Cropped, boxy jackets are popping up all over. They can give any look a little structure and are roomy enough for layers. The key is keeping the volume on top – so match them with narrow destructed denim, high boots and a chunky scarf or layer one with a soft sweater, slim tee, pencil skirt and tights.
The black and white check on this cropped jacket ($64) is easy to wear in the office or on a weekend jaunt.
This Banana Republic jacket’s black and white tweed ($150) and slightly fitted shape make it a classic accent piece that’s universally flattering.
Tiers of ruffles are edgy in this classic cropped jacket ($228) from J.Crew.