Womens Jackets

... Layer Your Outfit or Make a Fashion Statement With a Jacket!


Womens jackets - trench coats, blazers, denim jacket, leather jacket and any type of outerwear for that matter - add a stylish flair to any outfit. And for the cooler days, they might be the last finishing touch! A jacket can instantly add edge or simply make an outfit look polished.

Black womens leather jacket
Courtesy of Nordstrom

For example, a denim jacket can make a pretty floral dress casual-chic. Layering a leather jacket over your tee and jeans creates a trendy look.

The right jacket styles can also work as a quick-fix by balancing out your body figure - such as a crop jacket on a Pear shape with wide hips or a belted safari on a Rectangle with little waist definition.

In this Shopping & Style Guide to Womens Jackets you'll find:
  • How to select your best jacket styles that flatter your body figure and disguise your trouble areas such as wide hips, wide waist, etc.
  • Building a solid jacket closet that keeps you covered all-year-around
  • Various jacket styles and fashion tips on how to wear each type
  • How a jacket should fit
  • Shopping tips and recommendations on the latest jackets

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I've seen women wearing ill-fitted outerwear, making it look like their boobs are going to burst out. Not to mention, that many petites look like a little child trying to wear their mother's coat because the sleeves are long for their arms.

Jackets are your wardrobe's important pieces for fall/winter and are naturally going to be a big part of your daily life - and for creating a fabulous first impression!

So make sure to select the appropriate for your body figure and personal style. I also guarantee you that spending some money at the tailor's to get the hem right won't hurt either :-)

Let's take a closer look at the jacket-topics I'm covering:




How to buy and wear Womens jackets - tips on how to select the best jacket style for your body shape
How to Shop for Jackets & Coats

There are a couple of strategies that will help you select a jacket that looks good on you and that will give you more for your money. This page provides you with tips on what length, shape, colors and details that complement your body figure.

You'll also discover:

  • What jacket and coat styles to invest in
  • How to choose the best style for your body figure
  • How to create a fashion statement with a coat or jacket

Learn how to get most out of your Jackets & Coats »


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Shop the latest Womens leather jackets
Womens Leather Jacket

I can assure you that you don't have to be a biker, rock star, punk, goth, or metal head to wear a leather jacket!

Leather jackets are a closet essential for anyone who wants to inject a chic twist to their style - and an indispensable for chic fashionistas!

Chic's Guide to Womens Leather Jackets »




Shop the latest Boyfriend blazers - fashion tips on how to wear a blazer
Boyfriend Blazer

A boyfriend blazer adds an instant casual-chic touch to a plain outfit! And it's definitely an essential for Classy gals.

Just throw the blazer with a tee or a pretty floral dress - and it immediately turns up the class-factor of the outfit. This relaxed jacket style is a superb garment - creating a classy-chic look without appearing all buttoned-up.

Learn more about Boyfriend Blazers »




Shop the latest Cropped denim jackets
Cropped Denim Jacket

A cropped denim jacket looks chic with light & airy summer outfits, such as a floral sun dress. It looks very casual-cute.

If you have wide hips/thighs then you'll discover how a crop jacket gives a nice proportion to your body frame.

Get the styling scoop on Cropped Denim Jackets »




Guide to Buying and Wearing Womens Coats
Womens Coats

Looking for longer hemmed jacket, especially outerwear for the colder season?

Go to the Womens Coats-section »



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How to Buy a Jacket

Basic 3/4 sleeve black blazer

Courtesy of Topshop

As long as you know the basic guidelines on how to dress your body shape, you'll find it much easier to find the perfect jacket style.

I promise you that this helps you select the best jacket shape, details and colors that complement your body figure.

Since jackets are going to be a big part of your daily closet I also recommend you to pay close attention to the quality of the jacket, especially if you love it and want it to last for more than just one season.


How to Get the Most Out of Your Jackets

If you want to get the most out of your money you first need to secure jackets in simple colors and without any super complicated details (if you have a Rectangle body shape then you may be an exception to this).

They're easier to mix and match with various outfits and occasions. After securing the jacket and coat essentials add the current fashion trends to keep your style fun and up-to-date.

With me, I always make sure that my jackets are simple because I would rather focus on the clothes underneath them, as well as the accessories. You're going to take it off anyway! (Well, except for blazers if they're a part of your ensemble)

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The chic fashionista Anna Villaruel says I usually a jacket to layer over my clothes when it's cold or when I need to downplay a trendy outfit. But I also have a soft-spot for blazers and I love creating a fashion statement with a bold colored blazer accompanied with a nice necklace :-)





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