I love it when companies take classic “men” pieces and tweak them just ever so slightly to be the perfect lifetime piece for women. This oversized blazer from Everlane is a perfect example of this. It’s a piece that will easily stand the test of time and is great as a casual or business ready piece. Check below for my full review on this piece including fit, comfort and care!
Everlane Oversized Blazer Review
My first thought when I unwrapped this blazer was that it is really well made. You know when you can just tell a blazer is really nice? It has a good weight to it, the seams are beautifully finished and the fit is just right.
| ITEM | The Oversized Blazer
| BRAND | Everlane
| COST | $150
| FIT | my measurements: 5’5” weight 135lbs chest 34C, waist 27.5”, hips 40”
This blazer has the right amount of oversized which can be a tricky feat for a garment that is generally supposed to be form fitting. This blazer fits me perfectly in the shoulders and is the correct sleeve length. But the length is longer than your traditional blazer and the body of it has a little extra room (in a wonderful way). I can easily layer sweaters underneath but still have a blazer that fits me properly. Win win! I debated between ordering a size 4 or a size 2 for a while and opted for the size 2. I was nervous that the shoulders on the 4 would be too oversized for my shoulders. I probably could have gotten away with the 4 but happy I did the 2 for a more fitted look in the sleeves.
| DETAILS | I find that the tiny details are so important when it comes to classic pieces, especially when they’re solid black. This blazer has two side sleeve buttons and two front pockets which give it a beautiful classic look. There is also a functional inside pocket for your convenience & two functional outside pockets.
| COMFORT | I love that Everlane chose wool for this black blazer. It gives it a nice weight that feel luxurious without having to spend a ridiculous amount of money. It doesn’t feel stuffy or stiff and moves with me very easily.
| CARE | This will probably be an item that I spot clean and try to steam while I’m in the shower to freshen it up.
| STYLE | I’ve loved throwing this over my outfits as an alternative to a normal coat. I’ve always found my most interesting outfit combinations when I do that. I particularly love it paired with more relaxed basics like a tee shirt and sneakers but it would look great over a holiday dress or maybe with some wide leg long trousers and a classic vintage button up for a powerhouse look.
1 | oversized blazer | c/o everlane | size: 2 | made in Ho Chi Minh City
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THIS POST WAS UPDATED ON 1/21/2018