A blazer is one of the most versatile pieces you can have in your wardrobe. It’s elegant, chic, and easy to wear. 

A sleek jacket or blazer has just the right amount of professionalism. Anyone can easily dress up or down while wearing this wardrobe mainstay. For example, it’s a perfect piece of outerwear for the office, a first date, or a day full of running errands with the kids. 

These days, there are so many options for sustainably-made blazers that you’re guaranteed to find one that fits perfectly.  

But, with all the possibilities for what to wear under a blazer, you may be feeling some analysis paralysis. Not to worry– we’re here to help! 

We’ve put together 16 of the best original outfits to wear under a blazer. 

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A White Button-Down Shirt

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A white button-down shirt is a timeless classic that adds a polished touch to any professional outfit. Wear a tailored button-down under your favorite blazer for an easy, everyday office look. 

A breathable, cotton button-down looks best with high-waisted slacks and a sleek blazer. You can match your blazer and pants or take a more eclectic approach with different colors. 

Accessorize with a sleek belt and a sustainable designer handbag, and you’re unstoppable. 

Shop our selection of the best dressy button-up shirts

Cozy Turtlenecks

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A cozy turtleneck is an excellent piece to wear under a blazer or jacket during the fall and winter. It’s elegant, professional, and chic. 

A black turtleneck tee worn under a plaid blazer looks fantastic if you’re going for a dark academia, collegiate vibe. A turtleneck in any other neutral color also looks great worn under a black or blue blazer. 

Check out our selection of affordable turtlenecks that will make you look like a million bucks. 

Graphic Tees

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Inject a dose of personality and edge by wearing a cool graphic tee under a structured blazer. 

Wear an oversized graphic t-shirt tucked into your favorite denim jeans and a fun blazer. 

Don’t be afraid to think outside the box. Vintage men’s blazers, bold velvet jackets, and cropped blazers are all fun options to pair with a unique graphic tee.

Vintage tees are an excellent option for this type of outfit. Here’s our master list of the best online thrift stores for affordable vintage fashion

Striped Tops

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Wear a simple striped shirt under a sleek blazer to achieve a chic Parisian vibe. 

A striped Breton shirt creates a nice contrast when worn under a blazer or jacket. Wear a classic black-and-white shirt, or get creative with other color combinations. 

Overall, a striped shirt and blazer are an easy and elegant way to look dressed up while staying comfortable.  

Sustainable Satin Camis

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If you want something sexy and slinky, wear a sustainable satin cami under a tailored blazer. The sharp lines of a blazer look amazing when paired with the soft curves of a satin camisole. 

A satin cami and blazer look great with dark denim jeans, tailored slacks, or a striking pencil skirt. This outfit style is easy to wear to the office or a date night. 

Whatever style of cami you choose, make sure the material is high-quality and built to last. 

Learn more about how to incorporate sustainable satin into your wardrobe. 

A Slip Dress

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A sustainably-made slip dress is perfect for a night out. 

A slip dress and blazer are best for cool summer or spring nights because this look gives you just the right amount of coverage for those cooler temperatures. 

A slip dress paired with a classic blazer is a stylish, trendy look that is chic, elegant, and simple. Wear a bright jewel-tone slip dress with a sleek black blazer, or think out of the box and create a monochromatic look. 

Shop our selection of the best sustainable slip dresses

Bold Blouses

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A bold blouse is a fun way to add a unique touch to a blazer outfit. “Bold” can mean anything from a busy pattern to eye-catching construction. 

Go all out with a high-neck ruffled blouse and a jewel-tone blazer, or take a more subtle approach with a semi-sheer floral blouse and a classic black jacket.

Wear pants or a skirt in a different color from the blazer to add more dimension to the look. 

Take a look at our favorite sustainable blouses to wear under a blazer. 

A Polka-Dot Blouse and Slacks

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A polka-dot blouse under a blazer creates a beautiful professional look when paired with well-tailored slacks. 

A cute polka-dot blouse captures a playful and retro aesthetic. Wear a classic black-and-white print with a black pantsuit for an elegant business casual vibe. Choose bright polka dots and a tan blazer if you want something more colorful. 

Explore our selection of blouses and recycled blazers for the perfect pairing. 

A Tank Top and Midi Skirt

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Wearing a blazer with a tank top and a midi skirt creates a feminine, fun outfit. This versatile look works well for the office or a fun day off. 

Pair a cute blazer or jacket with a simple black tank top and a high-waisted pleated skirt. For a boho-inspired vibe, wear a floral midi skirt and a ruffled tank.

You can also switch things up by wearing a patterned tank top and a solid-colored skirt. The possibilities are endless. 

Explore our selection of sustainable midi skirts

A Blouse and Pencil Skirt

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Blazers are a staple of any business casual wardrobe. They look especially great with a cute blouse and a pencil skirt. 

A feminine blouse tucked into a high-quality pencil skirt looks professional, put-together, and chic. Wearing a blazer over your favorite office-ready blouse adds an extra level of professionalism and elegance. 

Don’t miss our selection of the best sustainable pencil skirts

Plain T-Shirts and Jeans

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For an easy, everyday look, pair your best blazer with a simple t-shirt and jeans. This outfit is perfect for casual Fridays at work or a fun day exploring the city with friends. 

It’s best to wear a high-quality, sustainably-made t-shirt for this look. A plain white t-shirt may seem simple, but wearing a well-constructed version elevates your look into understated elegance. 

To craft the perfect outfit, explore our selection of organic cotton tees and our master list of the best denim brands

Plaid Flannel Shirts

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A plaid flannel shirt under a blazer or jacket is perfect for a relaxed, casual outfit. The pop of color from the flannel adds a nice touch of warmth and texture. 

A flannel shirt and jacket look great when paired with distressed black jeans, leggings, or cropped pants. Roll up your blazer sleeves for a nice pop of plaid underneath. 

Pair your look with cute brown boots, and you’re good to go. 

Shop our selection of American-made flannels

Statement-Making Bodysuits

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If a daring, sexy look is what you want, try wearing a bodysuit under your blazer. From plunging necklines to skintight silhouettes, a bodysuit is perfect for the adventurous fashionista. 

A bodysuit with a plunging neckline or sexy cut-outs looks great under a blazer because it shows off your body without revealing too much. Finish your look off with a bodycon skirt or skintight leggings. 

Wear a crewneck bodysuit and wide-leg pants under a sleek, tailored blazer if you want more coverage. 

Explore our selection of comfortable bodysuits

Crop Tops and Mom Jeans

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A crop top is an easy go-to choice under a blazer or jacket. It’s easy, versatile, and looks great on anybody. Completing your look with mom jeans creates a well-proportioned, cute outfit that works across seasons. 

Wear a fun and flirty print crop top with a denim jacket, or get in touch with your inner goth girl by wearing a dark top and black denim jeans. 

The possibilities are endless when you shop our cotton crop tops and sustainable mom jeans

A Camouflage Tee

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Add an unexpected twist to your blazer outfit with a camo-print tee. A camouflage shirt adds a touch of edginess to any blazer outfit. 

Whether a crop top or an oversized tee, incorporating camo into your outfit is eye-catching and fashion-forward. This look is great for all seasons. 

To complete your edgy look, try a pair of sustainably-made cargo pants

A Bodycon Dress

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Wear a flattering bodycon dress under a blazer if you want to look sexy and chic. The slinky silhouette of a bodycon dress nicely balances out the sharp lines of a classic blazer. 

Pair your bodycon dress with strappy heels, subtle jewelry, and a powerful watch for some serious glam energy. You can even create a monochromatic look by matching your dress and blazer. 

Check out our selection of affordable bodycon dresses

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