What A Difference A Blazer Makes

Nothing polishes a look off, like a blazer.

Since I came to this realization, I’ve been trying to build up the blazer selection in my closet.  Yesterday, while at one of my favorite stores, Annie Sez, I came across this gorgeous Laundry by Shelli Segal bouclé blazer and was immediately in love.  The retail price was $245, but I was able to scoop it up (after many markdowns) for only $44.98!  Considering that I already put it to use, I think it was a great investment.

Now, the outfit on the left is from this post a few months ago, and today I pretty much took that exact outfit, swapped the opaque tights for textured ones and added the bouclé blazer.  What do you think? Big difference, right?


Blazer: Laundry by Shelli Segal (purchased at Annie Sez)

Textured Tights: Target

Note (1): For those of you in the northeast, Annie Sez is a goldmine and you should get to your local one right away. They have designer brands at discount prices and they constantly send out e-mail coupons for significant discounts.  I even spotted some Chanel purses at my local Annie Sez the other day — while still out of my price range, the discount was impressive.  (I’m mentioning this store because of my extreme love for it.  I am not being compensated in any way.)

Note (2): If you enjoy the occasional fashion faux pas — check out the pic below to see mine from today. Haha! I’m so silly.



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5 responses to “What A Difference A Blazer Makes

  1. Blazers ALWAYS make such a huge difference! I LOVE IT! Blazers always make my outfit so much better so continue to grow that collection! And what a steal that Laundry Jacket is!! 🙂

  2. I totally agree–blazers make everything very classy and put together. I love it! You look gorgeous! Sigh… another blog to make me lust after NYC! haha! 🙂 Very nice to meet you! Thank you so much for commenting on my blog and I hope we can get to know each other!

    • Diana

      Thanks for stopping by Courtney! Let’s keep in touch…I’ll be stopping by your blog often 🙂 If you’re ever in NYC, we must get together 🙂

  3. Very cute blazer, I like the way the same pieces were rejuvenated in the second outfit! I also am a huge fan of Annie Sez, it’s my go-to for just about every occasion… including retail therapy 🙂

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