It's the oldest trick in the book: a classic black blazer gives any t-shirt and jeans a more polished look. Emmy Rossum's leather blazer, however, takes this wardrobe staple to the next level. If you're looking for an easy way to elevate your favorite outfit, prepare to take a few notes from Rossum.
The Shameless actor lives in a double-breasted leather blazer by L'Agence — and she pairs it with everything. Rossum first debuted the military-style jacket at a charity event in Los Angeles in late Feb. The actor called on the jacket to dress up the simplest white t-shirt and jeans, giving her otherwise classic look a little bit of edge. The leather statement piece made her casual look red carpet-ready, especially as she accessorized with a sophisticated chain-strap crossbody and rocked a bright, rosy lip.
There's nothing to dislike about Rossum's jacket. With brass buttons and a glossy finish, the blazer is statement-making without feeling too extra. That's likely why Rossum reached for the jacket again just days after the philanthropy event. This time, she paired it with a heather-gray graphic t-shirt tucked into black skinny jeans, and she gave the look a hint of sophistication with sleek slip-on mules.
Rossum sported the jacket at least five times within three months. On April 30, she layered it over a breezy burgundy frock and dressed the look up with black bow-clad pumps. A couple days later, she dressed the jacket down by pairing it with wide-leg blue jeans, a simple white t-shirt, and white chunky sneakers. Rossum has even used the jacket for traveling — the actor was photographed in her L'Agence blazer at Los Angeles International Airport in May.
From the red carpet to the tarmac, Rossum wears the blazer everywhere she goes and with everything she owns. The military jacket is the perfect piece to make any simple outfit — whether it be a t-shirt and jeans or a casual dress — super stylish.
A leather blazer is a more sophisticated pick than a moto jacket, but it still gives any outfit that coveted edgy flair. You can throw a versatile piece like Rossum's over your fall-hued turtlenecks, wear it with an autumn-inspired jumpsuit, or bring it along on Saturday night to add an extra layer to your favorite LBD.
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