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    30 Affordable Jackets You Can Rock ’Til It’s Actually Cold Enough For A Winter Coat

    For that IDK-what-to-wear weather.

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    1. A cuddly teddy jacket that'll feel like a warm hug every time you pull it on. Size up for that blogger lewk.


    Promising review: "OBSESSED!!! Exactly like a coat from Urban Outfitters except at a fraction of the cost. It's super comfy and warm! Love love love it! It feels expensive and is super cute. You don't have to spend so much money on trendy items — it's so not worth it when you can find cute dupes." —Vanessa

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99 (available in sizes S-3XL and in 12 styles).

    2. A dramatic velvet duster you can *rock* with a red lip and skinny jeans or leather leggings. Just be prepared to get quizzed on your band's name and when your next album drops.


    Promising review: "I love it. Super versatile and brings up any look. Great as a Light spring over coat or a winter undercoat." —Angela

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and 11 colors).

    3. A faux fur-lined cardi that's substantial enough to leave the house wearing. Are you walking the runway or just running errands?


    Promising review: "This sweater is very warm. It's fleece-lined, so its just right for layering. I used it in late fall and early spring." —2boys4me

    Get it from Amazon for $12.89+ (available in sizes S-XXL and eight colors/styles).

    4. A stretchy denim jacket as a topper for those mornings where it still feels like summer by noon but you can't leave the house with bare arms.


    Promising review: "I love this jacket! I had been on the hunt for a jean jacket for a while but they were all pretty pricey for me. I finally thought to check Amazon and found this gem! It fits really well. This jacket is very stretchy and so comfy! It is a little bigger in the chest but still looks really good on!" —Berenice

    Get it from Amazon for $28.58+ (available in sizes S-XL).

    5. A classic denim jacket that'll get tons and tons of wear in your rotation.


    Promising review: "I've only worn this jacket a couple times, but I already know that I love it! I especially love the large inside pockets and side pockets. It does fit a little larger than a usual XL fits me, but that works out perfect for what I plan to use it for. It's my Fall/Spring jacket, and I like it being larger because it will still fit when I have sweaters on. If you plan on using it more as a jacket for an outfit that isn't bulky, I suggest going one size smaller." —Christina Fulk

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99 (available in sizes 1X-3X and also in a darker wash).

    6. A throw-on-and-go vest in a fall-perfect plaid will become your fave new jacket. It's like wearing a blanket in public and getting away with it!


    Promising review: "This is a fall must-have! This piece is so trendy, yet functional because it is warm! The fabric is very soft and not itchy! I can't wait to wear this during fall and winter!" —Officialtallgirl

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98+ (available in sizes S-XXL and six colors).

    7. Or a color-block shawl as a slightly more intense version of public-suited blanket., Amazon

    Promising review: "Loved the colors on this one — I am petite so the shawl does run a little big, but it's beautiful and keeps me warm. I wore this in New Hampshire during fall and it was perfect!" —Sriram

    Get it from Amazon for $23.80 (available in 30 color combos).

    8. A lounge-y housecoat that you can wear out of the house often this season. It's just so chic! And its button-less construction makes it easy on and off for people with limited mobility and dexterity.


    Promising review: "My mom is pretty cold-natured, and she's really used this bed jacket a lot this winter. She said it's easy to take care of. Also, it's kinda roomy, so she likes that it's easy to get on and off." —James L T

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and six colors).

    9. A satin bomber with a twist (and tie) that'll bring a lil' edge to your go-to midi dress you've been living in all summer.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $15 (available in sizes S-L and also in black or silver).

    10. A layered faux-leather jacket so you don't have to do the math of finding a coordinating hoodie to wear underneath!,

    Promising review: "I cannot recommend this jacket enough! The size is perfect, the quality is stellar... it's just a great buy! I like a fitted look, so there's no room for a thick hoodie in this size. I would say buy a size up from your usual if you want to layer it. This is a VERY flattering jacket! This is my new favorite! I even want to start learning how to ride a motorcycle it looks so good! 10/10 for me!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95+ (most are around $50-60; available in sizes XS-2XL and 44 colors and styles).

    11. An embroidered looker you'll want to plan your outfits around... which'll be super easy!


    Promising review: "This jacket is now one of my very favorite things to pair with my outfits! I get so many compliments when I wear it, it looks way more expensive than it was, and it is the perfect blend of function and prettiness. I love it!" —The Rented Nest

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and three styles).

    12. A super chic blazer you can wear to important meetings AND on top of your fave camis for a super pulled-together fall ensemble.


    Promising review: "When this jacket arrived, I tried it on and liked it so much that I wore it to a meeting that night. And then I wore it again the next afternoon. Comfortable!!! The sleeves are long enough for my long arms ~ I am 5'11". The fit is excellent and the jacket is well made." —Rose Emily Blum

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and six colors).

    13. A duster cardigan for those days when you're feeling a lil' wild despite the dropping temps.


    Promising review: "This is seriously a must-buy. I looooove this leopard cardigan. It’s thick, so it will keep you warm. I want it in every color! I love the pockets too! Get it, you won’t be disappointed." —J.J.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in 13 styles).

    14. A full-zip hoodie for those strolls to the gym or fall runs in the park. You wanna stay warm but not *too* warm!


    Promising review: "Exactly as described. This is the second of these I've purchased. As far as I'm concerned this is just the right weight for a sweatshirt jacket. I live where it's quite cold and this is perfect for early fall and early spring days. Plus, I wear it around the house, unzipped, all winter (we keep the house at 65 degrees). Zipper is reliable and fabric has, so far, survived many washings. A great value for the price." —Boann

    Get it from Amazon for $8+ (available in sizes S-2XL and nine colors).

    15. A sporty sequin option to don at the next football game because what better reason to wear sequins than a touchdown?


    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and seven colors).

    16. A super versatile anorak you'll find yourself throwing on almost every single morning bc it's THAT easy to wear.


    Promising review: "I bought a $98 cargo jacket at the department store last week that I kept the tags on because I found this for a third of the price. They look very similar and I'm pleasantly surprised with the quality of this one! I will now be returning the department store jacket! I almost like the look of this one better." —Stevebb12

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-3X and in 44 styles).

    17. A lilac jacket to wear now (one of fall's hottest color trends!) and then break out again come spring.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $23.99 (available in sizes 0X-3X and also in light yellow).

    18. A dress-like option you could, well, wear as a dress! Or as an actual jacket. I don't know your life but I'll support whatever styling decision you make.


    Promising review: "I Love it. I purchased this item to wear as a lightweight cover/jacket. The weight is perfect for a cool evening or an air conditioned office. I wear size XL and I am 5'3" and the fit is perfect. I am even considering wearing it buttoned up with leggings and flat. I bought three colors to see which I liked best. I decided to keep all 3." —b

    Get it from Amazon for $29+ (available in sizes M-XXL and six colors).

    19. A plaid duster sweater you can easily layer on top of your early fall faves., Amazon

    Promising review: "This sweater is very cute! I’ve worn it twice already and gotten tons of compliments on it each time. I’m a m/l and ordered a large. It’s a little trim in the arms, so I’m glad I sized up. As some reviews have mentioned, the fabric is see through. It’s fine if you are wearing a solid underneath. The fabric is light weight so it’s perfect for layering. It falls long so completely wearable with leggings as well. I would definitely recommend adding this to your wardrobe!" —Tara Niemi

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98+ (available in sizes S-XXL and two color combos).

    20. A velvet zip-up for an extra snuggly outerwear addition.


    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes S-L).

    21. A Cher Horowitz–style crop that'll layer nicely over your perfectly worn-in hoodie.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $28 (available in sizes S-L and also in blue plaid).

    22. A waterproof windbreaker in a baker's dozen colors and a drawstring waist, which'll make it the perf topper over shorts or a dress. Plus, the hood is substantial enough to keep the rain out of your face!


    Promising review: "Really think this is the cutest rain jacket ever. It fit like I expected as is long enough to wear over a dress for church. I love you can wear the sleeves rolled back and looks so cute. The hood has a shelter over it to keep rain off fresh hair or makeup. The cords are reinforced, gotta love that! And it is so pretty, I want to wear it always!" —Ballet

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in sizes S-2XL and 13 colors). And check out a similar, slightly longer windbreaker.

    23. A quilted bomber jacket in your new favorite seasonal neutral. Olive green will match most anything!


    Promising review: "Love this lightweight jacket. I bought it to wear it for the cool nights on vacation and it worked out great. Great for fall weather, kept me warm and very stylish. I received multiple complements on this jacket. It's made well too. This will be my go-to for fall." —Melerofamily

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in sizes 16-22 and three colors). And check out a similar bomber jacket in straight sizes.

    24. A faux-suede jacket with a casual look for those easy weekend afternoons picking out pumpkins or zeroing in on the best apples for recreating your grandma's famous pie.


    Promising review: "Looks exactly like a jacket I purchased at Nordstrom for a much higher price point! Great quality, and fits true to size. Very lightweight but not too thin, this jacket is perfect for traveling!! Definitely recommend this jacket!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and three colors).

    25. A faux-leather moto jacket in a rainbow of hues. If you really wanted to, you could buy one for every day of the month!, Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely adore this jacket. It's roomy enough to wear over light sweaters and to not have to worry about ripping the seams when you are stretching your shoulders, but form fitting enough to provide a sleek silhouette. I appreciate that without a bunch of tacky hardware you can dress this jacket up with heels and a dress, or wear it in semi-casual professional settings and still look polished while expressing yourself. Plus I'm always cold and this is just the right level of warmth to transition between spring and fall months." —Felecity

    Get it from Amazon for $22.96+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and 36 styles).

    26. A sporty packable windbreaker you can size up and layer over sweaters or sweatshirts for the changing szn.


    Promising review: "I love the style and length of the jacket. Its highly breathable so perfect in warm muggy weather. I'm wearing a medium so I can also layer it over sweaters. It easily folds up into a carrying pouch which is fabulous for travel. I highly recommend this for an easy lightweight rain jacket for everyday use!" —@Kathrynscorner

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and 16 color combos).

    27. A longline blazer vest to toss over lightweight summer stuff but also over your go-to turtleneck in the fall with your comfiest ankle boots.


    Promising review: "This sleeveless jacket duster was exactly what I was wanting for a conference I was attending. It was an eye catcher and got several compliments. The quality of the material is good. Not too thick or thin. I love this vest and I highly recommend it!" —Allina

    Get it from Amazon for $29.49 (available in sizes S-XXL and six colors).

    28. A cropped corduroy looker that's just begging to be paired with your plaid mini skirt.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $25 (available in sizes S-L and three colors).

    29. A military-inspired blazer lined with buttons for a more casual look than your go-to office blazer.


    Promising review: "Omg I can't say enough about this jacket. It fit perfectly!! Love the material, not what I expected but was very happy. I am going to buy it in black! Lots of compliments, the cut is so flattering!" —Peacefrog1963

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and three colors).

    30. And a trusty fleece zip to live in now and then layer underneath your winter outerwear to guard against the wind.


    That layering trick is what EVERYONE in New York City does to guard against walking in the harsh cold.

    Promising review: "I just love this jacket, not only did the color stay vibrant through all of fall and winter, but I wore this endlessly around the house during the cold season and it is so warm for just being a lighter jacket! It's soft, it doesn't pill in the wash nor dryer and the inside big side pockets are genius — they are made to hold your cellphone or a small wallet even, or gloves! This is quality made and I am surprised that I truly love this jacket better then my Northface — It's that good!!!" —Susana777

    Get it from Amazon $20.50 (available in sizes XS-XXL and 16 colors).

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    Castle Rock Entertainment

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