7 Jackets That Can Handle Sneaky Cold Summer NIghts

 

When the weather drops from 80 degrees to 55 degrees within hours (looking at you, San Francisco), you’re going to need a jacket that can handle drastic temperatures changes. Fabrication is key, so steer clear of heat-trapping synthetics and opt for cotton, linen, and other natural, breathable materials—trust us, your armpits will thank you. From hot days to cold nights, get you a jacket that can handle both with our guide ahead.

1Classic Denim Jacket

Your denim jacket will be on heavy rotation during the summer season, thanks to its wear-with-everything style and cotton composition.

& other stories Denim Jacket, $95; stories.com

2Linen Jacket

Linen naturally wicks away sweat and conducts heat (which produces airflow). Therefore, this is the perfect August jacket.

Pixie Market Lanai Linen Button Blazer, $174; pixiemarket.com

3Safari Jacket

Safari jackets were literallyinvented to embark on outdoor excursions, so repurpose it for your Sunday flea market (an equally hot adventure, IMHO).

J. Crew Collection Safari Jacket, $178; jcrew.com

4Minimal Trench

A trench coat has an autumnal rep, but when unlined and pared down to its basics you have a cotton coat you can wear all day.

Cos Trench Dress, $88; cosstores.com

5Wrap-as-Jacket

This pink wrap would look great on its own, but layer it over your bathing suit for the evening bonfire. It’s prime smooshability makes it easy to store in your straw tote bag.

Maryam Nassir Zadeh Mara Kimono Wrap Top, $605; farfetch.com

6Oversized Blazer

A stuffy blazer isn’t ideal in scorching temps so try an oversized fit that won’t suffocate you on your morning commute.

Zara Double Breasted Jacket, $60; zara.com

7Satin Robe

Calf-length coats might seem antithetical in July, but one in satin? Now that’s an airy dream that will keep you cool—not cold—on roof top bars.

Elizabeth and James Tracey Floral-Jacquard Jacket, $565; 

 

 

 

 

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