The blazer is a wardrobe essential for all women. They are necessary for work but are also suitable for cool and casual looks anytime. This type of jacket is a structured layer with a more flattering fit than a cardigan.
Slimming clothes for plus size apple shapes define a waist, minimize the tummy and create a new silhouette. Structured blazers are an ideal clothing item to accomplish all of that.
Look for a blazer with a v-shape, with the point of the V or button landing just below the bust. Ideally the jacket will hit at the hip. Alternatively, pair a cropped blazer with a flowing shirt. For the most flattering fit for apple shapes, make sure that the jacket fits the shoulders perfectly, even if the blazer can’t be buttoned. You don’t want any extra bulk around the shoulders.
Blazers are structured so don’t fit as universally as a soft cardigan. This means finding just the right fit when it comes to arms, bust and waistline can be more of a challenge. Lots of plus size blazers are made with a stretchy fabric to help create a better fit. It is worth the trouble for this ultra flattering wardrobe workhorse that can be paired with jeans, dress pants, skirts and dresses.
Here are 5 flattering plus size blazers for apple shapes.
This classic blazer is made of a modern fabric with stretch. It has all the features of a flattering blazer for apple shapes with a deep V-shape, button just under the bust and shoulder pads. It the back it is double-vented and features three brass buttons at the cuff.
This open front blazer has 3/4 ruched sleeves, a draped front, and some volume at the back to create a feminine shape. The stretched fabric for a fitted but not tight fit. This works well with a longer, flowing shirt underneath. It also comes in charcoal grey.
This fitted, hip length jacket is made of a comfortable ponte knit fabric that has 5% spandex for a good amount of stretch. Also available in stripes, this blazer works well with skinny jeans, dress pants, skirts and dresses.
This traditional blazer style is made of a medium-stretch ponte knit fabric for a tighter, more comfortable fit. Wear it conservative in black and blue or go for bright colors like pink pansy, citron, pamplona purple and red raspberry.
This double breasted white blazer is classic and fun at the same time. Seaming and some stretch create an ultra flattering fit. This jacket would look great with dark jeans, striped shirts and summer dresses.