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    Navy Blazer

    I'm looking for a cheapish navy blazer I can throw on to smarten up my summer outfits. So far I'm looking at the Topman and ASOS options

    The ASOS option: ASOS | ASOS Slim Fit Canvas Blazer in Navy at ASOS
    (Pros = the price! Cons = Don't know anything about ASOS sizing)

    The Topman Option Navy Herringbone Skinny Blazer - Blazers - Suit Jackets & Blazers - Suits - TOPMAN[386518|207200]&noOfRefinements=1

    (Pros = I know that Topman 42s fit me like a glove, Cons = More expensive)

    Any thoughts, alternative ideas?

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    I was tempted by that Asos blazer too, but know nothing of their sizing. Another consideration is that the Asos one is cotton, whereas the Topman blazer is plastic.

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    I'm on the verge of pressing the button with the ASOS one!

    The model is 6 foot 2 and wearing a 40. Same height as me so might just grab it in that size. Free returns, eh?

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    I'd Look for something woollen; it will look better for longer, and it'll work trans-seasonally.
    M&S do 100% wool at pretty low prices; this one looks like a good, unfussy option:
    http://www.marksandspencer.com/Luxur...qid=1333039146

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    My mate got a navy Holland Esquire blazer with white buttons from TK Maxx today for 90. So I'd take a look there before doing anything crazy.

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    Asos do a similar navy blazer for 70.00 that looks better. None of that horrible black lining on the pocket.EDIT: Anyone else have issues with posting a response? The type is white and there is no option to change it to black. Even when posting with the more in depth reply display.
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    Ooh. I really like Holland Esquire! I don't think i have seen anything from HE in my local store, but will keep my eye out from now on. TK Maxx have had a lot of navy All Saints blazers recently too. Mostly wool/linen mix I think.

    Yes, a wool one would be better, and that M7S one is only 30 more than Topman. Plastic would be my last choice!

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    On a really close zoom, I don't think the lining is black, but a very dark navy. I quite like it for the price. And I don't need it to be cross-seasonal.

    Then again, I'm one of those people that would rather have two items of clothing for 100 quid than one. Can't shake my student mindset...

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    I'd put forward that one should have a navy blazer to hand whatever the season - but it's your call, there's nothing wrong with a casual, cotton variety. Just make sure that the thing is, if not completely, then at least 90% natural fibres.

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