These 22 Blazers Will Instantly Elevate Any Outfit

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Once considered a menswear staple, blazers are now championed by all genders for how they instantly add some polish and style to your outfit. They can make everything from a strapless dress to jeans and a tee office worthy while celebrities like Hailey Bieber and Dua Lipa have made the case for wearing blazers while running errands or hitting the town for a night out.

Considering how versatile they are, you need a few blazers in your closet. Yet we are going to be honest — finding a blazer that fits properly can take some searching, so we did the hard work for you. We asked celebrity stylists how to style blazers and researched the best ones available based on stylish designs, quality fabrics, and an extensive range of sizes. With its universally flattering shape, sustainable materials, and additional petite and tall sizing, J.Crew's Parke Blazer won our Best Overall spot.

Whether you are adding to your blazer collection or building it from scratch, we found the best blazers for your next power play.

Our Top Picks

Best Overall: J.Crew Parke Blazer

J.Crew Parke Blazer
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What We Love: This blazer is high quality, reasonably priced, and designed for all body types.
What We Don't Love: We wish it came in more colors.

For a versatile blazer that suits a range of body types, budgets, and occasions, we pick J.Crew's Parke Blazer. In fact, the brand dubs it the goldilocks of blazers because it's not too tight or loose, not too long or short. The sleek design features moderate lapels, flat pockets at the front for a sleek look while a hidden inner pocket can store any small items. Reviewers like how the blazer is lined and that the sustainable wool and elastane blend feels high quality and doesn't wrinkle throughout the day. With sizes available in petite and tall, this design truly is a crowd pleaser.

Size Range: 00-24, petite and tall available | Colors: Black, Navy, Heather Coal | Materials: Wool, Elastane

Best Value: Cicy Bell Blazer

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What We Love: This affordable blazer comes in almost 20 colors.
What We Don't Love: It usually arrives very wrinkly, so have your iron handy.

It's no surprise that this is one of the bestselling blazers on Amazon. You get everything you want in a blazer at an affordable price. A classic lapel, slight shoulder pads to add structure, and deep pockets. The stretchy material is machine washable for extra convenience, just skip the dryer. And with 18 colors to choose from, you can stock up on a few different shades to keep on rotation.

Size Range: XS-XXL | Colors: 18 | Materials: Polyester, Rayon, Spandex

Best Splurge: L'AGENCE Chamberlain Check Peaked Lapel Blazer

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What We Love: From the rich fabric to the unique pockets, this blazer makes a statement all around.
What We Don't Love: Reviewers say it runs small.

Channel Princess Diana, who frequently wore red for her most iconic outfits, with this sophisticated red check blazer adorned with ornate gold buttons. The lightweight, textured fabric has little stretch thanks to the addition of spandex, allowing for additional comfort, yet overall it maintains its structured look. We also love the unique, asymmetrical pockets that highlight your curves. While red checks are never going away, you can also shop this style in solid shades.

Size Range: 0-16 | Colors: 4 | Materials: Polyester, Viscose, Spandex

Best Plus Size: Eloquii The Ultimate Suit Blazer

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What We Love: This blazer is comfy and highlights your waist.
What We Don't Love: It's dry clean only.

Not only is this blazer super comfortable — the brand claims it's as comfortable as your favorite cardigan — but the design is great for highlighting your curves. "If you are looking to accentuate your waist, look for a collarless style blazer that hits at the waist," says Stitch Fix stylist Stephanie Valponi. This blazer does just that and comes in bold colors like green and pink as well as basic navy and blue. Made from Camden Stretch fabric, the blazer moves with you while still maintaining its shape for a polished look.

Size Range: 14-28 | Colors: 4 | Materials: Rayon, Nylon, Spandex

Best Petite: Veronica Beard Scuba Schoolboy Dickey Jacket

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The key to rocking a blazer when you are petite is finding a fitted style that hits at the hips to elongate your legs. This schoolboy jacket from Veronica Beard has a slightly shrunken fit that's ideal for petite figures and features three quarter length sleeves. (Goodbye too-long sleeves!) Zip pockets are a fun yet practical detail that let you stow your chapstick or hair ties without worrying they'll slip out. Wear this blazer with Veronica Beard's dickeys — a sleeveless over-the-head layer that makes you look like you are wearing a sweater or hoodie underneath but without bulk — to give you that coveted layer look sans sweat.

Size Range: 00-14 | Colors: Black, Navy, White | Materials: Nylon, Elastane

Best Plaid: Mango Check Wool Blazer

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What We Love: This plaid blazer is effortlessly cool.
What We Don't Love: You have to hand wash it or dry clean.

Valponi says everyone should have a plaid blazer in their closet. The print goes with many different colors, acting like a neutral, yet it's more interesting than your traditional black blazer. This style from Mango perfectly channels the "borrowed-from-the-boys" vibe with its slightly oversized fit and large pockets. It's made from wool, so it's wrinkle resistant, which is key if you'll be wearing this 9 to 5. Even outside of the office, you can wear this plaid blazer with denim cutoffs and ankle boots.

Pair With: Cut off denim shorts from Nordstrom make the blazer more casual.

Size Range: XXS-XXL | Colors: Gray | Materials: Polyester, Wool, Cotton, Acrylic, Polyamide

Best Double Breasted: Rails Cody Print-Mixed Double-Breasted Blazer

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What We Love: You get two prints in one.
What We Don't Love: The double print may not go with every bottom.

For a Cher-inspired look, this plaid blazer, which comes with a matching mini skirt, will give you that retro collegiate style you're looking for, but with a modern twist thanks to the mixed plaids.

Celebrities like Syndey Sweeney and Jennifer Lopez have been sporting the trending pattern often, especially in a double-breasted design that plays to the equally popular suiting trend.

Size Range: XS-XL | Colors: Mixed Mini Check | Materials: Polyester, Wool

Best Pinstripe: Favorite Daughter The Break-Up Blazer

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What We Love: The vertical stripes and long silhouette creates one long, lean line.
What We Don't Love: We wish they made a petite version.

The navy pinstripe and longline silhouette of this blazer will elongate your figure while the shoulder pads balance out your hips. It's the perfect length to toss on top of a mini like Kourtney Kardashian or just wear over some tailored jeans. Some things are worth borrowing from the boys.

Size Range: XXS-XL | Colors: Navy Pinstripe, Navy Gingham, Brown Gingham | Materials: Cotton, Elastane

Best Fitted: Mango Fitted Suit Blazer

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From Taylor Swift to Kaia Gerber, celebrities have been rocking Mango blazers, which look way more expensive than they actually are. While the brand makes blazers in all the latest cuts and colors, you can't go wrong with this classic fitted suit blazer. The single button and notched lapel is simple and universally flattering, going with a variety of outfits from slacks to skirts. Despite the affordable price, this piece is made using sustainable fibers or processes to minimize the environmental impact.

Size Range: 1-22 | Colors: Back, Navy | Materials: Polyester, Viscose, Elastane

Best Oversized: Everlane The '80s Blazer

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What We Love: This oversized blazer still looks structured, even on extended sizes.
What We Don't Love: You may have to size down if you are petite.

If you are a fan of the oversized blazer trend, check out this design from Everlane. Spotted on Katie Holmes, this '80s inspired blazer makes a statement with its oversized, relaxed silhouette and shoulder pads. One of our writers instantly snapped it up when she saw it on Holmes and says it's the closest she's ever felt to channeling her '80s style icon Julia Roberts. "It's light and slouched but structured and well-tailored," writes Tamim Alnuweiri. "The fit remains oversized on me, even though that is often overlooked with clothing in my size." The blazer goes up to size 20 and comes in camel and black, in addition to the gingham print seen on Holmes. You can pair it with the matching wool pants or wear it over bootcut jeans like Kendall Jenner.

Size Range: 00-20 | Colors: 4 | Materials: Shell: Lyocell, Cotton. Lining: Recycled Polyester

Related: The Best Jeans for Women

Best Cropped: Nasty Gal Cropped Boxy Blazer

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What We Love: This cropped cut is trendy but still office appropriate.
What We Don't Love: We wish it came in a wider range of sizes.

Cropped blazers are having a moment, as demonstrated by Miley Cyrus who paired a boxy version with a catsuit for a monochrome look. While some cropped blazers are meant to be revealing with a deep-v neckline, we like this design from Nasty Gal that's still appropriate for the office. The cropped fit goes perfectly with high waisted trousers or skirts. It's also an ideal layer for a fitted dress as it coverups your shoulders while still showing off your silhouette. If you are petite or simply want a change from the oversized blazer look, this cropped cut will be your new best friend.

Size Range: 0-10 | Colors: Pink, Black, White | Materials: Polyester

Best Wrinkle-Resistant: Athleta Avenue Blazer

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What We Love: The machine washable materials resists wrinkles and snags.
What We Don't Love: We wish it came in more colors than just black.

If you travel frequently and want a blazer you can pop into a suitcase without worrying about how it will look later, you've found your match. Made from nylon and lycra, this style is wrinkle and abrasion resistant, so you don't have to worry about snags either. It's also machine washable, cutting out one part of your dry cleaning bill. Other practical details, like a UPF rating of 50 and an inner pocket, make it great for travel and commuting.

Size Range: 0-26 | Colors: Black | Materials: Nylon, Lyrca

Best Schoolboy: Polo Ralph Lauren Double-Knit Jacquard Blazer

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What We Love: The classic colors and shape will never go out of style.
What We Don't Love: It runs slightly large according to the brand.

I used to have a college professor who wore this blazer to every lecture — I remember the brand's monogram — and now I see why. The classic design looks sharp and pulls any outfit together instantly. With its slim fit, this single button, cotton blend will skim your curves and not add any bulk. The gold buttons and monogram add just the right accent to the otherwise no frills designs. Consider it a one and done jacket.

Size Range: 00-14 | Colors: Black, Navy | Materials: Cotton, Viscose

Best Tweed: Reformation Winston Blazer

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What We Love: Reformation uses deadstock to make this beautiful blazer.
What We Don't Love: It runs large.

Beloved by Kate Middleton, tweed gives you that royal flair. Still this double breasted blazer from Reformation is easy to wear with its loose fit and gray tones that seamlessly pair with other pieces. The double breasted design has functional pockets and buttons, meaning you can actually keep your phone handy. Using deadstock, Reformation minimizes its carbon footprint and saves quality fabric from being thrown away. Considering that the model is 5'7" and wears a XS, the fit likely runs large and can swallow up petite frames.

Size Range: XS-XL | Colors: Charcoal Plaid, Dark Brown | Materials: Polyester, Acrylic, Wool, Nylon

Best Bouclé: Cinq à Sept Khloe Bouclé Blazer

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Also available at Neiman Marcus and Revolve

What We Love: The fabric and colors make this a spring and summer staple.
What We Don't Love: The ruched sleeves may be too short for those who are tall.

Similar to tweed, bouclé adds some sassy texture to your blazer that is very Coco Chanel. The frayed edges, ruched sleeves, and pastel colors make this style great for the spring and summer when you want a jacket that's more lighthearted. Plus, it's cotton for extra breathability. While the shorter sleeves are great for those who are petite, they may be too short for the long-limbed. Toss this blazer on top of the matching shorts, for the ultimate playsuit, a la Bella Hadid.

Size Range: 00-14 | Colors: 5 | Materials: Cotton

Best Suiting: Theory Etiennette B Good Wool Suit Jacket

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Also available at Nordstrom

What We Love: This sleek suit blazer has extra-flattering details.
What We Don't Love: It's pricey.

This suit means business. Designed by the workwear expert, the sleek design makes you look and feel your best. The mid-sized lapels balance your chest, while the cutaway front nips your waist and plays up your hips. Even better, the blazer is made consciously from fully traceable wool and eco-conscious mills in Italy. Who says workwear has to be frumpy?

Size Range: 00-18 | Colors: 7 | Materials: Wool, Elastane

Best Faux Leather: BlankNYC Don't Rush It Blazer

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Also available at BlankNYC and Zappos

What We Love: This affordable blazer is a fresh take on the leather jacket.
What We Don't Love: You might want to size down if you are petite.

Want a blazer that you can wear on a night out? Look no further than the It-Girl-favorite leather blazer. Swap it in for your regular leather jacket, and you'll look extra stylish with the intriguing combination of a sophisticated cut combined with a fierce fabric. We like BlankNYC's faux version that comes in your standard black as well as a rich green and brown and features an oversized fit with large pockets and a single button for effortless ease. Wear it with trousers or jeans during the day and then transition into the evening by taking a cue from celebrities like Gigi Hadid by keeping only a bra on below. The lapels on this blazer show off just the right amount of cleavage.

Size Range: XS-L | Colors: 5 | Materials: Polyurethane, Polyester

Best Suede: Free People High Tide Suede Blazer

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What We Love: Channel your favorite cowgirl in this oversized, suede blazer.
What We Don't Love: Made from real leather, the suede takes some upkeep to clean.

From cowboy boots to Kendall Jenner's cowboy-crush tank, the Wild West is definitely having a fashion moment. This suede blazer is a simple way to add some Western flair to your outfit. From the detailed stitching to the stud buttons, this oversized style truly looks like you borrowed it from your favorite cowboy — then dyed it light blue or pink naturally. Because it's made from real leather, the blazer does take some extra care to keep clean and reviewers say it's quite heavy. But when the weather is transitioning from summer to crisp fall, it's the perfect weight.

Size Range: XS-L | Colors: Pink, Blue | Materials: Leather

Best for Summer: Madewell Cotton-Linen Relaxed Larsen Blazer

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What We Love: This breezy blazer keeps you cool on hot days.
What We Don't Love: Linen tends to wrinkle.

For those summer days where you still have to get suited for the office, this breezy blazer from Madewell is perfect. Made from a blend of cotton and linen, this blazer is breathable and lightweight, so you can wear it on your commute without melting in sweat. In addition to two large pockets on the outside, it has an interior pocket as well for handy storage. We love the two earth-tone shades it comes in as they look as fitting in the boardroom as on the beach. Just be aware that linen tends to wrinkle, but that detail can be part of the beachy aesthetic.

Size Range: XXS-4X | Colors: Beige, Cream | Materials: Cotton, Linen

Best Satin: Zara Ruched Satin Effect Blazer

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What We Love: This satin blazer easily goes from the office to drinks.
What We Don't Love: We wish it came in more colors.

This blazer is the ultimate day to night piece. The black or ivory satin is more glam than your traditional blazer but still is office appropriate. Plus, it feels like you are literally wearing a silk robe. The relaxed bodice has two front flap pockets, shoulder pads to give you structure, and is secured with a single button. Pair it with a mock neck for day and then a corset or bralette at night.

Pair With: A lace corset top from Urban Outfitters.

Size Range: XS-XXL | Colors: Black, Ivory | Materials: Viscose, Acetate

Best Colorful: Nasty Gal Tracy Blazer

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What We Love: It's easy to make a statement with this bright blazer.
What We Don't Love: It might be too large for petite figures.

The simple solution when your work uniform is starting to feel a little drab? Throw on a blazer in a bright hue. With this number from Nasty Gal, you can choose from electrifying pink, green, yellow, or purple. It has notched lapels, shoulder pads, and single button fastening for a cool, oversized fit. You can always pair it with the matching pants or go for another hue at the bottom for a color-blocked look.

Size Range: 0-14 | Colors: 4 | Materials: NA

Best Corduroy: Madewell Corduroy Crop Dorset Blazer

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What We Love: Modern details like a phone pocket and easy care fabric make this vintage style practical.
What We Don't Love: If you want a structured blazer, skip.

Cords have certainly made a comeback, and it won't be long until everyone will be wearing corduroy up top, too. Be ahead of the game with this corduroy blazer from Madewell. Fully embracing the 70's nostalgia, it has a cropped, slouchy fit with patch pockets plus a bonus button pocket for your phone. Bonus points for an extensive size range and rich shades like chocolate brown and faded shale.

Size Range: XXS-XXL | Colors: Faded Shale, Brown | Materials: Cotton

What to Keep in Mind

Fit

Oversized, fitted, longline, cropped — these days there are so many different types of blazers out there that match different outfits and aesthetics. But no matter the silhouette, all blazers should fit you properly for the best look.

According to Valponi, a blazer should fit comfortably at your shoulders with the seam landing at your shoulder. It shouldn't feel too tight when you move your arms. She says the bend in the waist should also land where you naturally curve, providing movement while also looking customly tailored. You want to make sure the sleeves aren't too short or long — they should land right at your wrist. If they are a bit too long, you can cuff them for an instant fix or get them tailored.

A good shopping tip is to try on the blazer with different clothes underneath to see if it's not too tight when wearing layers, especially when buttoned up.

Color

A solid black or navy blazer is a staple in everyone's closet — it goes with just about anything and can be easily dressed up or down. Same goes with classic prints like checks and stripes. Usually coming in gray and brown hues, these prints act as a neutral and are as versatile as black but have a tad bit more personality.

If you want to refresh your wardrobe with something new, consider a colorful blazer. From pastel to neon, colorful blazers instantly transform a basic outfit into a fierce 'fit. You can even wear bottoms in matching shade for a sleek monochrome look. "For a smart, professional look, opt for sleek pants and a matching blazer," says Valponi. "Going tonal gives a powerful statement, allowing simplicity to speak for itself."

Material

For a blazer you'll be wearing to work, you can't go wrong with a fabric like wool. It's breathable, wrinkle resistant, and elegant. A lot of professional blazers are also made from twill or other polyester blends. Keep in mind that these fabrics often tend to be dry clean only, so factor that into the price and convenience of wearing the item.

For a less formal look, go for fabrics like linen, denim, and corduroy. But if you really want to make a statement, there are plenty of blazers made from velvet, sequins, satin, and leather that are perfect for parties and nights out.

Your Questions, Answered

How do I style blazers for work?

If you've forgotten how to dress for the office or want some inspiration on how to shake it up, Joanna Angeles, Head Stylist at Tobi, gives her advice on how to style a blazer for a professional setting.

"Heading back to the office, style this wardrobe staple with neutral monochrome separates or a matching set for an effortless chic look that's put together. Pair with comfortable shoes such as kitten heels, slingback pointed toe flats, or loafers," says Angeles. "Opt for a top that would work in a professional setting such as a mock neck or button up and tuck into either pants or skirt, and for warmer days, drape the blazer on your shoulders. For a fresh take on office wear, pair a blazer with a slip midi dress and mules or white sneakers."

How do I wear a blazer casually?

The beauty of the blazer is that it can also be dressed down for less formal occasions.

"I love making formal attire casual and casual attire formal. Blazers are perfect for this," says celebrity stylist Solange Franklin. "To make a blazer look a little more casual, pair it with jeans and then with a sweater vest. Depending on where you're going, throw on some sneakers or booties and you have an easy, trendy look."

You can also take a cue from Haley Bieber, who is often caught pairing blazers with hoodies or denim cutoffs for a no-pants look.

How do I style a blazer for a night out?

Coming in fun fabrics and colors, blazers should also be a part of your going-out wardrobe.

"Since blazers are a great basic, try mixing one with trendier pieces like a flattering corset or fun knit fitted top with asymmetrical details. Trending bottoms, such as a mini skirt or straight leg trouser, also pair well with blazers," says Angeles. "Finish off the outfit with strappy or platform heels and a handbag in a matching color. For a date night fit, opt for a romantic mini or bodycon dress which will mesh well with a boxy blazer."

Less is more when it comes to going out, and celebrities like Chrissy Teigen and Dua Lipa love wearing a blazer with only a bra underneath or nothing at all. Megan Fox and Emily Ratajkowski have also made it perfectly acceptable to wear an oversized blazer like a dress, often paired with knee-high boots.

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