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The combo still looks wrong to me. It looks posey and impractical — fashion for fashion's sake. If it's hot enough for shorts, then you don't need a blazer. If you're out in the evening or on a boat, and you're worried about getting cool, then bring a cotton sweater or a cotton golf jacket. Both are far more appropriate for the outdoor-sporty feel of shorts.
Lace-up leather shoes with shorts, on the other hand, is one of those things that would have horrified my dad but that has been around long enough now to have become acceptable even in backwaters like ours.
I think it can land just this side of pretentious, if you are careful: Suede oxfords would be okay with shorts, for example, but not heavy brogues or shiny black oxfords. You want to look summery, not like someone who lost his sneakers and had to raid his dad's closet.
White bucks — soft, matte-textured leather oxfords with red rubber soles — are perfect for shorts. Be careful too that you don't pile on all these practices at once. Shorts plus blazer plus shiny shoes plus bow tie will make you look fussy, as if you have been studying the pages of magazines for hours before you came out. Even if we do that, we'd rather people didn't know.
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ETFs Up and Down. Letters to the Editor. The Real Estate Market. Quick links Horoscopes Puzzles Customer service My account. Article text size A. But there is a time and a place. The look is most at home at a summer soiree or other warm weathered fete. But it can get by at any casual social event; whether in the city, suburb or country. The look dressed down even further with a polo shirt instead of a dress shirt. You may ask, what makes this look okay? I suppose the largest reasoning is righteousness by omission.
Secondly, there is something so wrong about the look that it compels me to judge it as right. Somewhat like my love of gingham shirts with French collar and cuffs. The contradiction of the formalities provides some added visual interest.
From a practical standpoint shorts are far cooler wearing than pants so in the warmest of weather the comfort provided can be paramount. Contrarily, there are the times when the blazer or jacket is an afterthought, such as when the air cools and a man needs an extra layer to keep warm.
Just as there is a time and a place, there is a right way and a wrong way to wear a blazer with shorts. Obviously, the worst way to do it is with ill fitting clothes.
Just as there is a time and a place, there is a right way and a wrong way to wear a blazer with shorts. Obviously, the worst way to do it is with ill fitting clothes. But following that, the more I think on it, the more I am of the opinion that the look works better with a slightly shorter jacket. Women's short length floral print blazer with 1/2 length ruched sleeves. Pinspark Women's Work Office Blazer Solid Zipper Cardigan Jacket. by Pinspark. $ - $ $ 27 $ 38 99 Prime. FREE Shipping on eligible orders. Some sizes/colors are Prime eligible. out of 5 stars Like this casual look with the navy blazer. Great for summer/spring days. Find this Pin and more on.s p r i n g..s u m m e r. by Laura Diaz. navy blazer and denim shorts Fitted blazer and white top.