27 Ways to Wear the Most Important Fashion-Girl Outfit of Autumn

When it comes to fail-safe outfit formulas, you just can’t beat a blazer and jeans. It's a simple, chic wardrobe game changer that never lets us down. You can also wear this combination on repeat, and many of the girls we watch closely for their style moves have been relying on very little else for the early days of autumn.

To ensure you’re never out of styling options, today we're taking tips from the impeccably dressed style set and serving you 27 fresh outfit ideas. From neutral blazers worn with dark-wash denim for the office to classic check iterations with a logo tee for the weekend (and simple styling updates in between), here are several ways to style this timeless combination.

Scroll below to see all our favourite ways to wear blazers and jeans.

Go oversized.
Blazer with jeans: herringbone oversized blazer with skinny jeans and cowboy boots

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@thestylestalkercom

Style Notes: Yes, 2019 has been nothing if not full to the brim with oversized blazers, and they've been the perfect accompaniment to skinny jeans and slim-fit tops.

Opt for alt colours.
Blazer with jeans: cream wool blazer with khaki cropped jeans

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@thestyleidealist

Style Notes: Who says your jeans have to be blue and your blazer black? Not us!

Try loose fits head-to-toe.
Blazer with jeans: grey tweed blazer with black cropped jeans

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@thestylestalkercom

Style Notes: If you're now confident with oversized blazers, try out loose-fit jeans and high heels for a different spin.

Choose a white jacket for dressy moments.
Blazer with jeans: white tuxedo with dark indigo jeans and black heels

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@ada_oguntodu

Style Notes: There's always something swish about a white blazer or white tuxedo. Pair with dark, smart denim for the most sophisticated outcome.

Don't forget the chain necklace and heels.
Blazer with jeans: neutral blazers and jeans worn with heels, gold chains and white tops

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@thestylestalkercom

Style Notes: The memo had clearly been received at Copenhagen Fashion Week recently: A blazer + white top + chain necklace + jeans + heels is the outfit du jour.

Try a '90s vibe.
Blazer with jeans: blue blazer with straight-leg jeans and ankle boots

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@thestylestalkercom

Style Notes: Straight-leg jeans with ankle boots offer up a more 1990s take on this classic trend.

Dig out your ballet pumps.
Blazer with jeans: checked blazer worn with skinny jeans and ballet pumps

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@leiasfez

Style Notes: Just like baggy jeans, ballet pumps are also enjoying a renaissance. French girls are pairing them with skinny jeans and blazers.

Ripped jeans can be appropriate.
Blazer with jeans: cream jacket worn with ripped jeans

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@thestylestalkercom

Style Notes: You might feel that ripped denim is too scruffy for a blazer, but the contrast can work really well.

Add party heels for a day-to-night look.
Blazer with jeans: grey blazer worn with skinny jeans and crystal heels

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@thestylestalkercom

Style Notes: Just the simple switch of sneakers for crystal-embellished stilettos will make all the difference when you're heading for a night out straight from work.

Baggy jeans are making a comeback.
Blazer with jeans: grey blazer worn with baggy jeans and a crop top

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@sylviemus_

Style Notes: You may be forever entwined with your straight legs or skinnies, but prepare for the fact that baggy jeans are doing the rounds in high-fashion circles.

You can be super-minimal.
Blazer with jeans: beige blazer with jeans, black shoes and a white bag

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@brittanybathgate

Style Notes: You can keep things very, very simple, choose the plainest of all elements for the ultimate minimalistic take on this versatile look.

Who says you need a top?
Blazer with jeans: checked blazer worn with baggy jeans and heels

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@_marisamartins_

Style Notes: Many of the most directional dressers are eschewing tops entirely and buttoning up their blazers instead. We're game if you are…

White jeans work all year round.
Blazer with jeans: beige blazer with white jeans and dark accessories

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@_jessicaskye

Style Notes: Your white skinnies don't have to wait for the summer months—try them now with a beige blazer and dark accessories.

Embrace neutrals.
Blazer with jeans: Hanna Stefansson wearing a beige blazer and jeans

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@hannastafansson

Style Notes: Don't shy away from lighter shades—a beige blazer looks effortlessly chic when worn with mid-wash denim. Worried about looking washed out? Add a pop of colour with a top-handle tote.

Experiment with different types of blazers.

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@emmanuellek_

Style Notes: Your blazer doesn't have to be super-sharp—it's worth trying out softer styles for a more relaxed look.

Revisit pinstripes.
Blazer with jeans: Jeanna Damas wearing a pinstripe blazer

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@jeannedamas

Style Notes: Dress down a structured pinstripe blazer with a basket bag, logo tee and frayed denim. 

Experiment with prints.
Blazer with jeans: Freddie Harrel wearing a pink printed blazer and wide-leg jeans

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@freddieharrel

Style Notes: Not into neutrals? Switch out your go-to navy blazer in favour of something pink and printed. 

Don't overlook corduroy.
Blazer with jeans: Leia wearing a corduroy blazer, jeans and white accessories

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@leiasfez

Style Notes: Modern corduroy is ideal for the weekend—just add slim-fit indigo jeans and white accessories.

It's all about balance.
Blazer with jeans: Roberta Benteler wearing a navy blazer and high-rise jeans

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@robertabenteler

Style Notes: When choosing structured suiting, offset the roomy silhouette with high-rise jeans belted at the waist, and then team them with a fine knit and heels.

If in doubt, keep it classic.
Blazer with jeans: Monikh Dale wearing an oversized blazer and jeans.

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@monikh

Style Notes: There's absolutely nothing more reliable than an oversized blazer, a white tee and some jeans. Bonus points for adding woven mules and a basket bag.

Ease into colour with muted tones.
Blazer with jeans: Lindsey Holland wearing a pink blazer with jeans and sandals

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@lindseyholland

Style Notes: If you think colour is a terrifying option, then start small with a powder pink iteration and team it with ankle-grazing denim and white heels.

Consider unexpected accessories.
Blazer with jeans: Street style wearing a rope belt and checked blazer

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@stylestalkercom

Style Notes: How to make your classic checked blazer and relaxed jeans feel new? Add in a rope-style waist belt and red sunnies.

Match your shoes to your suiting.
Blazer with jeans: Linda Tol wears a cream blazer and matching mules

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@lindatol_

Style Notes: For extra polish, try matching your heels to your blazer. Linda Tol teams a beige blazer with contrasting black buttons with The Row's monochromatic mules.

Wear a classic blazer with modern add-ons.
Blazer with jeans: Monica Ainley wears a blazer with perspex glasses

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@monicaainleydlv

Style Notes: A classic double-button blazer feels instantly cooler when paired with perspex frames.

Style jeans with socks and heels.
Blazer with jeans: Camille Charriere wears a black blazer with sock and heels

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@camillecharriere

Style Notes: We're big fans of black worn with tan. We also love maximalist socks and sleek separates.

Try a crossbody bag.
Blazer with jeans: Florrie Thomas wears a blazer with a crossbody bag and jeans

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@florriet

Style Notes: Or why not slip a crossbody bag across your outfit?

Combine classics with directional accessories.
Blazer with jeans: Marissa Cox wears black jeans and a heritage blazer with white accessories

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@ruerodier

Style Notes: Your black jeans and heritage blazer will feel recharged when worn with a circular bag.

Next up, the A/W 19 trends we're into.

This story was published at an earlier time and has since been updated.