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While 2020 hasn’t been what most of us expected, the trends live on. Sure, many of will only be sporting cute fall and winter jackets when we trek to the grocery store or go on a masked walk with a friend through all the fallen leaves, but the 2020 jacket trends are too gorgeous to ignore. Because jackets are so versatile, it makes wearing all these new trends ridiculously easy. Pair them with your favorite high-waisted jeans and lightweight sweaters for fall, then layer up with warm turtlenecks and corduroys for winter. Though you may be going fewer places this fall and winter, you’re still sure to get plenty of use out of all these adorable jacket trends.
All of the 2020 jacket trends aren’t just fall- and winter-appropriate—they’re also so flippin’ cute. Whether you like to wear statement pieces that stand out in a crowd (LOL, remember those?) or jackets that easily pair with half of your wardrobe, you won’t be disappointed with these seven cozy jacket trends. After all, jackets allow us to reach peak coziness while looking stylish at the same time, and this is never truer when it comes to all the fall and winter styles. So even if you can’t wait to wear them all, you can start putting together outfits now. Thinking ahead is never a bad idea—especially when it’s planning seriously adorable fall looks. By the time the temperatures cool down, you’ll be ready with an arsenal full of chic outfits ready to wear.
To help get you started (You’re welcome!), we rounded up some ideas on how to wear seven of the oh-so-cool 2020 jacket trends this fall—and, of course, some cute and trendy jackets to shop. While you might be feeling frustrated at the fact that you won’t be headed to as many autumnal events wearing Insta-worthy outfits this year, let these 2020 fashion trends inspire you to dress up for all occasions (even if it’s just hanging out inside). You won’t regret cozying up in these trends.
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1. The Boyfriend Blazer
Longer, boxier and more oversized than your classic blazer, the boyfriend blazer is an effortlessly chic way to elevate any ensemble. The boyfriend blazer is one of the most versatile jackets you’ll ever have in your wardrobe, because it can be worn so many different ways. Pair it with ripped jeans for a more casual look, bike shorts if it’s still sweltering outside or match it to trousers for an extremely cool suit vibe.
This oversized check blazer was practically made for fall—but can totally work for just about any season. Try pairing it with black bike shorts or even a plain white tee and leggings.
Try pairing this simple-but-gorgeous tan blazer with your favorite striped turtleneck or a fun graphic tee and jeans.
2. Belted Jackets
Cinch that waist, baby. Belted jackets are so in for fall and winter, and you’ll be amazed at how many easy ways you can style them. When it’s still too hot outside to wear a million layers, you can add a thin cami underneath one of these jackets and then belt it at the waist. No one will even know you aren’t wearing much underneath. Alternatively, you can pair a belted jacket with your favorite lightweight turtleneck and leave it open for a different look. The versatility, though!
There are not enough words to describe just how gorgeous this Rachel Antonoff belted blazer is. The colors are just too, too dreamy.
For a more classic fall look, you can’t go wrong with a cool belted denim jacket. This baby is sure to play well with everything in your closet.
3. Leather Lewks
Whether it’s a simple leather moto jacket or a bold statement leather look, consider leather jackets a go-to for all seasons in 2020. For fall, you can pair a leather jacket with just about anything—from a cool midi dress and sneakers to high-waisted black jeans and heels. Don’t be afraid to go a little bold and test new waters with this trend, too. You might be surprised just how versatile a maximalist leather jacket can be.
If you want to start with a simpler leather jacket, you can’t go wrong with a cool and classic black moto jacket. Sure, everyone owns one, but for good reason! A black faux leather jacket plays well with so many cute fall looks.
Of course, for those who want to try something a little bolder, this tie-dye and fringe-adorned vegan leather jacket will do the trick. Both tie-dye and fringe are also on trend for 2020, so prepare to get tons of compliments when you wear this jacket.
Puff, puff, but don’t pass on this fall and winter trend. Puffer coats have become a warm and trendy staple in past few years, and in 2020, they’re cuter than ever. Try making a statement with your puffer coat this year and opt for a fun pattern or bright color. You’ll stay both on-trend and cozy AF all season long. Start with a shorter puffer, then move on to something longer as the temperatures drop!
Like I said, the tie-dye trend is here to stay for all of 2020, so you might as well embrace it. If you’re bold enough, try this tie-dye puffer jacket from Noize for a cool look.
Once it gets a little colder, switch over to this yellow down puffer from Mackage. You’ll look bright even on the dreariest of winter days.
5. Plaid Jackets
Of course, one of the most quintessential fall and winter patterns is plaid. Available in so many cute fall hues, this trend is one you’ll see plenty of this season. Thankfully, plaid jackets come in all colors and styles, so whether you’re a denim jacket fan or someone who loves a good blazer, you’ll be thrilled to see all the gorgeous autumnal styles on offer right now. Go full plaid with a matching jacket and pants or play it safe (but cute!) with a plaid jacket and simple white turtleneck this season.
For fans of denim jackets, you’ll definitely want to switch out your classic blue denim for a second to try this blue and red plaid denim jacket.
Amp up your workwear and streetwear game with a cool plaid blazer this fall. Pair with trousers and a light sweater or jeans and chunky boots. This is one look you’ll want to wear all season.
6. Shearling & Sherpa
Whether it’s sherpa accents on a denim jacket or a totally shearling coat, this 2020 jacket trend was practically made for cooler weather. If you’re not sure how you feel about the trend, there are so many easy ways to wear it without going too bold. Try a jacket with simple shearling details to start. On the other hand, if you’d rather go big, you can always try a sherpa coat for maximum coziness this fall.
A denim jacket with faux shearling is the perfect way to test out the trend this fall. Try it with a corduroy mini or high-waisted jeans for a cool denim-on-denim look.
This fuzzy denim and fleece jacket is truly peak coziness. Pair it with a lightweight turtleneck, your favorite pullover sweater or even a graphic tee for a fall look that’s seriously effortless.
7. Corduroy Jackets
Last—but certainly not least—we have the corduroy jacket. Corduroy is one of fall and winter’s favorite fabrics, so it’s no wonder that along with corduroy pants and skirts, it’s also available in jacket form. This trend is perfect for keep things both cute and casual all season long. You can go with a cropped corduroy jacket, turtleneck and high-waisted jeans or an oversized corduroy jacket with your favorite graphic tee and midi skirt. There’s no wrong way to wear this trend, so don’t be afraid to go for it.
This cropped corduroy jacket is the perfect color and style for fall. Boxy without being oversized, you’ll likely have this jacket on rotation all season long.
Of course, you can always go for an oversized corduroy jacket to wear with your cutest tees and denim shorts when the weather is still warm, then leggings and cropped turtlenecks when it cools down.