On A Budget? Here's 10 New Ways To Wear A Blazer Outside The Office

It’s your workwear go-to, we get that, but how should you style this key piece outside of the office? We looked to some of your favourite celebs for outfit inspiration, and found loads of lovely ideas. From Alexa Chung to Elle Fanning, see how each stylesetter wears a blazer off the clock, and soon your jacket will be racking up some serious overtime. 

Blazer + High-Waisted Shorts



Queen of Cool, Alexa Chung makes us want to break out our cutoffs! Sorry, East Coasters!

On Chung: Steven Alan jacket; Vintage shorts; Carven boots

For Alexa Chung’s Look Try: 

Helmut Prime Suiting Blazer ($460) in Stone

Mother Cutoff Denim Shorts ($185) 

Blazer + Sneakers



If Charlize Theron approves the blazer + sneakers combo, so do we! 

On Theron: Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Convertible Tote ($4050) in Black

For Charlize Theron’s Look Try:

Band of Outsiders Satin Trimmed Crepe Blazer ($695) in Black

Nike Air Max Thea Sneakers ($90) in Black 

Blazer + Oversized Vintage T Shirt

Arizona Muse keeps it simple with a super relaxed look. 

For Arizona Muse’s Look Try: 

Mango Tailored Blazer ($80) in Black

Acne Wonder Linen T Shirt ($103) 

Blazer + Metallic Heels



We have total outfit envy over Elle Fanning’s monochrome look. 

On Fanning: Ann Demeulemeester blazer and pants; Prada purse; Isabel Marant shoes

For Elle Fanning’s Look Try: 

Nomia Slit Back Jacket ($235) in Ivory

Christian Louboutin Beauty Cutout Metallic Patent-Leather Sandals ($895) 

Blazer + Flirty Necklace


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Take a tip from Hilary Rhoda, and add a bit of sparkle to your outside-the-office ensemble. 

On Rhoda: A.L.C. suit; Dannijo Izzie Necklace ($795); Pierre Hardy shoes

For Hilary Rhoda’s Look Try: 

Trager Delaney Becky Silk Crepe Blazer ($537) in Forest Green

Anthropologie Boreal Bib Necklace ($88) in Multi

Blazer + Playful Jumpsuit



See, blazers can be sexy! Well at least on Jessica Alba…

On Alba: Finders Keepers The Someday Jumpsuit ($150) in Dark Navy; Nicholas Kirkwood Gilded Bijoux Leather Pumps ($950) 

For Jessica Alba’s Look Try: 

3.1 Phillip Lim Silk Cropped Back Blazer ($725) 

Topshop Garden Floral Jumpsuit ($240)

Blazer + Wide-Brim Hat



Top off your out-of-the-office look with a chic wide-brimmed hat. Nicely done, Kate Hudson. 

On Hudson: Smythe blazer

For Kate Hudson’s Look Try: 

Tamara Mellon Stretch Wool Pique Blazer ($495) in White

Rag & Bone Floppy Brim Fedora ($175) in Black

Blazer + Distressed Denim



Keri Russell teams her blazer with a pair of casual jeans for a simple, but put together, daytime look.

On Russell: Christian Louboutin Batignolles pumps and Filson Tote Bag Without Zipper ($120) in Tan

For Keri Russell’s Look Try: 

Vanessa Bruno Single Button Blazer ($450) in Grey

J Brand Super Skinny Midrise Jeans ($205)

Blazer + Over-The-Knee Boots


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We get it, we get it. Lily Aldridge can do no wrong. 

On Aldridge: Saint Laurent blazer; Isabel Marant sweater; Rag & Bone jeans; Givenchy Antigona Satchel Bag ($2435) in Black; 3.1 Phillip Lim boots; Elizabeth and James Fillmore Sunglasses ($195) 

For Lily Aldridge’s Look Try: 

Joe’s Jeans Meredith Blazer ($265) in Charcoal

Guess Rumella Over The Knee Boots ($170) in Black

Blazer + Mini Dress


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Taylor Swift makes a mini dress a bit more modest with a stylish black blazer. 

On Swift: The Reformation Storm Skirt ($138) in Black; Dolce & Gabbana Sara Pebbled Frame Shoulder Bag ($2662) in Black

For Taylor Swift’s Look Try: 

Ted Baker Eglan Crepe Suit Jacket ($395) in Black

Maje Faux Leather-Trimmed Brushed Satin Dress ($290) in Black