Fellow fashion girls: It's time to take a departure from being strictly corporate and enter ready-to-schmooze territory. You NEED (yes, all caps are necessary) a versatile, wear-everywhere blazer that commands attention at first wear. Lucky for you, they have already been deemed one of the season's breakout fashion trends — right behind fall suede and slouch boots. Ahead, we're spotlighting our fave non-granola styles (glen plaid, where you at?) that will fo' sure find a spot in your upcoming capsule wardrobe.
ASOS Tailored Longline Blazer With Gold Buttons ($79): LAST CALL: It's not too late to get in on the power red frenzy that's currently sweeping the nation. Any takers?
YSTR Velvet Underground ($298): What to wear for an epic GNO or London's underground bar scene? Peep this crushed velvet blazer and short set that will make you look (and feel) like a bona fide rockstar.
Reformation Lazer Blazer ($248): Nothing to wear? Hogwash. Toss this hero piece on with, well, everything for no shortage of world domination. We may be partial to the glen plaid print.
& Other Stories Double-Breasted Blazer ($215): Trying, but not trying too hard, TYVM. We like a boxy blazer that knows what it wants (No. Playing. Games).
Banana Republic Double-Breasted Fit Stripe Blazer ($178): Take it from Banana Republic's global ambassador, Olivia Palermo: A waist-cinching striped blazer will never steer you wrong.
Zadig & Voltaire Virginia Grunge Blazer ($398): Ten-hut! Now that we've got your attention, check out dem tough-girl patches with modern-day G.I. Jane swagger.
Joie Anasophia Satin Jacket ($298): Proceed to turn heads with Joie’s pajama-esque take on YSL’s iconic Le Smoking jacket.
J.Crew Open-Front Sweater-Blazer ($138): And they said je sais ne quois couldn't be taught. J.Crew swoops in FTW with an unassuming sweater-blazer hybrid that's cool like James Dean, yet elegant enough for late-afternoon Paris strolls.
Topshop Striped Corset Detail Blazer ($125): Details, people, details. Between the corset-inspired lacing and anything-but-stuffy pinstripes, this slim-cut blazer was made for babes with an edgy streak.
Michael Michael Kors Cold-Shoulder Stretch-Wool Blazer ($250): "Fall, Imma let you finish," but this cold-shoulder blazer won't fail to serve up the dramarama this season.
XOXO Women's Ruffle Bell Sleeve Blazer ($69): Chic happens! Give your on-the-clock uniform the special treatment a la this smart blazer featuring a flouncy hem and bell sleeves.
Nasty Gal Checking in Plaid Blazer ($70): What's good? This double-breasted plaid blazer — that's what. Day or night, work or play, this piece de resistance screams "nasty woman" with an agenda.
Kowtow Departure Blazer, Pressed Flower ($274): This just in: Tictail's got your nine-to-five and five-to-nine bases covered with a groundbreaking fall floral blazer that's up to no good. And that's before white platform kicks are in the mix.
Wildfang The Chastain Long Blazer ($168): Just like Goldilocks, it may take a few try-ons, but once you've uncovered the quintessential blazer you'll be set for life. This black striped jacket with menswear undertones gets our vote — style it as androgynous or femme as you please.
Mango Oversize Blazer ($80): Step aside, beloved camel coat; you've got company.
Smythe Anytime Blazer ($595): Anytime, anywhere, this tailored cheetah print blazer will come through. Capiche?
Cupcakes & Cashmere Corvin Blazer ($140): Everyday navy, you've been summoned. This tailored ink blue blazer has you covered for the boardroom, brunch, and every other fall ritual on your iCal.
Urban Renewal Remade Checked Blazer ($69): And you thought combat boots and checked blazers didn't play nice. Give this contemporary school-girl topper a spin by layering it over your fave fall dress and adding a trusty top-handle satchel. Et voilà!
Here/Now Baby Blazer ($178): "Don't call me baby, sweetheart, or honey!" Rock this crystal embellished blue tartan plaid jacket around town with jeans, tee, and a beret for a look that would do Cher Horowitz proud.
Boden Elizabeth British Tweed Blazer ($198): You had us at British tweed. Just add Breton stripes, skinny jeans, and sensible ballet flats for the Kate Middleton lewk.
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