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Monday, February 11, 2013

Wardrobe Staple: Blazers

Blazers are an essential in every wardrobe. A blazer can instantly add formality and sophistication to an outfit. Whether you are going to a business meeting, college interview, or any other formal event, just put on your blazer for an instant touch of poise and elegance. Here are a few tips on finding the perfect blazer for your body shape.



Apple
DO: choose blazers that have some curve at the waist, go for a dark color
DON’T: choose one with emphasized shoulders, wear them shrunken.
Gibson Equestrian Blazer (available at Nordstrom)
Pear
DO: opt for a double breast, try prints and colors
DON’T: wear them oversized, choose a long cut that ends at the hips (wearing it with a skirt maybe a more Islamic option for this length).
Anne Klein Faux Double Breasted Jacket (available at Nordstrom)
Banana
DO: wear them tailored, choose single breasted
DON’T: wear boxy shapes, get a striped blazer
Burberry Brit 'Hengrovel' Blazer (available at Nordstrom)
Hourglass
DO: pick a belted blazer, try a shrunken cut
DON’T: choose a shapeless cut, go for pockets at the breast
Halogen® Ponte Knit Blazer (available at Nordstrom)



How do you style your blazer? Leave a comment below!

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