Getting the most for your money is an important concern for any modern woman. Especially when building a professional wardrobe. Everyone wants to feel confident in and out of the office, and many women need to make that transition in a moment’s notice. Selecting just the right pieces for any closet can be a challenge, but versatile basics and unique statement pieces can really help.
The trick to keeping a look fresh is to find elements that can mix and match. Work jackets that can also be worn during a night on the town or for a casual weekend adventure certainly make the wardrobe budget go farther. Here are ten multi-function jackets to add to any closet.
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1. Vetinee Women’s Long Sleeve Pocket Jacket
This long-sleeve cardigan jacket is sleek and professional with a casual undertone. This jacket is stylish enough for the office or an evening out, pairing well with a pencil skirt or t-shirt and jeans. This loose-fitting cardigan jacket is super soft and lightweight with a comfortable lining. The below the hip length and long sleeves elongate the torso while the open front provides easy mobility. Two side pockets accommodate small items for convenient access.
2. Calvin Klein Women’s Single Button Suit Jacket
Frustrated by women’s cropped suit jackets? Calvin Klein presents a traditional full-length jacket measures 27” along the back center seam. Made from a blend of Polyester (63 percent), Rayon (33 percent), and Spandex (4 percent), this jacket will maintain its sharp tailored look with regular dry cleaning. This single-button suit jacket features a peaked lapel, welted chest pocket, center-back vent, and button detail on the sleeve. This suit jacket brings classic style to any professional setting.
3. Calvin Klein Women’s Plus Size Two-Button Lux Blazer
It’s not always easy to find affordable plus size fashion that looks good and feels great. However, this plus size double-button blazer is made from a blend of Polyester (63 percent), Rayon (33 percent), and Spandex (4 percent) for comfort and durability. Classics lines and fit make this jacket a fashion basic for any busy professional.
4. Alexander + David Women’s Loose Fit Work Blazer with Double Buttons
Looking for a ladies’ tailored jacket that is lightweight and comfortable? This Alexander + David work blazer is made from 100 percent matte Polyester. The oversized jacket has a relaxed fit that looks great on any body type. The double button closure adds the sophistication of a classic blazer while the loose fit and slight stretch allows for a full range of movement. This versatile jacket can go from a day look to evening look. Pair with slacks and heels for the office, a dress and wedge shoes for evening, and evening jeans and a t-shirt for a casual weekend look.
5. Luvamia Women’s Open Front Long Sleeves Work Blazer
This stylish women’s jacket features long sleeves, standing collar, and padded shoulders to provide a structured look. Embellished buttons on both sides give this jacket its unique military-style look while the hidden buckle closure makes it easy to wear the jacket open or closed. Two flapped pockets add to tailored look while providing a touch of functionality, great for small essentials. This unique jacket transitions well from a casual street look to a professional office setting.
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6. AUQCO Casual Open Front Blazer for Women
Roll up your sleeves and get to work. This lightweight draped cardigan features ruched 3/4 sleeves for that hard-working professional look. The open front features a wide lapel with single-button closure. The double lining provides a little extra warmth on a fall day or in air-conditioned offices. A slight stretch in the material allows for a full range of movement. This jacket is great for the office or casual night out.
7. Alexander + David Women’s Woven Structured Cape
Looking for something dramatic? Try Alexander + David Women’s Woven Structured Cape. The non-slip arm fittings feature shoulder pads that provide a structured look while ensuring a secure fit. This cap won’t slide off. Made of Polyester (80 percent), Rayon (16 percent), and Spandex (4 percent) this breathable, matte fabric is soft and lightweight. A slight stretch in the material allows for a full range of movement. This cape works well with an office power outfit or over a dress for an evening out. It can also bring a flare to any casual occasion when worn over jeans and a cami.
8. Kensie Women’s Stretch Crepe Blazer
Add this to your business closet basics. The Kensie Women’s Stretch Crepe Blazer is made with stretch crepe fabric (63 percent Polyester/31 percent Rayon/6 percent Spandex) for comfort and style. The enhanced stretch of this woven fabric makes it easy to move while reducing the likelihood of wrinkles, making it perfect for daily use. This jacket features single-button closure, notched lapel, and jetted front pockets. Sleeves can be cuffed to expose the stylish polka dot lining. Great for the office or to add a touch of class to a casual look.
9. Bailey 44 Women’s Black Op Brushed Herringbone Ponte Blazer
Add a little texture to your wardrobe with this brushed herringbone blazer. Featuring Ponte fabric that is known for its soft hand and full-bodied draper, this jacket will flatter any body type. The three front buttons provide versatile closure options and the color can be worn down or flipped up for a little drama. This jacket works well in the office our out on the town.
10. Nicole Miller Ladies’ Knit Blazer
This affordable blazer is a must-have for anyone building a wardrobe on a budget. This structured blazer features shoulder pads, two front welt pockets, single-button closure, and 3/4-length sleeve with cuff. This jacket is fully lined for comfort while the exterior shell is made from a blend of Cotton (57 percent), Polyester (37 percent), and Elastane Lining (6 percent). This basic blazer works well with slacks, skirts, or jeans, for a versatile look.
It’s easy to build or freshen up a wardrobe with just the right jacket, blazer, cardigan, or cape. By adding just the right pieces to your closet you can create numerous looks from the boardroom to the boardwalk. Think multipurpose and get the most for your money.
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By BCR Staff