Q. I recently bought a vintage Ralph Lauren navy boyfriend blazer. I am interning at an art museum this summer and would love to wear it then. However, I’m a bit unsure of how to incorporate it into my ‘business casual’ wardrobe. The only look I’m familiar is with boyfriend blazer is wearing them with skinnies and shorts–but can’t wear those at the museum!
A. The soft, slouchy, slightly boxy boyfriend blazer can be tricky to pull off in the workplace where “neat” always looks better than overly relaxed or sloppy. Yes, a boyfriend blazer looks great with skinnies and shorts, but at the office, you are better off with pencil skirts, slim trousers and shift dresses. Just remember to keep the rest of your look clean, unfussy and tailored close to the body. Below are a few ideas for inspiration: