How to wear a white jacket

Nikki ParkinsonFashion, How to 13 Comments

I’m heading to the annual Women in Focus conference today.

This year it’s just up the road in Noosa and it’s the first time I’ve been invited.

To say I’m excited is an understatement. Two and a half days surrounded by inspirational business women from all around Australia? Yes, that’s got me peaking.

Mr SY is joining me on Friday and Saturday to celebrate our wedding anniversary so all up I’ll be away four nights.

I’m spray-tanned up and ready play resorts when not in conference sessions.

Last night I spent way too much time packing. There is no capsule happening, I can tell you that for sure.  I’m taking more on this trip than I did for three weeks in Europe.

One of the many “essentials” that had to come with was the white Surafina jacket, currently for sale in the Styling You Shop.

How to wear a white jacket | Styling You Shop

Surafina white jacket $189

I’m obsessed with a white jacket. It’s the blazer to take your winter wardrobe into spring summer.

It just freshens and crisps up any look.

This one ticks all my white jacket boxes – and more.

The shape is tailored but not constricting and the length is just right.

I love the single button and wearing the button done up adds even more shape to the jacket.

The fabric is 100% lightweight wool and fully lined so it’s cool and breathable to wear.

You don’t have take it to the dry-cleaners either – great to know for those like me who have a magnetic attraction to food while wearing white.

Roll-up the sleeves for a flattering and even cooler way to rock this style.

For more tips on how to wear a white jacket read on. We’ve got almost every occasion covered.

The office – corporate

How to wear a white jacket | office corporate

1. Surafina white jacket $189 | 2. Surafina scarf (sold out) | 3. Surafina dress $169 (limited stock left)

Nothing says you mean business like a jacket. Ditch the dark colours of winter and opt for a white blazer instead. Work it over a LBD, add a scarf and you’re ready for whatever the day throws at you.

The office – casual

How to wear a white jacket | smart casual office

1. Surafina white jacket $189 | 2. Frokk tee at Bell and Ford (limited stock left) | 3. Surafina pants $89 (limited stock left) |4. Louenhide bag $89.95

I work from home and occasionally head out for meetings. This is typically how I’ll transition my work-at-home outfit into a meeting outfit. Yes, I just add a blazer. Too simple.

Weekend casual

How to wear a white jacket | weekend casual

1. Surafina white jacket $189 | 2. Frokk tee at Bell and Ford (limited stock left) | 3. Surafina scarf (sold out) | 4. Bohemian Traders shorts $109

Who says blazers can’t be all about the casual? This outfit will take you from hanging at home to out to weekend brunch, thanks to the addition of the white jacket and scarf.

Evening out

How to wear a white jacket | evening out

1. Surafina white jacket $189 | 2. Frockk at Bell and Ford top $159 | 3. Surafina pants $89 (limited stock left) | 4. The Adorn Collective necklace (sold out)

Take your white jacket out after dark and you will not be disappointed in its ability to turn heads. Team with a black sheer top – I’m so in love with wearing this Frokk one pictured from Bell and Ford – and a long necklace, pants and heels. Smokin’! Somebody better have your first cocktail lined up and ready for you on the bar.

Are you a fan of the white jacket? 

More: How to work this white jacket into a 17-piece capsule wardrobe

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Comments 13

  1. I have owned a gorgeous linen Noa Noa blazer which is off white for a couple of years now. It was good to see your post as it has reminded me just how versatile it is and given me a few new ideas of what I can wear it with. I think it will be getting a serious work out this Spring/Summer!

  2. I bought a beautiful Blue Illusion white jacket last season and adore it … but rarely wear it as I too am a dirt (and food) magnet. Literally nothing pops an outfit though like that jacket does. You’ve inspired me to suck it up and buy more napisan!

  3. I’m wearing my Birdsnest white blazer today in an outfit very similar to #1! Have layered it over a black sleeveless suiting dress and my scarf has a bejewelled ‘sugar skull’ print. Teamed with nude fishnets and peep toes I feel Spring-y but still appropriate for a semi-formal office.

  4. I bought a white jacket last spring and it’s lovely it really dresses up an outfit! have fun in Noosa and enjoy playing resorts when you can Nikki Xx

  5. the jacket is da business nikki! … especially in your world! looking great on both “models!”
    jackets are my favourite item of clothing! … definitely always takes it to the next level!
    I can never bring myself to wear a white blazer though! not quite my look!
    I’ve got every other colour just about! …
    enjoy your working and playing sojourn hun! … love noosa! went there a few weeks ago! YES!
    love m:)X

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