The sign of a true S.F. vet? Always having a coverup at arm's length to battle that inevitable after-4 p.m. chill. As any local can attest, hopping on the BART in the Mission and arriving on the windy FiDi streets will have you cursing that springtime ensemble you loved just a few hours earlier, in the morning.
Luckily, with a host of cool lightweight toppers on the market, you can keep the spring in your step (quite literally) by stashing one of these warm-weather jackets in your bag. From botanical bombers to pretty pastel parkas, our crop of cover-ups can be worn with a pair of cut-offs or thrown over a breezy floral frock without messing up your look. Don't believe us? We've got 15 awesome options right here, to prove that your outfit doesn't have to suffer…no matter the whims of these damn microclimates.
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ASOS Pac'A'Parka In Spo, $55, available at ASOS.
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Maison Scotch Leather And Jute Baseball Jacket, $341, available at Shopbop.
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Adidas by Stella McCartney Animal Print Windbreaker, $155, available at MyTheresa.
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Banana Republic Classic Trench, $149, available at Banana Republic.