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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.