Suit Outfit Ideas


Blazers are a fabulous outerwear piece that will right away add a chic edge to your outfit. In this style guide, I have a black blazer, a beige blazer, and a cream blazer, and I’m going to show you three looks that you can create with each of them. All three colors are neutrals making them very versatile and worthwhile pieces to invest in.


How to style a suit

Monochrome

Here I’ve gone for a black monochrome look. I added a belt with a gold buckle around the waist, and that touch of gold helps to subtly break up the top from the pants (so that it doesn’t look like I’m wearing a jumpsuit). On my feet, I have a pair of heels in a nude tone that feature in quite a lot of the outfits in this lookbook. Wearing a heels in this color helps to elongate your figure and creates the illusion that you’re taller than you really are.

How to wear a suit

Black and white

For the next look, I paired the black blazer with a silky white blouse. We all know that there is no color combination as classic as black and white, so wearing them together is a no-brainer. The high neckline of this blouse gives it a sophisticated edge, and the lush, silky material instantly elevates whatever you wear it with.

Styling a suit

Sneakers

This outfit breaks all the “rules” of fashion by featuring a shirt and blazer as well as a pair of sneakers, mixing elements of formal and casual together. Really, there are no rules, and it’s always fun to mix different genres and styles in the same outfit.

Suit style

Almost monochrome

This look is almost monochrome because I’ve paired the beige blazer with a pair of pants in the same color. However, I went for a cream top to break the look up a bit and, as we all know, beige and cream complement each other very nicely. There is, of course, the option to button the blazer up, if you do want to go for a monochrome look.

Style a pantsuit

V-neck

This is similar to the last look, although here I have a v-shaped neckline which is not only flattering but also pairs very well with necklaces. The exposed chest is an excellent option if you want to showcase some stunning jewelry. I’ve paired the outfit with some strappy heels that are simple in design and can pretty much go with whatever you want to wear them with.

Styling a pantsuit

Pale pink

For the last beige look, I added a pale pink top to add a very subtle touch of color. Because the color is so soft, it’s almost a neutral itself, but it does the job of adding color and warmth to the outfit in an understated way.

Cream and white

Now onto our looks with the cream blazer. Here I’ve paired it with an all-white look to create a stylish and cohesive outfit. There’s a bit of a misconception out there that you can only feature cream or white in an outfit, but as you can see here, the two work perfectly well together. As I mentioned with the black monochrome look, when wearing a top and pants in the same color, it’s always a good idea to add a belt as this helps to break the continuous color up a bit.

Pale blue

Next up, I’ve gone for a pale blue shirt. As with our pale pink look before, this pale blue adds a gentle touch of color, nothing too dramatic. I’ve matched it with some pointed-toe shoes in the same shade because it’s a stylish feature to coordinate the color of your shoes with your clothing.

Color contrast

Lastly, here I’ve opted for a black vest which is juxtaposed with the cream blazer and the white pants. The sharp contrast creates a bold and powerful look.


And those are our nine outfits. I’ve stuck with a very neutral palette in this lookbook to show you how you can create some low-key yet stylish outfits. Neutral colors are also versatile, so it’s very easy to mix and match pieces in those colors with one another. A top tip is to make sure that you have a few bags and shoes with a neutral color and design because you’ll be able to pair them with so many different things, and you’ll get a lot of use out of them.

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