I Practically Collect Zara Blazers—Here Are 25 New Styles I Really Rate

October 10, 2021 at 06:04AM

Jessica Skye wears a double-breasted cream Zara blazer. 

You don’t need to be a shopping editor to know that certain high-street stores do certain items best. Personally, I find Mango always has the strongest coats. Arket is where I automatically head to stock up on knitwear, and & Other Stories dresses are easily my favourite. As for Zara? While I could talk at length about its excellent shoe selection and could-be-designer arm candy, there’s another piece for which the brand is known: blazers. 

Hannah Crosskey wears a navy-and-red checked Zara blazer. 

It’s almost impossible to think of a time when blazers didn’t dominate my wardrobe. Sure, I’d worn them at school. (I was probably one of the only students who dutifully did so and, dare I say, enjoyed it.) However, after leaving high school and enrolling at art school, they served no purpose in my closet. That was until I landed my first magazine internship in London. Unlike my hometown, which, at the time, had no Zara to speak of, it felt as if there was a branch on every street corner. As such, during my four-week placement, my love of Zara only grew and grew, and subsequently, so did my blazer collection. 

For the purposes of this feature, I decided to count how many blazers I have in my wardrobe. In total? Thirteen. And how many of them are from Zara? Nine. This may sound excessive, but please bear in mind this collection is now 10 years in the making.

Lauren Çokgüler wears a faux-leather Zara blazer. 

With the power to dress up my jeans or give even my fanciest frocks an effortless spin, barely a day goes by when I don’t reach for a Zara blazer. From the perfectly tailored and the oversized to bouclé weaves and faux leather, my collection of Zara blazers is as versatile as the brand’s current line-up. On my wish list, you’ll find a khaki belted number and a dark-grey houndstooth, double-breasted option, but rest assured, there are plenty more where those came from.

Scroll below to see and shop the best new-season Zara blazers, and in the meantime, I’ll get started on forming a Zara blazer appreciation society. 

I’ve had my eye on a faux-leather blazer from Zara for years. Shall I make 2021 the year I buy one? 

The fit of this entire suit is just sublime. 

Hands down, the colour of the year. 

Belted blazers—a quick but effective update on the wardrobe staple. 

The tie strap makes this blazer look designer. 

How premium does this blazer look? The contrast abstract buttons seal it for me. 

I like my blazers oversized, and this one comes sized up. 

A classic you can throw on with jeans and skirts alike. 

Pink is still trending, and a blazer is perhaps the easiest way to wear it. 

You need to click through and see the back for yourself. Gorgeous. 

Bouclé is back, and Zara has the best options to choose from. 

This suit would be perfect for winter weddings. 

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The dreamiest shade of greige. 

Burgundy is my favourite colour to wear in autumn, so naturally, I’ve already ordered this style. 

The gold buttons really give this blazer something extra. 

A colour this premium is often only seen in designer circles. 

Just wait until you see the cute contrast shoulder pads. 

Double-breasted blazers are my favourite—they just look so dapper. 

If you’re reluctant to say goodbye to linen textures, keep them alive in the winter by way of a blazer. 

I’d wear this with a leather miniskirt and angora fluffy sweater for Alexa Chung–inspired appeal. 

A red blazer will make any outfit you wear look more glamorous. 

I love the shortened lapels on this chocolate-brown blazer. 

Another expensive-looking silhouette. 

Pair powdery tones with powdery tones to achieve this exemplary Zara styling. 

This reminds me of Emily Ratajkowski’s wedding suit, which we all know was a Zara sell-out. Click quick. 

This post was originally published at an earlier time and has since been updated. Next Up: 10 New-In Autumn Buys I Really Love This Week

Author Maxine Eggenberger | Whowhatwear
Selected by CWC

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