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A simple blue blazer is an easy way to add edge and sophistication to an ensemble, and blazers made of lightweight cotton fabric are versatile and stylish year round. Throwing a blazer over a basic shift dress or sundress makes an outfit look more sleek and professional, and dresses up skirts and shorts. Owning blue blazers with different cuts and lengths means you'll have one for every outfit and occasion.
A fitted blue blazer paired with a simple, sexy shift dress is an easy way to pull together a polished outfit. Choose a solid color dress to wear under your blazer or a basic complementary patterned dress such as navy blue and white stripes, which evokes a nautical look. During warmer months wear this ensemble with a pair of sandals or heels, and make it transition for autumn and winter with tights, leggings and boots.
One of the easiest ways to give a basic blue blazer edge is by cinching it at your waist with a skinny belt. This look is especially flattering for hourglass and full-figured ladies, as it adds sexy, feminine curves to a traditionally structured blazer. Choose a longer blazer for this, such as a boyfriend cut, as you want the belt to break the outfit in half, not hit near the bottom of the blazer.
Pants and Pumps
For a sexy, sophisticated take on your blue blazer, wear it with a sleek pair of skinny jeans or a slouchy pair of slacks with heels. If you wear your blazer with skinny jeans and pumps, try pairing it with a blouse that's slightly longer than your blazer, or a long fitted shirt with nautical stripes, as this print looks sleek against a crisp blue blazer. For an outfit with slouchy slacks, try a fitted button-up shirt or a patterned tank top tucked into your pants.
Channel your inner sailor girl and wear a cute pair of shorts with your blue blazer for a sassy, feminine take on sailing attire. This look is all about choosing shorts that flatter your blue blazer, so solids or stripes are generally safe bets. Pastels such as peach, sea foam green, powder blue, lavender and yellow will look pretty and preppy. When temperatures drop, opt to wear your blue blazer with shorts in dark colors, wintry plaids and fabrics and layer them with tights or leggings underneath.