Blazer + Button Down

5 Jun

In my opinion, there’s nothing more preppy than a blazer paired with a crisp button down shirt. Blazers and button down shirts are two classic wardrobe staples that every girl should have in her closet. I don’t know what it is, but the second I put either of these pieces on, I instantly feel more polished. While I own a few blazers, this is the first time I’ve sported this red J.Crew blazer. I’ve always admired J.Crew’s Schoolboy blazer’s because of their structured look and variation of colors. At the end of last summer, I happened to be at J.Crew during the first day of a major sale and came across a single Schoolboy blazer extremely marked down. Even though it was a size smaller than I usually wear, I bought it, knowing how much regret I’d feel if I were to let it go.

With that being said, if you plan on wearing a thicker shirt under your blazer, I’d recommend going up a size with your blazer. I’m one of those people who can’t stand feeling restricted in my clothes (especially in layers), so I think a looser fitting blazer is an easy fix for people like me. Of course, if you plan on wearing a more lightweight material under the blazer, staying true to size is not a problem.

J.Crew Red Schoolboy Blazer, Urban Outfitters Leather Skirt

Urban Outfitters Polka Dot Button Down, J.Crew Schoolboy Blazer, Urban Outfitters Leather Skirt

J.Crew Red Schoolboy Blazer, Urban Outfitters Polka Dot Shirt

J.Crew Schoolboy Blazer, Urban Outfitters Leather Skirt

Top: Urban Outfitters (similar on sale!) | Blazer: J.Crew (similar from J.Crew) | Skirt: Urban Outfitters (similar on sale!) | Shoes: Lulu’s (similar) | Bracelet: J.Crew | Earrings: Kate Spade

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29 Responses to “Blazer + Button Down”

  1. The Fashion Huntress June 5, 2013 at 7:29 am #

    I love the color of the blazer and the polka dots underneath!

  2. Katie June 5, 2013 at 8:44 am #

    Such a cute outfit! That blazer was a total score. Also? LOVE that skirt!

    • Baubles to Bubbles June 5, 2013 at 10:56 am #

      Thank you! I did get lucky, because their blazer’s are usually kind of pricy!

  3. The Screen Siren June 5, 2013 at 9:38 am #

    Love the blazer! The perfect pop of color!

  4. Stylebreakdown June 5, 2013 at 11:17 am #

    Love your earring ! Do you know if Kate Spade are still selling them?

    • Baubles to Bubbles June 5, 2013 at 12:55 pm #

      Thank you! Yes, they’re still available. There’s a link in today’s post under the pictures to buy them!

  5. vogueandheels June 5, 2013 at 11:31 am #

    Super cute outfit! I love your jacket and heels.


  6. sweetofstyle June 5, 2013 at 12:40 pm #

    I really like this ensemble, soo cute!

  7. FashionEdible June 5, 2013 at 1:16 pm #

    Very polished and preppy look! And what a cute skirt!

  8. Jen June 5, 2013 at 4:33 pm #

    I agree, a blazer and a button are as classic as you can get! Throw in a few polka dots and you’ve got it made! Love this outfit on you Olivia!

    xo jen

    • Baubles to Bubbles June 5, 2013 at 7:35 pm #

      Thanks, Jen! Show me anything with polka dots and I’m instantly sold!

  9. wockyjabber June 5, 2013 at 10:10 pm #

    Love the red and the polka dots! Very cute!

    • Baubles to Bubbles June 5, 2013 at 10:16 pm #

      Thank you! I’m pretty much obsessed with anything that’s red or has polka dots!

  10. liza99 June 6, 2013 at 11:38 pm #

    That so cute! Love the outfit ❤

  11. Lauren June 7, 2013 at 10:28 am #

    This is GORGEOUS! You look phenom in that color! Hugs from Cali! xx The Golden Girls

  12. Christiarne June 8, 2013 at 8:43 am #

    Love this outfit. It’s definitely one of my go to looks 🙂

  13. fashboulevard June 10, 2013 at 2:08 am #

    Gorgeous outfit. I love your black skirt. Such a chic look.
    I’d love to hear your thoughts on my latest outfit post.

  14. Nina Bashaw Photography June 27, 2013 at 11:03 am #

    Love this look! Modern yet classic

  15. A Partial Blonde June 30, 2013 at 7:37 pm #

    I have that exact same blazer and, like you, found it last year at one amazing J.Crew sale! Cheers to classic, stylish and well made items that flatter. You look great!

    • Baubles to Bubbles July 6, 2013 at 8:41 pm #

      Thank you! Aren’t their blazer’s the greatest? They’re so well-made and I love how it looks and feels!

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