6 cropped lightweight jackets for cool summer evenings

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The heat hasn’t held back during the day. But having your cropped lightweight jacket to drape over your messenger bag and pull on the second you feel a chill in the air will be well worth it when night falls.

Cropped lightweight jackets are a must for summer nights and the early days of fall. The ’90s are back after all, and this is one trend that seamlessly fits in with other pieces from the popular era. This Cutoff Boyfriend Denim Jacket from the Nordstrom brand BP. pairs well with any mini skirt you currently own. Plus, Banana Republic’s Knit Terry Cropped Jacket is a great option for day-to-day wear.

Peep these six options to have on hand for those colder summer evenings.

1. Avec Les Filles Tonal Colorblock Cropped Jacket, $59.99 (Orig. $162.50)

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Saks is offering a major discount on this Avec Les Filles Tonal Colorblock Cropped Jacket. Perfect for fall, transition your wardrobe with this uniquely cool (and inexpensive) cropped jacket.

2. BP. Cutoff Boyfriend Denim Jacket, $31.95

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Nordstrom’s plus-size section of its juniors’ line BP. lets style-lovers dress down with this cute and simple denim jean jacket. Available in a medium wash, this fringed number will work with almost anything.

3. Floerns Women’s Long Sleeve Basic Button Down Wash Denim Jean Jacket, $34.99 – $42.99

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Similarly, Amazon has this distressed cropped jacket ranging in price from $34.99 to $42.99. With double-breasted pockets and a button-down closure, this Floerns jean jacket is a classic.

4. Knit Terry Cropped Jacket, $34.99 (Orig. $69.99)

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With people headed back to the office, fashion lovers can easily nab Banana Republic’s Knit Terry Cropped Jacket for those cool summer nights. Plus, you can pair this cropped jacket with your favorite black joggers.

5. Women’s Fashion Cropped Button Down Jacket, $19.98

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Not all cropped jackets are super casual. This thick, collared pick from Amazon is just what you need to slip back into fall. You’ll get large breast pockets in the front, and if you hate green, this super chic option is available in seven colors in total.

6. Tommy Jeans Two-Tone Cropped Jacket, $99

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Macy’s is a go-to for pieces like this Tommy Jeans Two-Tone Cropped Jacket. Dress it up or dress it down, and you’re bound to get someone talking about it.

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