7 Denim Jackets to Throw On When It's That Weird In-Between Weather of Summer & Fall

As the weather gets cooler and you transition from iced to hot lattes, the need for a cute cover-up that doesn’t leave you sweating your foundation off is at an all-time high. So, don’t throw your breezy summer outfits away just yet, because it’s officially layering season. And yes, there is a way to incorporate your signature style into a look that keeps you warm (and cool) when the weather can't make up its mind.

While the weather may be confusing with its constant switches from hot to cold within a matter of minutes, you should always be prepared to break on or off your layers and work them with ease. Even though we go through the painful parting of our favorite summer pieces, fall has something so much better in store! A little wind doesn’t stop the show, so ~carpe diem~ in these denim jackets that should be in your shopping carts and on your arms in no time.



  1. 1. Flower Power

    Kimchi Blue Floral Cropped Trucker Jacket, Urban Outfitters; $89; shop now

    This cute and cropped jacket still gives you the summer feels with its floral print. It’s truly a staple piece for the transition for summer into fall!

  2. 2. Biker Babe

    Vintage Xers '90s Short Sleeve Jacket, Urban Outfitters, $49; shop now

    This lightweight jacket is unique and daring, giving you the darker side of fall.

  3. 3. Sleeveless in the City

    Plus Size Distressed Denim Vest, Forever 21, $48; shop here

    This piece is perfect for layering with either short sleeves or long sleeves depending on the weather, giving you a cute look with comfort to match.

  4. 4. Diamond Diva

    Tell me About It Diamante Denim Jacket, Nasty Gal, $60; shop here

    This lightweight jacket sets the bar to the stars with its dazzling pattern. Totally perfect for a bright, yet chilly day.

  5. 5. Ruffle Me Up 

    Black Ruffle Cropped Denim Jacket, Pretty Little Thing, $50; shop now

    This cropped piece is good to either wear alone or over a tank top or t-shirt. It gives you room for a breeze while covering your arms and shoulders.

  6. 6. Let's go Wild

    Fashionably Fierce Beige Leopard Print Denim Jacket, Lulu's, $57; shop now

    For a ~fiesty~ piece that adds a little more texture, go for a print. The leopard print trend doesn't seem to be going anywhere for a while, so transition the look into a more fall-friendly vibe.

  7. 7. Your Boyfriend's Jacket

    Bershka cropped Denim Jacket, ASOS, $50; shop now

    This baggy jacket is great to pair with a strapless dress or a crop top. The oversized sleeves and body gives you the coverage you need for any gust of wind.

So, the next time the weather drops below sunny skies and humidity, face the day with some daring denim. And don't worry — if it starts to heat up during the day (classic weird in-between season style), peel the layer off and you're good to go until nighttime.

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