10 Affordable Summer Jackets Because Sometimes Bare Shoulders Just Don't Cut It

Not an oxymoron—a look.

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There are relationships built on less commitment than some girls have to keeping their jackets on, even in 90-percent humidity, because "It's my look." Fair enough. But for offices and other sexist climes, here, 10 fine examples of summer-appropriate outerwear.

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1

Take a pointer from the on-model shot, and pair with a hemline that hits above that of this longline jacket.

Boohoo, $70

BUY IT: us.boohoo.com.

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2

Stop traffic. Or redirect it.

COS, $125

BUY IT: cosstores.com.

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3

Add cutoffs and big gold earrings, and you've got a summer suit.

Front Row Shop, $63

BUY IT: frontrowshop.com.

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4

Its affordability depends on your definition, of course, but perhaps you might be in the market for a tawny silk robe to swish around in. Plus, think of all the money you'll save not having to worry about what to wear underneath. 

Aritzia, $288

BUY IT: aritzia.com.

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5

Cropped, the color of a strawberry marshmallow. Nice.

J.Crew, $84

BUY IT: jcrew.com.

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6

Okay, kind of cher (as in trop cher), BUT counterarguments: the print, the cut, that designer-y boxiness. 

H&M, $399

BUY IT: hm.com.

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Alternatively, Get the Look with this guy, which comes in at 10 percent of the price.

Mango, $40

BUY IT: shop.mango.com.

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8

A perfect workman silhouette made even better with an embroidered panel on the back.

& Other Stories, $125

BUY IT: stories.com.

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9

Calling all festival sprites.

Topshop, $95

BUY IT: topshop.com.

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10

When you're a Scandinavian fashion girl who wouldn't be caught dead in a drugstore plastic poncho. 

Stutterheim, $295

BUY IT: needsupply.com.

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