Light Fashion Jackets
by Alexandra Phanor-Faury
If you're like us, you've had it with wearing your winter coat.Spring is here and that means it's time to get your hands on a some lighter outwear. Draw some inspiration from these celebrities' fashionable choices to guide you in scoring your hot spring jacket.
With her white tank, skinny jeans and tweedy, scrunched-sleeve jacket, Zoe Saldana proves that sometimes, less truly is more.
Ms. Jackson wears the trend of the season in this lady-like blazer and matching platform pumps.
Shoulder pads give Keke Palmer’s menswear-inspired gray blazer a dose of chic.
A must-have for those breezy spring nights is a cropped trench.
This red hooded jacket keeps Joy Bryant cozy and adds a pop of color to her cool spring outfit.
Tracee Ellis Ross
The actress and her brother Evan Ross wear matching olive jackets to cover up on the red carpet.
Michelle Williams’ marching band jacket is a great outerwear to finish off her casual look of jeans and a tank.
Serena gets glammed up in a black blazer with whisper thin sleeves. Just enough coverage to tame her sexy bustier and mini.
Rashida Jones leather topper over a dress exemplifies cool girl chic.
Jennifer Hudson adds polish to her off-duty look with a slim fitting boyfriend blazer.
Velvet is a fabulous texture to consider when shopping around for a jacket.
Mary J. Blige
The unexpected olive green motto paired with the navy blue shift and platform pumps is a clever and interesting mix of hues.
Estelle pulls off a silver bomber and leather pants for day.
Go light this spring with a white denim jacket.
Tracee Ellis Ross
Take it from Tracee, every girl needs a black blazer. Throw it over everything from dresses to pants and look instantly pulled together.
The asymmetrical silhouette of LeToya Luckett’s denim jacket makes it a cut above the rest.
Photo by Jennifer Cooper
Rachel Roy & Veronica Webb
Rachel Roy’s draped trench is a softer update on the original. For those who you who love print and color, Veronica Webb’s flower print blazer is a fun take on the classic.
Beyonce’s lady-like Chanel jacket gets a heavy dose of cool when paired with cut-off denim shorts.