Men's blazers in smart, trendy cuts for office wear
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World over, offices are adopting a more casual dress code at work.
Most employees prefer to look and feel comfortable, especially now that the workplace culture is becoming less formal and hierarchical.
This means ties are rare and three business suits even rarer! What is emerging as number one choice are blazers. Smart to look at and in some trendy cuts too. And they are so versatile. Team them with jeans or cotton trousers and you look set for any business meeting.
For Vineet Saraiwala, Inclusion Lead at Big Bazaar, a blazer is a must have. Vineet has six in his wardrobe.
"As a visually impaired person, texture matters most to me. I like a smooth texture and that also gives me an indication of the richness of the fabric. Blazers enhance your personality, be it a formal meeting at work or marriage. Blue is my number one choice as it pairs well with the rest of your wardrobe and works for most occasions. Blue also acts as a good contrast."
Here's Vineet wearing a dark blue blazer with black trousers.
Featured in our lifestyle section this week is a range of blazers, all under ₹3,000.
Van Heusen Men's Notch Lapel Slim fit Blazer
This cotton spandex navy blazer would work well with jeans and trousers. There are two black closure buttons.
The fabric pattern is a dark navy and grey with small white flecks. There are two black closure buttons and two closed flap pockets.
Hangup Solid Blazer
Beat the heat in this ice blue blazer in regular fit. This fits the bill for casual work wear as well as a lunch meeting.
The colour is a pale blue and the cut is regular fit. There are three pockets, two flap pockets that are closed and one pocket square. There are two closure buttons in the front and two on each sleeve in darker shade of blue.
Available at ajio
Printed Double Breasted Casual Men Blazer
This blue blazer by Jack & Jones looks quite different from the rest. The dark and light blue pin striped blazer cuts a smart, trendy look. The contrast colour buttons give it a different look.
There are vertical stripes in dark and light blue which look very striking especially with the contrasting off white buttons. There are three buttons each on the cuffs and two closure buttons. There are three pockets, two flap pockets and on the top.
Available at flipkart
Knighthood Single Breasted Formal Blazer
Look smart in this regular fit blazer in black by FBB label. This has a notched lapel, single button closure, four buttons on the sleeves, two flap pockets, one welt pocket for pocket square and one hidden pocket.
The black blazer has a regular fit and is perfect for formal occasions. The fabric is a mix of polyester and viscose.
Available at fbb
When it comes to formal meetings, Kerala disability rights activist Prajith Jaipal always chooses a blazer. A wheelchair user, Prajith frequently attends ministry level meetings and gives talks at corporate offices.
"I like colours like dark grey, black, ash and blue. I own three blazers in each of these shades. I had used a regular fit blazer but found it loose. It made my upper body look large, while the slim fit looks perfect on me and makes me feel confident. Given our kind of climate, I opt for cotton or linen usually".
Favoroski Single Breasted Blazer
This teal blue single breasted blazer in cotton looks great for formal and casual wear. The material is a cotton blend with polyester lining.
The jacket is a rich shade of tea blue and has a notched lapel, double button closures, long sleeves, one welt and two flap pockets, a vented back hem, and attached lining and has a pocket square.
Available at myntra
That's quite a lot of options to choose from in affordable prices!
* Prices may vary.
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