Image via Free People Dolman Quilted Knit Jacket
A lot of us are already feeling the temperatures drop during the day, and the evenings are downright chilly! This means it’s officially time to make the investment in a new jacket for the season. Finding the perfect fall jacket can be daunting—too heavy and you’re sweating, too light and your shivering—but we’ve found the very best styles that are sure to keep you comfortable in the most temperamental temperatures. Scroll to discover our favorite statement pieces and staples to have in your closet this season, and for seasons to come.
Madewell Sherpa-Lined Corduroy Swing Chore Coat (click here)
Every year, one of the first stops we make on our jacket quest is Madewell. Without fail, they have a selection of jackets and outerwear that solve every outfitting woe. This year, we’re gravitating towards this cool cord coat. The colors feel vibrant and seasonal but still neutral enough to go with any outfit, and the corduroy material is the perfect weight for fall. Plus, with a relaxed fit, this jacket easily layers over sweaters for cooler days.
Free People Dolman Quilted Jacket (click here)
This is the signature Free People fall coat. Every year they bring this style back in new colors and materials because it’s really that good. The quilting is oh-so comfortable and can be styled a million ways. It’s a great jacket to throw on over your athleisure or dress up with a cool tee, jeans, and your new statement boots. With almost 300 5-star reviews, this coat is basically a no-brainer.
Zara Lightweight Puffer Jacket (click here)
A puffer jacket is something everyone should have in their closet and this utility-style Zara piece is the perfect staple for your fall wardrobe. It’s a great jacket to throw on for a Sunday spent running errands and relaxing in the park. It also adds an instant cool factor to lazy day outfits. Bonus: These jackets layer nicely under heavier jackets for when things really get chilly in the winter.
Levi’s Ex-Boyfriend Trucker Jacket (click here)
If you don’t already own a denim jacket for fall, stop everything and buy this style right now. The denim jacket is a season-less staple that every woman (and man and child) should have in their closet. There are very few occasions in which a denim jacket doesn’t work, so it’s basically the safety net of outerwear in your closet. When all else fails, grab your denim jacket.
All Saints Balfern Leather Biker Jacket (click here)
We saved the best for last. A good leather jacket is worth every penny, and All Saints has built its reputation on their flawless leather jackets. We love a slightly cropped silhouette on a moto jacket, so this piece is ticking off every box. This jacket will never go out of style and the high quality leather means it will never need to be replaced. You’re basically buying a jacket for life. That’s what we call a serious return on investment. Cost per wear, people.