Try these new season jackets for women on chillier summer days
Finding the perfect jacet in mid-summer is no mean feat. What with the changing weather and unpredictable tempertaures, it’s hard to know whether you’ll need a cover-up when you leave the house. The perfect soloution? Lightweight ladies jackets that work with your existing wardrobe, and won’t leave you feeling sticky on a warm summer’s day.
A transitional jacket is that go-to piece that you can easily sling on and off to suit you whatever the weather. Thin enough to keep you cool an easy to carry around if the sun does decide to make an appearance, they give just the right amount of coverage for confidence and
A cape is the ideal in-between seasons throw-on that is totally on trend. With its wonderful oversized shape, this jacket is perfect for evening out, and looks great on a super curvy figure. Not ready for winter darks? Opt for one in a bright hue. This stunning pink cape with a peter pan collar is from La Redoute, and will see you well into autumn. Snap it up quick though, with a sale price of just £27.50, it’s bound to sell out!
Need more inspiration? Click through to see our pick of the perfect summer lightweight women’s jackets…
Need that bit of extra coverage to boost your confidence? A sleeveless jacket will to the trick perfectly, smoothing over any lumps and bumps without making you feel too covered up. Layer over a floral dress for an update to your summer occasion outfit.
Sleeveless jacket, £21, Dorothy Perkins
Now is the time to embrace colour and print, and we'll be doing just that with the help of this printed blazer. Style with white wide leg trousers and belt it up to give the appearance of an hourglass shape.
An off-duty denim jacket is a wardrobe staple that you can guarantee will never go out of fashion. This season, amp it up with some on-trend embroidery. Style it with a summery dress and sandals.
This season, fashion's favourite cover-up comes in the form of the classic bomber. Forget black, though - it's all about embracing colour and embroidery. We'll be snapping up this affordable pink style to embrace our inner Pink Lady!
A waterfall jacket can work wonders for women who want to hide a tummy. Balance out your proportions and draw the eyes upwards with this relaxed style from M&S. In wearable khaki, it makes for the ultimate throw-on-and-go buy.
Oh-so-soft suede is such a key fabric this season, and with the high street doing so many designer dupe pieces, it will be very hard to resist. Layer over other tonal colours like cream and beige. Don't be afraid to play around with your textures and pair with leather or lace for a more expensive look.
Take a trip to the orient and style it out with a deluxe kimono. And by deluxe, we mean a stand-out pattern that'll be the talking point of any outfit. After all, blending in is so boring. Team with a party-ready metallic top or wear for daytime with a trusty tunic and espadrilles.
Rain, thunder, sunshine and a heat wave - it all sounds like a typical British summer's day. Make sure you're prepared for our changeable weather with a sleek lightweight mac. Rains make practical look stylish with their super-sleek designs - opt for a bright summer hue to lift everyone's mood.
Keep it simple in a classic blazer, but go oversized for a more stylish take on the favourite. Navy is more wearable for summer, but just as versatile as black.