19 Spring Jackets That Are a Step Up from Your Trusty Old Denim
Spring isn’t all about blooming flowers and cleaning out closets. It’s also that very special time of year for “in-between” weather when it’s too cold in the morning to go coatless but too warm in the afternoon to bundle up. Most of us have a go-to denim jacket that strikes just the right balance of warmth to keep us comfortable all day. But this beloved wardrobe staple doesn’t exactly work for every occasion. We would never ask you to toss out that old denim, but we can suggest a few new fashionable cover-ups for tricky temps.
1. Free People Emily Plaid Yarn Dyed Blazer ($168): If you’re a fan of all things vintage, you’ll get the same vibes from this peach and rusted orange tie-waist blazer.
2. Willow & Clay Dean Jacket ($179): Available in two neon shades as well as classic black, this edgy trucker jacket is made from the most supple suede fabric that you won’t want to stop touching it, let alone wearing it.
3. Sézane Will Jacket ($145): This classic canvas jacket can be worn as a light top layer or as a heavyweight shirt — buttoned up and tucked into your favorite high-waisted jeans.
4. Alpha Industries Meri Fishtail Field Coat ($126): Wear this number over all your spring outfits for a statement look that’s both cozy and casual.
5. Draper James Utility Jacket ($98): We’re getting serious Cape Cod feels from this cotton utility jacket. Grab this variation on a classic style that’s flirty, feminine, and really fun.
6. Closed Cockerel Blazer ($465): Easily take this buy from work to play with glitzy earrings and a bold pair of pumps. This work-appropriate blazer can also be worn with a silky lace top, making it happy hour-ready and so spring-appropriate.
7. H&M Biker Jacket ($70): Suede is the happy medium between edgy moto jacket and a jean jacket. This biker-style option also comes in raspberry red suede if you’re looking to add a little color in your wardrobe.
8. Charlotte Russe Plus Size Metallic Plaid Open Front Blazer ($44): A grey plaid blazer can feel a bit boring but with some metallic threading you’ve got a standout essential.
9. Lulus Anwen Tan Oversized Trench Coat ($104): An oversized silhouette makes this trench the ideal piece to layer or wear solo.
10. Forever 21 Plus Size Utility Jacket ($34): Couple this lightweight woven utility jacket with your favorite neutral top for the ideal spring look. A drawstring hood, waist, and hem customize it to your curves.
11. Paskal Iridescent Hooded Parka ($455): Turn heads in a flashy, holographic parka. The opalescent fabric brings a futuristic touch to an otherwise basic look.
12. Zara Oversized Bomber ($70): Bombers aren’t just for the boy,s and this oversized number will get you street style ready.
13. Lucky Brand Leather Trucker Jacket ($449): A buttery-soft jacket in rich caramel is a timeless staple. All you need now are all the flowy, floral dresses for the season.
14. J.Crew New Lightweight Sweater Blazer ($138): Welcome to a whole new world of business casual. Made from merino and cotton, this oh-so-soft and stretchy blazer feels like you’re wearing your favorite cardigan.
15. Vineet Bahl Embroidered Bomber Jacket ($298): Flowers are in bloom everywhere you look, including your wardrobe. Brightly colored buds make this bomber jacket a pretty, femme choice for spring days.
16. & Other Stories Structured Belted Workwear Jacket ($129): Any boss babe will appreciate the structured silhouette of this sage green belted stunner.
17. AE Drapey Military Jacket ($100): Made of sustainable Tencel fabric, this military-style jacket is as comfy as it is versatile.
18. Express Double Weave Coat ($148): Ideal for a chilly spring day, this emerald coat is just the right color and weight for windy days.
19. English Factory Coat with Contrast Binding ($113): When you’re on the hunt for a classic silhouette with a modern twist, this contrast color trench is it.
(Additional reporting by Andrea Romano)
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