Lookbook: Zip Back Blazer

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I rave about many blazers but this one is THE blazer of all blazers.  LOVE it.  If you are in the market for a new blazer, I can’t recommend a better one.  It’s perfect in every way and even has a cool zipper detail on the back which allows you to make it more or less fitted.

What I’m Wearing:
Top: Forever 21
Jeans: Uniqlo
Shoes: Christian Louboutin
Bracelets: Vintage & J. Crew
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I got a question from Emily who asks:

“When you are checking a blazer for fit, do you have to button it and make sure it sits right? Or is it okay for girls to wear blazers unbuttoned and just make sure that the shoulders and arm length fits right? I can find blazers that fit my shoulders, arms, and torso okay but when I button it, it looks totally awkward because it doesn’t sit right. You seem to be a blazer expert so I figured I’d ask. Thanks!! :)”

Hi Emily!  In my preference, it is fine for girls to buy blazers based on the fit when it is unbuttoned.  I wear most of my blazers unbuttoned most of the time and so I check that the fit is perfect as I would wear it normally.  I totally hear ya about it getting awkward when it buttons.  To me, it doesn’t matter, as long as it looks good unbuttoned and that’s how I plan on wearing it that way then I just want the shoulders and arm length to fit right.  Most of the time the arm length never fits so I just roll up the sleeves to make it work.


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  • Schnelle Couture
    July 30, 2010 at 12:12 pm

    pretty outfit! i love that top. Stunning~

    http://schnellecouture.blogspot.com/

  • Katie
    July 30, 2010 at 12:19 pm

    I love the blazer! Looks amazing on you 🙂

  • Christina
    July 30, 2010 at 12:41 pm

    Gorgeous blazer. Thanks for the advice. This is a power outfit!

  • CC
    July 30, 2010 at 12:50 pm

    LOVE that blazer! Great fashion advice. 🙂
    Xx

  • E Hayes
    July 30, 2010 at 1:05 pm

    Love this outfit! Going to have to try to recreate it somehow…

  • Jessica
    July 30, 2010 at 1:36 pm

    I love this blazer! I've got to get my hands on one asap! xoxo

    http://www.ciaobellablog13.blogspot.com/

  • Daniela
    July 30, 2010 at 2:16 pm

    love that blazer!!

  • BuduarKamizu
    July 30, 2010 at 2:45 pm

    lovely shirt

  • WendyB
    July 30, 2010 at 3:19 pm

    You scared me a minute there about the blog!

  • Andee Layne
    July 30, 2010 at 3:25 pm

    love the jacket! i bought the elizabeth and james zipper back blouse and love it!

    http://www.andeelayne.blogspot.com

  • Liz
    July 30, 2010 at 3:44 pm

    this has got to be one of my favorite looks from you! I need a nude shoe pronto!
    Thanks for the help about the bags too!

  • curls-and-pearls
    July 30, 2010 at 3:54 pm

    Wow that is a GREAT blazer!

  • Jacqueline
    July 30, 2010 at 4:01 pm

    Love the entire outfit Tiff, you look tall and elongates your legs! Love the F21 blouse too!

  • frills and ruffles diaries
    July 30, 2010 at 4:32 pm

    I love wearing a blazer over any outfit.
    Check out my summer white blazer look at http://www.frillsandruffles.com

  • Lisa_Huong
    July 30, 2010 at 6:04 pm

    Absolutely love the blazer! I can't afford the $395 pricetag on it, and it's not available in my size. Maybe that's for the best. I'm definitely on the lookout for an "inspired by" option.

  • Hilary
    July 30, 2010 at 6:05 pm

    this is one of my favorites looks of yours that you've featured! love it! happy friday tiffany!
    xoxo

  • janettaylor
    July 30, 2010 at 6:37 pm

    Pretty look!

  • Emily
    July 30, 2010 at 9:11 pm

    Elizabeth and James consistently creates some of the best blazers out there. I love their pieces so much because of details like the zipper on your blazer! Great look!

  • JENNIE
    July 30, 2010 at 9:44 pm

    You look good. Very well put together. I love the red poka dot top. I probably will go get one too 🙂

  • still as a rose
    July 30, 2010 at 11:02 pm

    Great blazer! And I've never considered nude Louboutins before, always sticking to the dark side but I think I'll have to go grab myself a pair pronto now!

    http://stillasarose.blogspot.com

  • PetiteLittleGirl
    July 31, 2010 at 2:35 am

    That is one NEAT blazer and you look great in it. The price is way out of range for me 🙁

  • MissZuri
    August 1, 2010 at 3:40 am

    i need that blazer!!!! way cute!!!!

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    SweetDreamzxBeautifulNightmares

  • Janie
    August 1, 2010 at 1:11 pm

    I love your outfits! I'm in need for a new blazer and this is simply perfect!

  • Chic Therapy
    August 1, 2010 at 1:35 pm

    you looks totally awesome and classy

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    August 1, 2010 at 8:55 pm

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  • ChicLeVogue
    August 1, 2010 at 9:46 pm

    Love the blazer. Can't wait for the Fall so I can layer up again 😉

  • Ebony
    August 2, 2010 at 12:35 am

    I love the blazer. Elizabeth and James has amazing things.

    Come on by and check me out at:
    http://xoxoebony.blogspot.com

  • Glamorous Glory
    August 2, 2010 at 4:33 am

    love love love!!! check out my blog XOXO!

  • mysassygemini
    August 2, 2010 at 6:27 am

    cool blazer, esp with the zips.
    ps. noticed the refreshing new look for the blog!

  • Biała myszka
    August 2, 2010 at 8:59 am

    Love the whole outfit; the details of the blazer are smashing! You look sooo elegant – well, as always 🙂

    P.S: New design of your blog looks very delicate :). I like it very much!

  • Kate
    August 2, 2010 at 8:15 pm

    That blazer looks amazing on you! Love the long lean cut! Really gorgeous!

  • Opened Drawers
    August 2, 2010 at 10:08 pm

    I love that outfit!
    I have always wanted to get a REAL blazer, but I'm only 16, and I don't see anyone else my age wearing it.
    I was wondering if there should be an age limit on blazers? or would it look right for me to wear one?

    here's my new blog (tips?):
    http://www.openeddrawers.blogspot.com

  • emilypanda
    August 8, 2010 at 6:28 am

    love your top, best detail is that it's from F21!

  • Emily
    September 1, 2010 at 2:13 am

    Sorry for my super delayed response – I just wanted to say thank you for answering my question. This was really helpful – and you look super cute, as always! 🙂