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An oversized checked blazer for Fall

An oversized checked blazer for Fall
An oversized checked blazer for Fall
An oversized checked blazer for Fall
An oversized checked blazer for Fall
An oversized checked blazer for Fall
An oversized checked blazer for Fall
When it comes to blazers, Zara has always been one of my favourite store. Their designs always have that unique little twist that I’ve always loved. The only thing I would reproach to them is the sizing that can be a little weird sometimes. However, as I’ve learned how to sew during my fashion studies, I’ve corrected what I didn’t like in that blazer. Call me crazy, but I removed the shoulder pads! I’ve also resized the shoulders, but just a little bit, as I wanted to keep that oversized look.

There isn’t much thought process behind this look. I look like I’ve just thrown everything I found on my bedroom floor on my own body. And that’s actually what happened… But oddly enough that weird mix of colours, trends and off season accessories kind of work! I like how the red sweater compliments the earthy tones of the blazer. But now that I’m looking back at this look, I realise that I should have worn a pair of black denim instead of blue. Also, I love how the wicker bag blends so well with this look. In the south, we tend to carry straw bags all year long. Looks like I’m not ready to break this tradition yet.

How would you style this oversized blazer?

Oversized checked blazer: Zara (similar here)/ Sweater: Mango/ Raw hem jeans: Mango/ Boots: Na-Kd/ Birkin basket bag: Space Rocket Store

 
 

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19 Responses

  1. Michelle Joseph
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    I like how you’re so down to earth and you can look back on a picture and not like it like the rest of us haha. I’ve had those moments many times. Still, I do like how the red and blazer complement each other.

    Mich x
    https://michjosephblog.wordpress.com

  2. Liv
    | Reply

    Love your blazer. So chic!

    Liv

    livforstyle.net

  3. Magda
    | Reply

    Love this blazer and of course your beautiful Birkin basket bag! 🙂

    http://www.gloryofthesnow.com

  4. Daeyz
    | Reply

    Love the red top with the blazer! I have to say I don’t mind the blue denim!

    xx,
    Daeyz
    http://www.daeyz.com

  5. KTINKA
    | Reply

    This looks great on you. I am still not sure if I could pull off a checked blazer (most of my wardrobe is either black, grey or white and there are hardly any patterned pieces in there).

    xx

    KTINKA
    http://ktinka.blog

  6. Shloka
    | Reply

    That is so true about Zara – I love their stuff but the sizing is so weird! Either way, you look fabulous and I love the way you’ve put these colours together!

    x
    Shloka
    https://thesilksneaker.com

  7. Federica
    | Reply

    Love this fall outfit! Gorgeous blazer!

  8. Samantha Sheinson
    | Reply

    Your looks are always so chic and effortless! I agree- blazers are so perfect as a layering piece and Zara does have some great ones!
    X
    Samantha
    http://www.thenewyorkblonde.com

  9. Jandrew
    | Reply

    Great blazer ! This oversized blazer is perfect for fall.
    Some vintage and retro blazers are a great find !
    Jandrew
    Dress The Part
    http://www.jandrewspeaks.com

  10. Great look, love the blazer!

    http://www.thegfguide.com

  11. Jovita
    | Reply

    I like how you added red colour to this look, very nice..

    Jovita
    http://www.b-vanilla.com

  12. Claire
    | Reply

    I did it many times! I use to remove a shoulder pads asap 🙂

  13. Dhwani
    | Reply

    I love your blazer and look is so well put together with a straight cut denim:)) Agreed about the fitting issues with Zara as well. But, they have great designs!

    xo,

    Dhwani

    http://www.quirksofme.com

  14. Lorena
    | Reply

    I have plans to thrift mine 😉 it will very likely be from the men’s department 😉

  15. MimaMochi
    | Reply

    I love your styling! Even though you say you would change the pants to black denim I actually love the blue you’re rocking. It creates a more casual vibe which I love.

    Adrianna xx | http://mimamochi.com/

  16. charolina
    | Reply

    I find it very french style!

  17. MIRJAM
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    Totally understand you – even if I can’t sew (but my granny does). Sometimes a little change makes a huge difference. Love your look – especially in combination with that cute basket.
    xx Mirjam | http://www.miiju.ch

  18. Fatima
    | Reply

    love this outfit so much !

    http://Fatima8450.blogspot.com

  19. Natalie Ann Redman
    | Reply

    I need one of these so badly!

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