As soon as August rolls around, reality starts setting back in. Though we’re not hitting Target in a back to school frenzy for cartfuls of gel pens and binders, we still like to take inventory of our wardrobes once fall starts looming (trip to Target still included, just for on-trend and affordable clothing instead). No longer are our minds only on bikinis and basket bags. Now, we’re starting to think ahead towards cooler months.
And what’s better to welcome fall than a crisp, new blazer? Despite enjoying the days of bare shoulders, we’re setting our sights on a more buttoned-up trend. Blazers tend to give us just that right amount of oomph that makes us want to roll up our sleeves and get shit done. And after a summer of much-deserved R&R, it’s almost time to buckle down — and think about what you’ll be wearing while doing it.
Not to rain on your summer parade, but a blazer is the perfect place to at least start thinking about outerwear. So even though the sun’s still high in the sky, click on for 20 ahead-of-the-game picks that strike that adult back to school look in just the right way.
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