By Tanisha Bhattacharya

They say, diamonds are a girl’s best friends but someone needs to shed some light on blazers being our  BFFs too. Given their popular versatility, styling looks with this wardrobe staple is nothing but fun. It even makes the art of layering seem easy and effortlessly adds an edge to just about any look. Wear it over a swanky t-shirt or style it as a dress, provided it’s an oversized piece, our point is—there are plenty of ways you can have fun with a good old blazer. The leading ladies of Bollywood have made use of this style hack time and again and proven that it’s one of the best styling revelations out there to experiment with. So scroll ahead for some inspiration you can put into use when it’s safe to step out next.

5 celebrities show us 5 ways to style a blazer unconventionally:

1. Ananya Panday

One of the youngest divas on the block and she never fails to impress with her fashion choices. Here the shimmery metallic blazer seems to be making all the difference to her look consisting of a plain LBD. The conclusion being, if you’ve got a basic party dress you need to put to use but glam it up, team it with a standout blazer similar to Ananya’s and cinch it at the waist with a belt of your choice.

2. Shraddha Kapoor

Or if you just want to wear a blazer, cue in Shraddha’s look. The actor looks chic AF in her lavender, sequined, blazer dress. The minimal accessory vibe is flattering her overall ensemble even more. We say, ditch your pants and go for the blazer dress look for your next glam night out or in! Fanny pack optional but we definitely recommend!

3. Deepika Padukone

Known for her bold choices, Deepika Padukone knocked the ball out of the park at an event she was attending in Davos wearing an all-black ensemble, which seems like an interesting rendition of a pantsuit. Do like her and pair your blazer with a pair of skinny trousers. Slits at the hem are again optional but definitely add an edgy element to the look.

4. Malaika Arora

This diva proved that even basic need not be basic if you’re on top of your style game. Case in point: how she made a classic white shirt look extraordinary by teaming it with leather bottoms and layering it with a quirky blazer. The point being, sometimes topping a fancy look with a fancy blazer can raise the ante of your outfit further!

5. Sonakshi Sinha

Trust Sonakshi Sinha to always do the unexpected! The actor stunned us in a cocktail outfit she wore for an event where she teamed a flowy leather skirt with a blazer. Brownie points for the lovely harmony between the structure of the blazer and the flow of the skirt!

Motivated to experiment a little more with your blazer? Tell us in the comments how else you would style this wardrobe staple.

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