Fashion How To: Six Ways To Wear The Little Black Jacket
Season's change but it remains a staple for stylish women.
Mar, 08, 2013
1 of 6Photography, Jonathan Bookallil. Styling, Freddie Leiba.
Think Outside the Box
Top off a glam evening gown by adding brooches to luxe up a casual blazer style.
Jacket, Donna Karan New York, $2,295, Donna Karan New York stores. Dress*, Marc Jacobs, marcjacobs.com. Earrings and pin clips (as brooches), Kenneth Jay Lane, $150 each, 877-953-5264. Cocktail ring, Janis by Janis Savitt, $340, 212-245-7396. Pumps, Kors Michael Kors, $250, 866-709-KORS.
2 of 6Photography, Jonathan Bookallil. Styling, Freddie Leiba.
Mixing Business with Pleasure
Balance a mixed print selection with a serious solid style.
Jacket, Express, $118, express.com. Blouse, Diane von Furstenberg, $245, DVF store, New York City, 646-486-4800. Capri, J.Crew, $148, jcrew.com. Earrings and bracelets, Kenneth Jay Lane, $213–$275, 877-953-5264. Cuff, m.haskell, $28, 212-764-3332. Rings, Stephen Dweck, $345–$950, stephendweck.com. Heels, Jimmy Choo, $775, jimmychoo.com.
3 of 6Photography, Jonathan Bookallil. Styling, Freddie Leiba.
Work a cool jumpsuit in lieu of an actual business suit with your blazer.
4 of 6Photography, Jonathan Bookallil. Styling, Freddie Leiba.
A crisp, clean button-down and blazer combo makes one sharp look, whether paired with printed or solid pants.
Jacket and shirt, Calvin Klein, $130 and $60, calvinklein.com. Pants, Moschino, $450, 212-243-8600. Head scarf, Horiyoshi the Third, $450, net-a-porter.com. Necklace*, Cara Croninger, TenThousand-Things, 212-352-1333. Bracelets, m.haskell, $22–$24, 212-764-3332. Monkey head bracelets, Kenneth Jay Lane, $225 each, 877-953-5264. Bag, Tiffany & Co., $1,295, tiffany.com. Heels, Giuseppe Zanotti Design, $895, giuseppezanottidesign.com.
5 of 6Photography, Jonathan Bookallil. Styling, Freddie Leiba.
Lends instant sophistication to a steamy style.
Jacket, Ann Taylor, $168, anntaylor.com. Swim top and bottom, Omo Norma Kamali, $975 and $400, normakamali.com. Earrings, necklace, coin ring, bracelet and cuff, Janis by Janis Savitt, $175–$625, 212-245-7396. Agate ring, Annette Ferdinandsen, $715, TenThousand-Things, 212-352-1333. Sandals, Calvin Klein, $119, Lord & Taylor stores. price upon request
6 of 6Photography, Jonathan Bookallil. Styling, Freddie Leiba.
Work Hard, Play Hard
It doesn't have to be all business, add a lighthearted touch to your blazer with playful prints and flirty styles.
Jacket, Lauren Ralph Lauren, $250, select Bloomingdale's. Bralet and belted shorts, Marc by Marc Jacobs, $98 and $348, Marc by Marc Jacobs stores. Earrings, necklace, bangle and cuffs, Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co., $375–$1,025, tiffany.com. Platforms, Bottega Veneta, $1,350, Bottega Veneta boutiques.
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