Friday, August 21, 2009

Blazer Bonanza & Marshall’s Gift Card Giveaway!

Band. Boyfriend. Bouclé. Bold-shouldered. Collarless. Cropped. Embellished. Fitted. Fur-trimmed. Military. Preppy. Piped. Patterned. Schoolboy. Sexy. Sequined. Skinny... Blazers are bountiful and beautiful for fall, darlings!
Alexander Wang; this and other runway photos via nymag.com.
Balmain
Barbara Bui
Bensoni
Byblos
Chanel
DKNY
Donna Karan
Dries van Noten
Etro
Gucci
Jean Paul Gaultier
Julien MacDonald
Moschino
Ralph Lauren
Rebecca Taylor
Richard Chai
Vanessa Bruno Athé wool flannel jacket; this and next two at net-a-porter.com.
Bamford wool windowpane jacket.
Yves Saint Laurent tailored blazer.
Martin and Osa one-button blazer. Visit martinandosa.com.
ABS Bandleader jacket; this and next at chickdowntown.com.
BB Dakota batallion jacket.
7 for All Mankind skinny blazer; this and next five at shopbop.com
Elizabeth and James red James blazer.
Grace Sun ruffle blazer.
Madewell wooly blazer.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Hannah houndstooth jacket.
Smythe boyfriend blazer.
Elizabeth and James Victorian Taffeta plaid jacket, at intermixonline.com.
Ali Ro Boyfriend blazer, at Neiman Marcus.
Gossip Girl style at Marshalls. Visit Marshalls.com.
Fabulous news, darlings! CC had a $50 Gift Card to Marshall’s to give away to one lucky CC reader! Three Day Contest: To enter, simply leave a relevant comment on this post! Limit one entry per blogger. International Fellow Fashionistas welcome, as always! Good luck, darlings!
And have fun blazing a trail with fall’s fab blazers!
xoxox,
CC
P.S. Don't forget to enter CC's Patagonia Gifts Real Leaf Necklace Giveaway below!

114 comments:

Erika said...

J'adore the shimmer and sparkle of the Dries van Noten; though the Martin and Osa One-Button is so impeccably cut and classic. Gorgeous on all counts! :)

Lauren said...

LOVE the new fall fashions! I can't wait for cold weather!

Nina said...

I've never owned a single blazer in my life. Your picks are pieces that I would absolutely wear!

jessicaleighlalou said...

Gorgeous! I'll have to check out the Gossip Girl style, it looks lovely. :)

My Fashion Frenzy said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE BLAZERS! Can't wait for Fall. AHHHHHHH

Sweety P said...

I am so in love with the blazer that has the ruffles on the side! So chic!

kpeach said...

Love the rundown-I think you got them all! Gorgeous pics as always...

missDTM said...

i want to do the bf blazer look soooo badly but i just want to take one of my bf's blazers and rock it.

unfortunately, he's 6'4 and i'm only 5'2 (ok, i'm really 5'1 but a girl can pretend!) so his blazers would never fit me...sadly....

looking forward to this contest!

Brigadeiro said...

I L O V E blazers! SO many amazing examples here! The DVN sequinned grey blazer is my fave :)
xx

stilettolover91 said...

Fabulous post!!! I'm loving all of the pictures!!! The models all look AMAZING!!!

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Birgit said...

Yess right, when it's too hot you can't make any interesting combination that's why i'm almost longing for fall. So I can layer and I love those jacket you posted, definitely gonna make sure that i'll have that kind of jacket for this fall.

Love Birgit
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Sabrina said...

this post is amazing!i really love the new fall fashion!!!!especially the jackets *_*

Ela said...

Oh I adore blazers. I just snagged 4 in the last week. I think I'm addicted. Happy weekend, CC! xx

zupu said...

Oh blazers are just perfect now that autumn is coming also with a dress/top with jeans.. I adore the Byblos and Chanel ones!!!

The Haute-Shopper said...

Such gorgeous choices as usual! I am such a fan of blazers... so versatile! I know everyone's loving the Balmain versions at the moment, but I don't discriminate ;-) I love them cropped, boyfriend or classic and of course nothing beats the timeless Chanel version (not that I have one, but I will... one day). Hope you have a fabulous weekend darling!

Lilly said...

The Bamford wool windowpane jacket is so classy! I love it!
Thanks a lot for all the great pics!

Jaime said...

Blazers are so chic. I love the Balmain inspired looks.

Enjoy your weekend CC!

allthingsnyc said...

ooh.. another giveaway?? :)

i saw the bb dakota jacket on taylor swift and loved it! it's affordable too!

Sher said...

Love the green hounds tooth set (or maybe it's herringbone) Getting in the mood for fall styles :)

Carol said...

I love the blazer look!

caroline said...

LOVE the bold shoulders...don't think i could pull it off without going football styles! and sequins + blazer...i can never resist sequins! also love the bf blazer, but i feel like that trend is a little overdone...
xox
c

Lizzie said...

Sooo cute, I love this post!
I want the Elizabeth and James blazer sooooo badly!

sisters in black frocks said...

who doesnt like a little discount retail therapy! cant wait to throw on a sexy blazer

Summer Wind said...

Ohh I would love to win that gift card, then I could look for a blazer that doesn't break the bank and still look stylish!

pranksygang said...

I adore them! All are cute! i love to wear them .. at least once.. in my place its so hot and sweaty and we don get to wear them much :(

Couture Millinery Atelier. said...

Beautiful blazers. Not really my type of clothing I usually would buy, but it does look amazing!Beautiful post!

Sharon Rose said...

Hi there-my favourites, blazers and a wonderful selection as usual my dear!

Kristin said...

Ohhhhhhhhh, to have a Balmain jacket. Sigh.

Delmy said...

I love all the jackets. I just can't wait for fall.

CMA said...

these are so great!
beautiful blazers, great runway shots of possible business or interview attire
gorgeous!

-cma
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♥ Cara Mia ♥ said...

the barbra bui is hot...i'm lovin' the rocker vibe for fall!
the marshall gift card would be fierce :)

Martina said...

Yum! Those blazers make me itch for fall weather to start...

PhunkiePhresh said...

:] Im getting ready to go to college in indianapolis and Im required to dress up for classes. Ive already been dying to load up on jackets!!!! Thanks for the lovely inspiration-eye candy. :] This blog inspires me so much!

janettaylor said...

I love all of them especially (of course) CHANEL!

XoXo

Penny said...

Of course all these looks are super chic but I must say....I'm completely in love with the Dries van Noten. It looks so classy and easy going all at the same time.

Mary-Laure said...

Oh, I love love Dries Van Noten.

tiltumaria said...

I MUST get a fabulous blazer asap!
xxx

Just Another Hofeling said...

I am a sucker for blazers or jackets of any kind as daywear. I'm loving the madewell wool blazer. soft and comfy looking.

ShoeBox Gal said...

all blazers, i luv it :)

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lisa said...

Blazers are so versatile and they add the perfect polish to any outfit. I love all the different options you presented in this post, CC!

Jennifer Fabulous said...

I am in love with that Chanel blazer. So lovely and perfect for work!

Carrie said...

Carrie, I love this post. All the blazers look so fabulous. I especially like the boyfriend blazers and the cropped blazers. I love the deep V neck cut in that first picture by Alexandar Wang.

Birgit said...

Thankyouu, you are so sweet! I love your comments they always make me smile :)

love Birgit
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LifestyleBohemia said...

LOVE the t-shirt, jeans & blazer look, it'll never get old. Marshall's is awesome - nothing wrong with stocking up on last season's left-overs ;)

TO ΓΛΑΥΚ said...

I love the blazer look of Balmain!
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Allison said...

I seriously love all blazers (especially boyfriend blazers!). They're so chic and can instantly pull an outfit together! All of these selections are just beyond gorgeous (as always, dear!).

LENORENEVERMORE said...

I always wanted a Dior Homme blazer for myself...Perhaps when I get a big bonus this year...perhaps?! Happy Friday darrrling CC!!

xo*

Elizabeth Marie said...

Ok my favorite fashionista-what are your thoughts on Blazers and ummm boobs?! :) I always feel like they make me look more top heavy? But I really LOVE this look...ahhh help! Any suggestions??

XOXO!!

Little Red said...

I'm loving blazers right now! All of these look fabulous!

Intrinsically Florrie said...

I adore a chic blazer- wonderful selection.
I have a really nice tailored 'nautical' one I love, navy with cream trim. It always gets compliments.
Chanel tweed jackets are to die for. Just fabulous. I seem to have an ever growing collection of pink tweed jackets.. (not all Chanel, hehe. I wish. I'm getting one for a very special occassion)

Florrie x

The Boudoir. said...

I never was a blazer kind of person..but the long blazers worn with a short dress or shorts like the ones from Chloe i love those!

Pinky said...

I love ALL the blazers, but I don't think I am ready for fall just yet. Even though the heat is killing me, I don't want rain and cold. Still that red blazer especially is YUM!

Mary said...

Those blazers are hot! I love the length since I'm tall. They look great with jeans.

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Hanako66 said...

I love the blazer....so versatile!

Some Like it Vintage said...

Absolutely love, love, love blazers! Modern, vintage, men's, women's...you name it. They go with everything and are perfect!

Margaux. said...

All of those are great, i really love the red one!

melissa kaye said...

As you already know I'm super ready for Fall! I adore these blazers! ;)

SimplyTara said...

Obsessed with the blazers!!!
great blog.
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WendyB said...

One thing I don't need any more of is jackets! I have so many. I find them hard to resist.

Style Redux 2 said...

Great inspiration-love the Chanel and DKNY suits. Have a lovely weekend.

Tracy-Girl said...

I love all blazers... they make anyone look like a hot business lady! :)

Mo said...

I adore this post! Blazer's are my absolute #1 style staple. I wear them all the time!

Farrah @ Stylecrumbs said...

Gorgeous blazers, esp the Balmain one ;) I think blazers are essential to one's wardrobe, they can up any look anytime!!

:)

Aksela Kołodziejczyk Photography said...

I love that you always do your homework, find great photos to describe what you want to talk about on the certain day, etc

Loving the effort that shows....

Regards

Liza Schwarz said...

I love blazers (too bad my D-cups don't).

clarewbrown said...

Oh I cannot wait to rock my blazers this fall! Hurray!

OceanDreams said...

I need a nice blazer, these are all so stylish and they keep you warm at the same nice. Have a great weekend CC!

Peter Breese said...

That gal with the white X across her chest is stunning... as are the rest, but that particular image really stood out to me. Bravo.

Livelovelaugh_lux said...

I love this new trend of blazers. Thanks for a great review! What I love about blazers is that they can be worn with more structured dresses, skirts and pants, as well as with the more ephemeral and flowy fabrics. And the variety in silhouettes is stunning. I love the Rebecca Taylor one, on top of the cream colored dress. The green DKNY houndstooth set is so so chic, and the JPG one (with the white X) is a stunning combo!

Shelly4you said...

MUST. HAVE . THEM . ALL!

issa said...

oh i can't wait for the weather to get cooler.. so i can wear blazers again.

Sam said...

That one right at the top on the right is so sassy! A blazer is so versatile and a great way to dress up an outfit - so glad they are "in" now!! Gorgeous post!

Nubia said...

I have a never ending love for blazers, I have this great purple one I'm dying to wear. Great pics

alwayshopeful said...

wow! Thanks for posting the pics,can not wait to break out the blazers,i am glad to see a new blazers trend!
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Amanda K said...

I love Blazers! I recently brought one from Express.

LoveMore said...

CC!!!!!!!!!!!

IT'S BEEN TOO LONG!

I just had to comment - LOVE BLAZERS - always always always...

fab post!

Hope you are well honey

love always to you xxxxxxxxx bel

CC said...

Love the cropped tweed blazer (third picture, second last row)! :)


Xx

kokostiletto said...

I've been seeing so many blazers lately! Love them! They are my go to outfit at work - you can't go wrong with a blazer!

And also love them over jeans!

Lady Thirty said...

love the byblos one!

have a nice weekend sweetie!

xoxo
lady thirty

Terence Sambo said...

Love how skinny n fit most womens blazers are....

thesydneygirl said...

oh i absolutely love blazers! i really want to find a white one!!! thanks for sharing these wonderful pics! i feel inspired to go out and find 1! :) mwa

TigerLily said...

Well I guess nothing beats Chanel for blazers! although I also adore the Julien McDonald's and the Rebecca Taylor's that you posted! ^^


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knitkicks said...

ah i love all of these and thanks so much for putting up the linkes, ive been meaning to buy a blazer for aggges now!

FabBlab said...

Doing a post on blazers myself soon. These are amazing. Addictive.

Zepequeña said...

The blazer is the must of this season!

Zepequeña.

Quixsa said...

I'm a big fan of blazers for women- while I'm vintage shopping I tend to try to keep an eye open for them :0)

MMSfaith said...

great post i love them all especially balmain!!

Siljesfashion said...

A blazer with strong shoulders are the perfect fall investment. I loved the ones seen at Balmain, but since they are a little over my budget, I will go for one from Zara with shoulder pads. Lovely!

PowerSweepstaking said...

nothing finer then a woman wearing a jacket, other then a thong bikini

alexkeller said...

it's going to be much too hot to wear blazers here in AZ for some time.....but i'll be patient.

Little Bow Prep said...

Chanel suits will always hold a place in my fashion heart!

Lovely blazers :)

bettycd said...

Assuming it is time for Fall, this is a wonderful array of blazers to get us in a shopping mood. Love the classic cuts.

donnac36 said...

Blazers make you look so polished.
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suburban prep said...

Seems to be a style and a look for all sorts. It makes you want Fall to come. But actually the colder months will be around long enough.
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Noble Beeyotch said...

Gorgeous blazers!! Would love to have some of them in my closet!

zoe aka drinkupthefashion said...

i am so in love with that elizabeth and james victorian blazer! it's amazingggg.

this is a great comment, and i'd love to be entered! :)

Dani @ Weddings Fresh said...

i am loving that madwell blazer! great find

Alyssa said...

i love blazers. i want like 8 of these. or all of them :)

mridula said...

its been a long time since I've had a blazer. But the ones I had all bring stories to mind. The steel colored Miami Vice style worn with a marcaite lizard pin on the lapel. Worn to a fleetwood Mac concert in the 80s. The banana yellow one, fitted, 90's style, bought from Banana Republic and worn to take out a line of workers on strike, the charcoal wool from Anne taylor worn to my first court case. yeah blazers are drama

Ash Fox said...

i'm in love with the bui look. great inspiration.

x

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Patty Ann said...

loveeeeeee the military and band jackets, esp the bbdakota and abs ones! i really like the gaultier sheer pants! well actually everything sheer hahah

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Gabbi said...

The Rebecca Taylor blazer is gorgeous! Such feminine shoulders. Also love your giveaway dearest CC... very much a fan of Marshall's.

sunchicka said...

I am really drawn to the Yves Saint Laurent tailored blazer. A great piece.

Susan said...

I am in love with blazers for this fall!
and what an amazing giveaway, again, darling! :)
x

Joby said...

Love the Rebecca Taylor jacket, so good when teamed with a floaty dress, also likng the military jackets, brilliant with anything I find.

Fifi Flowers said...

LOVE ALL of these looks!!! I have photos of moi wearing almost the exact outift of first photo... of course I was skinny and YOUNG at the time... LE SIGH!!!

chicandbonita said...

I think blazers go great with everything from a dress to a pair of jeans. Its a great alternative to a cardigan.

Crave said...

Balmain and Rebecca Taylor take the cake on this one for me! Can't go wrong with an awsome blazer. I especially love a tough one over top a sweet dress...as always, fantastic post!

Jim @ CoolStuffForDads.com said...

The blazer / jean combo seems like a cool casual look. Cheers!

Zevaa said...

Love all the pics, what a great selection. It makes me want to go shopping.

KitsuneSakakino said...

My favorite blazer I have has this awesome zipper trim, I got it for $15 at Marshall's!

Patrick said...

Very nice, Thanks for sharing.

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