The 7 Best Men's Blazers

A stylish alternative to your regular suit and tie

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If you want to look your best at business and social functions, you need a blazer in your wardrobe. A blazer is less formal than a suit — they’re usually worn open or with only the top button buttoned — but they’re also a little more formal than a sport coat. This makes them an especially versatile addition to your closet and a perfect, office-appropriate alternative to your typical suit and tie.

These days, you don’t have to drive to the store to browse your options on the rack. Shop online to find a wide variety of different blazer styles and choose one that’s a fit for your office dress code and your personal taste. Read on for our picks of the best blazers for men to buy in 2019.  

Best Overall: Ralph Lauren Two-Button Wool Blazer

Ralph Lauren Mens 2 Button Navy Blue Wool Blazer
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If you want the classic blazer look, turn to Ralph Lauren. This storied American company offers a comfortable, classic men’s blazer perfect for work or a nice dinner on the town. Navy blue with brass buttons, this blazer is about as classic as it gets, so it has a lot of flexibility in your wardrobe. Pair it with khaki slacks or a quality pair of jeans for a relaxed-but-cleaned-up look.

Ralph Lauren is a well-known brand with high-quality apparel. While they are most famous for their Polo shirts, Ralph Lauren blazers offer the same quality you expect from this brand. While it is not the cheapest men’s blazer on this list, it is one that stands out from the pack for durability and a look that never goes out of style.

Best Value: Nordstrom Men’s Shop Washed Cotton Blazer

Washed Stretch Cotton Blazer
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From a brand that is synonymous with quality and great customer service comes this ultra-versatile blue cotton blazer. It is priced a bit lower than the name brand that got the top spot on this list, but you don’t give up too much in quality when you buy an item with the Nordstrom name on the tag.

This blue blazer has a more modern, slim design and black buttons. That makes it a sleeker but less classic look. Nonetheless, a modern blazer is a great addition to any professional man’s wardrobe. 

Some men report that this blazer is sized a little large, so keep that in mind when ordering. But if it doesn’t work out, Nordstrom has one of the best return policies out there so you don't have much to worry about.

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Best Under $50: Benibos Slim Fit One-Button Blazer

Coming in at under $50, this one-button blazer has a clean, modern style and comes in 10 different colors. The cotton and polyester blend isn’t the best quality on the list, but you can’t beat the price. If you need an inexpensive blazer in a pinch, this is a great option. 

Like other blazers, make sure to check this jacket’s specific size chart before you buy. Most reviews from people who typically wear slim fit are happy with this one. For the price of one luxury jacket, you could get a few of these to really give your wardrobe a refresh.

Runner-Up, Best Under $50: CCXO Mens Blazer

Available in six colors, this plain plaid blazer is great for someone looking to add a little class to their wardrobe without overspending. The slim fit blazer is made of polyester, viscose, and spandex. The anti-wrinkle finish makes it great for travel, as you know it will come out of the suitcase looking fresh. And while you won’t want to wear it in the sun for too long, it is great for evenings and daylong use indoors and in cooler seasons.

This blazer is a bit less formal than a solid-color alternative, but it is still appropriate for most office environments. Beware that the jacket runs small, so be sure check the manufacturer’s size chart when ordering to get the best result. The cloth and stitching are not the best quality, but you get a good value for the cost.

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Best Under $100: Tommy Hilfiger Adams Two-Button Wool Jacket

This wool blazer balances cost with looks and comes in under $100 for most size options (you’ll pay more for some of the more limited sizes). Tommy Hilfiger is a brand you can trust and this jacket is no exception.

This black blazer is great for both formal and casual outfits — it's a classic shape in an extremely versatile color and material. This is a 100% wool blazer with a slim cut that sits close to the body without being overly restrictive on movement. The mid-weight material makes it wearable year round, but it's most suited to cooler temperatures.

Best High-End: BOSS Hartlay Trim Fit Wool Blazer

BOSS Hartlay Trim Fit Wool Blazer
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If you have some extra room in your budget, the Hartlay Trim Fit Wool Blazer from BOSS may be right for you. This Italian blazer is made with a stylish and modern look that’s tough to beat.

This partially-lined jacket has four-button cuffs, notch lapels, a chest pocket, flap pockets, and interior pockets. Side vents keep your cool and comfortable. In this case, BOSS has delivered a design that looks sharp and works well in a wide range of situations.

Best Luxury: Canali Classic Fit Solid Wool Blazer

Canali Classic Fit Solid Wool Blazer
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If you have a high budget and a very high bar for quality, you can’t beat this classic solid wool blazer from Canali. Made from Italian wool, this blazer features a timeless, classic look with plenty of attention to detail.

The black blazer features two black buttons and a single pocket. It has four-button cuffs, flap pockets, and interior pockets. The jacket is 100% wool and the lining is 100% rayon. Side vents ensure you’ll stay cool and comfortable while sporting this truly high-end item.

While the price tag is in the four-figure range, at least it includes free shipping! If you order this or any other full-price jacket from Nordstrom, it typically includes free sleeve length tailoring at a local Nordstrom store.

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