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The question: How to style a blazer this summer while also doing what we really want (which is to wear the same thing every day)?
The solution: Make a uniform out of a lightweight blazer and olive chinos.
Check out Nordstrom men’s marketing planner Doug Ta’a doing a little off-duty modeling. He demonstrates 1) olive green pants look good with everything, and 2) lightweight blazers are extremely versatile. Wear them together and you have a perfect summer uniform. At work, pair the blazer with a tucked-in dress shirt. Literally any other time, rock a T-shirt or a hoodie underneath the blazer, cuff your pants, grab some sneakers and you’re good.