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The “Shacket” Trend: Five Ways to Style This Look

We doubt there’s an item of clothing quite as adaptable as the shacket – in other words, a shirt jacket. The chic spring staple is – the perfect way to stay comfortable in between seasons. Thicker than a shirt yet lighter than a coat, it’s versatile, stylish and makes any look structured and put-together.

There’s a reason the part shirt, part jacket is your ideal, all-year-round layering item. Designed in a variety of fabrics for both casual or more structured looks this trend has been popular with both men and women. Switch out the denim jacket or your go-to blazer for a shacket in corduroy, fleece, flannel or sherpa for a simple style upgrade.

Pair a block-coloured shacket with a checkered sweater or vibrant knit for a casual winter look. Or reverse it by layering your pattered shacket under a solid overcoat for a smarter style.

Bottega Veneta

Daniel Lee has put a very stylish spin on the shacket with this leather button-up. Wear over summer dresses now and then use the shirt to layer up come winter. This leather shacked is the perfect staple to invest in. Wear with a good quality pair of jeans, a black heel and layer a coat over the top for the ultimate evening look.

Mango Wool-Blend Jacket

The smart oversize look in check-print and a classic shirt collar works wonders over a knit or thin turtleneck. If you want to opt for the leather look without the price tag, look to Mango’s cream shacket, which would look great worn with your officewear. The wool fabric makes the shacket a warm outwear piece to pair with dark jeans or leather trousers with black boots for a cool, on-trend spring/autumn look. Features include; Tortoiseshell effect buttons, buttoned cuffs, two front pockets, side pockets and front button up. 

Mango | $115.00

UNIQLO Corduroy Shirt Jacket

The beauty of corduroy is the fabric is full of warmth but has a casual feel. This UNIQLO shacket offer a relaxed comfortable fit that works great open over a t-shirt. It’s warm enough to become a mini jacket in its own right and it comes in a nice range of neutral colours such as beige, off-white and brown for easy pairing with the rest of your outfit. Both men and women’s options are available.

Everlane The Denim Chore Jacket

A shacket set wouldn’t be complete without a blue denim item. This great shacket from Everyone is inspired by old-school workwear, featuring a classic button front, four pockets and a slightly longer length. The non-stretch 10 oz denim is perfect for layering over a t-shirt and the relaxed style looks great with rolled-up sleeves. A loosely woven piece with an airy softness, this shacket feels comfortable as if it’s been worn for decades.

Olivia Rubin Sabine Jacket

A lively colour block jacket from Olivia Rubin is a great shacket if you want to make a statement this Spring. The contrasting collar and colour block pockets work great in the vibrant colour palette and the oversized fit in 50 per cent wool blend makes for a comfortable look. The relaxed fit makes this piece perfect for layering over other items and it pairs well will light neutrals like white and beige.

The Reformation Giles Jacket

This Giles shirt jacket is designed with a relaxed fitting and oversized look and is the pefect piece to invest in. With subtle side pockets, centre front pockets and functional front buttons this item is both practical and fashionable. Wear it open over a basic, white tee, or wear buttoned down for a more smart look. The Giles Jacket pairs well with black pants or smart denim and is ideal to pair with a good, white sneaker.

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