A blazer…with sneakers. It’s definitely a different kind of combo, but I’ve been wanting to try it out for myself since it started popping up all over the internetz (a whiiiile back. I am a bit late with the trends sometimes. Sorry. I’m a mom). There’s something about the two together that’s so polished and feminine, yet so…tomboy-ish and cool. All at the same time. Um, hello. Basically, my favorite kind of outfit.
Also, if Sincerely Jules wore it, chances are I’ll be up for wearing it…or at least giving it a go (she’s my girl crush…second to T. Swift, of course). I mean, the girl knows how to put things together that you would never think to put together. I LOVE IT.
I wasn’t about to go running out to find a linen blazer and cheetah print Nikes like Jule’s. Nope. I used what I have, which is a blazer (that’s a bit on the dressy side) and my pair of New Balance sneaks that I ran in all last Summer. When it comes to trends that come and go, I believe in working with what you’ve got.
My only concern with this whole outfit was that the blazer might be too much, because…a) I’m a mom – I don’t want to feel constricted as I am wrangling my babes b) blazers usually dress-up an outfit…and that’s not what I’m going for. I want easy, breezy. c) will I actually look cool or like someone that kind of gave up halfway through getting dressed?
These are real, important things to be concerned about, gals.
Does it Work?
There’s only one way to find out and that’s to test it out, so I did. I wore the combo out one morning while Mads was at school. Baby boy and I ran some errands around town…