The hunt for a black blazer…

So, inspired by Wendy’s Lookbook, I went on the hunt for a black blazer today. Not a tough find, or so I thought. I brought Nat with me who’s got a great eye for the unusual and I tried on so many different blazers, it hurt. Well, it hurt having to peel off all the layers I wore today.
Broke all my shopping rules by not wearing light, neutral clothing and paid the price by not finding what I wanted.
Closest I came was this gorgeous Pied a Terre tux jacket in House of Fraser. 

tux The hunt for a black blazer...



However, only in a size 8 and 14. Headed home despondent and ordered Wendy’s jacket from ASOS. Also ordered this boucle blazer on a whim. Gave me free speedier delivery and I can send it back for free if it’s a bit too sparkly in the flesh. 

Boucle The hunt for a black blazer...

Have you found the perfect black blazer and how do you wear it? I’ll be on the lookout for great looking blazer wearers this week…watch this space!

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  1. How did it look in the ‘flesh’ i live in Australia (but am English)- I regularly shop at ASOS (it only takes about a week and free delivery so its great). And I am on the hunt for a black blazer…. and i just saw this one is on sale for $50…..

  2. thanks. I really like your blog, I saw some of the grotty comments in the daily mail. Ignore em, who cares what they think. Cx

    • Thank you! I was fully expecting horrible comments but it’s still quite shocking to see them! Have received lovely comments on email/twitter tho and thanks for your comment too…worth 100 of the meanie comments :) x