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    27 Light Jackets To Layer With This Spring

    Hello warm weather and goodbye winter parkas!

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    1. A light wash denim jacket for a spring staple. If you go the full season without wearing a denim jacket, I'm shocked. It's versatile, comfortable, and incredibly cute styled over a dress.


    This jacket features the two front flap pockets, but also includes two inside pockets for valuables.

    Promising review: "This jacket is awesome. I ordered it as an everyday jean jacket and something I could wear over dresses on vacation. It's lightweight compared to the heavier Levi denim jackets (which I also own), which makes this PERFECT for warmer weather, and it has a bit of stretch. I probably should have sized down for a more form-fitting fit, but ordered my normal size and it still looked great. I would 100% recommend this budget jacket to any plus-size gal looking for something cute. Perfect staple for any wardrobe! Love, Love, LOVE!" —EvieM

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99 (available in sizes 1X–3X and two washes).

    2. A slouchy linen-blend jacket with an adjustable belt to cinch your waistline. Its neutral color can be paired with anything.

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $128 (available in sizes XS–L and in two colors).

    3. A waterproof jacket so you never have to miss out on brunch plans just because of rainy weather. It features multiple pockets, a breathable mesh liner, and a removable hood.


    Promising review: "It arrived quickly and it is lightweight. I like the army green color and the fit. I ordered a medium size and it is a little loose but that is good because if I need to wear something underneath for more warmth that would be good. I tested it outside in a downpour for 20 minutes to check the water resistant. When I got inside my clothes were dry. It even provided some warmth as it was a great windbreaker, too. It does dry quickly. This jacket definitely works." —Megan

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in sizes S–3XL and 12 colors).

    4. A hooded puffer for those colder transition days from winter to spring. But fear not, this jacket won't add bulk — and with contoured seams, it'll create a streamlined look., Amazon

    Promising review: "This jacket is very warm and lightweight. It comes with a bag to stuff it in when it's not in use. I can easily fit it in my purse when it's in the bag. So far I haven't had any issues with the zipper. The size is perfect for me." —SaritaLovesLiving

    Get it from Amazon for $44 (available in sizes XS–2XL and eight colors).

    5. A long, striped jacket to add some color to a white outfit. The length will provide coverage for layering over a pair of leggings nicely.


    Get it from Forever21 for $24.90 (available in sizes S–L).

    6. A classic trench coat for a more professional look. Elle Woods after getting into Harvard Law would definitely approve., Amazon

    Promising review: "This coat has been in my cart for longer than I wish to admit. I finally decided to purchase it and I am glad that I did! It is very cute and stylish and fits perfectly. I will definitely get a lot of use out of it this spring! It is lightweight, but not water resistant, so do not expect this to be highly functional in very inclement weather. However, it looks nice and will do just fine on chilly spring drizzly mornings." —Blair

    Get it from Amazon for $36.09+ (available in sizes 0–14 and three colors).

    7. A cropped linen jacket, because everyone deserves an adorable piece that can go from day to night effortlessly.


    Get it from Anthropologie for $149 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    8. A camo jacket to pair with dark wash jeans and a black tank for instant streetwear vibes. You can cuff the sleeves or leave them long for more coverage.,

    Promising review: "Love this jacket...easily my go-to jacket now when I’m hanging out. Fits true to size. I wear a large in tops so that’s what I ordered and it fits great. The sleeves do cut off a little short, but that’s okay with me because I don’t have long arms. If you do, you may have to roll up the sleeves like the model. Other than that, love the jacket. Great material for the price paid." —Toshia

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and three colors).

    9. A floral blazer, because spring without florals isn't really spring at all. It can be paired with black jeans for a casual look, but can also be worn to dinner or a concert.


    Get it from Torrid for $59.17 (originally $78.90, available in sizes 1X–4X).

    10. An embroidered leather jacket that'll look incredibly cool paired with a floral dress. Its weight will keep you warm on evenings out, but it's light enough to wear during a day outing.


    Promising review: "Very stylish and the perfect weight for cool weather. Love the silver zippers and snaps. It is not lined, so definitely not something you would use when the temperatures drop. I bought the small and it fits perfectly with room to layer underneath." —MamaKat

    Get it from Amazon for $26.37+ (available in sizes XS–L and 19 styles).

    11. A sequined bomber jacket to wear out for a bit of shine. If you're looking for a head turner, this is definitely it., Amazon

    Promising review: "This jacket is THE BEST THING THAT HAS HAPPENED TO MY WARDROBE since my pre-child days. It's fun and sexy, plus inexpensive. It seems pretty well-made. I also am tall and lanky and always worry about arms being long enough — this one has great arm length. The inside is silky and smooth. The pictures on here really don't do it justice. If you like ALL THE sparkles and you want some pizzaz stop thinking about it and JUST BUY IT." —Uppie

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes 4–18 and three styles).

    12. A color-blocked windbreaker perfect for a morning run, afternoon hike, or post-workout class coffee pickup. It's roomy, but can easily fit in a backpack or be tied around your waist.


    Promising review: "I like that this coat is lightweight and can easily fold up and be kept in a bag or in my car for whenever I need it. During spring and summer, I spend a lot of time outdoors watching softball, sometimes ALL DAY! I needed a jacket that I can wear layered and potentially protect from the rain. As far as overall length, it is not super long. On me it sits between my waist and mid-pants back pocket." —Megan Mueller

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes 16–24 and six colors).

    13. A pastel striped blazer that literally screams spring. I can't think of a better way to welcome the season than with gorgeous color.


    Get it from ModCloth for $79 (available in sizes XXS–4X).

    14. A modern take on a military jacket, because we're all about reinventing traditional looks. It features a draped, oversized fit, a drawstring waist, and front chest pocket.


    Promising review: "This lightweight jacket is the perfect transition piece from spring to summer and fall to winter. The color is rich, the styling is fantastic and the fabric is so soft; it drapes nicely. It's oversized, so I got the medium and it's perfect. It falls on my hips and looks great with a longer blouse peeking out at the bottom. I know this will be my go-to piece this season. So happy I made the purchase!!" —GVwoman

    Get it from Nordstrom for $58.80 (originally $128, available in sizes S–L).

    15. An open blazer to keep on the back of your office chair for meetings, presentations, or just when the AC is turned on high.


    Promising review: "This is a lightweight blazer that can be used as a casual blazer or for work. It has nice detailing and draping. The blue is vibrant and beautiful. I loved this blazer so much I ordered another and will be ordering more. The back of the blazer is shorter than the front, so the back sits just at the top of my butt. Overall, it gives you the perfect amount of mobility to lift your arms and move around." —Kellsie

    Get it from Amazon for $12.41+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 20 styles).

    16. Or a belted blazer that'll easily become the center of attention during the morning elevator run-in with your boss. You can layer a light blouse underneath or a cami for a night out.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $190 (available in sizes S–L).

    17. An activewear jacket you can throw on before your morning yoga class or for an afternoon run. It's breathable, includes thumb-holes and zippered pockets for valuables, and has a reflective logo for an added level of visibility while jogging at night.,

    Many reviewers say this jacket runs small, so consider sizing up when ordering!

    Promising review: "I needed a sweatshirt that was light and comfy for spring/summer when walking with my dog. This jacket is very comfortable and starts a bit stiff when you first wear it. I love the zipper pockets (necessities), thumb holes, fit, and quality feel. The medium fits me well, though after a few washes it has relaxed of course and is looser than it started. Overall, I am satisfied and would definitely recommend this jacket for any active lifestyle." —AmyJoyL

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and 11 colors).

    18. Or a relaxed-fit UPF (AKA, ultraviolet sun protection) activewear jacket to layer over a bathing suit for beach trips and summer vacations. It's super sleek and has a convenient arm pocket for house keys.


    Promising review: "I love the Baja jacket with the hood. It has great design and pocket features plus vented underarms. The fabric is breathable, stretchy, and lightweight with SPF 50 sun protection. It has extra length to cover your bum in tights or a swim suit. I'm very pleased with the quality, fabric and design for all sizes." —Terawuelb

    Get it from Athleta for $98 (available in sizes XXS–XL and three colors).

    19. An everyday errands jacket with a detachable hood and waterproof outer shell. The sleeves can be rolled and snapped into placing, exposing a preppy striped inner lining.,

    Promising review: "This jacket is everything that it says it is. Lightweight, easy zip closure, great detachable hoodie, easy snap closures in the front, cinched waistline, and deep pockets. Great for rain and a bit roomy if you want to layer. I’m a busty girl and finding a jacket that didn’t make me look top heavy and shapeless was key! Very cute design and happy with my purchase. I will be buying more colors in this style." —TM

    Get it from Amazon for $38.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 16 styles).

    20. A jean jacket/hoodie combo for that easy mix of comfort and style. The drawstring hood is removable and the faded wash is a more casual take on the classic jean jacket.


    Promising review: "I always wanted a jacket like this!! I love it, it is true to size and has a stretch to it. Definitely recommend!" —Jacqueline S.

    Get it from Forever21 for $34.90 (available in sizes S and M).

    21. A whimsical polkadot raincoat that'll transform rainy spring days into an opportunity for an adorable fashion statement.


    Promising review: "Bright and lightweight, no storm will bring me down. Love the length, pockets, and adjustable waist and hood. I'll be the cutest mom on rainy day dismissals." —Meadowlark

    Get it from ModCloth for $79 (available in sizes 6–16 and in two styles).

    22. A hooded parka made from sustainable Tencel fabric to welcome in the new season. It tends to have a baggier feel, so size down if you want a fitted look. Overall, it's the perfect slouchy option if you like to be hugged in soft fabric.

    American Eagle

    Promising review: "I love this jacket! It’s the perfect spring/fall addition to any closet! Super soft, lightweight, but keeps you warm, too! Roomy enough to wear a sweater underneath. Definitely a must have for the changing of seasons!" —Lendy

    Get it from American Eagle for $31.98 (originally $79.95, available in sizes XXS–2XL and two colors).

    23. A popular J.Crew twill jacket, because it's yet another staple for the season. It's durable, flexible, and just so versatile. It'll sit right at your hip and has an obscene amount of pockets. Score.


    Promising review: "This is my first J.Crew anything, and I am pleasantly surprised! I can see why this jacket is 'standard issue' for so many women. It's comfy, lightweight, traversal, and really elevates my look. This version is unwaxed, meaning the fabric is more soft and flexible, and does not have that laminated look. In terms of warmth, it is most similar to a denim jacket. Consider sizing up if you tend to wear bulky sweaters and scarfs. I own several field jackets, and this is by far my favorite. What a great purchase!" —Etain

    Get it from J.Crew Factory for $56.60 (originally $115, available in sizes XXS–3X).

    24. A pleated peplum blazer that can go from work to weekend when paired with a pair of statement earrings and heels. The blush color is the perfect greeting for warmer weather (finally).


    Get it from Torrid for $44.17 (originally $58.90, available in sizes M–6X).

    25. A quilted jacket in a neutral color if you're not a huge fan of bright color. Plus, the black won't show dirt, which is a huge plus. This jacket is fully lined, but still lightweight enough for warmer weather.


    Promising review: "I knew these jackets were going to run very VERY small, so I ordered a few sizes up. I love how chic it looks; it's very slimming and hits me perfectly at the hips. The jacket is thin enough that I can layer under it, but also warm enough for autumn or spring weather. I love the inside design and I always fold the cuffs to show it off and pop the collar a bit. It's my go-to jacket since I bought it." —larissa

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 0–12 and two colors).

    26. A printed bomber jacket, because color isn't the only way to make an outfit playful. If you're mostly about solids, throwing a printed jacket on can add some dimension.


    Promising review: "I love this jacket. The color is vibrant and it's super lightweight, plus it goes with many outfits. I loved it so much I bought one in another color." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 23 styles).

    27. A barn jacket with corduroy accents so you can rock the equestrian vibe even if you're terrified of horses. You can dirty it up and then pop it in the washing machine without worry of shrinkage., Amazon

    Promising review: "I received the jacket and am impressed with the quality of it. I expect anything lined with flannel to be heavier, but am not disappointed that the jacket is lighter. It's well-constructed, and the fit is what I would expect from a jacket that is designed for work, not fashion. The jacket is also sewn to allow for a full range of arm motion. It's undoubtedly strong enough for everyday chore work and riding." —Jamie

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99 (available in sizes XS–2XL and two colors).

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