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Style Spy: Sleeveless Jackets

Whether a blazer or a biker, nothing pulls a look together quite like a jacket, so it’s at this time of year that we start to fret over finishing touches for fear of being too warm. This summer, however, it seems style mavens from Giovanna Battaglia to Victoria Beckham have got it sussed: the sleeveless jacket.

Versatile enough to be worn over a long sleeve knit one day and bare arms the next (such is the unpredictability of a British summer), scroll through the above edit to discover the three key sleeveless styles to covet.

The Sleeveless Biker

A sartorial go-to when in need of something to toughen up your look in an instant, the biker jacket’s sleeveless counterpart is just as effective but without the bulk. Follow Giovanna Battaglia’s lead and layer yours over silk sun dresses to create a play on texture.

The Sleeveless Blanket Coat

How could Victoria Beckham resist this sleeveless style from her own collection? As comforting as a blanket coat but breezy and best styled with bronzed arms, it will see you through days spent in and out of air conditioning and onto evening drinks with ease.

The Sleeveless Blazer

Traditionally tailored but with effortless appeal, the sleeveless blazer will give summer looks a sense of direction. Whether layered over a crisp cotton shirt at work or a fine jersey T-shirt in the evening, complete the look à la Olivia Palermo with cropped trousers and statement heels to show off a sun-kissed ankle.

Shop our favourite sleeveless styles and what to wear them with below.

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