Here’s Why You Need to Wear a Shacket This Spring
When it comes to spring wardrobe essentials, the shacket easily makes the top 10 list. The versatile part-shirt, part-jacket is truly the ideal layering item. Not only will it keep you warm enough on those chilly April days, but it also adds an extra level of dimension to your ensemble. Swipe through for seven ways to style a shacket to finish off your seasonal look.
March On: The military trend is practically a wardrobe staple at this point. This spring, toss a utility jacket over anything to command the attention you deserve. (Photo via Vanni Bassetti/Getty)
Keep It Poppin’: Achieve instant sartorial excellence by embracing a bold hue to upgrade a simple outfit. (Photo via Edward Berthelot/Getty)
Back to Black: Add enviable edge by cruising over to the dark side with a trucker-inspired topper mixed with a frilly pencil skirt and booties. (Photo via Matthew Sperzel/Getty)
Earn Your Stripes: Enhance your #OOTD with an outer layer featuring a variety of bold colors to embody the coolest street style stars. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
So Tough: Anchor any spring look with a buttery-soft leather shacket, black skinny jeans, and boots for a show-stopping update. (Photo via Nataliya Petrova/Getty)
Fancy Lady: Give a nod to granny by tackling tweed. The trick here is to pair a jacket with unexpected pieces like bike shorts for a current vibe. (Photo via Claudio Lavenia/Getty)
Cropping Up: A shorter jacket feels particularly modern with coordinating trousers to give off a level of sophistication. (Photo via Edward Berthelot/Getty)
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Bobby Schuessler is a contributing fashion writer at Brit + Co and has contributed to Who What Wear, Refinery29, Lucky, Glamour, Out, Nordstrom, and Barneys New York. When he's not writing about style and shopping, you can find him catching up on the latest Housewives franchise and sipping his go-to drink, a vodka martini with a splash of cranberry and a twist.