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Don’t Put Away Your Cropped Jacket Quite Yet

It’ll look great over a turtleneck sweater.

Photo: Heather Hazzan
Photo: Heather Hazzan

We’ve entered the season of big coats — absolute units if you will. But when it’s not quite cold enough to go full-on puffer or pea coat, consider going the opposite way and choosing a sleek little cropped jacket. The turtleneck/jeans/jacket combo is standard enough. But the proportion play sells the look.

A mini-jacket can be a bit intimidating, especially when you’re used to wearing something that’s at least hip-grazing. In the summer and early fall, it looks great with maxi-dresses. But in the cooler months it’s best to pick a high-waisted pair of pants so as to avoid an awkward, half-exposed midriff. A colorful turtleneck adds a bit of color and extra warmth. There: You’re ready for a long walk in the park.

Photo: Heather Hazzan

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Ajax Cropped Denim Jacket

Available in sizes XXS–L.

Joan High-Rise Wide-Leg Crop in Hematite

Available in sizes 22–32.

Marled Mixed-Print Turtleneck

Available in sizes XS–L.

NYDJ Marilyn Straight Uplift Jeans

Available in sizes 0–16, 00P–18P.

Good Legs Skinny Jeans

Available in sizes 00–24.

ASOS Design Curve Denim Shrunken Jacket

Available in sizes 14–24.

Madewell Stripe Mock Neck Pullover Sweater

Available in sizes XXS–XXL.

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Cropped Jackets Aren’t Just for Early Fall