Spring Lightweight Jackets

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.
ESSENCE.COM Apr, 07, 2010

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With her white tank, skinny jeans and tweedy, scrunched-sleeve jacket, Zoe Saldana proves that sometimes, less truly is more.

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Ms. Jackson wears the trend of the season in this lady-like blazer and matching platform pumps.

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Shoulder pads give Keke Palmer’s menswear-inspired gray blazer a dose of chic.

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A must-have for those breezy spring nights is a cropped trench.

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This red hooded jacket keeps Joy Bryant cozy and adds a pop of color to her cool spring outfit.

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The actress and her brother Evan Ross wear matching olive jackets to cover up on the red carpet.

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Michelle Williams’ marching band jacket is a great outerwear to finish off her casual look of jeans and a tank.

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Serena gets glammed up in a black blazer with whisper thin sleeves. Just enough coverage to tame her sexy bustier and mini.

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Rashida Jones leather topper over a dress exemplifies cool girl chic.

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Jennifer Hudson adds polish to her off-duty look with a slim fitting boyfriend blazer.

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Velvet is a fabulous texture to consider when shopping around for a jacket.

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The unexpected olive green motto paired with the navy blue shift and platform pumps is a clever and interesting mix of hues.

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Estelle pulls off a silver bomber and leather pants for day.

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Go light this spring with a white denim jacket.

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Take it from Tracee, every girl needs a black blazer. Throw it over everything from dresses to pants and look instantly pulled together.

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The asymmetrical silhouette of LeToya Luckett’s denim jacket makes it a cut above the rest.

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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.

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Beyonce’s lady-like Chanel jacket gets a heavy dose of cool when paired with cut-off denim shorts.


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