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How to Find the Perfect Black Blazer

  • March 3, 2017
  • By Jackie
How to Find the Perfect Black Blazer

I’m 29 years old and I have just now found the perfect black blazer. Yes, I’ve had a few black blazers hang in my closet throughout the years, but all they did was hang in my closet because I hated them. I hated them so much that I just thought I wasn’t a blazer girl. My style is the farthest thing from preppy, and I would consider myself more edgy and eclectic so I just thought my love for moto jackets replaced my need for a blazer. And since I don’t work in an office where I’m required to “dress up” finding the perfect blazer for me was the farthest thing on my mind until I found this one from Lafayette 148, and now I want to help you! Scroll down for my tips on how to find the perfect black blazer and see how I casually styled mine!

How to Find the Perfect Black Blazer
How to Find the Perfect Black Blazer with Lafayette 148 New York
Cat Eye Sunglasses Black Blazer Distressed Denim
Urban Decay Vice Liquid Lipstick in Double Crossed
Sam Edelman Taye Leopard Booties
Oversized Black Blazer and Velvet Tank Top

My tips to find the perfect black blazer:

  • Look for classic styles. I highly suggest not buying anything too trendy, anything with embellishments, or anything that can make your blazer look cheap. I love that this blazer has 2 strings on the front that can be worn open or tied in a bow, its a fun details that fits the classic, timeless look I was going for.
  • Try on a LOT of styles before finding the perfect fit for you. I also thought a very fitted blazer was the way to go, but considering my closet full of black blazers that I never wore, this couldn’t be more true for me. A more relaxed, slightly longer style like this one from Lafayette 148 that can be dressed up or dressed down is the most practical for me.
  • Since a black blazer is a closet essential, don’t feel guilty about spending a little more on the perfect piece. I’m a firm believer to not spend a lot on trendy items, but to invest in staples that will never go out of style and a great black blazer is definitely one of those staples. This particular blazer is definitely an investment, but if I added up all the money I spent on cheaper blazers that never got worn I guarantee it would be right around this amount.

Here’s a few black blazers at every price point that can hopefully help you start looking for your perfect fit!

Topshop Cat Eye Sunglasses | Urban Decay Vice Liquid Lipstick in Double Crossed c/o | Lafayette 148 Blazer c/o | similar Velvet Cami | Happiness Boutique Necklace c/o | H&M Girlfriend Jeans (Under $25!) | Galian Handbag c/o | Sam Edelman Leopard Booties

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By Jackie, March 3, 2017
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