You can thank Demna Gvasalia for the rise in big blazers—the silhouette was seen on runways from ready-to-wear to couture, from New York to Paris, and all that was in between. Of course, there is more than one kind of oversized blazer out there, and more than one way to wear it. CR has pulled together some of the best street style looks from around the world to explore how oversized blazers can work in the real world. See for yourself in the slideshow above.
Sometimes more is more, and bigger is better.
This velvet number is a pop of both color and texture.
Aimee Song shows how to pull off a full suit.
Adding some texture to a denim-on-denim look.
Roberta Benteler wore Balenciaga’s structured hourglass jacket with skinny jeans.
Be fearless with shoulder pads like Pernille Teisbaek.
Matching with a button-down shirt for a work wear ensemble.
Hilda Sandstrom mastered a “borrowed from the boys” look in Paris.
Just the right amount of structure.
A chic way to keep it casual.
Rolled up sleeves give off a chic Miami Vice vibe.
Lena Hardt proves that you can still show some skin with a larger blazer.
Yasmin Sewell kept cozy during Paris fashion week.
Miroslava Duma paired an oversized blazer with white boots for a retro look.
A statement piece even without the bright green pop of color.
Playing with proportions in Milan.
Coordinating neutral tones.
Keeping warm in the cooler fall temperatures.
Extra high waist meets extra long hem, to fabulous results.