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12 Cute Summer Blazers You'll Never Overheat In

Style with a slip dress or shorts.

Street Style: September 18 - Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2020
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Our beloved workwear staple—the blazer—has more versatility than ever, thanks to designers' summer take on the menswear-inspired jacket. For spring/summer, blazers come in lighter fabrics, whimsical patterns, and bright hues that all seamlessly adhere to your warm-weather criteria. Now is the time to play with proportions: Try an elongated blazer that can double as a cocktail dress for a sophisticated evening wear approach, or an oversized blazer with a fitted bottom à la the biker short trend. Unearth your favorite belts and brooches to effortlessly accessorize.

Whether you prefer traditional double-breasted blazer styles or lean towards nouveau silhouettes, the blazer is a power piece that will give an instant cool factor to any summer outfit. Have nowhere to dress up for, you say? Take a cue from designer Marc Jacobs himself and pop on a blazer just because. If nothing else, we can almost guarantee you'll be best dressed at your next virtual work meeting.

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A Floral Blazer
Floral Print Blazer
Courtesy
Mango mango.com
$69.99

This floral blazer is the solution to summer outerwear. Pair with a pleated maxi skirt and classic sneakers for a casual take on workwear. Unfasten the single button closure to catch the breeze. 

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A Hot Pink Blazer
Double-Breasted Blazer
Courtesy
Veronica Beard intermixonline.com
$695.00

Add a pop of pink to neutral separates with this double-breasted style that will accentuate your waist. Scrunch up the sleeves for added casualness and wear with jeans, a tee, and a bold red lip for girl's night. 

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A Tweed Blazer
Tweed Blazer
Courtesy
Zara zara.com
$89.90

This lightweight, summer tweed blazer in a sorbet-like green hue will even work for fall/winter when worn with a chunky knit top underneath. For summer, however, show off the v-neckline with a low slung tank and layered necklaces.

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A Statement Blazer
Patch Pocket Blazer
Courtesy
Monse shopbop.com
$1,990.00

This revamped military style is a proven showstopper, thanks to the unexpected detail of multiple pockets. Since this piece is made from a slightly heavier fabric, drape the blazer over your shoulders in the office when the AC is blasting. Rock with biker shorts and wrap sandals to marry it with your summer wardrobe.

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A Floral Lamé Blazer
Lamé One-Button Blazer
Courtesy
Paco Rabanne modaoperandi.com
$1,850.00

For wedding venues where you're not sure if it'll be hot or cold, it's best to arrive prepared with this satin-lined floral printed lamé blazer. Though it comes with matching pants, we prefer to style this with our breezy wedding guest dress. 

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A Yellow Blazer
Linen Blend Blazer
Courtesy
Banana Republic bananarepublic.gap.com
$179.00

This mood-boosting lemon-hued outerwear has a classic fit that hits right below the waist. Pair with your go-to white jeans and a headband for that "later guys, I'm heading off to my vacation home" outfit.

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A Sequin Blazer
Sequin Blazer
Marc Jacobs saksfifthavenue.com
$1,900.00

Eventually you'll paint the town red (or fuchsia, in this case) in this shimmering sequin blazer. Though unconventional for everyday situations, the piece has a wearable, classically tailored fit. Since this blazer does all of the talking, save it for nights out when you really want to make a statement. 

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A Menswear-Inspired Blazer
Paneled Blazer
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Oscar de la Renta modaoperandi.com
$1,614.00

Inspired by menswear blazers, this silk paneled jacket turns conventional suiting on its head. Leave your jacket open when paired with khaki culottes and a sleek leather belt.

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A Smocked Blazer
Smocked Blazer
Courtesy
H&M hm.com
$79.99

This lavender blazer captured our attentions with its empire smocked midsection that will accentuate any waistline. Slit cuffs offer airflow while deep front pockets provide an added bonus to holding your belongings. Plus, this recycled poly blazer lands in that under $100 sweet spot.

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A Leather Blazer
Leather Blazer
Courtesy
Prada modaoperandi.com
$4,960.00

Own a piece from Prada's spring/summer 2020 runway show with this leather blazer. It will serve you well on chilly summer-turning-into-fall evenings. This butter-soft blazer is an investment piece we'll gladly splurge on for that flawless, tailored designer fit. 

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A Linen Blazer
White Blazer
Courtesy
J.Crew jcrew.com
$178.00

Beat the heat in a linen blazer. This crisp white one from J.Crew will serve as a good layering piece over your summertime separates. Secure a brooch to the front or wrap a printed silk scarf around your neck for additional flair. Then, sit back and sip on an Aperol Spritz.

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An Oversize Blazer
Oversized Floral Blazer
Courtesy
Jacquemus modaoperandi.com
$960.00

This abstract floral blazer is so oversized, petite types just might get away with wearing it as a dress. If the scantily-clad look doesn't suit you though, consider wearing it with the matching pants. Either way, this twill blazer belongs in your wardrobe.

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