Creative ways to wear black blazer

schoolbelleJune 14, 2009

I recently bought a deeply discounted wool gabardine black blazer that is beautiful and fits wonderfully. Unfortunately, the sale rack didn't hold any matching pieces so I have to get creative. I've found that not all blacks are alike so the prospects of putting together a suit is rather slim. Actually, I'm more of a creative, casual person so I need some alternatives. How would you put together an outfit using a very traditional looking black blazer? Thanks for your input!

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A red skirt would be nice or a print skirt. Grey pants would work also. White is always sharp with black.

    Bookmark   June 14, 2009 at 9:55PM
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Black goes with just about anything. Your blazer would be smashing with denim jeans  especially medium wash to dark wash jeans. I like black and royal blue. If you want to look sophisticated, pair your black blazer with other neutrals  camel , brown(examples: black blazer, black shirt, brown pants; black blazer, animal print shirt, brown pants ), navy, grey. I can feel people cringe with Navy, but navy and black looks good, particularly if it is a bold dark navy print with splashes of white. Then there are the timeless pairings  red/white/black; yellow/white/black. Bold colors with black (such as red, fuschia, yellow) need a third foil, like white or cream  IMHO. DonÂt wear orange and black. DonÂt try to match blacks  instead get some black/white(example: houndstooth) or grey/black (example: tweed, glen plaid) pants to make a suited looked.

    Bookmark   June 15, 2009 at 12:34PM
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A blazer will make you look stylish in jeans, black is a good color for this.

    Bookmark   June 30, 2009 at 2:04AM
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