In-between season outerwear is always tricky: Skipping a top layer is risky, but full-on winter parkas are too bulky. Here, the latest in jackets and coats that are just right for spring.
The Grown-Up Bomber
These are sophisticated sure, but they still play a little bit of an homage to the boyish sensibility that established them as a classic.
- 3.1 PHILLIP LIM
Cloque Bomber goop, $750Shop now
- STELLA MCCARTNEY
Lorinda Jacket Matches, $1,735Shop now
- MONIQUE LHUILLIER
LACE BOMBER JACKET goop, $2,295Shop now
- SACAI LUCK Belted
Embroidered Jacket Farfetch, $992.95Shop now
The A-Line Coat
Straight-up ladylike, this retro-tinged shape is perenially hard-working, playing well with both dresses and jeans.
- DIANE VON FURSTENBERG
Amana Coat Matches, $798Shop now
Crepe Coat Mytheresa, $1,890Shop now
- COS Raw-Cut
Leather Coat Cos, $590Shop now
- ZARA Bell Sleeve Coat Zara, $169Shop now
Waist-defining and strong-shouldered, a classic trench will always be one of the most flattering options around.
- THE ROW Dugant Coat Matches, $6,490Shop now
- UNIQLO Ines De La
Fressange Trench Coat Unqilo, $129.90Shop now
- A.P.C. Cream Cotton
Belted Nora Coat Avenue 32, $745Shop now
- ISABEL MARANT
Lapaz Jacket Net-A-Porter, $1,190Shop now
The Utility Jacket
Anoraks are a little sporty—so we like them best with more feminine pieces like cropped trousers and kitten heels.