7 Perfect-for-Fall Military Jackets

These lightweight toppers are just what you need to transition stylishly into chillier weather.


Madewell Kimono Military Jacket


Khaki and camo aren’t the only color options for this army-inspired style. This muted gold tone is a fresh take on the trend that will work with everything in your wardrobe.

To buy: $128; madewell.com.

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Boden Beaded Military Jacket


Subtly edged in delicate beaded embellishments, this field jacket feels just a little fancier than other options out there (but still looks great with jeans). Also available in blue.

To buy: $140; bodenusa.com.

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Gap Camo Utility Jacket


A true classic, this boyfriend-fit, camo print coat (complete with cargo pockets) will be in your fall rotation for years to come. Also available in tall and petite sizing.

To buy: $98; gap.com.

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Free People NYB Double Cloth Jacket


It’s brand new, but expertly treated to have the broken-in appeal of a well-loved, vintage-market find. The unexpected blue hue is an added bonus.

To buy: $85; gilt.com.

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H&M Lyocell Jacket


Not just a pretty piece, this jacket is from H&M’s “Conscious” collection—every piece is made from sustainable materials, with the environment in mind—so you can do good while you shop.

To buy: $70, hm.com.

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J. Crew Quilted Downtown Field Jacket


Reach for this one when the mercury does a serious dip—the chic styling mirrors its canvas counterparts, but this version is done up in a cozy quilted cotton that will fend off fall’s chilliest breezes. Also available in black. Also available in tall and petite sizing.

To buy: $168; jcrew.com.

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L. L. Bean Classic Sherpa-Lined Utility Jacket


Lined with a warm and snuggly faux-sherpa material, this pick is an essential for outdoor autumn activities like farmers’ markets and tailgates. Also available in plus and petite sizing.

To buy: $99; llbean.com.

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