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TREND: LITTLE JACKETS

They were introduced for Fall 2009 and seem to be even hotter for Spring 2010 collections. The boyfriend blazer is going strong moving into next season, but is getting a little revamped. Oversized and slouchy, cropped and fitted, printed and belted, designers took a cue from shoppers and knew this item was hot. For Spring 2010, they decided to expand on the idea and come up with more options that might be a little more flattering to all figures.

 

The key to the look is contrast and layering. Jackets were paired with vests, thrown over dresses, and paired with lighter blouses. A pair of skinny jeans always look great with an oversized blazer, and a full cut dress will create some shape with a sleek blazer belted at the waist.

Diane Von Furstenberg goes monochromatic in a hot tangerine cocktail dress and matching, oversized jacket.

Charlotte Ronson plays with ideas of sophisticated youth in a cropped top, cropped pants and double breasted suit jacket.

Cropped and elegant, this Carlos Miele with embellished shoulders and cuffs is a stylish alternative.

Gorgeous in blue, Stella McCartney shows off an striking blue boyfriend blazer in a slim cut fit for a woman.

Gorgeous colors, sophisticated cuts, and sweet trimmings will make next season’s boyfriend blazer impossible to deny.

Images courtesy of the Fashion Spot forums.