Though we've perhaps not even been able to enjoy it fully just yet, summer won't be around for long. And when the inevitable transition from the season's peak into autumn begins, there is perhaps no item of clothing more important than a lightweight jacket. Not only are lightweight jackets handy on summer evenings, but they'll also help you cross the bridge into next season a little less reluctantly.

It’s been a journey, but Highsnobiety shopping curators have put together a definitive list of the best lightweight women's jackets around right now. From luxury pieces by the likes of Marni, Ambush, and COMME des GARÇONS Girl to hard-wearing staple items by Stüssy, these jackets all fulfill the same base purpose, but each in their own way.

Browse the best lightweight women's jackets below

Stüssy Denim Chore Coat

Denim Chore Coat

from $119


(Available at 2 Merchants)
(Available at 2 Merchants)

Stüssy goes full workwear with this denim chore coat that features a contrasting black collar and an embroidered logo to the chest. Oversized flap pockets to the chest and waist ensure that this coat catches eyes.

Acne Studios Recrafted Patchwork Boxy Denim Jacket

Recrafted Patchwork Boxy Denim Jacket


Acne Studios

Buy at Farfetch

Handcrafted from surplus cotton-denim, this dusty pink denim jacket features a patched construction and raw hems for a unique, homemade aesthetic. A cropped body contrasts with baggy arms for an eye-catching silhouette.

Marni Collarless Drawstring Jacket

Collarless Drawstring Jacket



Buy at Farfetch

An elasticated waist and cuffs complement a toggled neckline for a decidedly athletic aesthetic while marbled buttons to the pockets and a collarless construction distinguish this piece as a luxury summer topper.

Soulland Reese Hooded Jacket

Reese Hooded Jacket



Buy at Farfetch

This no-fuss piece by Soulland comes in an all-black colorway for easy styling and has a distinctive sports-inspired edge.

Barbour by Alexa Chung Margot Waxed Cotton Cropped Jacket

Margot Waxed Cotton Cropped Jacket


Barbour by Alexa Chung

Buy at Saks Fifth Avenue

Alexa Chung teams up with Barbour to update the British heritage brand's classic outerwear while conserving the classic style of the brand. This waxed cotton jacket is perfect for summer showers and features a feminine touch in its cropped body.

AMBUSH Half-Zip Padded Anorak

Half-Zip Padded Anorak

from $595


(Available at 3 Merchants)
(Available at 3 Merchants)

AMBUSH's super-relaxed popover anorak is one of the season's most versatile coats for women. Easy to style in its black colorway, this simple jacket is big enough to slide over several layers whether you're jogging or just heading to the shop.

COMME des GARÇONS Girl Gingham Checked Fitted Jacket

Gingham Checked Fitted Jacket



Buy at Farfetch

Styled for the sunshine, COMME des GARÇONS Girl brings this gingham check jacket in a sun-soaked pink colorway.

Our Legacy Striped Buttoned Jacket

Striped Buttoned Jacket


Our Legacy

Buy at Farfetch

Few brands renewed takes on classic styles as good as Our Legacy. The Scandinavian favorite is vying for a spot in your transitional wardrobe with this muted piece complete with a soft stripe pattern for intrigue.

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