Tuesday, June 5, 2012

1 piece / 2 ways - Red blazer

So my goal in 1 piece / 2 ways is to take one item and remix it to get two completely different looks out of it. For all of us girls on a budget, the ability to make several outfits out of each piece is essential to making those dollars stretch. Here's my take on a fabulous blazer I found at Forever 21+

Take 1

This was the weekend casual version. Since the weather cooled down just a smidge, I took it as the perfect opportunity to throw on this pretty red blazer. I paired it with a basic white tank and jeans to add a nice pop of color to an otherwise plain outfit and for the finishing touches, added a pair of aqua chandelier earrings, nude heels, my favorite Marc by Marc Jacobs sunglasses and a multicolored straw daytime clutch. Leaving the blazer open gives it more of a relaxed vibe, but it's still pulled together.

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Take 2

Here's the daytime professional version. I wanted to be polished but still have some fun with it so this time I added the blazer to a black and white dress and cinched it with a black patent leather belt. I also added matching peep-toe pumps and a daytime clutch. I kept it simple with the jewelry, just wearing a pair of chic gold hoops and gold bangles. The difference is in the details. Pulling it together with the patent leather accessories take a simple outfit from frumpy to foxy!

Blazer $29.80 - Forever 21+

Here another option if you're looking for something similar

ASOS CURVE Blazer With Curved Lapel

$60.88

http://us.asos.com/ASOS-CURVE

2 comments:

  1. i still haven't found a red blazer that i like but this ones looks really good on you in both outfits. i love the versatility of blazers.

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    1. Thank you! I love blazers too! I found that one in several different colors at my Forever 21+ store that aren't sold online. It comes in the red, peach, royal blue and black. If you're looking for a similar one, there's also one at Torrid that might work for you. I just couldn't post a link. Good luck!

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