The classic Blazer
Combining masculine and feminine, a basic jacket – from the daytime blazer to the evening tuxedo, will complement many outfits.
How to wear:
With jeans and a tee, a neutral coloured blazer or boucle cropped jacket adds an air of polish to daywear whilst a smart black tuxedo jacket teamed with skinny trousers and feminine accessories creates a sleek evening look. Try going one size larger to work A/W 13's oversized tailoring trend.
Discovered by the boys in the mid 1800s, lounge suits and smoking jackets were their relaxed alternative to formal wear for the home and country, until style revolutionary Coco Chanel channelled the look into women’s wardrobes and Yves Saint Laurent created the iconic “Le Smoking” tuxedo jacket in 1966.
Loxton Blazer with Leather detail
Selected’s Loxton Blazer is a contemporary update on the traditional tuxedo, ideal for dressing up jeans or as a polished cover-up for work or evening. With leather lapels, a deep v-neck and single button fastening, this fully-lined black jacket features leather-edged jet pockets at the hip, a three button fastening at the wrists, a small back vent and inside pockets. Fabric is 68% polyester and 27% viscose with 5% spandex to retain shape.
BRAND: Founded in Denmark, Selected Femme combines classic tailoring with an informal, feminine look and casual separates with a relaxed, yet designed air. Inspired by independent and strong personalities, the brand embraces the look of a cosmopolitan woman with courage to create a personal style within a modern look.
CARE: Dry clean only, leather specialist clean only
SIZE ADVICE: Runs true to standard UK sizing