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16 of springtime's coolest little coats. By Christene Barberich & Piera Gelardi
Longer nights, shorter dresses, lighter wardrobes…those first signs of spring are already here. And just in time for the balmy evenings coming our way—and that seasonal closet overhaul—we've gathered up a whopping hot list of our top spring jackets.
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Combing the shops and lookbooks, we found the most alluring little toppers fell into six categories: the "bomber," the boxy cropped military jacket, the elegant anorak, the long roomy blazer, the relaxed trench, and the classic printed number. Whichever style suits you, we've made sure each of our spring jackets fits the staple bill—flattering, distinct, and incredibly versatile (ie: you can wear it well into fall).
The Modern Bomber
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From left: Built By Wendy Buffalo Madras Cropped Bomber, $300, available at Built By Wendy. Loeffler Randall New Bomber, $365, available at Barneys New York.
The Cropped Military Jacket
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From left: Les Praries Des Paris Short Linen Jacket, $635, available at La Garçonne. Yigal Azrouël, Washed Cotton Jacket, $885, Yigal Azrouël Boutique New York.3.1 Phillip Lim Gold Crest Button Aviator Jacket, $495, available at La Garçonne.
The Elegant Anorak
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From left: Zero Maria Cornejo Zip Rain Parka, $1021, available at Zero + Maria Cornejo. Rogan Women's Anorak, $450, available at Rogan.
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The Boxy Blazer
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From left: Built By Wendy Long Sport Jacket, $292, available at Built By Wendy. 3.1 Phillip Lim Double Breasted Boyfriend Knit Blazer, $395, available at Van Jean, 803.254.3438. Lover Black Crepe Ginsberg Blazer, $545, available at IAN.
The Little Prints
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From left: A.P.C. Short Leopard Coat, $435, available at A.P.C.. Wayne Banker Suit Jacket, $580, available at La Garçonne. Karen Walker Multi Pyjama Stripe Ascot Jacket, $595, available at Blue + Cream.
The Relaxed Trench
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From left: Acne Cachet Jacket, $689, available at ACNE. Keller Trench, $345, available at In God We Trust.
16 of springtime's coolest little coats.
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