Jenna Lyons Turns a Men’s J. Crew Blazer Into Sexy Eveningwear

With a little help from Manolo Blahnik.

What a look. (Photo by Patrick McMullan)

Who else could pull this off? (Photo by Patrick McMullan)

There were plenty of gowns and cocktail dresses making the rounds at Elton John’s AIDS Foundation gala on Tuesday, Oct. 28. So when we saw Jenna Lyons looking chic in a velvet blazer, we had to learn more.

The merlot-colored garment is actually from J. Crew Men, the company’s reps told us, while Ms. Lyons’ pants and clutch are also J. Crew. Her shoes are Manolo Blahnik and her jewelry is by Giles & Brother.

This particular ensemble is too sexy, sophisticated and chic for an Annie Hall reference, so let’s go with Marlene Dietrich-meets-’60s Hef, back before the Playboy Mansion became the place where silicone and hair bleach go to die.

In this outfit, Ms. Lyons is 100% stunning and 100% herself. This is what style looks like.