How to Wear a Men's Blazer in the Spring & Summer

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How to Wear a Men's Blazer in the Spring & Summer
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Blazers and sport coats are both casual jackets, whereas a suit coat is meant for formal occasions. Blazers are traditionally made of thicker and more sturdy material than a suit jacket. Sport jackets are traditionally made of rabbit or deerskin for wear in the countryside. The possibilities for wearing your blazer in both spring and summer are virtually endless.

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Things you need

  • Blazer
  • Button-down shirt in cotton or linen
  • Tie (optional)
  • Khakis
  • Polo shirt
  • Turtleneck
  • Sweater
  • Flannel trousers
  • Low-top sneakers
  • Loafers
  • Lace up boots

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    Put your blazer over a brightly or lightly coloured polo in warmer months. To complete the outfit, wear it with a pair of linen trousers and loafers.

  2. 2

    Wear your blazer over a button-down shirt in the summer. A blazer over a button-down in linen or cotton is a classic combination. Add a tie for a slightly more formal invitation, and forgo it during the day. You can pair it with khakis and Chuck Taylor sneakers for a casual look.

  3. 3

    Wear the blazer over a cotton turtleneck when it's cold outside in the spring. Turtlenecks provide an extra layer of coverage and warmth, and adding a blazer over it spices up the look with a bit of panache and classic style. You can wear jeans with this look and lace up boots to mix casual with a slightly more dressed-up upper half.

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