The Varsity Jacket: Paris Fashion Week’s most coveted style essential is perfect for spring

The Varsity Jacket: Paris Fashion Week’s most coveted style essential is perfect for spring

Varsity Jacket: This casual, preppy-style staple is all the rage right now.

Varsity jackets are being marketed as the most coveted outerwear styles for 2022. The American fashion staple for preppy chic is both on the runways of Paris Fashion Week (think of the posthumous Off-White collection from Virgil Abloh, who featured a voluminous ombré pleated skirt with a varsity jacket) as ubiquitous in street style looks.

From classics to quilted variants to statement pieces, we show you the must-haves to have on your fashion radar and how street style stars rock the coveted design.

The varsity jacket is so versatile in 2022: street style looks from Paris Fashion Week

Street style look from Paris Fashion Week: the classic in bright orange inspires here. Edward Berthelot

Street style look from Paris Fashion Week: sporty attire turns heads. Edward Berthelot

Street style look from Paris Fashion Week: This casual combination shows how cool this fashion staple looks. Edward Berthelot

These are the 5 most beautiful ways to wear the varsity jacket

Varsity jackets are one of the hottest jacket trends for the transition season. We show you the most beautiful street styles to inspire you and our current favorite models to buy.

1. The classics

These classic ’90s-style jackets celebrate their comeback and look particularly casual in a style break with dressy robes or mini dresses.

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Arket Padded Pilot Jacket

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Reebok x Victoria Beckham Varsity Jacket

2. Casual clothes

Variants with patches, prints or bold colors are eye-catchers and are the perfect style companion for casual chic.

The university jacket as a casual look. As a mix-and-match look with different colors, this must-have item is especially casual. Edward Berthelot

Bomber Jacket by &Other Stories

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& Other Stories purple varsity jacket

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Mango Patch Varsity Jacket

3. Design collections

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