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SHIRT + JACKET = SHACKET

By Style Feed Staff, 19 February 2018

Is it a shirt? Is it a jacket? Ohhhh, it’s both. A portmanteau (that English Lit degree comes in handy once in a while) of shirt and jacket, the shacket strikes somewhere between the two on the sartorial scale.

Shirt + Jacket = Shacket | ASOS Style Feed

Think of the shacket as an upgrade on the humble shirt silhouette for those tricky transitional seasons – we’re talking thick, woven fabrics in interesting colourways.
Shirt + Jacket = Shacket | ASOS Style Feed

Or think of it as a dialled-down take on the bomber jacket in lighter-weight cotton, finished with shirt cuffs. However you classify it, the shacket is your go-to.

 

Reclaimed Vintage Inspired check overshirt, £55

Shirt + Jacket = Shacket | ASOS Style Feed

Tick off the heritage check trend by going for this shacket from Bershka. As it’s got a central zip, wear undone with a white T-shirt underneath for a more relaxed look.

Shirt + Jacket = Shacket | ASOS Style Feed

Go tonal and team your overshirt with a pair of dark-grey smart trousers to give your getup a sophisticated edge. Pop on a pair of monochrome Converse trainers to tie your subdued ensemble together.

 

Bershka check overshirt, £27.99

Shirt + Jacket = Shacket | ASOS Style Feed

Rejecting dark hues and experimenting with bright colours has been the sartorial zeitgeist for AW18, so show that you’re familiar with the trend by donning this mustard-yellow shacket.

Shirt + Jacket = Shacket | ASOS Style Feed

Wear an off-white polo underneath it to not draw attention away from your outer layer. As your top half is relatively vibrant, keep it chilled down low and opt for a pair of mid-washed slim-fit jeans. Finish your look with off-white kicks to give your getup some Scandi-style uniformity. 

 

ASOS DESIGN overshirt in brushed cotton, £30

Shirt + Jacket = Shacket | ASOS Style Feed

When it comes to dressing for transitional weather, khaki will always prove to be a popular colour choice. Incorporate the shade into your wardrobe by selecting a wool-mix overshirt like this Brixton one.
Shirt + Jacket = Shacket | ASOS Style Feed

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Play around with textures and team your shacket with a black cotton tee and dark-washed jeans for a laid-back look. On foot, round off your getup with some fresh white Reebok Club Cs.

 

Brixton Lando relaxed-fit overshirt, £110

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