June 11th, 2009
It’s no secret that we’re big fans of of the oversized, man-tailored blazer. The look is very sophisticated and worldly, with a European flair. But how do you wear an oversized blazer? Omiru shows you how to wear an oversized blazer without looking overpowered:
1. Start with an oversized blazer that hits at hip-length. We love the dramatic shawl collar on this dinner jacket.
2. Layer a fitted blouse underneath the oversized blazer. We chose a bright green ruffled blouse to pair with the white dinner jacket. The bright color makes the white in the blazer pop (and vice versa), and the ruffles add a bit of visual drama, drawing attention up to your face.
3. Slip on a fitted skirt under the oversized blazer to complete the big-over-small look. The core of your outfit - the blouse and the skirt - should fit somewhat snugly in order to contrast with the oversized blazer.
4. Finish off the outfit with a tote bag and a pair of chic ankle boots. We love how the brown accessories pair with the bright green and bright blue in the outfit.
BTW - this is a great outfit for work, especially if you work in a creative environment.
How would you wear an oversized blazer? Share your style with us in the comments!