Such a structured jacket calls for a softer blouse with, say, a pussy bow to balance the look. What’s more, you don’t always have to pair your blazer with a skirt. Culottes and cigarette pants in the same colour or a neutral hue work just as well.
Wool-blend, price unavailable, from Max Mara.
Elizabeth & James gold-tone metal ring with crystals, £50, from www.theoutnet.com.
Cotton-blend culottes, price unavailable, from Cos.
Metal brooch with rhinestones, $6.90, from Topshop.
Polyester pussybow top, $63.90, from Dorothy Perkins.
Embellished PU platforms, price unavailable, from Charles & Keith.
Cotton-blend, $225, from Massimo Dutti.
Alexander Wang leather platform brogues, £290.69, from www.theoutnet.com.
Valentina leather bag, $1,080, from Furla.
D.D Collective cotton-blend culottes, $119, from Robinsons.
GET THE LOOK
• Polyester-blend blazer, $139, from Topshop.
• Polyester pussy-bow blouse, $69.90, and culottes, $69.90, from Dorothy Perkins.
• Leather platforms, price unavailable, from Pedder Red.
• Jean-Paul Gaultier for Atelier Swarovski Reverse double ring (right hand), $320, Forward double ring (left), $255, and Fanfare brooch, $190, from Swarovski.