are both top-notch retail stores loaded with extraordinary styles of footwear.
Saks Fifth Avenue