11 chic spring jackets to buy now
That 17 May date is on its way, but we're still eating outdoors for now which is the perfect excuse to purchase one of these gorgeous spring jackets.
We had duvet coats for winter and we're loving the lightweight quilt for spring. The soft padding is everywhere for SS21 and this cream jacket from Newbury's B The Lifestyle shop is made from recycled polyester so ticks the sustainable box too.
Splash of colour
If you're suffering from fashion PTSD after a year in joggers, this stunning bold Dea Kudibal jacket from Fifi and Moose in Newbury will make a stylish statement. Made in quilted cotton, it's flattering, feminine and a positive step away from loungewear.
Rain, Rain, Stay Away
April showers have rolled on into May so a rain jacket is a must. Available in various designs, lengths and 16 colours (plus leopard print if you really want to stop traffic), this Flotte anorak is ultra-light, windproof and perfect for the unpredictable British weather. Available from Henley-based Fluidity2.
The checked shacket is ubiquitous on the high street right now and we’re loving this longline take on the trend from Caversham boutique Cara, plus it hits all the right style notes with it’s sage threads.
AtteeeeeeeeeenSHUN! Stand on ceremony for the military style khaki jacket. A perennial fashion favourite that marches you into spring in style. This Five Jeans jacket with star-spangled loveliness from Jax Jeans in Hungerford is an absolute winner.
RETURN OF THE MAC
A trench is a wardrobe staple and this one from Newbury-based Fifi and Moose comes with glow faster stripes. A classic with a twist that will stay in style for years to come..
A sweet, summery update on a classic denim jacket, this patchwork-style number from Free People will look great thrown over a summery dress or – *gasp* – paired with denim shorts. Double denim’s here to stay people, get used to it! Available from Anthropologie.
Parisian chic? Yes please! Get two looks for the price of one with this quilted reversible jacket from hush in pretty paisley print. Style with neutrals and denim to make the pattern pop.
Hey, cowgirl! From Sandro Paris, this short fringed coatigan will instantly add interest to your outfit with its Western-inspired exaggerated fringe detail. Yes, it’s an investment, but do we need it? Hell yeah!
Pretty in Pink
Faux leather in spring/ summer? Yep, it can be done if you invest in a shacket (shirt + jacket, obvs). We love this dusky pink option from chic, Scandi brand Monki.
This relaxed fit kimono with dropped shoulders and flared sleeves can be thrown over shorts and t-shirt to instantly add the chic factor on a breezy evening. And the clincher? It’s part of Mango’s Committed range that uses sustainable fibres in production.