As near as we can tell, there’s some kind of unstoppable, nefarious force at work that’s been trying, and succeeding, to grandfather in the use of “blazer” to refer to what are actually sport coats. But unlike the spineless wordsmen at Oxford English Dictionary, who caved and accepted the definition of “literally” that actually means “figuratively,” you shouldn’t stand for it.
Put simply: not all blazers are blazers.
As recently professed, we’ve got a bit of a soft spot for the classic vertical stripe. So we’re pretty pumped to see that the ’60s throwback is trending back into menswear circles, with updated takes on offer from the likes of Gant and Steven Alan.