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One of the best parts about fall fashion is the infinite number of outfits you can put together with just a few staple pieces. (Seriously, the limit does not exist.) Your chunky sweaters pair perfectly with skinny jeans, as well as with your wide-leg pants. Your slim-fit turtleneck looks great tucked into a skirt with knee-high boots, but it can also be just as easily worn with your favorite high-waisted pants. And now, there’s a new layer that’s here to make any fall wardrobe even cozier: the shacket, aka the shirt jacket trend.
What is a shacket, you ask? It looks like a shirt, but layers like a jacket. It’s heavy enough to provide some warmth, but not too heavy when you find the temperatures creeping into the late sixties when the forecast *clearly* stated a high of 64 degrees last time you checked. (Weathermen these days just can’t get it right, can they?) It’s the perfect middle ground between a shirt and a jacket. And when layered over your outfit on a mild fall day, a next-level ensemble is born.
Think of a shacket as the fall solution to jean jackets (which, IMO, are better worn in the spring and summer). They come in a variety of fabrics—from corduroy to fleece—and are the perfect finishing touch to any fall outfit. Whether you live in leggings during the fall or never take off your autumnal denim, there are so many shackets just waiting to elevate your fall lewks. Scroll down to shop our faves, and prepare to get cozy AF.
1. Anneli Plaid Shirt Jacket
This plaid shirt jacket just screams fall. I can’t wait to layer it over a crop top and high waisted jeans once the temperature drop.
2. Oversized Shirt Jacket
If you think that pastels are just for spring and summer, think again. This lavender oversized shirt jacket is perfect for pairing with your autumnal wardrobe.
3. Military Lightweight Jacket
Calling all animal print lovers! Not only is this military jacket a fall dream, but it’ll look so cute paired with fall’s favorite creams and grays.
4. Oversized Cotton Shirt Jacket
This cotton shirt jacket is an essential pick for anyone looking to test out the trend. It’s neutral enough to play well with all your fall favorites, but cute enough that you’ll want to wear it over and over again.
5. Tonal Check Trucker
Oof, I just can’t get over how perfect plaid is for the shacket trend. This green check trucker jacket is at the top of my wishlist right now.
6. Utility Shacket
Catch me living in this cool tie-dye utility shacket this fall. It’s the perfect way to bring summer’s tie-dye trend into autumn seamlessly.
7. Shirt Jacket
Of course, for those of you who love a good classic, you can’t go wrong with an olive shirt jacket for fall. Paired with neutrals or other fun fall hues, you’ll look cute AF.
8. Patchwork Shirt Jacket
In addition to plaid, patchwork is another fun fall trend that never gets old. This patchwork shirt jacket is the stuff that autumnal dreams are made of.
9. Cinched Waist Jacket
When you want a neutral with a bit of flare, you can’t go wrong with this cinched waist jacket. The tan color pairs well with just about anything, but the cinched waist details make it stand out from the rest.
10. Reversible Summer Breeze Jacket
If you, like me, can’t get enough of the patchwork trend, try this reversible jacket from BLANKNYC. Wear it as a cool button down or throw it over your favorite fall top.
11. Longline Cord Jacket
Corduroy is the fabric of fall, so why not ditch the cord pants and opt for a corduroy shacket instead?
12. Moody Blues Shirt Jacket
Oh, you thought we were done with the patchwork vibes? As if. This denim patchwork shirt jacket is about to be the coolest item in your closet.
13. Denim Jacket
Let’s not forget the classic denim shacket, though! Similar to a regular denim jacket, but with a little bit more room for buttoning up, this is a fall look that’s truly iconic.
14. Brushed Check Jacket
Ooh, those fall colors make me want to see some changing leaves ASAP. This brushed checked jacket is perfect for crisp autumn days—and Instagram photoshoots.
15. Kent Corduroy Shirt Jacket
ICYMI, not all shackets need to be long and oversized! Try this boxy corduroy shirt jacket this fall or a cool cropped jacket vibe.
16. Embroidered Utility Jacket
We love a good utility vibe. This embroidered utility jacket takes the classic fall look up a notch. Plus, the embroidery is just too cute.
17. Belted Shacket
For those who want to try something a little different, opt for a belted shacket this season. Wear it with just your favorite bralette underneath or add a graphic tee. The choice is yours.
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