The NEW Types Of Blazers Your Closet Is Missing

Remember when blazers were padded-shouldered, stuffy staples worn solely to the office? Well, those days are long gone, and these structured jackets are now a fashion-approved essential for pretty much every situation imaginable. And while you may have one black option that's been hanging in your closet for years, what your wardrobe is missing is a selection of game-changing, outfit-transforming blazers that you actually want to wear.

Surprisingly chic and versatile, the 15 standout toppers ahead will prove that the blazer isn't a thing of the past. Whether you choose to pair yours with vintage Levi's and a T-shirt, or structured trousers and a silky blouse, these jackets will tie any look together. Click through to find your match.
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The Off-Shoulder Blazer
Admit it — you haven't seen a jacket quite like this before. It's the type of piece all your friends will be envious of when you're wearing it with a pair of boyfriend jeans like it ain't no thing.

Loéil Delphine Off Shoulder Blazer, $162, available at Loéil.
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The '70s-Inspired Blazer
You've got your flares, your tinted aviators, and your bangs — just throw on a piece of '70s-inspired outerwear to complete a fully retro ensemble.

Topshop '70s Longline Blazer, $125 $65, available at Topshop.
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The Belted Blazer
If you feel like your shape gets lost in the trendy, oversized blazers that have been popping up left and right, opt for one that has a built-in waist-accentuating detail. This is Kardashian-approved, if you ask us.

Donna Karan Cross Drape Jersey Blazer, $1,427.75 $856.65, available at Farfetch.
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The Blazer-Coat
This structured, wool-blend topper has a bit more warmth than your typical polyester blazer, which is a total game-changer in almost-freezing temps.

Massimo Alba Double Breasted Blazer, $1,450.10 $725.05, available at Farfetch.
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The Velvet Blazer
Never struggle to find a party outfit again. Layer this bold velvet blazer over some trousers or a slip dress, and you won't just be making an effortless statement — you'll be protected from freezing outside, too.

Mango Velvet Blazer, $149.99, available at Mango.
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The Stretch Blazer
There's a reason black leggings have become a mainstay. And, whether you like them or not, there's no denying they're stretchy and comfortable. To still look polished, simply add an equally moveable blazer.

Theory Payette stretch-jersey blazer , $425 $195.50, available at The Outnet.
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The Bold Blazer
Three words: Total. Power. Move. For an instant outfit that's worth a double-take, try a bright red blazer with an exposed zipper detail. We guarantee people will be wondering just who you are in this number.

T by Alexander Wang Convertible Crepe Blazer, $515 $257.50, available at The Outnet.
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The Denim Blazer
If you're going for a chambray variation, keep the silhouette boxy and oversized for that sought-after, model-off-duty appearance. Consider your brunch uniform found.

Front Row Shop Tencl Denim Blazer, $81 $68.85, available at Front Row Shop.
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The Leather Blazer
Your leather moto jacket might not feel completely appropriate for the office, but a little change in silhouette can make a big difference.

The Row Nolbon Leather Blazer, $2,990, available at MyTheresa.
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The Boxy Blazer
Blazers don't always have to tailor to your every curve. For a more relaxed look, try a boxier silhouette that has a borrowed-from-the-boys vibe. With Converse sneakers and skinny jeans, this is a go-to for weekdays and weekends, alike.

Ganni Crawford Blazer, $270, available at Ganni.
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The Pajama Blazer
Ever wanted to look like you're dressed up but feel like you're wearing your pajamas? Well, this super-soft and cozy blazer is your new best friend. Wearing loungewear in public never looked so good.

Gucci Silk-trimmed Wool-twill Blazer, $2,200, available at Net-a-Porter.
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The Sporty Blazer
Add a bit of an edge to a pair of leggings or skinny jeans with a sporty take on the classic blazer. Its slim shape and pop of orange track-stripe make this piece a must-try with a pair of crisp white kicks.

Preen by Thornton Bregazzi Carlton Wool-twill Blazer, $1,375 $550, available at Net-a-Porter.
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The Longline Blazer
This is the cold-weather layer your wardrobe has been missing. Layer a longline blazer over sweaters, turtlenecks, oxford shirts, and more, and it will immediately make any outfit more polished. Plus, it's light enough to wear underneath a heavy coat, too.

Zara Long Fancy Blazer $149 $79.99, available at Zara.
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The Cropped Blazer
With the rise of high-waisted pants, now's a better time than any to introduce a cropped blazer into your style repertoire. The silhouette hits in just the right place, making your legs look like they go on for days.

H&M Wool-blend Blazer, $59.99 $29.99, available at H&M.
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The Pinstripe Blazer
Forget the notion that pinstripes are reserved for unflattering office pants — the pattern actually gives a perfect subtle shakeup to your usual black blazer, and is ideal for mixing with other prints, like florals or graphics.

Alberto Biani Pinstripe Blazer, $1,037 $727, available at Al Duca D'Aosta.
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