Hi there! Today I wanted to share a quick and easy outfit with ya’ll. But before I get into it..I wanted to mention that from now on, I’m going to try and present my blog posts in the form of “listicles”, since these can be easier to read, and grasp readers’ eyes a bit more than your average articles. Now back to the topic at hand: the classic black blazer- the most classic and versatile item in anyone’s closet. Let me know how you like the look as well as the new format!
When you think classic business attire, the first article of clothing that comes to my mind is a fitted black blazer. This is ALWAYS my go-to job interview/corporate meeting outfit. Why? Because blazers rule the corporate scene. They are presentable, sharp, and very stylish. Their tailored structure, clean lines, and neutral style exerts so much power to your overall appearance. Though this item is simple, a black blazer with pumps is the easiest way to bring out your most confident + girl-boss self.
A black blazer is perhaps the most versatile piece of clothing you own. It can easily transition from day-to-night, all the while remaining trendy and stylish. I love it for the busy work-week, as well as a sophisticated going-out look. There are many twists and details to a black blazer, some details: silky lapels, shoulder pads, thin or thick lapels, cape style, boxy or fitted, long or cropped, and etc. No matter which style you choose, all are chic in their own way.
Can be purchased at anyone’s price point
Black blazers can be found at your local H&M, as well as high-end clothing stores like Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, etc. Not gonna lie, my first black blazer that I still wear today is from Forever 21. It is now 10 years old and still going strong. This goes to show it’ll never go out of style. I’ve linked affordable as well as some more expensive black blazers. After all, this is an investment staple piece that you’ll pull out of your closet time and time again, so keep quality in mind!
Can be styled in a multitude of ways
Your black blazer can be worn to many different occasions. Sometimes we refer to them as only office-appropriate or too dull for your everyday wardrobe. But this is simply not true! There are so many blazer outfit opportunities- all it takes is a bit of exploring! You can play with various patterns and prints to break from formality while still appearing elegant. Pair your blazer with casual wear, or suit up with a matching pair of dress pants. Wear your blazer ANY way you like and chances are it will still look fabulous as ever. I chose to go with the structured, yet distressed vibe and paired my blazer with light wash high-waisted mom jeans. I added a hint of luxe to the look with my Gucci belt. Tuxedo-style silky lapels and fitted tailoring make it perfect for an elegant night out. To tie the outfit together, I wore my black suede Louboutins (also known as my best purchase ever). Check out how I styled my black blazer below, and let me know how ya like it!