15 Transitional Jackets to Take You From Summer to Fall

Summer won’t last forever, but you can still look cute in the chillier weather.

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woman fall jacket light jacket coat

The Best Light Jackets for Women

The only good thing about the shorter, colder days that come with fall (besides pumpkin spice everything) is the clothes. You get to be comfortable again in jeans, boots won’t make your feet overheat, and it’s time again to finish off your outfit with a great jacket. Whether it’s a slouchy blazer, a lightweight bomber, a wrap coat or a trench, layering a great jacket over a sweater makes for the perfect cozy and chic outfit. Here are 15 fall-ready coats to put on your shopping list, and since the evenings are already cooler, you can layer these light jackets over your summer dresses right now.

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joe fresh fall light jacket

Pretty in parka

Joe Fresh Women+ Anorak, $59 at joefresh.com

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Patagonia light jacket

Fuzzy fleece

Patagonia Los Gatos Jacket, $135 at mec.ca

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zara light jacket

Metal head

Zara Z1975 Metallic Biker Jacket, $99.90 at zara.com

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wilfred light jacket

Ray of sunshine

Wilfred Chandelle Jacket, $228 at aritzia.com

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Alpha Industries

Take flight

Alpha Industries L-2B Raglan Flight Jacket, $220 at alphaindustries.com

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everlane jacket

Almost winter white

Everlane The Modern Utility Jacket, $101 at everlane.com

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Blend in

Caslon Camo Utility Jacket, $72.41 at nordstrom.com

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H&M jacket

Red, white and blue

H&M Color-block Jacket, $39.99 at hm.com

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topshop light jacket

Cozy denim





Topshop Oversized Borg Jacket, $150 at thebay.com

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‘80s redux

Oak + Fort Jacket H222, $106 at oakandfort.com

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nike light jacket

Gone with the wind

Nike Windrunner Jacket, $120 at sportinglife.ca

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gap light jacket

In the trenches

Gap Classic Trench Coat, $64.80 at gapcanada.ca

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hunter light jacket

Earn your stripes

Hunter Original Garden Shirt, $173 at hunterboots.com

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light jacket

Animal instincts

Marshalls Leopard Print Coat, $79.99 at Marshalls

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adidas light jacket

Sporty spice

Adidas Originals Striped satin-jersey track jacket, $97 at net-a-porter.com