Jackets in bright colors can be tricky to wear. If you're not up for Hillary Clinton-style monochrome, there is another way. On the campaign trail in Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren chose a bright aqua blazer for a coffeehouse roundtable discussion: http://youtu.be/T4M5VgaGJEc
This jacket brings a great color up near her face and breaks up the all-black look she's paired it with. The key to this look's success is its simplicity. The jacket is the centerpiece, with very little jewelry and no other accessories.