Our favourite light jackets for confusing spring weather

I asked a colleague the other day what date it was, to which he replied, "the 242nd of January". That's exactly how it feels despite our one-weekend respite of sunshine.

Normally, this is the time of year when we begin to de-layer and lighten our sartorial load. While we live in hope that summer will actually show its beautiful head soon, we need something in the interim that will keep us warm while the weather refuses to make its mind up (don't look outside today. Just don't). A light jacket is the perfect remedy for cold shoulders and arms and even the most casual options - a sporty shell jacket with subtle embellishment from Topshop - is an ideal cure for a midday wind-chill. Consider the light jackets below for when summer isn't really summer but more of a prolonged autumn.


Belted up at &OtherStories


Belted kimono, €89 at stories.com

Suited at Mango

Modal-blend suit blazer, €69.95 at mango.com

Dazzle them with Uterque.com

Cropped sequins jacket, €199 at uterque.com


Sweet and simple at Monki.com

Double-breasted blazer, €45 at monki.com

Serene and green at Gestuz

Gestuz ocean blazer, €179 at gestuz.com


In bloom at The Outnet

Floral-print shell trench coat by Ganni, €171 at theoutnet.com

Longline and chic at Urbanoutfitters

Pinstripe duster coat, €81.12 at Urbanoutfitters.com

Soft and cosy at Cecilie Copenhagen


Hayes cotton bomber, €265 at ceciliecopenhagen.com

A sporty splash at Topshop

Embellished windbreaker, €98 at topshop.com

Satin delight at Browns


Rosaleen satin jacket by Acne Studios, €862.37 at brownsfashion.com


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