These classic blazers are on-trend now, but you'll wear them forever.

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A good blazer is the answer to many dressing dilemmas. Its ability to transform your look from average to exceptional (in that effortless Parisian-girl way) is unequaled among its sartorial sisters.

J.Crew Open-Front Sweater-Blazer (left), $138; Laveer Boyfriend Blazer, $495
J.Crew Open-Front Sweater-Blazer (left), $138; Laveer Boyfriend Blazer, $495

If you haven’t already found your signature blazer, you’re in luck, because this season’s crop of jackets is seriously chic and just may last you a lifetime. Here are some favorites.

Anine Bing Medeleine Blazer ($349 at aninebing.com). If you’re only going to buy one blazer this fall, make it a check one. This version has a polished, menswear-style fit that’s versatile and timeless.

H&M Long Jacket ($50 at hm.com). Blue jeans, a white tee and a black blazer is the chicest (and easiest) outfit formula.

Topshop Mensy Slouch Suit Jacket ($130 at us.topshop.com). If a blazer feels too “corporate,” opt for a slouchy white one and roll up the sleeves for more of a street-style vibe.

J.Crew Open-Front Sweater-Blazer ($138). For a trendy look, cinch your blazer at the waist with a wide belt. This lightweight merino-wool jacket makes it easy.

Laveer Boyfriend Blazer ($495 at shopbop.com). A gray blazer is a versatile staple that looks chic dressed up or down. This one is made from a wool-polyester blend that’s crisp and classic.

Zara Double-Breasted Casual Suit Jacket ($70). Do you get seasonal blues? Opt for a brightly colored blazer to add a dose of sunshine to your look.

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