How to style classic jackets to create versatile outfits. As I edited my wardrobe in readiness for our imminent house move I noticed one thing. I never seem to want to get rid of my classic jackets. Both jackets and coats are items that I invest in. I choose well-cut jackets in good quality fabrics that will last. Classic tailoring never goes out of style. All the jackets featured above have been with me for many years. I style them in different ways in order to create versatile outfits.
A classic jacket can be worn all year round:
As you can see from the images above some of the jackets have been styled with white trousers and others with sweaters and scarves. The oldest jacket is the bright pink one. I bought it from Joseph about fifteen years ago. The grey check one (bottom left) is part of a trouser suit that I have teamed with a feminine pleated skirt.
I have even styled my black jacket (top right) with a quilted sleeveless waistcoat in winter here.
Above are a few ideas of how to accessorize a classic blazer
Details of above:
White jersey shirt with lace inset Boden || Pink Blazer Boden || Navy blazer Boden || Broderie trim jersey shirt Boden || Teal crossbody bag by Kin at JL&P || Navy trousers by Hobbs MarksandSpencer || Dark grey leather crossbody bag Whistles at JL&P || Teal cashmere scarf Nordstrom || White sneakers Eco soft 7 The Walking Company (USA) || Slip-on sneakers Elin The Walking Company (US) || Pink & cream cashmere/wool scarf Nordstrom.
How to style classic jackets to create versatile outfits: