Finally, it’s that time to upgrade your wardrobe. And, with the recent changes in weather, jackets have become a necessity. Amazingly, there’s one style that everyone is passionately endorsing—varsity jackets.
Today, varsity jackets have stormed the fashion industry with a bang. Not only are they worn in high schools, but you will also find then in high-end fashion shows. Apart from retaining their relevance in the 21st century, varsity jackets have proved to be a key element of various outfits.
Interestingly, a varsity jacket allows you to mix and match with any outfit, so long as you have some sense of fashion. With that said, let’s look at some of the things that you can wear with a varsity jacket.
Tips for Gents
For sporty appearance
One of the most obvious and easiest outfit styles is to wear a varsity jacket to get a sport appearance. In any case, this was the main reason why varsity jackets were designed. For the best appearance, choose a classic varsity jacket, and match it with two contrasting colors. Then, complement the outfit with a pair of plain joggers—grey or black preferably.
You should make sure that you wear a plain T-shirt if you opt to wear a bright-colored varsity jacket and dark joggers. Besides, you can also match your varsity jacket with a patterned T-shirt and a pair of sneakers. Don’t forget to wear a cap—if you are a fan of them.
For a casual appearance
The most interesting thing about varsity jackets is that they can match with any outfit. Therefore, you shouldn’t have a challenge with creating your casual outfit. If you have a plain jacket, consider pairing it with a bold T-shirt, and vice-versa.
Always keep the balance on your mind. It’s ok to have one bright-colored item, so long as the rest of the outfit isn’t bright-colored. Therefore, you can choose to match your varsity jacket with a casual T-shirt and a decent pair of jeans. The best colors are burgundy and navy blue.
For a formal and elegant appearance
This is for anyone who’d like to look formal in their varsity jacket. There are a few rules to make this possible. First, make sure that you get a classic varsity jacket. So, you shouldn’t mind rolling back to the mid-30s—leather sleeves, woolen body, and an enlarged letter on the left breast.
Interestingly, this doesn’t limit you to plain colors. If you love bright colors, go for a jacket that represents particular college taints. To complete this outfit, pair it with a nice shirt or T-shirt, and a part of trousers like chinos.
Tips for ladies
For sport appearance
There are several reasons why ladies should wear sporty outfits from time to time. A varsity jacket is one of these reasons. Even though varsity jackets have a masculine look, they can give you a feminine appearance so long as you have the right accessories.
To get that sporty appearance, go for a nice T-shirt, and it can be patterned or plain. Don’t forget to match the color of the T-shirt with your jacket. To complete this outfit, choose a pair of boyfriend shorts or jeans. Make sure that you wear comfortable shoes—like sneakers. Lastly, go for a pretty small backpack, rather than a purse.
For a casual appearance
If you want to get a casual appearance with your varsity jacket, opt for a classic varsity jacket—like black, white, or red. Adding a pair of tight jeans or plain tee will make you the hottest chic in the streets. This outfit doesn’t limit you to sports shoes. You can wear platforms or some cute flats. You must have a casual bag for this outfit to be complete.
Some ladies, however, love plain colors. If you are one of these ladies, go for white, grey, and back jacket. Here, you can match your black varsity jacket with a pair of white trousers, and a grey blouse or tee. It’s ok for your jacket to have some glittery accessories. To complete this outfit, go for plain shoes and a black purse.
For formal and elegance appearance
Yes, a varsity jacket can give you an elegant and glamorous appearance. You just need a good varsity jacket, nice accessories, and high heels. This applies to both skirt lovers as well as Coco Chanel Ladies.
The good thing about varsity jackets is that they come in different styles. Therefore, you can opt for an elegant jacket, like a gun club check jacket or a white one with leather sleeves. If you are not a fan of trousers, go for a pencil skirt—a white, black, or grey skirt can work in this case. Lastly, match the outfit with a pair of elegant high heels and a decent blouse.
Also, you can choose to wear a pair of nice trousers (a pair of jeans would work in this case too. Lastly, complete this outfit with some jewelry and a hat—that’s if you are a fan of them.