1 Piece, 3 Ways: A Varsity Jacket Tutorial

When it comes to pieces we like to borrow from the boys, the varsity jacket sits at the head of the class. But, if you think it's reserved for those Friday nights in the bleachers — think again. Lately, all the cool kids have been sporting 'em (we're looking at you, Georgia May Jagger), which just happens to be perfect for S.F.'s crazy climate.
From your 9-to-5 and those after-work cocktails to that casual coffee run and sizzling first date, this zipped-up stunner will have you schooling the competition. Ahead, three awesome getups to earn you high marks — on and off the field. Score!
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Coffee Run
As our good friend Beyoncé put it, "I woke up like this, flawless." We always try to channel the sentiment, especially when braving the outside world on an early morning coffee run (Hey, you never know who you might run into!). With its clean lines and laid-back, cool-girl vibes — beanie and brogues included — no one will ever know it was thrown together in mere seconds. Add in a few modern-art inspired details, and who's yawning now?

From Right To Left:Zara Printed Leggings in Grey/Tan, $35.90, available at Zara; rag & bone Reina Varsity Jacket, $695, available at La Garçonne; Nasty Gal Ziggy Pavé Ring Set, $15, available at Nasty Gal; H&M Knit Hat in Gray, $9.95, available at H&M; Dolce Vita Rustie Flats, $83.90, available at Dolce Vita; Rachel Comey Flight Tee, $437, available at Rachel Comey; Alexander Wang Prisma Skeletal Long Compact, $395, available at Barney's.
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First Date
First-date jitters aren't even a thing when you are perfectly clad in this girly getup. Put your best foot forward and pair your varsity threads with chunky metallic heels and a femme skirt. You don't want to show too much of your sweet side, so borrow a page from the Pink Ladies. Edge up the 'fit with a few unexpected stripes, and you will be going steady in no time. (You and your outfit, that is!)

From Right To Left: rag & bone Reina Varsity Jacket, $695, available at La Garçonne; The Balm Stainiac Lip and Cheek Stain, $17, available at The Balm; Sass & Bide Air Time Striped Jumper, $190, available at Sass & Bide; Make Up For Ever HD Blush in 225- Peachy Pink, $26, available at Sephora; Wwake Sliced Tube Necklace, Black/Gold, $244, available at Totokaelo; Topshop Bubble Jacquard Midi Skirt in Pale Pink, $96, available at Topshop; ASOS Hard Clutch In Stripe, $55.56, available at ASOS; Jeffrey Campbell Lorah Heel, $175, available at Nasty Gal.
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Work To Drinks
This outfit says you're ready to tackle the day — and go well into the night. From your 9-to-5 duties to that bar stool calling your name, your go-to jacket will have you struttin' in a sweet printed frock-and-ankle boot combo. Pair it up with some artful accessories and a pastel-hued tote, and you have no excuse not to have the happiest hour (or two!).

From Left To Right: rag & bone Reina Varsity Jacket, $695, available at La Garçonne; Topshop Searsucker Gingham Smock Dress, $110, available at Topshop; J. Crew Tassel-Trim Scarf in Misty Fog, $42.50, available at J. Crew; Alexander Wang Prisma Molded Tote, $495, available at Opening Ceremony; Floss Gloss Pony Neon Peach Pastel, $8, available at Floss Gloss; Pixie Market Beat Nick Chelsea Boots, $119, available at Pixie Market.
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