Essentials : Episode 04 – Black Blazer

It’s been a while since I have done my latest Essentials episode, almost a month actually, and I quite forgot how fun it is to mix and match brands, colors, fabrics. I said fun, but it is also an extremely time consuming activity, maybe just for me, as I get caught in the “research” and sometimes forget to put a stop to it.

Skipping to the point, this forth episode has all three looks based on a piece that proves to be absolutely necessary in ones wardrobe : the black blazer. I happen to love blazers no matter the color, but somehow the black one seems to be the classic way to go and there’s nothing wrong with sticking to the classics, now and then. You must have already heard by now that old piece of “shopping” advice, that suggests to always think of possible ways to mix an item, with the clothing already in our closet, right before we purchase it and we find at least one combination, it’s safe to know we will actually be wearing that particular item. Well, when buying a black blazer, there’s no need to worry about all that, as you will be able to find a match for it, in a heart beat.

Enough with the bla bla, let’s skip to the important part, the three looks :

Black-Blazer---Cuz-I-Can

I used : Current/ElliotThe Stiletto low-rise cropped skinny jeans ; Maison Martin MargielaStretch-wool blazer ; Splendid Cotton and modal-blend top ; NixonTime Teller ceramic watch ; Dominic JonesScarab Dragonfly 23-karat white gold-plated ring ; MulberryBayswater textured-leather bag ; Miu Miu Suede pumps.

Black-Blazer---Living-In-A-Boys-World

I used : VionnetMatte-satin dress ; Maison Martin MargielaStretch-wool blazer ; Bottega Veneta Blackened oxidized-silver shell necklace ; FalkePure Matt 100 denier black tights ; Church’s Classic Burwood glossy leather brogues ; Anya Hindmarch Mini Gracie leather shoulder bag.

Black-Blazer---Run-The-Show

I used : Eddie Borgo Silver-plated turquoise spike earrings ; Maison Martin MargielaStretch-wool blazer ; Burberry ProrsumBeaded textured-leather wristlet clutch ; Christian Louboutin Gril 120 patent-leather sandals ; Diane Von FurstenbergMara asymmetric sequined silk top ; Todd LynnHerault crepe and leather skinny pants.

Needless to say you can find all of the items on Net-A-Porter.