Shacket, Shacket Real Good: A Shirt Jacket Roundup


Anyone get the Whip It/Devo reference? No? Maybe just me, but I couldn’t get the song out of my head, so…I figured I’d just incorporate it right into the title of this post.

Speaking of things stuck in my head, another thing I can’t get out of my head right now is the shacket. That’s a shirt jacket, if you didn’t know the “fashion lingo” on this…and I’ll be honest, for about a second and a half I couldn’t figure out why it was called a ‘shacket’, sooo…yeh. Again, it took me approximately 90 seconds to realize it’s just both words smooshed together. lol.

Shackets: Cool Shirt Jackets & Plaid Flannels For Your Fall Layering Needs

Anyways, I started to get super-interested in the shirt jacket (or shacket, whoooops) when I realized it was the perfect solution to all of my layering problems, being a gal in the South. It’s not too heavy or too thin. I can wear it over a tee when it’s a bit warmer or layer it up with a sweater, sweatshirt (whatever!) when it gets chillier. Perfect.

That said, I went shopping and found *the one*…and I am appreciating the heck out of it. Sadly, these shackets are hot tickets — they good ones are going QUICK. The one I’m wearing above only has a few sizes left, (boo) but I found a slew of options for all of you, lovely people. This one from FP has a suuuper similar vibe and I love it. There’s a shhh-acket out there for everyone.

Shirt jackets (or shackets, whoops) are the solution to our layering needs. Not too heavy or too thin. Layer it w/ a tee, sweater or sweatshirt (whatevs!).


1/ Madewell Walton Plaid Shirt Jacket **Plus-Sizes Available**: this is such a good jacket. Great color, fit…aaaand it comes in plus sizes. FYI: It’s currently on sale at Nordstrom! If it sells out and you are in love, it’s also available on Madewell’s site here.

2/ Nika Cropped Jacket: reviews say that this one is very comfy and cozy. It also comes in black!

3/ Charley Cozy Shirt Jacket: cozy flair in the form of a lightweight jacket. It also comes in a maize color.

4/ Reformation Ainslie Jacket **Sustainable Pick**: A long, oversized fit. This is the shirt jacket for you if you like a good layering piece, want it to be more of a statement and…well, if you’re a bit taller this is a fantastic option.

5/ Sherpa Shirt Jacket: 15% off with code THEMOMEDIT. Sherpa fleece is so cozy, which makes this one great for walks, that trip to the mountains, etc., etc.,.

6/ Reformation Giles Jacket **Sustainable Pick**: relaxed, oversized fit throughout. It also comes in a black-and-white check.

7/ Free People Ruby Jacket: super-soft, elbow patches…and it comes in black, too.

8/ Hooded Black Plaid Jacket: this one has a hood. YES.

9/ Topshop Contrast Jacket: soft twill, color block design. Functional pockets, too, in case you need a place to put snacks.

10/ Topshop Midstone Denim Jacket: one of my favorites here! Like a classic denim jacket, but lighter and…well, more like a shirt.

11/ Madewell Faux Leather Chore Jacket: this speaks ’70s to me…and I like it. Imagine this cool, cool shacket with a graphic tee and flares (or even a bootcut) and your favorite booties. YEP. Winning. Btw, this one also comes in a ‘dried olive’ color that is really nice.

12/ Everlane Chore Jacket: this one is a cotton, canvas jacket. It’s good looking, easy, and something you could throw on any day. I also love the other colors you can choose from (that beautiful, bright blue!).

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    • Ya know, you’re right. I mixed up two songs…and put them together. LOL. Oy vay. I do love all of those, though, so makes sense that I could have gotten them confused. hahaaaa. Cheers, Cams

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