How To Style A Blazer Casual Or Dressy

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Yesterday, I talked about how I was Using Color To Transition From Winter To Spring. Color is an important part of my wardrobe, but I also want to make sure that most of my items can be worn in multiple ways. Sometimes the more unique an item is, the harder it is to style it differently. Today, I’m showing you How To Style A Blazer Casual Or Dressy so you can get more wear for your money.

Styling A Blazer Casual or Dressy? Let’s Start With Casual

I bet most of you immediately think of a “dressy” outfit once you hear the word, blazer. We tend to associate a blazer as part of a suit, which is worn for work and in a dressy manner. However, adding a blazer to a pair of jeans and a white t-shirt doesn’t make the outfit dressy, but it does dress up the look. This is what I call elevated casual style, and it is my preferred way to dress.

The Desert Mauve Shawl Collar Blazer is a gorgeous muted color. It looks great with so many colors, I think it is a neutral color that I’ve never considered before. The blazer is almost silky feeling, and I love the way it looks and feels. The blazer is lined, but it is also lightweight which is perfect for spring. I’m wearing a medium which fits me great.

You can see the longer length of the blazer here. It hits me a little below my hips, and this is the length I prefer.

I’ve styled these Trouser Flare Jeans a couple of times before, and they are starting to get limited in sizes. These jeans ran big, and I had to size down from my usual size 8 to a size 6. I love trouser jeans since they are a little dressier than normal jeans, and they give me that elevated casual look I like. Here are a few other trouser jeans in case your size has already sold out.

Styling A Blazer Casual or Dressy? Changing One Item Makes This Look Dressy.

Like yesterday, I only switched out one item, but that made a huge difference in my look. Changing out the trouser jeans for a Smocked Flounce Midi Skirt took the look from casual to dressy. Even though I keep the same blazer and t-shirt, people won’t notice that it is the same since the overall look is so different.

I’m wearing the same white V-Neck tee that I wore in yesterday’s post. I don’t know about you, but I usually need to replace my white tees yearly. Since this tee is under $8, you can afford to buy a couple of them to last you the entire year.

The Smocked Flounce Midi Skirt is so pretty and feminine. I’m thrilled that you can see the gold sheen in this photo. The skirt has gold metallic threads that run through it, and my phone was able to pick up some of their reflections. The skirt has an elastic smocked waistband that you can wear as is, or cover with a belt. It is a chiffon material that has a polyester lining. I’m wearing a size medium and it fits me great.

I wore the Beige Women’s Wedge Sandals with both outfits. I took these sandals with me to Miami, and since they go with everything, I found myself wearing them often. Wedge shoes are the easiest to wear of all heels, so I wear them the most. I’m wearing my usual size 9, and these fit TTS.

Styling a Blazer Casual Or Dressy can easily be done be shopping your closet. Which look was your favorite?

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