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NiniChic: The Boyfriend Blazer

July 1st, 2009

Lately, I have been wearing a lot of loose blazers over fitted dresses, jeans, and shorts. Sometimes I get lazy about dressing up and the boyfriend blazer over a fitted dress is a great go-to outfit for me.
This look appears effortless but it remains structured. The strong lines of the blazer can help an outfit transition easily from day to night because it adds a touch of severity to other more casual items.

I wear a lot of black but a true, deep shade of purple is my all time favorite color. Sometimes finding the right style in your favorite color can be difficult. To me the cut and the color of an article of clothing are both equally important. I wouldn’t buy a beautiful top if the color didn’t compliment my complexion. At the same time, I also wouldn’t buy an item that was made in a beautiful color if the cut wasn’t right for me. Do some research about your complexion and what colors fit you best.  My skin has olive green undertones so any intense colors and rich colors, like black, navy blue, red, and hot pink look great on my complexion.







Wearing: vintage boyfriend blazer and clutch, J-brand jean, AA white tee, and Fendi shoes.

NiniTip: To keep the outfit balanced, always try to keep the rest of your outfit clean when you add a loose blazer. Wear it with a fitted dress underneath that has a fun pattern. For fall, try a black sequin legging and turtle neck to move into the colder weather.

I also just listed this Chanel jacket at a staring bid at $100 so everyone can have a chance to bid on it. Click here to see the jacket


Happy Wednesday to everyone!!!! xoxox Nini Nguyen

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  1. Alex
    July 1st, 2009 at 10:54 | #1

    WOw Nini!!

    I love this purple blazer alot!! You look so chic effortlessly with this look.

  2. July 1st, 2009 at 11:45 | #2

    What a cool outfit, I totally love those sandals…


  3. July 1st, 2009 at 11:46 | #3

    ohh thats a beautiful blazer! amazing colour!

  4. July 1st, 2009 at 12:00 | #4

    That blazer and those shoes OMG!!!!!!!!

  5. July 1st, 2009 at 12:24 | #5

    Oooooh YES very “NiniChic” (AND it is frankly a delightful habit with you) !!!! The “worn with rolled up sleeves” blazer is so full of versatile/structuring virtues, AND I think that its (wrongly paradoxical) “loose/geometric” side perfectly epitomizes “laid Back CHIC inspiration on Urban Territory” . . .

    à Bientôt, Antoine

  6. July 1st, 2009 at 13:21 | #6

    Wow, this outfit with a black blazer
    would have been so boring! The purple
    pops so nicely :)

  7. July 1st, 2009 at 13:21 | #7

    wow you look divine in this purple blazer!
    colors are important as much as th shapes, you’re right!!

  8. July 1st, 2009 at 13:27 | #8

    Oh, so very NiniChic, the purple blazer is a divine colour and very simple! Also the pushed up sleeves are very clever and structured!

  9. 6roove
    July 1st, 2009 at 13:43 | #9

    awesome jacket, U look so good, sexy shoes
    kisses :*

  10. July 1st, 2009 at 15:20 | #10

    this outfit is really great, and it fits you so well ! I’m just so crazy about your amazing shoes !
    Your right, this beautiful color fits you very well !
    Can I link you ?

  11. July 1st, 2009 at 15:38 | #11

    I love purple too–and this look is great. (Those shoes! *GASP!*) By the way, I have a giveaway from Chickdowntown too–you should enter :)

    P.S. Are those Fendi shoes from this season?

  12. July 1st, 2009 at 15:40 | #12

    First Ninitips and now Ninichics 😉

    What a nice post, Nini. I love the color of your boyfriend blazer
    and your vintage clutch is such an eyecatcher!!!!

    Happy sunny wednesday to youuu!!!
    Hugs from…

  13. July 1st, 2009 at 16:16 | #13

    You and I are not in the mood for black rightnow.

    Love your purple blazer!!!!and vintage clucth as well!!!


  14. July 1st, 2009 at 17:19 | #14

    That purple blazer is GORGEOUS! Such a beautiful shade, and so beautiful on you! :)

  15. July 1st, 2009 at 17:30 | #15

    nini, i love the type of purple shade of your blazer.
    if it was a food, i’m sure it’s yummy.

    i’m loving you fendi shoes,
    and the vintage clutch is so cute!
    it’s like a shell in the ocean.

    huh! too bad, i’m 6 1/2.

  16. victoria
    July 1st, 2009 at 18:26 | #16

    I love the blazer. actually bought one that looks just like that one but in bright yellow. wore it last week with a white mini dress. looked pretty cute. loooove the shoes too, they are gorgeous.

  17. July 1st, 2009 at 19:00 | #17

    so your posts are obviously fabulous by themselves, but i love how you give advice as well.
    it’s very helpful!

  18. July 1st, 2009 at 19:24 | #18

    LOVE PURPLE! and i love the simplicity of this outfit! you rock!!!


  19. Jody
    July 1st, 2009 at 22:01 | #19


    awesome blazer! What a color, it really pop out your entire outfit!

  20. July 1st, 2009 at 22:09 | #20

    Love your new hair. So pretty!

  21. Liz
    July 1st, 2009 at 23:44 | #21

    You look great!! Love the purple blazer on you.

  22. July 1st, 2009 at 23:45 | #22

    @Thumbelina Fashionista
    The Fendi is from fall 08′.

  23. July 1st, 2009 at 23:46 | #23

    Hi everyone!!
    Thanks for those lovely comments. I hope you all having a wonderful day,

    July 2nd, 2009 at 00:03 | #24

    Love the look a structured blazer over something drape-y and soft. That color is amazing!

  25. Diane
    July 2nd, 2009 at 00:36 | #25

    great outfit!! your hair rocks!

  26. July 2nd, 2009 at 08:45 | #26

    Great find! I love love love that shade of purple!

  27. July 2nd, 2009 at 09:28 | #27

    The purple blazer is soo amazing!! Something I would definitely definitely wear!


  28. July 2nd, 2009 at 10:22 | #28

    Love your outfits as always! It’s cute how you always try out different colored blazers — so bold and hot! Loving it!

    Have a great weekend ahead, Nini!!

    Sending you my love,

  29. July 2nd, 2009 at 14:40 | #29

    lovely outfit, lovely blazer and lovely blog!
    you have a great style!!!!!


  30. July 2nd, 2009 at 14:49 | #30

    Nice outfit! Purple does look great on you. :)

  31. July 2nd, 2009 at 15:09 | #31

    Your blazer is in my favorite color, purple! You look fashionable as usual!


  32. July 2nd, 2009 at 16:32 | #32

    I love your outfit nini 😀
    You look stunning!xxxxx

  33. July 2nd, 2009 at 17:54 | #33

    i love everything about this outfit

  34. July 2nd, 2009 at 19:31 | #34

    I love this outfit. You look wonderful. The shoes are stunning and the colour of that blazer is YUM!


  35. July 2nd, 2009 at 21:14 | #35

    Nice blazer, and those shoes are fucking badass.

  36. July 2nd, 2009 at 21:54 | #36

    great blazer!!!


  37. July 3rd, 2009 at 01:57 | #37

    I LOVE that blazer!! It’s amazing!

  38. July 3rd, 2009 at 08:47 | #38

    Love the boyfriend blazer and those Fendi heels are making me sick with jealousy!


  39. Alex
    July 3rd, 2009 at 19:47 | #39

    I find myself instantly attracted to anything that’s a beautiful shade of purple. I (weirdly) follow boys around in my school when they’re decked out in purple. ^^’

  40. July 4th, 2009 at 01:50 | #40

    I really love your hair cut you , really really love you already know …. I love the beautiful color of the blazer favored to mix black and white, always PROUD !!! kISSES DARLING

  41. July 4th, 2009 at 14:49 | #41

    Cool blazer, fantastic colour. You look so chic :)

  42. July 4th, 2009 at 21:45 | #42

    I love your blazer. The fit and the color are fantastic!

  43. ilaria
    July 5th, 2009 at 20:14 | #43

    oh.the purple blazer is so cool .
    and im in shanghai.and u look like a Asian,or mixed-blood?
    i love ur pic so much:)

  44. July 6th, 2009 at 10:33 | #44

    hi honey. love this blazer, what a great colour it is! it looks super with these jeans and that vintage clutch is delish!
    muah x

  45. July 7th, 2009 at 01:33 | #45

    Hey Nini! I love the purple blazer… you totally owned that look!!!



  46. July 11th, 2009 at 16:40 | #46

    you have such a pretty smile & i love your photos :) !

  47. July 21st, 2009 at 02:14 | #47

    beautiful blazer, the colour is divine!
    i have a couple of blazers, one of which is oversize – its always nice to see how other people wear them x

  48. Ladybug
    September 21st, 2009 at 16:38 | #48

    I love the blazer…i am trying to find one just like yours but its hard to find one that is not so expensive…please help me out where did you get yours!!

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