Happy weekend, friends! I was hoping to get this post up yesterday, but I kept getting distracted by everything else on my list. It’s a busy time over here!! But who doesn’t like a good weekend post? Especially one about spring coats and jackets?!
When I asked for content suggestions a few weeks ago, this topic came up a lot – and I totally understand why. April and May in Chicago is the epitome of “in between weather”. Is it still winter? Is it spring? The only thing you know for sure is that you’ll need some sort of coat in between your winter go-to and your favorite cardigan. So let’s dive in to some favorites!
Spring Coats and Jackets for Women
I usually have a lot of trouble with trench coats, but there are so many great styles this year!! The trench I’m wearing above is a regular size (hence why it’s long) but it also comes in petite sizing, too! I have been really enjoying throwing this on for errands – it instantly makes any outfit look super chic. It’s also 40% off right now with code TREAT!
Of course, everyone needs a rain jacket! While you definitely don’t NEED two, I have and love this J.Crew jacket as my lightweight water-resistant option, and this Hunter jacket (seen here) as my more substantial waterproof option. They’re both awesome!
I firmly believe that when you find a jean jacket you love, you’ll wear it to death/never need another one. That’s the case for mine and I always feel bad when people ask me where it’s from because it’s so old! Luckily, there are a ton of new options out there right now!
Okay I’ll be honest, I wasn’t sure what to call this category. Basically, I wanted to highlight the magic of a lightweight cloth coat. I got the green utility jacket pictured above YEARS ago and it’s still one of my favorite spring coats. I also got this cotton quilted jacket last year as a slightly warmer option, and I have been reaching for it a lot for mid-day walks with Luna. Especially if you’re looking for something casual, don’t overlook this category!
I purchased this leather jacket (very similar!) when we were in Barcelona in 2019. It was chillier than we thought it would be there and I very impulsively snatched it up. I’m so glad I didn’t pass it up because now it’s a staple in my wardrobe! I also really love my suede jacket (first photo but old again – sorry!) and my lightweight moto jacket (on major sale!).
Everyone loves a good fleece – and this one is sustainably made out of recycled plastic bottles. It is also incredibly cozy and a perfect weight for those chilly spring mornings. If that’s out of your price range, there are definitely more affordable options out there though!
And last but not least, athletic jackets! I love having these for hikes or trips when I don’t care all that much about wearing something super trendy – I just want to have something lightweight that can scrunch up into a bag when I don’t need it! I actually just ordered this one from Lululemon this week and I am so excited for it to arrive!
What are your favorite spring coats and jackets for this in between weather?!