The Best Summer Jackets To Shop For Now And Later
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A jacket may not be the first thing that comes to mind when imagining one’s summer wardrobe. But the cool breeze of spring is still hanging in the air, and once we do return to those overly air-conditioned buildings for work or continue our video conference calls from home, we will need to look the part—at least from the waist up.

We can’t underestimate the feeling of accomplishment when we engage in our morning rituals, with the simple act of getting dressed being an important part of the process. Throwing on a jacket, be it a chic blazer or an effortless tie-waist wrap, is the bow that ties an outfit together, even if it is topping off the most basic of loungewear. Peruse the following options to guide you, with all styles easily transitional from weekday to weekend to what day is it again?

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1. The Vibrant-Colored Jacket

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Dress up to go back to the couch 🛋

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Goodbye, winter blacks; hello, summer blues (and greens, yellows, and so on). Have fun with new colors this season.

2. The Cropped Jacket

Hitting right at the waist, the cropped silhouette is sharp and unfussy.

3. The Patterned Jacket

Tired of the old monochromatic number? Venture out with a patterned style to add a bit of whimsy to your look.

4. The White Jacket

Versatile and feminine, none other feels more like summer than the white jacket.

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5. The Safari Jacket

Serengeti or not, why not play the part with this jacket that never goes out of style.

6. The Thrown-On Jacket

For those who love to say, “This ole thing?” channel this nonchalance with easy, unstructured jackets that go with just about anything.

7. The Everyday Blazer

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Felt like dressing up 🧚🏻‍♀️

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For the blazer aficionados, the perfectly suited blazer makes a world of a difference.

8. The Boxy Denim Jacket

The quintessential summer jacket. Opt for one with a boyish cut that works with your sporty loungewear. It’s a no-brainer.

This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US.

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