Fashion FAQ: How to Wear a Printed Blazer?

A printed or patterned blazer, as opposed to the more common solid-colored variety, can pose an extra challenge


How to wear a printed blazer
Outfit by Antony Morato, belt by Ben Sherman, shoes by Pedro


This is especially true if you’re planning on wearing it to a more formal event or to the workplace. Like any patterned piece, fitting is crucial—wear only the well-fitted blazer you can find.

Pairing-wise, pick light-colored vests to go under the blazer and dark-colored trousers to go with it. Basically, let the blazer be the center of attention.

On a related note, accessories can easily get lost in dense patterns, so think twice about adding brooches, pins or pocket squares.