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How To Rock The Oversized Blazer

With the Harmattan season drawing nigh, the oversized blazer is one of those fashion pieces you must have in your clothing closet. A unique benefit of the oversized blazer is that it is unisex.

Below are helpful tips on how to wear an oversized blazer:

A lady wearing a green oversized blazer

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Oversized blazer, white top and white pants

You can do no wrong in white. Wear a bright coloured oversized blazer on your white ensemble and carry a bright colour bag to balance out the hues.

A model wearing a velvet oversized blazer

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Turtleneck, high waist pants and a velvet oversized blazer

For women, wear a pale-coloured turtleneck, high waist pants (pale colour) and finish with a velvet oversized blazer.

For men, wear a pale turtleneck with pale-coloured pants and a vintage oversized blazer.

A male model wearing a black oversized blazer

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It’s a black and white affair! Wear a white top with some highlights of black, black pants and a black oversized blazer to achieve the monochrome look.

A male model wearing a patterned oversized blazer

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Print oversized blazer and print pants

Opt for a white shirt if you are wearing a busy design. Rock a pair of printed trousers with a printed oversized blazer and a plain white shirt.

A female model wearing an oversized prints blazer

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Patterned oversized blazer, boots, patterned pants and a shirt

You can wear pattern on pattern depending on the sequence of each piece. Wear a patterned oversized jacket, shirt (pale hue), patterned pants/skirts and boots (ankle or thigh).

Play up the oversized blazer look with belts, scarfs, jewellery, bags, leggings, sunglasses and shoes.

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