This post first appeared on Vogue
Spring’s statement jackets are a resolutely smart bunch. Even the most casual options – a sporty splash top, à la Isabel Marant, or a khaki parka, clocked at Valentino – are cut from sophisticated cloth. One thing is clear: you need to invest in a blazer. Checks are tempting, particularly when they’re by Gabriela Hearst or Blazé Milano, as are palate-cleansing, pebble-pale hues, as seen at Loewe and Rejina Pyo. Meanwhile leather has surfaced as an important trend for autumn: shelve the biker for now and get ahead with a cropped style. Here’s the Vogue edit of the key jacket shapes for spring to buy and wear now.