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While the weather may be slushy and wet, that doesn’t mean we have to abandon our love of all things velvet. This winter, rock the cool girl take on the sumptuous trend with a smooth velvety blazer. Whether you’re heading to the office or to post-work drinks, a luxe velvet blazer is perfect for every occasion. To add a trendy and elegant touch to any ensemble, take a look at our top picks for the best blazers of the season.
MANGO Velvet Blazer, $120: This elegant and sophisticated velvet blazer is a classic take on the trend. The structured piece is in a deep maroon colour and features a silver button clasp with a regal crest. Welt pockets at the chest and waist and structured shoulders add a menswear inspired touch to the piece. Offset the blazer’s formal style by pairing it with a graphic tee shirt and black jeans for a finishing touch.
Le Chateau Velvet Collarless Open-Front Blazer, $150: This black blazer is collarless and has a looser structure, allowing for a more laidback spin on the trend. The open-front piece is cut in a soft, sumptuous velvet and features an uneven hem. For a look that easily transitions from day to night, layer the blazer over a black silk camisole and black flared trousers.
Topshop Velvet Blazer Dress, $160: Take the sultry trend one step further in this blazer inspired velvet dress. In a deep navy shade, the dress features a peaked lapel and a single-breasted front with a concealed button. Thin pockets at the waist and split sleeves add a stylish touch to the sleek, minimalist piece. Pair with black opaque tights or leggings and black leather booties for an outfit that is both sharp and relaxed.
Autograph Velvet Double Breasted Jacket, $188: This double breasted blazer is cut in a relaxing silhouette with low cut lapels. The four buttons contribute to the overall design, while the crushed effect velvet lends a chic effect. Pair the olive green piece with dark skinny jeans for a casual look, which can easily transition into the later hours.