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18 best shackets to buy now for your spring wardrobe refresh

Say hello to the transitional jacket of dreams

Carla Challis

The shirt jacket – or shacket – is the transitional jacket of dreams. Part jacket, part shirt, it’ll answer all your spring style needs as it was made for layering over hoodies, sweatshirts, knits, tees and spring dresses too. Perfect for those garden picnics and park meet-ups or what?

Since the shacket trend exploded on the high street, it’s graduated from the traditional checked or beige shacket to shackets in shearling, jersey, cord, boucle, brights and leather too. From H&M to New Look, shop the best shackets on the high street…

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Omzin plaid shacket, from £20.96, Amazon

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The bright pink check is such a fresh look for spring, especially with stonewash jeans and a crisp white tee.

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Jersey shacket, £135, Reiss

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We love a grey shacket for everyday wear, and Reiss' jersey shacket is made from the softest material.

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Dorothy Perkins beige shacket, £19.99, eBay

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This plain Dorothy Perkins shacket has a utility vibe to it that we're loving for spring.

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Mango checked shacket, £69.99, John Lewis

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The relaxed cut of this checked shacket is universally flattering and pairs well with hoodies and leggings - plus, looks cosy!

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Borg shacket, £60, Monki

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Swap your bulky teddy winter coat for a borg shacket in this sugary shade.

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Gingham shacket, £29.99, New Look

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Heading to a picnic in the park? Wrap up in a gingham overshirt for the cutest of picnic attire.

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Khaki shacket, £59.99, Mango

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Throw this khaki shacket on over spring dresses.

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Boucle shacket, £60, River Island

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River Island's boucle shirt jacket is giving us Kate Middleton vibes.

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Pink wool shacket, £120, & Other Stories

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Is there a prettier colour than this & Other Stories pink wool shacket? We think not.

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Checked shacket, £15, Boohoo

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A classic checked shacket can be worn season after season! This navy brushed shirt jacket will see you through to summer.

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Shacket, £24.99, H&M

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This ultra lightweight shacket is a street style favourite.

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Long shacket, £139.95, Free People

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The green hue and longer length of this Free People shacket put a twist on the traditional checked shacket.

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Cord shacket, £51, Everlane

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Cord is a retro alternative to a shacket in wool or cotton.

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Animal print shacket, £279, AllSaints

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Zebra is fast becoming the cool-girl's animal print of choice, and how cool is AllSaints' twist on the print?

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Mamalicious maternity shacket, £30.70, ASOS

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Mamalicious' maternity shacket has a handy belt to keep it tied, or wear loose and casual.

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Leather look shacket, £55.20, Warehouse

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Here's one to add to your shacket collection - a leather version, in the crispest of sage shades.

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Pink checked shacket, £29.99, Zara

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Pastels are going nowhere for spring, and we love the slightly muted tone of Zara's pink plaid shacket.

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Acne shacket, £850, Harvey Nichols

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The fuzzy texture of this Acne shacket is modern yet luxe, and cosy too - it's crafted from a wool and alpaca blend. 

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Tweed shacket, £33.80, La Redoute

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Checks not for you? Try tweed instead - it's a smarter style but would work just as well with jeans as sharp tailoring too.

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