Spring Forward in a Must-Have Jacket

Marc Jacobs
Mike and Chris
Alexander Wang
Twenty8Twelve
Eryn Brinie
Burberry Prorsum
Diane von Furstenberg
3.1 Phillip Lim
William Rast
Marc Jacobs Mike and Chris Alexander Wang Twenty8Twelve Eryn Brinie Burberry Prorsum Diane von Furstenberg 3.1 Phillip Lim William Rast
By Maria Denardo March 16, 2009
A tour de force, this short-sleeve tweed jacket is sassier than its French cousin but just as timeless. Combine it with a slew of assorted patterns, as Marc did, or tone it down with a pair of black cigarette pants and ferocious heels.eLuxury.com, $2945
A well tailored leather jacket is essential to every woman's wardrobe, whether you're a glam girl or a hot hipster. Mike and Chris, William Rast, and Hanii Y are brands to watch out for. Tobi.com, $792. 
This hot pink silk jacket is an eighties dream come true. Throw it over a plain tee and pair it with fitted bottoms for a look that's both casual and cutting-edge. (One never tries too hard when wearing Wang.) You'll also need a 'tude for this one; it's mandatory. ShopBop.com, $795.
Sienna and Savannah Miller are causing a fashion frenzy with their London-based line Twenty8Twelve. Get into the action with this lightweight grey blazer; it'll look great with your distressed spring denim.  RevolveClothing.com, $385.
For a chic alternative to your much loved (but much worn) trench, pick up a parka or anorak. It's an cover-up that will have your friends headed to the nearest boutique in search of a replica. PixieMarket.com, $145.
So refreshing and delightful; Burberry's crinkled silk number is just what your closet needs to spruce up its winter color palette. Make sure your high-class look stays at the top of its game for an eye-popping entrance. Net-a-Porter.com, $2995.
Dance, play, and become the belle of the disco ball with DVF's long sequined jacket in gold. Flashy and over the top? Perhaps but we're officially obsessed. IntermixOnline.com, $795.
This military meets rocker look was super hot on spring runways from Phillip Lim to Balmain. Allow your individual style to persevere with a vibrant red Sargent Pepper design perfect for girly high-waisted skirts or billowy harem pants. eLuxury.com, $595.
With pop cutie Justin Timberlake on board, who wouldn't want a piece of this pie? Try their oversize boyfriend blazer with a soft white tee and your favorite leggings for an effortless downtown ensemble. WilliamRast.com, $297.
If we were to pick one all important trans-seasonal fashion piece, it would be a jacket for sure. This little article helps you climb out from the depths of winter and into the sunny spring air without a hitch or chill. It's lightweight enough for warm afternoons but heavy enough for dewy mornings. Perfect! Here are some of our favorite spring jackets.
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