Sharp Shoulders 4 Fall

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Sharp shoulders for fall... so it's not exactly groundbreaking but hey, if it ain't broke don't fix it. 

Whether it's oversized, fitted, double-breasted or part of a suit, the fall blazer has endured as a pillar of cool-weather dressing since women first donned lapels. 

Here are some of our favourite blazer moments, as well as some of our favourite blazers available online now! Starting with the sharpest and boldest shoulder of them all, the high 80s yuppie blazer:



Heathers (1988)


90210's resident popular girl Kelly


Single-breasted with golden buttons! $39.99 size XL. See more.


Clueless (1995)


Hilary Banks aka. TV's most stylin' older sis (Fresh Prince of Bel Air)


Vintage Escada wool blazer with suede accents! $280 labelled size 42.

90s minimalism/menswear blazer; oversized yet understated:
Friends era Courtney Cox

Julia Roberts 


Burberrys' double-breasted navy wool blazer. $109.99 size XL.

Naomi Campbell on some supermodel shit.

Elaine was basically born in a blazer, and we are here for it. 

Molly Ringwald is pretty in brown. 


Next up, down with prep! For punk eyes only. 
Dame Westwood holding it down. 




Vintage Diane von Furstenberg.




Houndstooth & velvet. $39.99 size M.





The 70s was all about quality tailoring and out-suiting the boys. 
Sassy separates. 
Kris Jenner rocking a sweet three piece and dagger collar combo. 


Double-breasted vest. $39.99 size M. See more.

Absolute suit legend Bianca Jagger. 


Vintage made in France. $39.99 size S. See more.

Catherine Deneuve loving life in her black double-breasted suit jacket. 

Another one of Bianca's suit looks because LOOK AT HER. 


Now a brief intermission known as the 1950's "New Look" aka. a radical feminization of the blazer. Blazers essentially became corsetry-as-outerwear. However you feel about the New Look, Christian Dior is indisputably the godfather of the snatched waist.   


Christian Dior cropped jacket. Size small.

Elizabeth Taylor belting it. 


Some 30s/40s looks when suiting for women was in it's infancy and still buzzworthy if not outright controversial. 


Early Hollywood icon and champ of menswear Marlene Deitrich. 


And finally, the fall blazer served loose and formless, just the way the flappers of the 1920s liked it! 



Shop our collection of vintage blazers now! We've got something for everybody. And let us know what blazer era (blazera?) is your favourite! 

xoxo, Black Market 

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