As much as we love the ever-so-reliable blazer on those days when we don’t know what to wear, it’s difficult to be excited about a piece that’s constantly in our rotation. Thankfully all it takes is a few fun accessories and prints to enliven the preppy mainstay while still maintaining a professional flair. Ahead, four fresh outfit ideas to breathe new life into the office staple you already own.
One Blazer, Four Ways
Liz Teich wearing the Dune London Ellen patchwork bag.
Pair it with a form-fitting frock for a dressy, feminine look. Accentuate the waist by cinching with a belt and accessorize with a sleek clutch and ankle-strap heels.
Don't be afraid to add a punchy hue with the classic jacket. Temper the brightness with a matching pant and add a pair of pointed-toe shoes and a fun bag.
Mix prints by teaming the striped blazer with a boho blouse of a similar color family. A pencil skirt will further add polish to the floaty silhouette.
For casual Friday choose a vintage-wash flared jean and a charming lace top with frilly details. Add a pop of color with a neckscarf and finish it off with streamlined nude suede pumps.