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I love a nicely tailored jacket. Especially on a woman. The play on masculine/feminine… the androgyny of the silhouette looks smart and sharp against a soft flowing dress or high-waist skirt. How do you do your blazer?

Do you own any blazers, tuxedos or tailored jackets? For today’s featured pattern today we re-created and re-styled our Women’s Tailored Jacket. We sewed it in a light gray wool suiting material and set the look off with high-waist Balenciaga trousers, high open toed heels and a black Danish hat that is beyond words… or at least that’s how I feel when I wear it. I want to know how you do your blazer! Please share.
Images: Top left, Vanessa Paradis in YSL. Go to lookbook.nu and search “blazer” for more inspiring pictures from real people around the globe.


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    Jul 3, 2010, 12.58 PMby greenapplepip

    I recently found a YSL blazer in a vintage store. Picked it up and to my amazement it was a $3.00 bargain. Mind you it is a mens but a small one so it fits great!! Thank goodness :) I team my blazer with a really feminine lace top and highwaist light weight fabric pant.

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    Jun 30, 2010, 04.20 PMby sewpurfect

    I love the look, I have to try it.

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    Jun 29, 2010, 12.00 PMby sandrasews

    I have a lot of blazers! I only realised this recently when peering into my wardrobe, I couldn’t seem to find any other outerwear!! I think they are really flattering when the rest of your wardrobe is very casual to just give your outfit a lift and adds interest when they have some colour or texture. My blazers seem to be all very fitted, short and I have lots of 3/4 length sleeves (like the pic bottom left). I wear them over a t-shirt and skinny jeans. I think I need to make this week’s project!!

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    Jun 29, 2010, 09.44 AMby skwarynia

    In the last picture there’s Lady Alice from Poland!!!:) http://alicepoint.blogspot.com I’m so happy that you introduced this pic in this post, Polish are here too, we are here:) And as for the trend I really like tailored jackets, it looks good with a skirt, but I often wear it with tight jeans

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      Jun 29, 2010, 03.51 PMby alisondahl

      Cool! I fell in love with that picture… any many more from lookbook.nu, there are some truly inspired people out there and that is certainly exciting.

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      Jun 29, 2010, 06.51 PMby skwarynia

      Oh yes I check lookbook every day and it’s really inspiring!

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