How to wear a tweed jacket

How to wear a tweed jacket

Nowadays, tweed jackets have improved a lot in terms of design and cut and have gradually entered the mainstream workwear world. The great thing about them is that just like typical blazers, they look very professional but have a softer tone and you can style them in different ways. In this blog post I am going to share with you some of the best ideas of what to wear with a tweed jacket. Let’s take a look and you should try to spice up your work clothes.

Tweed jacket with skinny jeans and knee high boots


I start the list with a form fitting, smart looking work outfit. For the top, you can wear a white button down shirt and a green tweed blazer. Pair them with skinny jeans and black leather knee high boots. This is a stylish and unisex way to style a tweed blazer. I can see it as a business casual outfit for managers and bosses.

Gray tweed jacket with white polka dot shirt and jeans

gray tweed jacket polka dot shirt cuffed jeans

For a softer, more feminine look, you can wear a gray tweed jacket with a white and black polka dot shirt for the top. Pair them with cuffed black skinny jeans and black ballet flats.

Wear it with a white top and red jeans

Tweed jacket white top red jeans

If you love sharp colors, this outfit idea is for you. Wear a gray tweed jacket with a white scoop neck blouse, black ballet flats and stunning red jeans. Styling the red jeans isn’t easy, and this outfit is a rare example of how to do it right.

Green tweed jacket with black sweater and skinny jeans

green tweed jacket woman outfit

For a winter outfit, you can wear a green tweed jacket with a black knit sweater. Wear cuffed skinny jeans and suede ankle boots for the buttocks. For more outfit ideas for similar shoes, check out our blog post on suede boots.

Wear it with a white button down shirt and a tie scarf

Tweed Jacket Button Up Shirt Silk Bow Scarf

Unique and chic, this outfit includes a bow scarf. You can achieve the look by wearing a white button down shirt, a tweed jacket and a silk scarf for the top. Black skinny jeans and black ballerina shoes are a nice complement to this outfit. I really like this outfit because wearing a bow scarf is not an easy task.

Wear it with a green high-neck sweater and beige dress pants

Tweed blazer green high neck sweater tan dress pants

For a sophisticated, wise and professional looking outfit that is perfect for work, especially if you are a teacher or professor, you can wear a green high neck sweater, tweed blazer, beige trousers and black heels.

Oversized tweed blazer worn over white cardigan and skinny jeans

Oversize tweed blazer white cardigan denim outfit

For a totally chic look, you can wear a white cardigan and sling a gray tweed jacket over your shoulder. For the buttocks, you can simply wear skinny jeans and black heels. This is just a great demonstration of how elegant and beautiful you can look if you perform the draped over the shoulder jacket properly.

Wear with White Vest Top & Jeans

Tweed jacket white vest top jeans

Since there are fans of complex outfits with beautiful layers like the previous idea, there are always fans who support the minimal outfits. For example, this outfit consists of a white vest top, a tweed jacket, skinny jeans and black heels. As simple as it may seem, the tweed jacket still makes the outfit look professional enough to be worn as a business casual work outfit.

Wear it with a white blouse and gray skinny jeans

white blouse gray denim tweed jacket

This is a comfortable looking work outfit that’s easy to pull off as it’s not as form fitting as most of the outfit ideas on the list. The outfit consists of a white blouse and oversized gray tweed jacket for the top with gray skinny jeans and black heels for the bottom. The top and bottom loose trick will help you look slimmer even if you don’t have a fit upper body.

Tweed Jacket with White Top & Boyfriend Jeans

Tweed jacket boyfriend jeans outfit

So far I’ve mentioned many outfits that use skinny jeans or leggings as bottoms. In this case I will show you what a tweed jacket looks like with loose fitting jeans like the boyfriend jeans. To look cool and causal, you can wear a white t-shirt with a fitted tweed jacket for the top. Pair them with tied and ripped boyfriend jeans and black heels. Just remember the rule that if you want to look slim and tall, wear either loose-top-tight-bottom or tight-top-loose-bottom. They don’t wear loose-top-loose-bottom and expect you to look slim and elegant.

Gray sweater, cuffed jeans and white heels

Tweed jacket gray sweater white heels

Here’s another outfit that features a draped over-the-shoulder jacket, but this is a cuter version that’s especially suited to petite ladies. Just wear a gray sweater with a cropped tweed jacket slung over your shoulders. Wear light blue mom jeans with white heels. The high waisted mom jeans will visually move up the waist and make you look taller. By the way, you might be interested to read our blog post on styling mom jeans.

Tweed jacket with black leather pants

Tweed jacket black leather leggings

A stylish way to wear the tweed jacket is to balance the mature and feminine feel in the tweed jacket with something dark and cool like the black leather leggings. As an example, you can simply wear a white tank top and tweed jacket for top and bottom, black leather leggings and white sneakers.

Wear it with black leggings and knee high boots

Tweed jacket polo shirt dress leggings

For a refreshing outfit that uses some clever layering tricks, you can wear a polo shirt dress under a tweed jacket. Combine these pieces with leggings and black leather knee-high boots.

Two-piece set consisting of a cream-colored tweed jacket and a pencil skirt

two piece tweed jacket pencil skirt

There are many beautiful two piece sets that you can wear as formal work wear. As an example, this cream colored pencil skirt and tweed jacket two piece set looks both professional and feminine.

Striped jacket & checked suit pants

striped tweed jacket checked suit trousers

For a fashionable and unique look, you can combine a striped tweed jacket with black and white checked trousers. A pair of black loafers add a bit of personality to this outfit.

I hope you enjoy this list of interesting tweed jacket outfit ideas. I truly believe that playing around with the styling of a tweed jacket can add a lot of variety to your work outfits.

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