A Styling Lesson In Oversized Blazers With Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is a woman with endless talents; from model to actress to entrepreneur, she’s done it all – now she’s teaching us a lesson in styling. While she’s always been adept at putting together a perfectly polished look, we noticed that she’s an expert when it comes to one piece in particular: the oversized blazer.

Oversized tailoring can be a tricky skill to master, as there’s such a fine line between chicly shapeless and unflatteringly baggy. But fear not, as a quick lesson in slouchy tailoring as told by Huntington-Whiteley’s wardrobe is all you need to know.

Keep it tonal
For an easy way to ensure that your outfit looks pulled together rather than thrown together, opt for one tone and stick to it. Here, Whiteley demonstrates how brights work just as well as more neutral shades. Although a vibrant orange or a bright pink might be out of your comfort zone, try to challenge your style and go for a shade you normally wouldn’t.

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Pink power suit @bcbgmaxazria #bcbgmaxazria #ad

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Keep your jewellery and accessories low-key and instead let your power suit do all the talking.

Versatility is key
Take notes from Rosie here, as she demonstrates how versatile pieces are central to any wardrobe – particularly as we’re all trying to be more sustainable with our fashion choices. A neutral tone allows for endless styling; as Rosie demonstrates, a good blazer looks just as good if it’s tapping into the cycling shorts trend or paired with casual jeans.

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Outfits of the week pt. 2

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Dress things up
The word ‘oversized’ may have casual connotations, but that doesn’t always need to be the case.

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Last night at #roseincxbeautyconpop 💫

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Make like Rosie and style a daring top with an oversized black blazer and sleek strappy heels. It’s also perfect for wearing with a casual white T-shirt in the office and then swapping for a sheer top and a smokey eye in the evening.

Popping colours
Don’t be afraid to experiment and team neutrals with neons. Rosie opted for a bold Jacquemus blazer with wide-leg beige trousers, showing that bright warm tones like pinks work well with more neutral shades.

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Walking into Sunday like…

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Denim works just as well
Just because a blazer is originally intended to be worn with a matching trouser or skirt, it doesn’t mean it always has to be. The model teamed her skinny denim jeans with a statement striped blazer, a black turtleneck, and dressed things up with elegant earrings and heeled boots.

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Wednesday work day wardrobe 🖤

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Don’t forget skirts
Slip skirts are the ultimate item for any stylish summer wardrobe- just look on the Instagram feed of any influencer. Team yours with an oversized blazer and barely there heels for a look that’s perfect for the office.

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New York neutrals 🖤

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This article originally appeared on Harper’s Bazaar UK.

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