Winter may have left us, but great outerwear knows no season. As the weather warms up, there will be plenty of opportunities to top off your look with a lightweight jacket that’s still heavy on style. Your usual trusty go-to? An olive green army jacket, right? Well, the reliable staple has been reinvented this spring with much more personality. Below, nine jackets with everything from bell sleeves to bright embroidery.

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Banana Republic

Bell Sleeves

If all you want to do is add a little flare to a classic piece, these full sleeves are just the thing.

Get the look: Banana Republic ($83)

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Ornate needlework gives you an army-meets-artisan vibe.

Get the look: Hei Hei ($168)

military jackets zara


Pom-poms + tassels = a global traveler without the overnight flights.

Get the look: Zara ($100)

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Get yourself a jacket that already comes accessorized. No baubles required.

Get the look: Eloquii ($120)

millitary jacket ruffles


Weave this season’s MVP trend into your otherwise everyday items.

Get the look: Milk It ($68)

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Faux Fur

The perfect transitional item: lightweight on top, luxe on the bottom.

Get the look: Harvey Faircloth ($425)

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A hint of delicate detailing softens up the soldier look.

Get the look: Veronica Beard ($695)

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Miss Selfridge’s

Floral Print

The cool-girl take on a traditional print.

Get the look: Miss Selfridge ($76)

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You've seen them all over denim jackets—so why not add them to any other outerwear?

Get the look: Levi's ($178)

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