Shop trending summer jacket styles from top fashion retailers like Nordstrom, Levi's, Abercrombie and more.
Sure, having a go-to jacket or coat is essential in any season. But summer's chilly nights, windy beach days and occasional storms call for lightweight styles that not only keep you comfortable — but also elevate all of your outfits.
Aside from timeless leather and denim styles, some of our favorite outerwear trends for summer include shirt jackets for a laid-back look and tailored vests for a more polished aesthetic. Whether you're in the market for a linen blazer for the office and beyond or a packable rain jacket for all of your summer adventures, there are so many outerwear styles available to shop from retailers such as Nordstrom, Madewell, Levi's, Abercrombie and more.
To help you find the best summer jacket, we've rounded up a few of our favorite finds below. And if you're looking to fully revamp your summer fashion stock, we have you covered there too. Check out 2023's top sandal trends, plus shop for the best white sneakers and beyond.
Best Blazers for Women
Banana Republic Long and Lean Linen-Blend Blazer
Whether you wear it with matching trousers or use it to add polish to a sundress, this linen blazer is an essential piece of summer outerwear.
Everlane The Linen Oversized Blazer
"Love love love my new blazer," wrote one happy reviewer of this oversized linen option. "The quality of the construction is wonderful for the price point. The light weight makes it perfect for transitioning seasons."
Steve Madden Nicola Faux Leather Crop Blazer
A bone color makes this cropped leather blazer from Steve Madden perfect for summer.
Best Shirt Jackets for Women
Madewell Denim Shirt-Jacket: Botanical Yarn-Dye Edition
Available in sizes XXS-4X, the relaxed fit and soft beige shade of this jacket means it will go with virtually everything in your closet.
elysewalker label Logan Stripe Duster
This chic duster acts as the perfect lightweight topper and cover-up with its elegant button-up style, sweeping curved hem, and side slits.
Quince 100% Leather Shirt Jacket
Add casual flair to your fall wardrobe with a genuine leather shirt jacket — a steal at under $200.
And Now This Women's Drop Shoulder Cargo Jacket
This Drop Shoulder Cargo Jacket is perfect to pair with a casual dress or denim this season.
Best Denim Jackets for Women
Levi's Women's Original Trucker Jacket
Levi's original jean jacket just gets better over time from natural wear through all seasons — available in standard and plus sizes.
Calvin Klein Standards Concealed Placket Jacket
White denim and a slightly oversized fit are right on trend for summer.
Topshop Tilda Crop Denim Jacket
For a slightly edgier look, opt for a black wash instead of classic blue.
Best Leather Jackets for Women
Mango Leather Biker Jacket
At just $200, this genuine leather biker jacket is an investment-worthy staple that only gets better with time.
Levi's Women's Faux Leather Asymmetrical Moto Jacket
Levi's biscotti-colored Faux Leather Asymmetrical Moto Jacket will take you right through summer.
Topshop Faux Leather Biker Jacket
This Topshop faux leather jacket gives you a sleek but stylish look.
Best Vests for Women
Madewell Linen Gwen Crop Vest Top
Bra-friendly wide straps and a stretchy smocked back makes this linen vest extra comfortable for all bodies.
Warp + Weft PBI Cropped Vest
Add a pop of pastel to your summer wardrobe with a lavender cropped vest.
Best Packable Jackets for Women
FP Movement Way Home Packable Jacket
Plenty of zippered pockets and stylish ruched sleeves make this jacket pretty and practical.
Zella Sheer Water Resistant Packable Zip-Up Hooded Jacket
Stay prepared for summer storms with this weather-resistant packable jacket.