COVER UP! 6 Must-Have Jacket Styles for Fall

September 8, 2012  |  
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As the weather turns colder, your outerwear becomes the defining portion of your styling to the outside world. As such, the jacket is arguably the most essential layering piece that you’ll need for fall and it can be both functional and fabulous. Regardless of how you define your style, from chic to sporty, the perfect jacket is out there just waiting to be snagged by you.


If you’re seeking out a timeless trench for this fall, why not try Victoria’s Secret’s “Secret Trench”. It features all the classic touches such a jacket should have: belted waist, epaulettes, and double-breasted style buttons. Girly bonus on this one though—the leopard print lining. $158 at Victoria’


The cool thing about this blazer is that at first glance it looks like leather; but upon further inspection you discover it’s actually an aluminum-textile blend. Classically cut, darted to give a slight cinch, with single button closure and cuffs, and finished with a slight sheen–this jacket is perfect for the office, or with jeans for casual Saturday errands. $330 at

Denim Jacket

Denim gets a chic update in this biker style version with cross zip front and contrast stitching. This is for the girl who isn’t afraid to try the latest trend. It would be perfect with shorts during transitional temps. $70 at Mango stores

Military Style

Command the room in this olive-green military style blazer at It’s tapered to perfectly accent a woman’s waist. Layer it over a floral dress with tights and boots for a play on tough versus sweet. $248


The best part about this taupe collarless leather jacket will be when people get to watch you walk away; the quilted design on the back is such an unexpected detail! Add that to the cropped length and sleeves and you’ve got the perfect leather jacket for fall. $260 at


If you’re the kind of girl who loves to occasionally don sneakers (or platform sneakers) with her skinny jeans and throw her hair up in a top knot for a casual romp around town, this Adidas varsity jacket is for you. It comes in both black/white and red/white and the wool is perfect for extra warmth. $120 at

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