The Oversized Blazer Is a Year-Round Essential

Consider it the ultimate fuss-free layering piece.

A woman wearing an oversized blazer. Text over image reads "The Essentials."
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Consider the oversized blazer a fuss-free essential. Whether it's your own or stolen straight out of your S.O.'s closet, this borrowed-from-the-boys, boxy silhouette is an elevated addition to any outfit. It can be thrown over a mini dress to step up your weekend attire, worn as a suit with matching trousers for an office look, or layered over thin knits with stellar denim and gold jewelry for a trendy take. This wardrobe staple is here for you no matter your style preference, from bright and girly to sleek and edgy. Scroll down and check out our top picks to add to your collection.

Taylor Ayers is fashion editor at Marie Claire covering the new editorial fashion trends, looks, and contemporary styles.