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Lightweight jackets: 9 transitional styles to wear across all seasons

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The unpredictable weather can make it tricky to know what to wear; thankfully, these mid-season jackets make it a whole lot easier. 

Navigating the days between bright, glorious sunshine and seemingly never-ending rain can be sartorially tricky. Picture the scene: it’s a sunny day and your spring wardrobe is screaming out to be worn, but stepping outside you realise it’s just not warm enough to get away with a white shirt or a T-shirt sans jacket.

Thank us later, but we’ve got the answer to your wardrobe dilemmas: enter the mid-season jacket. 

In other words, a lightweight extra layer that will give you warmth and much-needed adverse weather protection during unpredictable spring days. They’re also perfect thrown in a tote bag for sunny afternoons that extend into crisp evenings – whether that be a brisk walk or a picnic in the park.

From chic denim throw-on styles to crisp and cool shackets, Stylist has found a mid season jacket fit to transform any spring wardrobe. 

Best mid-season jackets

  • Warehouse jacket

    Warehouse jacket
    Best mid-season jackets: Warehouse

    For an effortless update, this popper style with double pocket detail is the one. The classic, neutral hue will go with everything in your existing wardrobe. 

    Shop Western jacket at Warehouse, £59.25 (previously £79)

  • & Other Stories jacket

    & Other Stories jacket
    Best mid-season jackets: & Other Stories

    How dreamy is this jacket? & Other Stories has created the perfect cropped style that’ll work just as well with jeans as it will over a printed floral frock. Expect to see this one all over Instagram for spring. 

    Shop buttoned patch wool jacket at & Other Stories, £120

  • H&M jacket

    H&M jacket
    Best mid-season jackets: H&M

    Lighter than the average padded coat but thicker than a shirt, this quilted shirt jacket is a style saviour. Add it over any outfit for the right amount of warmth at this time of year.

    Shop quilted shirt jacket at H&M, £34.99

  • Asos jacket

    Asos Curve jacket
    Best mid-season jackets: Asos Curve

    Update the leather jacket we all know and love with this beige puff-sleeved style. Available in sizes 16-30, leave it undone or belt at the waist depending on the weather. 

    Shop faux leather jacket at Asos Curve, £45

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