The Only Jacket You Need This Season

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We can wax poetic about the bomber jacket all day, and judging by its appearance on every runway, retail site and street-style star, we’re clearly not alone. It’s meteoric rise to the top of the trend charts is understandable. It makes for a perfect transitional topper and it’s extremely versatile—complementing everything from workwear to weekend ensembles all while injecting a hefty dose of cool-girl edge. Ahead, four distinct looks to try now.

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One Bomber Jacket, Four Ways

Work

Styling tip: Shake up your workwear by trading in your blazer for a sleek bomber. Opt for a round-neck shell top to pair with wide-leg trousers to elevate the momentous jacket for the office.

Tiessa Pointy Toe Pumps

$79

Nine West

Aggie Brushed Wool-Blend Wide-Leg Pants

$425

Rag & Bone

Tia Sleek MA1 Bomber

$44

Boohoo

Ribbed Patent Shell

$98

Maxstudio

Mini Britten Bag

$310

Marlow Goods

Daytime

Styling tip: For any daytime activity, team the jacket with a striped midi tube dress—another big spring trend. Accessorize with a slouchy crossbody and comfortable white sneakers adorned with metallic details.

Collette Sneakers

$268

Rachel Zoe

Ribbed Dress

$50

H&M

Original Sea Sack

$460

AANDD

Evening

Styling tip: Add tomboy vibes to a sexy night-out look by draping a bomber over a matching suede combo, strappy heels and dainty choker.

Gigi Leather Sandals

$850

Aquazzura

Wrapped Suede Skirt

$290

Mango

Suede Top

$130

Mango

Disc Choker

$96

Eight By Gjenmi Jewlery

Weekend

Styling tip: Whether brunch or a shopping spree is calling your name, this hero jacket pairs well with off-duty jeans. Select a fun patched version to wear with a cropped sweater, vibrant glove flats and mirrored sunnies.

Thunderdome Sunglasses

$79

Le Specs

Slip-On Leather Shoes

$125

COS

90’s Wide Rib Crop Top

$55

Topshop

Straight Leg Jeans with Patches

$535

Marc Jacobs