If It's Not Cropped, I Don't Want It: The 30 Best Short Jackets To Buy Now

I love an oversized moment as much as the next person, but when it comes to my outerwear, I've always preferred a cropped length. Especially in everyday wear, the silhouette makes for more versatile styling options, as a larger fit option can tend to take over the whole body. And as someone who's only 5''3, I need the length where I can get it.  Since shorter jackets cover less, there's more opportunity to play around with the rest of your outfit since it'll be more visible. I personally love to pair cropped jackets with a tee and a midi skirt but trust me, there's a variety of styling options to choose from.

If you're also a fan of shorter outerwear or simply want to give the cut a try, I scoured through the sites of your favorite retailers to find the best options in a selection below.  Don't worry, I still have a love for my long and slouchier jackets, but fashion wouldn't be any fun without changing it up a little every now and then, would it?

If you weren't a fan of the oversized plaid jackets, this one's for you.

If you want to get that morning run in when it's a little chilly.

Ganni's bringing the fun to outerwear with their color choices.

Your new favorite leather blazer.

Fun fact: every denim jacket I own is cropped. 

This will make even the simplest of outfits look cool.

I saw this on TikTok and now I can't stop thinking about it.

If it's green, I want it. It's simple as that.

I'm very tempted to add this to my cart right now.

Everyone's favorite puffer comes in a shorter version too.

I never thought chocolate brown and blue would pair so well together, but here we are.

This Gen-Z loved brand has a solid variety of patchwork jackets for you to choose from.

Cropped blazers are trending more than ever.

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