How to Wear a Green Jacket Like a Street Style Star


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No matter the year or the season, a green jacket has been a classic go-to for our editors. While in the past we have clung to an army green utility jacket as one of our main closet staples, a whole new set of styles have been grabbing our attention as of late.

This is largely thanks to having spotted some of our favorite street style stars of the moment wearing different varieties of the earthy-hued outerwear like bomber jackets, cropped pieces, and more. Whether your vibe is minimalist, sporty, or even polished, the latest green jacket offerings complement just about every personal style. The best part is that these jacket options are versatile, which allows you to wear them for just about any occasion—say hello to easy dressing.

For a pared-down look, we recommend a throwing a green jacket over your favorite sweater or tee and jeans. Complete this casual look with everything from sneakers to a stylish pair of flats. If you're striving for a more dressed-up ensemble that works for the office or another more formal event, try layering the green jacket of your choice over a skirt or trousers. Keep in mind that a pair of elevated ankle boots or sleek heeled mules is perfect for finishing off this outfit.

If you're in the market for a new green jacket or simply looking to update your current collection, make sure to scroll through to check out some of our favorite street style inspiration on how to wear the cool piece. We also made sure to share some of our top picks to shop now.


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Pair a cropped style with high-waisted trousers for an elevated look.


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Try layering a green bomber jacket over a striped turtleneck like Tamu McPherson.


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Caroline Daur styled her cropped, patent jacket with a flattering black skirt.


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Break up your all-black look with a leather option.


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A shiny bomber goes perfect with denim.


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Try a faux fur collar for a cozy-cool feel.


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An army-inspired jacket adds a down-town cool touch.


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A green jacket brings this black-and-white outfit to the next level.


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Add a bright moto jacket to liven up your go-to denim outfit.


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An oversized style creates a cool silhouette.


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Dress down a faux-fur jacket with black jeans and sneakers.


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Go boho-chic with an embroidered pick layered over a frilly white dress.


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A bomber jacket pairs perfectly with the fanciest of mini crossbody bags.


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For an L.A.-girl vibe, try a cropped green jacket with a tie-front top.


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An edgy, yet romantic velvet pick is guaranteed to turn heads.

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For even more outfit inspiration, check out our roundup of coats and jackets for every occasion.

Jennifer Camp Forbes
Contributing Editor

Jennifer Camp Forbes is currently the shopping updates editor at Who What Wear, where she has worked in a variety of capacities for over a decade, including creative director and various editor roles. She’s well-known as a shopping expert that’s sought out for advice and insight on the latest trends, outfit ideas, and fashion picks thanks to her thoughtful shopping roundups, digital moodboards, and extensive knowledge of up-and-coming brands, plus the new arrivals sections of the chicest retailers. Jennifer has had a lifelong interest in fashion which led her to intern at Harper’s Bazaar as an undergraduate. Later, while working towards her masters degree in psychological counseling at Columbia University, she founded two digital fashion publications: Le Fashion and Olsens Anonymous. The popularity of both sites grew and after graduation she decided put her plans to become a therapist aside to pursue a career in fashion. While she has called Los Angeles and New York City home in the past, she currently works remotely from Massachusetts. When she’s not obsessing over and writing about her latest fashion finds, she is delighting in raising two little ones with her highschool sweetheart, perusing TikTok religiously, listening to podcasts and audiobooks, creating abstract photographs, and eating the best Mexican food she can get her hands on.