Modern Ways To Wear Chanel’s Iconic Tweed Jacket

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Today is Coco Chanel’s birthday, and the iconic tweed jacket is unquestionably a large part of her legacy. Styled with a cool, modern twist, the staple reads less Upper East Side and more insouciant, French It-Girl. Here are three modern ways to rock it.

Wear To Work

Balance the ladylike silhouette with sculptural, modern culottes. Sleek pumps and vibrant purse complete the professional ensemble.

Wednesday Shoulder Bag

$875

3.1 Phillip Lim

Tall Croc Embossed Culottes

$100

Topshop

Elsie Suede Pump in Black

$245

J.Crew

Tweed Blazer

$390

MSGM

Short Sleeved Sweater

$99

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Wear On A Date

Instead of your typical jeans, white tee and black blazer combination, for your next date try switching in grey coated jeans, a black crochet tank and a slim-fitting tweed jacket in an evening-appropriate color. Add downtown extras like stiletto boots and a smudge of eyeliner.

Hollowed Out Tank

$26

Chic Nova

Black Triangle Bra

$80

Beautiful People

Collection Tweed Jacket

$165

John Lewis

Coated Grey Jean

$270

Helmut Lang

Holter Ankle Boot

$400

Diane von Furstenberg

Wear On The Weekend

A slouchy tweed style makes an excellent alternative to the beloved military jacket. Team with boyfriend jeans, a soft tank and louche accessories.

Grey Tank

$77

T by Alexander Wang

Boyfriend Jean

$200

Reversible Tote Bag

$48

Street Level

Cosmic Tweed Jacket

$288

French Connection