It’s that special time of year again. You know, when the seasons haven’t quite changed completely, so you’re stuck in weather limbo throughout the day. The mornings are still a bit too chilly to go bare-shouldered, while the afternoons are too sweltering to carry around a coat. But never fear. You don’t need to shiver through your morning commute or sweat through your ride home. Instead, opt for a light, seasonally appropriate jacket that will help you transition into the next season.
1. Madewell Fleet Jacket ($118): This clean-cut military-style jacket will protect you from the unpredictable weather. Plus, it has plenty of pockets for those days when you want to go purse-free.
2. Anthropologie Summertime Jacket ($118): Just like the rest of your wardrobe, your jacket sleeves can also get shorter in the spring and summer. Pop this on in the morning and you’ll still be comfortable in the afternoon.
3. BB Dakota Outdoorsy Outlook Jacket ($79): The biggest problem with transitional style? Freak thunderstorms. But with a light and adorable anorak on hand, rainy days are no sweat (literally).
4. BDG Corduroy Trucker Jacket ($89): If you’re looking for the breathability of a denim jacket without feeling too basic, try out a colorful, lightweight corduroy to spice up your closet.
5. ASOS DESIGN Denim Girlfriend Jacket ($64): Of course, a trusty denim jacket has never failed anyone looking to cover up on chilly spring mornings. Go for a casual light wash to mix up your look without going full Canadian tuxedo.
6. BP. Double Breasted Belted Trench Coat ($69): Once you put away your peacoat, you might still want a slightly elevated option for cooler nights out on the town. Try a sophisticated trench, like this one, to keep you feeling easy and breezy on date night.
7. Boohoo Jade Vegan Leather Biker Jacket ($80): You know those days when you wake up and suddenly the weather is 20 degrees cooler than it was the day before? As confusing as it is, sudden temperature changes are the perfect excuse to bust out your favorite moto jacket to keep you warm and dry.
8. Zara Draped Neck Cardigan ($50): It’s a good idea to keep a drapey cardigan, like this sleek option, on standby that’s good for both the office and brunch on the weekend.
9. Mango Embroidered Kaftan ($150): Imagine hitting the farmers’ market bright and early in this comfy and casual kaftan. It doesn’t just look amazing, it will also keep you from getting too chilly while you’re picking out your organic produce.
10. Gap Linen Blazer ($128): Nine-to-fivers can have the hardest time striking the balance between dressing for the weather and dressing for their office air conditioner. Now, they won’t have to choose when they slip on this light striped blazer.
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