Fall 2008 Fashion Week Trend: Long Blazer

February 8th, 2008

Fall 2008 Fashion Week Trend: Long Blazer
Photo Credit: NYMag.com
The Long Blazer at Marc by Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta, and Philip Lim.


Style tip?  Cropped blazers dominated the fashion scene for the past several seasons, which is great for long waisted gals.  But for those of us with a short waist and long legs, the long blazer is much more figure flattering.


What do you think?  Would you wear a long blazer?  And if so, with what?  Share your thoughts in the comments!

Entry Filed under: Runway Reviews, Runway Reviews, Trend, Trend Predictives, Trendscape, Trendscape, What's In and What's Out, Women

5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Tamiko  |  February 8th, 2008 at 6:20 pm

    This is the perfect trend for us tall gals!

  • 2. Trisha  |  February 11th, 2008 at 7:42 pm

    Totally. Work it!

  • 3. Cayla  |  February 12th, 2008 at 8:16 pm

    What happens when you’re short and still wants to be in the trend? Any alternatives?

  • 4. Trisha  |  February 12th, 2008 at 8:37 pm

    Long Jackets work if you’re short–if you’re short waisted (e.g. have long legs and a short torso). If you’re long waisted (long torso and short legs), opt for cropped jackets instead.

  • 5. Mimi  |  February 14th, 2008 at 10:13 pm

    Funny– I got rid of a bunch of old long blazers not long ago and don’t regret doing so! Even though the shape is similar, the 2008 blazers just have a much different feel. These look fresh, where my old ones looked dated. Good reason to shop for more.

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