The days are become shorter and colder, meaning it's time to bring out your favorite jackets. However, instead of automatically reaching for long, fitted, or oversize silhouettes, we suggest cropped jackets: They're a fun alternative to your classic staples. From denim to moto to puffer jackets, this particular style proves that less fabric can go a long way both in comfort and style. Plus, with a shortened hem, it can also completely change the look of your other favorite bold silhouettes to wear, such as maxi dresses, high-rise pants, or cropped tops, allowing for all the pieces in your wardrobe to go a bit further. Without further ado, meet 20 cool cropped jackets that will be sure to elevate your cold-weather style.
The more pockets, the better.
Fact: Every girl needs a good denim jacket.
Perfect for your office-friendly ensembles.
For those who'd like to add a plaid twist to their outerwear.
Is this pastel-green hue a dream or what?
This classic denim jacket will do the work for you.
The bow keeps this simple cropped bomber jacket interesting.
Perfect for a classic color palette.
It's corduroy season.
For those winter white outfits.
No words for this beauty.
A moto jacket is a must, but switch it up with your choice of color.
It's no secret that animal print is one of our favorite trends of the season.
This is how you transition pastels into fall.
The ahleisure trend is still going strong
Fight off fall's gloom with this bold cropped jacket.
Swap your go-to blazer for a pastel-colored bomber jacket when the days start getting colder.
Statement sleeves? Yes, please.
Less is more, right?
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