Orange Blazer

 This beautifully bright blazer was a lovely mothers day gift as picked by my boys from last weekend. I love love love it. Obnoxiously bright as it is i  can’t help but be cheery in it. I wasn’t sure if this outfit was a bit autumnal with the orange and greens but, who cares right (the season police possibly?), i think the brightness of the emerald green against the sharpness of the orange is a great combination, whatever the season. I have SO many outfits planned with this orange blazer. Who knew, orange is a really versatile colour to remix things up with! I am on a total blazer craze right now, i had this one and another tribal print one (coming to a post soon, im sure!) for mothers day (perk of the trade heh!) and i literally can’t stop wearing them with skinny jeans, boyfriend jeans and different colour tops. It’s just so easy to get out on time and look fairly pulled together, all thanks to a blazer. Blazers mean business and look the business and that is an easy-peasy formula i can totally do.

Blazer: Gift but from F&F

Top: Next (very old)

Coated Skinny Jeans: New Look

Clutch: Matalan (old)

Shoes: c/o Lotus

Hat: Topshop (last summer)

Are you a blazer fan?



  1. April 6, 2014 / 3:18 pm

    Not usually, but I'm a fan of your blazer! What a vibrant orange and unique shape! Love it.

  2. April 6, 2014 / 3:43 pm

    I don't own a blazer. How has that happened?! I think maybe I find the traditional dark colours a bit 'corporate', but I think this orange one of yours is pretty fabulous. Maybe I am a coloured blazer person? I will be sure to try one on next time I hit the shops.


  3. April 6, 2014 / 4:34 pm

    I am loving all of these colours rachel! Such a style icon!

  4. April 6, 2014 / 8:17 pm

    Great blazer! I'm loving these colors together.

  5. April 6, 2014 / 9:27 pm

    These colors are so happy together and you look fabulous, Rachel. Thanks for sharing with Visible Monday!

  6. April 6, 2014 / 9:34 pm

    Love this blazer and the color of it despite I am usually not a fan of ornage, but this looks amazing

  7. April 6, 2014 / 9:40 pm

    Great blazer Rachel! You look absolutely fabulous 🙂
    Hugs Beata

  8. April 6, 2014 / 10:20 pm

    I love this blazer too and the black coated jeans are great. You look good in brights with your dark hair!

    blue hue wonderland

  9. April 6, 2014 / 11:43 pm

    You look gorgeous in these colors! I just bought an orange jacket for this season…I will have to look for a blouse this color to pair it with. Great job!

  10. April 7, 2014 / 12:08 am

    I actually really love blazers and the way they make anything look instantly put-together. This orange one is a wonderful color! I love the color combination in this outfit too. You look great. This makes me wish I had more blazers. I had a bunch of oversized ones from when that was cool a few years back but not enough ones that actually fit me.

  11. April 7, 2014 / 8:04 am

    I think you look summery! The clash of colours is like a fruit cocktail. Your boys have great taste! xx

  12. April 7, 2014 / 9:03 am

    The blazer is fab! I think they smarten up any outfit – and this one is such a great colour! I love what you teamed to with xo

  13. April 7, 2014 / 12:15 pm

    Love those colors together!! Even the band of color on the hat stands out so beautifully–it's a great finishing touch to the outfit!

  14. April 7, 2014 / 4:29 pm

    WOW! I love that orange blazer what an amazing Mother's Day gift…. hmmm I may have to forward this to my man! I actually don't think it is too obnoxious, it is just bright enough. I'm also loving my coated jeans this season….coated is totally the new leather pants.

    Angie from reasons to dress, life as an expat mom in Italy.

  15. April 7, 2014 / 5:05 pm

    I love blazers. They remain on my must-have list. They can be combined with many different garments which is why I love them so much. I like your blazer. It looks fantastic with the top.
    The hat adds a charming touch to the outfit.


  16. April 7, 2014 / 5:44 pm

    You are making me think I need to re-evaluate my stance on blazers I've always found them to be restricting and uncomfortable, and I can never get them to button if they do button bc if they fit me in the arms/shoulders they are too tight at the bust. You make me want to try again though!

  17. April 7, 2014 / 6:10 pm

    I love the bright color combo of your blazer/ top. I like how you paired it with nude heels and hat too. Makes the other colors really pop in comparison.

    Gita @

  18. April 7, 2014 / 7:02 pm

    You look amazing here, I love the bright colours!

    Maria xxx

  19. April 7, 2014 / 7:19 pm

    Surprisingly, all of the separate bright colors work really well together! Love the blazer. 🙂


  20. April 7, 2014 / 10:12 pm

    I love this hat! It's so pretty! I love the pop of color and I love how you mixed several colors together. Such a great outfit.

  21. April 7, 2014 / 11:41 pm

    I am 100% a blazer fan, and love the way you styled this one with the contrasting turquoise color of the top. Loving the "perk of the trade" comment too…I'll be stealing that! Thanks for linking up today!
    On the Daily Express

  22. April 8, 2014 / 1:22 am

    I love blazers, but I don't feel like they have any practical part in my life. I just adore the look, though! I just love this outfit; not everyone can pull off orange, but it looks lovely on you!

  23. April 8, 2014 / 1:32 am

    loving the mix of colours and the hat, oh that hat

  24. April 8, 2014 / 1:40 am

    i love the colours of your outfit! and the blazer looks amazing:-) i do love a good blazer, and think i'll have to get myself a more colourful one too! xx

  25. April 8, 2014 / 10:01 pm

    I love everything about this look! That hat is absolutely perfect. It is cute and feminine and that stripe is such a beautiful color. Then the blazer is swoon-worthy. I am definitely a fan of blazers and this is such an awesome color!

    Jessica @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

  26. April 18, 2016 / 5:26 am

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