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Ladies, when the temperature rises, it's time to accessorize your wardrobe, and one of the essential accessories is the perfect jacket. Sure, springtime is a little warmer, but there is often a need for a jacket as chilly temps prevail. The key to a spring jacket is to choose one that is substantial, but also cool, and more importantly, adequate for layering over your spring ensembles. If you are looking for the best spring jacket, you need look no further than the classics.
As classic as a pair of jeans, a crisp denim jacket is an essential wardrobe staple all year round, and it definitely pops in the spring. Paired with dresses, skirts, shorts or skinny jeans, a properly fitting denim jacket is the ultimate accessory that glams up any outfit. Since it's springtime, feel free to have fun with color, details and embellishments for a personalized look that echoes the season. Whether pastels or bright, bold hues, dark washes or light, or studs and sequins, use your denim jacket as your personal canvas of expression. Quick tip: Try a cropped denim jacket for a look that accentuates your waist.
The season that brings about all the gorgeous flowers is also notorious for rainy days, which is why a spring trench coat is a fashionable addition to your wardrobe. Trench coats for spring are considerably lighter in fabric and color than their fall and winter companions, so you don't have to worry about being too warm or drab. Wear it over jeans and a tank for a chic weekend look, or over your favorite LBD for a sexy look on those chilly spring nights. If you're wearing a trench coat in a bright color, like red, yellow, Kelly green or cobalt blue, keep the rest of your outfit muted or neutral in tone to avoid an overly colorful and messy appearance.
There are many types of blazers: those for the office, for the weekend or for a hot night out on the town. There is also a crop of blazers that are appropriate for spring. Spring is not as cool as fall or winter and usually significantly warmer, so keep your layering choices minimal and cool. Tanks, short sleeve tees and halter tops are fashionable options to put underneath your blazer. Two of the hottest spring styles are the cropped blazer and the boyfriend blazer; both are lightweight and chic. To personalize your blazer, incorporate pendants and brooches, and play with sleeve length by rolling or cuffing.
Upon first mention, the thought of a leather jacket in the springtime may seem a little crazy, but once you realize that not all leather is created equal, you'll be rocking this trend in no time. Lightweight leather in cool colors is a fierce and fashionable accessory that complements any spring wardrobe. Spring is a little chilly, so instead of reaching for a basic cardigan or hoodie, try a leather jacket to warm you up. Zippers, straps and belts are great details to look for in a leather jacket style.