As the weather turns cooler for fall, the blazer or lightweight jacket is one of the most versatile, useful, and stylish pieces you can have in your closet. Here are 18 of the most stylish looks featuring a blazer to give you some inspiration on how to wear yours.


Here, a neutral look is given a luxurious feel with a Gucci belt and loafers.

18 chic looks with jackets and blazers |


Pink has been a strong trend for the past few seasons. A soft pink jacket is accessorized with a floral scarf which picks up the same pastel shade. There are more ideas here on how to wear pink.

Pink cardigan looks for Fall and Winter |


Proving that the old adage of ‘blue and green must never be seen’ should be totally ignored, this stylish combo also features a pop of red.

Belted looks with jackets and blazers |


Plaid is a huge trend for fall 2018. This tartan blazer is a hero piece in an otherwise all-black outfit.

Classic looks with jackets |

Read our article on the best blazer styles for women over 40.


A biker jacket is always a great piece for adding extra warmth and style. Here a ladylike skirt is paired with a logo tee and sneakers, along with a black leather jacket.

Plaid skirt with a leather jacket looks with jackets and blazers |


A short blue blazer is paired with a geometric scarf and one of the key trends of 2018; white booties.

 Blue blazer with khaki pants |

For more style inspiration, read our article on how to wear blazer with jeans


A blazer can help you to get lots more wear out of your favorite dress. A black blazer picks up the black in the pattern of this asymmetric dress.

Patterned dress and blazer |


A beautiful, soft neutral outfit featuring beiges and pale pink.

Soft neutral look |


The unusual cutaway shoulder detailing of this blue jacket makes this a standout piece in an otherwise neutral outfit.

Denim looks with jackets and blazers |


Animal print is always on trend, and never-more-so for fall 18. This snake print dress is teamed with a black blazer and long black boots. There are lots more fabulous looks here if you’re thinking about how to style your animal print. You can also read more about Nancy’s style here in her style interview.

 looks with jackets and blazers |


An oversized blazer provides some casual chic to this outfit, which is finished off with a pair of leopard print sneakers.

How to wear pinstriped coats |


Another leopard print look. This time a leopard print shirt is used as a blazer.

Animal print jackets and blazers |


Checks of all sorts were one of the biggest trends for fall 18, and adding a plaid blazer to an outfit is a great way to update your style.

Timeless blazer looks |


A neutral outfit is given added interest with the plaid pattern on the pants and the turned up collar of this gray jacket, along with trendy glasses.

Grey neutral looks with jackets and blazers |


A fabulous look for heading out to dinner. A wrap dress is topped with a black blazer.

Ways to wear a blazer with a dress |


A simple, yet stylish look featuring a black blazer, and leopard print sneakers

Classic blazer looks |


Another great look featuring leopard print. Here, the blazer matches the pencil skirt, and is styled with a slogan tee.

Bold looks with jackets and blazers |


Fall can be a great time to play around with deeper hues and fun textures. A brown fur jacket is teamed with a mustard yellow dress.

jackets and blazers |

If you want even more inspiration, check out this piece on how to fit a blazer.

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