Classy Tweed Jacket Outfit for Date Night

Happy Monday, friends! Today I’m wrapping up my style series on 3 Ways to Wear a Tweed Jacket with a classy tweed jacket outfit for date night or business casual events.

I love how this tweed sweater jacket pairs with black jeans or pants and an ivory blouse.

Classy Tweed Jacket Outfit for Date Night or Work

For those just tuning in, this jacket has the structure of a blazer with the comfort of a cardigan, and I love the classic Jackie O vibes.

It has a flattering tailored fit and a one-button closure. I also appreciate that the shoulders aren’t super padded, and the sleeves are nice and long. All of these features help keep this jacket from looking too masculine, which is a risk with blazers.

Also, the black trim and faux flap pockets are nice details.

Classy Tweed Jacket Outfit for Date Night or Work

In the past two posts, I had a few questions about buttoning this jacket. It does button comfortably, but I think it looks more feminine and relaxed to leave a blazer unbuttoned. That said, you can definitely button it if that’s your preference.

Unfortunately, I didn’t get any pictures that way, but I will try to take a mirror selfie at some point and share that… maybe in this Friday’s try-on haul.

This jacket runs true to size. For reference, I have the small.

Classy Tweed Jacket Outfit for Date Night or Work

My mixed jersey tank is also from Ann Taylor, and I love how it pairs with this jacket. The rounded neck is the perfect complement to the structure of the jacket (and v-neck, should you decide to button it.)

I always think a top like this looks more feminine with a jacket than a button-up blouse, but you could certainly wear one of those too.

In that case, I recommend leaving the top few buttons unbuttoned to your comfort level. It’s slimming and elongating to the neck to show some skin in this area — especially if you have a larger chest.

Classy Tweed Jacket Outfit for Date Night or Work

My earrings and necklace are both Kendra Scott pieces. She makes higher end costume jewelry, which always wears well and lasts a long time.

These drop earrings are feminine and pretty, but they don’t overpower the look. And this delicate adjustable pendant with the black stone coordinates beautifully.

Classy Tweed Jacket Outfit for Date Night or Work

I wore black skinny jeans with this outfit because I was styling it for more of a date night look, but this could also work for a business casual dress code, and I might even wear it to church!

You can certainly swap out the jeans for black trousers to make it office appropriate, or if you want to take it down a notch, wear a white t-shirt instead of this silky shell.

It all depends on the occasion and your personal style, but this is a versatile outfit that can easily be tweaked for a variety of situations.

Classy Tweed Jacket Outfit for Date Night or Work

Outfit Details:

tweed jacket // ivory tank // black jeans (option) // suede pumps (option) // tote (option/option) // necklace // earrings (also at Nordstrom)

I hope you’ve enjoyed this series on 3 Ways to Wear a Tweed Jacket. By way of reminder, here are the other  outfits I shared during this series:

Work Wear: Tweed Sweater Jacket with LBD

a casual way to wear a tweed jacket with jeans

A Casual Way To Wear A Tweed Jacket

And this is for the pinners…

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photos: Alison Cornell