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Men's Sport Coats and Blazers Buying Guide

A great-fitting sport coat and/or blazer are essential to every man's wardrobe.  They can dress up a pair of denim  in a snap and are great for any 'smart casual' occasion.  Commonly mistaken for the same item, sport coats and blazers are not alike in the least bit.  While a blazer resembles a suit jacket  with a more casual cut, sport coats are made out of more durable material and are more versatile when it comes to styles.  Now that we've made this distinction, use this guide to find one that will instantly become your favourite new wardrobe item.

Blazers

The single breasted navy blazer is a classic.  Wear it with a pair of casual slacks and your favourite button-up shirt for a truly dashing look. If navy isn't your colour, try black .

This blazer boasts elegance and style with its double breasted design and cashmere lining.  A beautifully tailored fit and accented buttons are sure to give you a timeless formal look. 

This striped blazer by Scotch and Soda is very hip and exceptionally stylish.  Wear it for a casual evening out and see how many compliments you'll get.

Sport Coats

This tweed sports coat is just as durable as it is dapper.  Its three-button vented design is timeless and sure to become a staple of your outerwear. 

Putting the 'sport' in sport coat, this water repellent jacket has a smart cut and action back shoulder seams to allow comfortable arm movement.

This beautifully textured coat is an excellent choice if you are looking for a trendy sport coat that falls closer into the blazer category.

Styling Tips

  • If your jacket is single breasted:
    • Sometimes button the top.
    • Always button the middle.
    • Never button the bottom.
  • If your jacket is double breasted:
    • Always button it completely.

Related Product/Guides

Mens Winter Style Guide

Mens Outerwear Buying Guide

Formal Shirts 

Mens Suits Buying Guide

Ties