Lady Jacket Outfits

why you need a lady jacket

Have you jumped on the Lady Jacket trend yet? Lady Jackets reemerged last fall and have been trending ever since. I’m here for anything that blends sophistication with style and love its timeless appeal. Lady jackets have a classic, more tailored silhouette; think of the iconic Chanel jacket that instantly gives your looks an elevated vibe. I can see why a lady jacket is the new go-to choice for both more formal and casual outfits.

The lady jacket has a crewneck collar and buttons on the front that go from the top of the neckline to the bottom of the hem. You can find them in various fabrics, from tweed to knit. In an age where athleisure dominates street style, the lady jacket is a refreshing change to a cardigan or blazer.

I think their versatility plays a role in their popularity as you can wear them layered, open and unbuttoned, over tees, blouses, and tops, or you can wear them buttoned by themselves as a top. Pair them with jeans, trousers, skirts or dresses. Not sure how to build an outfit around a lady jacket? Here are five lady jacket outfit ideas for spring.

Lady Jacket Outfits Worn as a Cardigan

Jeans, Tee +Sneakers

Probably my favorite way to wear a lady jacket is to dress it down. You can easily create a relaxed weekend look by pairing it with jeans and a simple tee. I added a pair of white sneakers and accessorized with a lariat necklace and leather earrings.

lady jacket outfits


Skirt + Heels

If you must go into the office for work, pair the lady jacket with a midi or maxi skirt. Opt for neutral tones like black, navy, or grey for a sophisticated vibe. I completed this look with Mary Jane heels and minimal accessories for a chic office ensemble.

lady jacket outfits


Faux Leather Pants, Tank Top + Booties

The lady jacket works for date night outfits, too. I paired mine with high-waisted leather pants and a tank top and finished off the look with heeled mules for a modern, edgy look.

lady jacket outfits


Lady Jacket Outfits Worn as a Top

Dark Wash Jeans + Neutral Booties

Another way to incorporate a lady jacket into your wardrobe is by wearing it as a top. For this outfit, I paired it with dark-wash jeans and neutral booties, striking the perfect balance between casual and sophisticated. This outfit would work for a variety of occasions.

lady jacket outfits


Trousers + Mules

The simplest way to style the lady jacket as a top is to pair it with trousers and mules for a workwear look. Again, keeping the color palette neutral and completing the look with coordinating mules with a low heel for a polished aesthetic.

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Lady Jacket Styling Tips

  • The fit of a lady jacket should be snug but not tight or restrictive. You want the fit to be loose enough to layer a tee, sweater, or blouse underneath it.
  • Experiment with layering different pieces to create unique and interesting looks. Try layering your lady jacket over blouses, tees, or lightweight sweaters.
  • Mix and match textures to add visual interest to your outfit. Pair a structured lady jacket with soft silk or satin fabrics for a luxurious contrast, or layer it over a knit sweater for a cozy yet stylish ensemble.
  • Choose accessories that complement your lady jacket outfit without overpowering it. Opt for classic pieces like delicate jewelry, structured handbags, and statement shoes to add the perfect finishing touch.

Thank you for reading! Are you wearing lady jackets this season? Let me know in the comments!

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