12 Cute Summer Blazers You'll Never Overheat In

Style with a slip dress or shorts.

Woman in Green Jacket
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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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Sara Holzman
Style Director

Sara Holzman is the Style Director for Marie Claire, where she's worked alongside the publication for eight years in various roles, ensuring the brand's fashion content continues to inform, inspire, and shape the conversation about fashion's ever-evolving landscape. With a degree from the Missouri School of Journalism, Sara is responsible for overseeing a diverse fashion content mix, from emerging and legacy designer profiles to reported features on the influence of social media on style and seasonal and micro trends across the world's fashion epicenters in New York, Milan, and Paris. Before joining Marie Claire, Sara held fashion roles at Conde Nast's Lucky Magazine and Self Magazine and was a style and travel contributor to Equinox's Furthermore website. Over her decade of experience in the fashion industry, Sara has helped guide each brand's style point of view, working alongside veteran photographers and stylists to bring editorial and celebrity photo shoots to fruition from start to finish. Sara currently lives in New York City. When she's not penning about fashion or travel, she’s at the farmer’s market, on a run, working to perfect her roasted chicken recipe, or spending time with her husband, dog, and cat. Follow her along at @sarajonewyork