Pack away the heavy wool coats – and make room for light spring jackets! In
today’s Style File, 5 fresh looks to take you through the unpredictable
weather this season. Studio 5 Style Editor Mallory Moore is here with what’s
hot in spring and summer outerwear.
If you love the traditional style trench coat, try mixing things up with an
unexpected print. Floral, polka dots, even stripes can take your average
trench coat to the next level.
Polka Dot Trench Coat, Forever 21, $33
Bomber jackets usually have a more masculine or rugged look to them, but
this season you’re seeing the bomber jacket with a totally feminine flair. They
key thing to remember when choosing this style is find a jacket that hits right
at the waist.
Cinched Bomber Jacket, Gap, $40 *on sale
Just because it is spring doesn’t mean you have to put away those staple
blazers. Use them another option for outerwear in the warmer months. Make
sure you pick a fabric that is lightweight such as twill, cotton, and certain
Pink Blazer, H & M , $50
Sporty inspired looks are a big trend this season, and the same thing goes
for jackets. Anorak’s are all over the stores and magazine right now, in all
sort of shapes and colors. Look for a drawstring waist with this type of
jacket, because it will be much more figure flattering.
Ripstop Anorak, Anthropologie, $128
Yes, it is back! The jean jacket you remember from the 80’s is back in style
this spring. The jean jacket is a great layering piece for this season, but be
thoughtful about what you pair it with. The jean jacket looks best with a
bohemian style outfit – so think light flowy dresses, maxi skirts, and loose
Light Denim Jacket, Old Navy, $30