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The 5 Types of Jacket All Women Need

Women’s wardrobes don’t overflow with clothes because we love to shop, they overflow because much like the contents of a woman’s’ handbag it must prepare you for every eventuality.

After much consultation we have managed to narrow down the 5 essential types of ladies jackets every wardrobe must contain. If you own all 5, then I guarantee there is no eventuality you wont be prepared for. *Sporting activities are not covered.

The Parka

The Parka is not only an iconic coat but also a practical one, which can lend itself too almost any given situation. They are ideal for keeping you warm on long winter walks in the woods teamed with jeans, jumpers and wellington boots, look stylish with skinny jeans at a gig or even work thrown over your pj’s whilst on the school run.

Buy in classic green or navy blue.

The Tuxedo Jacket

Simple, sophisticated and elegant the tuxedo jacket can make even the most simplistic outfit infinitely more glamorous. Wear loosely slung over your shoulders when wearing a cocktail dress or evening gown, with a pencil skirt, silk chemise and high heels if you are looking to make a statement or go for a more contemporary look by wearing it with skinny jeans, a t-shirt and statement necklace.

Invest in this piece as it will see you from season to season, year after year.

The Mac

Much like their computer counter part mac’s are the most stylish of all the jackets. Effortless, classic and always on trend a traditional beige mac is a must. Whether you can afford an original Burberry or find a bargain on the high street, the mac will take your from day to night and business to the bar.

Think Parisian chic, team with dark separates, Breton striped tops and pumps at weekends and high courts, structured tailoring and red lipstick for the office.

The Biker Jacket

No wardrobe is complete without a black leather biker jacket. Suitable for work or play this is one of the most versatile ladies jackets you can own. Add a rougher edge to girly dresses or team with skinny jeans and dark layers for a rock star vibe if you fancy, or why not use it to attract yourself a bad boy and ride off into the sunset? With a biker jacket the world really is your oyster.

Buy in black.

The Blazer

Versatile is the name of the game when it comes to blazers. Available now in a rainbow of colours you can have one for almost every mood and occasion. Perfect for the office or drinks with the girls, a blazer can add some sophistication to any outfit, structuring your shoulders and nipping you in at the waist. It is important to remember though to get one which fits you well, go to big and you’ll look like an 80’s throw back, go to small and you’ll look as uncomfortable as you feel.

So there you have it, the 5 most important ladies jackets a wardrobe should contain. This kind of collection takes time to acquire, so don’t fret if you have a few pieces missing. Always go for quality over quantity and most importantly enjoy it!

Victoria Hemmings