I. Heart. Jackets. Madly. They're such an amazeballs way to add panache, personality and polish to pretty much any outfit. There are zillions of neutral alternatives in every hue and vibe imaginable, but let's skip past those for a sec. Every girl should have at least one colored jacket in her wardrobe. Colored jackets open a whole gateway of inspiring options: a pop of color over neutrals, monochromatic looks, multi-tone pairings. Besides, they're fun ;). You can do pastels, jewel tones, brights (I suggest bright, as opposed to neon, unless you're going for really short-lived fashion. Brights are timeless, while neons come and go :)). If you're only going to have one, pick a 3-4 season fabric like cotton (canvas or chino) or wool. (Suede is rapidly becoming a year 'round fabric as well). You can add-on season-appropriate ones: linen for spring/summer and corduroy or velvet for fall/winter. Pick a color you don't mind having close to your face. Other than that, the sky's the limit: choose an open blazer, a biker or band style, a cropped colored tweed Chanel piece, a bomber. Style it like Summer: over a neutral sweater or tee, atop denim, with an OTK boot for fall/winter looks. Come sunny days, drop the boots and add a coordinating or neutral sneaker for a casual vibe. (If you go with a tweed jacket, choose a cute ballet flat or loafer instead, as it's a more formal style of jacket.). I love how one shot of color can wake up a whole look and give it that je ne se quoi that makes it fabulous! No matter how you style it - as a contrast tone, in a monochrome look, in a blend- color makes a statement. A throw-on-and-go jacket is an easy way to take advantage of that impact. So, think about rocking some color ;) Happy styling!
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