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How to Wear a Crested Blazer: 3 Business-Casual Outfit Ideas

I recently received an email from a reader who scored a vintage Ralph Lauren navy boyfriend blazer (so jealous!), and she needed some inspiration for ways to wear it that would be appropriate for interning at an art museum this summer. What a fun question! Here's what I came up with... I took the liberty of styling these outfits around a crested blazer but of course, any navy blazer would work equally as well. How would you wear a navy boyfriend blazer?

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[1] Pleated cropped-pants with a slouch fit look sharp when paired with a structured crested blazer. A simple yet modern white top and peep-toe ankle boots finish the look.

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[2] Give a playful nod to the crested blazer's preppy feel by pairing it with ladylike flats, a conservative shirtdress and classic red accessories.

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[3] Go all-out with the crested blazer's borrowed-from-the-boys vibe and wear it to work with a button down shirt, relaxed fit slacks and towering heeled loafers.

Thanks for the tips on how to wear a crested blazer! I'm actually in the market for one, so it's perfect that I have three fab outfits to try it with!

Thanks again!

Xoxo, Steph
#1 Stephanie (Homepage) on 2009-05-12 18:27 (Reply)
Love #2's pops of red!
#2 MizzJ (Homepage) on 2009-05-12 20:00 (Reply)
These are great, we love that they have a bit of an artistic flair. Perfect for working in a museum
#3 Jenn @ Workchic (Homepage) on 2009-05-12 21:43 (Reply)
Thanks so much for answering my question! I LOVElovelove all three outfits!! What's even better, I have most of those other things in my closet :-)
#4 LC on 2009-05-12 23:37 (Reply)
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