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 blowing up our Insta feeds and dominating at all our favorite stores right now.

So what's so great about it, you ask? Shackets are the absolute perfect layering piece through fall, winter and spring. Their popular wool blend and leather styles makes 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 it 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 fashion-girl 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, new 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

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@jen_wonders

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.

Style over mini dresses and jeans alike.

Try one with an attached belt to cinch you at the waist.

Best shackets for women

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@tylauren

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

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

This shirt jacket features contrast lining and a figure accentuating belt.

Guaranteed you'll be throwing this versatile piece over everything you own.

The chore jacket makes getting dressed less of a chore.

Best womens jackets to buy

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@chrissyford

A tweed or checked shacket is perfect for smarter settings.

Wear over lightweight turtlenecks in fall, and under a camel coat come winter.

Try a long-line shacket with a breezy dress and chunky knee-high rainboots for one seriously chic fashion-girl approved look.

Store your essentials in these handy big patch pockets.

You'll be wearing this versatile piece for years to come.

For a cool-girl look try a long shacket silhouette.

Best leather shackets

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@anoukyve

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

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

Try a shacket in a cozy quilted fabric.

The long-line silhouette adds a modern touch.

Best shackets for women

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@_jessicaskye

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

How about a cool cropped silhouette?

Warning: you may never want to take this off.

A denim shacket will be your new go-to.

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