The classic jacket makes a return to men’s fashion
Originally associated with prep school boys and sea captains, the classic and timeless double-breasted blazer has made a major return to fashion this year, becoming a must-have for fall. With new, modern designs and styling techniques, the tailored jacket can now has that fresh, refined look you’ve been searching for. When looking for jacket or suit options, keep your eye out for overlapping front flaps and two parallel columns of buttons - these are key for this type of blazer.
Fall 2014 Collections
Want to see how the pros wear double-breasted blazers? Get inspired by these fall lookbooks below. At DKNY, a casual take on the formal jacket was paired with colored pants and a cotton tee for a perfect everyday outfit. On the opposite end of the spectrum, at Balenciaga, designer Alexander Wang went for a dressier and more constructed wool style, and layered it under a coat for the colder months.
DKNY Fall 2014, style.com
Balenciaga Fall 2014, style.com
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