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The Find: Relaxed Knit Blazers

It’s hard to know what to do right now.  On Sunday, I didn’t even take off my pajamas.  Just didn’t feel up to it.  This week, I have several meetings that will require a blazer.  So I went looking for jackets that were a little more relaxed; jackets that I could wear all day long.

The first place I went looking was Express.  This <$50 Soft Knit Girlfriend Blazer caught my eye.  The relaxed drape and loose-fitting sleeve makes this a comfortable blazer for sitting at your desk.

Also on the knit blazer train, I’ve spoken before about my love for the relaxed, cozy stylings of the J.Crew Juliette Collarless Sweater-Blazer.  It’s like wearing a work bathrobe, it’s that comfortable.  For something a little more fitted, try their Sophie Open Front Sweater Blazer.  All J.Crew pieces also come in plus-size.

Need a straight up blazer?  NYDJ’s ponte knit blazer was one of the best pieces I purchased during the legislative session.  I could throw it on over anything.  It’s also <$100, runs in XXS to XL.

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  1. RKT says:

    The Eliza J jackets are also another soft knit blazer that I wear regularly.

    https://shop.nordstrom.com/s/eliza-j-ruched-sleeve-blazer/3245423/full?origin=category-personalizedsort&breadcrumb=Home%2FBrands%2FEliza%20J&color=black

    March 31, 2020/Reply
  2. Denise says:

    I’m really liking the casual ‘work from home’ attire as a focus, just wondering if you have any suggestions for warm climates? It’s already close to 90 in Houston and my home office (fortunately I have a dedicated home office, very lucky) gets blazing hot in the summer due to completely inefficient a/c system and poor duct layout. I’ve been rocking race tee shirts and shorts but I see more v/c in my future!

    March 31, 2020/Reply
    • Belle says:

      It snowed here today. So I’m not really in that head space, but let me see what I can do.

      March 31, 2020/Reply
  3. pam says:

    I too love the Jcrew collarless sweater blazer. I also find that at a different price point the ponte blazers from old navy are also very comfortable – and great for travel (when that is a thing again…)

    March 31, 2020/Reply
  4. Laura says:

    I discovered the J. Crew Factory sweater blazers some months back thanks to Audrey over on Putting Me Together and LOVE them. Very comfortable but pull a work outfit together quite nicely. I currently own black, gray, maroon, and green but have been stalking eBay for navy as well since it’s no longer carried in store.
    https://factory.jcrew.com/p/womens-clothing/blazers/sweaterblazer/G9309

    March 31, 2020/Reply