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All the different styles to choose from in womens jackets

By Charles Hopkins Published 01/22/2009 | Fashion

The usual concept of womens jackets we have in mind is that they extend down to the waist or to the thigh, and can either be used to protect oneself from the cold weather or merely as a fashionable item of clothing.

Womens jackets actually come in a variety of different styles and cuts, and you can enjoy interchanging them to wear over skirts or pants and even wear different hues to the classical grays, browns and blacks.

        Amongst the styles in womens jackets you may find blazers, fleece jackets, leather jackets, sports jackets and windbreakers. Designs for womens jackets have notably changed in the past years, though some of the earlier styles are still very popular today.

        You can of course choose womens jackets in different colors, patterns and materials, though the more popular ones come in cotton, linen, wool and leather in all sorts of styles and cuts.

        Blazers are favorites in womens jackets for they are professional, elegant with the added asset of being comfortable. They can also be used as part of a uniform at work, but look great on a tweed skirt or kilt, for a more classical look.

        Plaid jackets are very popular this year, it is a good choice for a more casual yet elegant look, and this will vary depending on the color scheme and pattern you select. The colors are more generous and patterns original, this makes a nice change to the classic somber hues jackets frequently come in.

        High collar coats are great for the winter season, protecting you on those windy days when every inch you can cover is important! These womens jackets are not only practical but also elegant and sophisticated, can reach to the calf for extra protection or be knee-high in length.

        Imitation leather jackets are a good option fro your purse; aside from being less expensive that real ones they respect any principles you may have on nature. They are just as nice as real ones and are always popular and in fashion, choose from the classic bomber jacket or elegant cut style.

        Trench coats are always in fashion, you can wear them over everything and for years to come, so make sure you choose one with good quality fabric and a nice flattering cut, for you will never tire of this coat. The advantage of trench coats is that they are suitable for both urban and rural areas, they will always fit in; make sure you choose a neutral tone to match it with all other colors.

        The Navy/sailor jackets actually enhance the femininity in a women, she seems to be more vulnerable in this man style jacket. You can of course choose amongst more feminine cuts especially available for women; they also make you look younger than your age. The best color is navy blue with plenty of gold or brass buttons to brighten it up.

        You can also go for the classic pea coats or jackets, as this style will match almost anything, and it will be warmer than the trench coat. This coat is a must.

Swing jackets are trendy and fun to wear; they are a cross between a traditional jacket and a cape, with more volume and are often cropped in shape. These kinds of jackets make you look very sophisticated and can be worn on skinny or straight-legged jeans.

There a simply many styles and cuts you may choose from, so pick the right style for you and make sure you can easily interchange it with skirts or trousers in your wardrobe.