The Best Fall Jackets for Women This Year

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L.L. Bean Quilted Riding Jacket
L.L. Bean

Stay warm on cool autumn days with these fashion-forward jackets and coats. Instead of being an afterthought to keep you warm, these fall jackets will be statement-makers that you'll plan outfits around all season long. But more than being stylish, each of these picks was chosen with fall's unpredictable weather in mind: While some fall days may require a light jacket, others will send you running back inside for something a little more substantial. We've rounded up a variety of fall jacket styles suited for front porch happy hours, backwoods adventures, and even virtual work meetings.

Orolay Women's Thickened Down Jacket

Orolay Women's Thickened Down Jacket
Amazon

BUY IT: $139.99; amazon.com

This best-selling coat is available in seven colors and designed with hem length that flatters every figure.

Old Navy Jean Jacket for Women

Old Navy Jean Jacket
Old Navy

BUY IT: $39.99; oldnavy.com

A classic, dark-wash denim jacket should be a staple in your fall wardrobe.

BB Dakota Faux Fur Jacket

BB Dakota Faux Fur Jacket

BUY IT: $88; nordstrom.com

Stand out in a teddy-style jacket so cozy you won't ever want to take it off. It also comes in pink.

Old Navy Scout Utility Plus-Size Jacket

Old Navy Scout Plus Size Jacket

BUY IT: $53; oldnavy.com

Versatile, comfortable, and lightweight jackets are key to making it through ever-changing fall weather and this jacket is all three. This cotton-spandex blend is soft with a little stretch, so it moves with you.

J. Crew Perfect Rain Jacket

J Crew Perfect Rain Jacket in Navy

BUY IT: $128; jcrew.com

The perfect rain jacket does exist, and it's available in three fall-friendly colors.

Relaxed Soft-Brushed Funnel-Neck Coat for Women

Old Navy Funnel Neck Coat
Old Navy

BUY IT: $75; oldnavy.com

The funnel neck gives us major Jackie O. vibes. Anyone have a pillbox hat we can borrow?

Water-Resistant Classic Trench Coat

BR Water Resistant Classic Trench Coat
Banana Republic

BUY IT: $229 (currently on sale for $114); bananarepublic.com

If you only buy one jacket for fall, let this timeless trench coat be it. The lightweight material means it's easy to pack, while still blocking out wind, cold air, and rain.

BB Dakota Wade Drape Front Faux Suede Jacket

BB Dakota Wade Drape Front Faux Suede Jacket
Nordstrom

BUY IT: $79; nordstrom.com

Meet your favorite work blazer's edgier cousin: polished enough for virtual work meetings, laidback enough for patio cocktails.

L.L. Bean Quilted Riding Jacket

L.L. Bean Quilted Riding Jacket
L.L. Bean

BUY IT: $159; llbean.com

Looking for something timeless? This quilted jacket is it. Plus, it's practical enough to take along to nearly any outdoor activity the fall season throws your way. And it comes in four colors.

Zella West Coast Zebra Print Asymmetrical Zip Hoodie

Zella West Coast Zebra Print Asymmetrical Zip Hoodie
Nordstrom

BUY IT: $79; nordstrom.com

Upgrade your go-to sweatshirt with loungewear you can wear to the grocery store without embarrassing your mother.

Juliette Collarless Sweater-Blazer

J Crew Collarless Juliette Sweater Blazer
J. Crew

BUY IT: $148; jcrew.com

For the noncommittal set: a cozy mid-length hybrid that shrugs off the fall chill without sacrificing an ounce of style.

BLANKNYC Denim Faux Suede Moto Jacket

BLANKNYC Moto Jacket in Whipped Cream
Nordstrom

BUY IT: $60; nordstromrack.com

For those just dipping their toes into the moto jacket trend, this soft, versatile Whipped Cream colorway is a good place to start, as it'll go with most anything in your closet.

Sam Edelman Single Breasted Wool Blend Coat

Sam Edelman Wool Single Breasted Coat

BUY IT: $100; nordstromrack.com

This cool blue coat is proof that fall fashion shouldn't be limited to mustardy ochres and burnt reds, and it's an easy way to carry some color into your winter lineup too.

Amazon Essentials Women's Utility Jacket

Amazon Essentials Utility Jacket
Amazon

BUY IT: $33; amazon.com

The season's most versatile jacket comes in six colors and is priced just right for treating yourself to one for every mood.

The Cotton Quilted Jacket

Everlane Cotton Quilted Jacket
Everlane

BUY IT: $98; everlane.com

Our two favorite words: breathable cotton. We'll be scooping this one up as an easy transitional option from summer to fall.

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