This Jacket Style Is So "Now," and I'm Here for It

It's time to welcome the shacket into your wardrobe this season. For those not familiar with the term, a shacket is essentially a slightly oversize shirt-jacket hybrid that's currently all over our Insta feeds and dominating at all our favorite stores.

So what's so great about it, you ask? Shackets are the absolute perfect layering piece through fall, winter, and spring. The popular wool-blend and leather styles make them thicker than your average shirt but thinner than your heavy winter coat so you can easily layer them over a turtleneck and under an overcoat throughout the colder temps. When spring arrives, you can throw one on over a lightweight tee with little effort required.

They look fresh buttoned up as a shirt and effortlessly cool undone as a jacket, and they exude a seriously cool look that is so "right now." And the best part? They suit literally everyone. So if you want an easy and cool way to look on-trend as we transition to the cooler weather, consider the shacket your essential hero piece. I'm here for the trend with these chic options I've found below, and perhaps you will be too.

Best shackets for women



Pair your shacket over a knit turtleneck with leather trousers and lug-sole boots for an effortlessly cool weekend look that's wholly on-trend.

Add interest to your look and go for a corduroy shacket.

Best shackets for women



A plaid print adds a casual-cool touch to your jeans and boots.

Style with a tee, jeans, and chunky boots for a seriously cool look.

I'll be styling this one exactly as pictured—with a pop of pink.

This color feels perfect for spring.

Best womens jackets to buy



A tweed or checked shacket is perfect for smarter settings.

Style over miniskirts and jeans alike.

Wear over T-shirts in the spring and under a camel coat come winter.

Change it up with a cool sky-blue hue.

Try a longline shacket with a breezy dress and chunky knee-high rainboots for one seriously chic look.

Store your essentials in these handy big patch pockets.

If you're looking for something warmer.

Best leather shackets



Leather shackets not only look luxurious, but they're also a great option to take you from day to night.

Style it over a silk slip dress or baggy jeans—it will look gorgeous either way.

Try a shacket with mixed fabrics.

Best shackets for women



A sage-green hue looks refreshingly cool with beige trousers and jeans alike.

Warning: You may never want to take this off.

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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