What Is A Shacket

As the cold season hits, temperatures are dropping and more layers are needed. There are plenty of layering items that you can wear at different times during fall and winter. The shacket is one of this year’s hottest fall and winter fashion trends, so today I’m dedicating a post on what a shacket is and how your can wear it to create fashionable outfits throughout the colder seasons.

What is a Shacket

A shacket is a shirt thick enough to be halfway between a shirt and a jacket which makes it an ideal, year-round layering piece. Typically, you distinguish a shacket from a shirt by weight. It is heavier and usually made from wool or fleece and most stackers have chest pockets. Shackets are another option for a button down shirt and in the winter months can be an essential piece to your closet. In addition, they are great layering pieces during the transition weather and is now considered a wardrobe staple for fall and winter. It’s a great transitional piece that can replace your denim jacket or winter coat with many styling options.

Ways to Wear a Shacket | 11 Shacket Outfit Ideas

A shacket can replace any outerwear staples in your closet. On a colder day, it’s the perfect option for layering under your puffer jacket as well.

Here are some great styling options for your oversized shacket that will inspire you to switch out your denim jacket or winter coat and use the trending piece as one of your new winter wardrobe staples. Here are some tips.

Shacket Style Tips

  • Wear Your Shacket as Wardrobe Staple: Replace any Wool Coat or Moto Jacket
  • Style Your Shacket as a Layering Piece: Under your Winter Coat and Combat Ankle Boots
  • Don’t be afraid to Dress it Up
  • Keep the Outfit in the Same color Story to Elevate Your Look

Camel Shacket + Faux Leather Pants + Loafers

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What Is A Shacket

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Cropped Plaid Shacket | Camel & White Outfit Idea for Fall

Cropped Plaid Shacket outfit

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Green Shacket + Jeans + Boots Outfit Idea

Shacket fall outfit

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Plaid Shacket + Black Jeans Outfit Idea

Plaid Shacket + Black Jeans Outfit Idea

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Fall Plaid Shacket + Jeans Outfit Idea

Fall Plaid Shacket + Jeans Outfit Idea

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Shacket Leggings Outfit Idea | Black and White Outfit

Shacket Black and White Outfit

Oversized Shirt Jacket with Faux Leather Leggings and Ankle Boots Outfit Idea

Shacket fall outfit ideas


A shacket can replace any outerwear staples and be the perfect way to change up your look especially if you want it to be more casual. In fact, this shirt jacket works well with this loose fitted tee that has side splits. Then pair it with python leggings and sneakers for errands around town.

Cropped Cream Shacket & Joggers Outfit Idea

Cropped Shacket Outfit Idea

Crop shackets are also an amazing option for versatility. They not only look amazing with sweatpants, but they can be dressed up and a crop is my favorite over a maxi dress. I also wanted to keep it bit more casual cozy and this look would be the perfect travel outfit and running errands or even a cozy night on the slopes.

Maxi Dress and Cropped Cream Shacket Outfit Idea | Work Outfit Idea

Maxi Dress and Cropped Shacket Outfit Idea

A cropped shirt jacket is a great option over a maxi dress whether it’s more fitted or flown.  Wear it with a tall boot for a night on the town or winter party. Then for accessories, stick with the black and white color story to complete the entire look.

Plaid Shacket Outfit Idea

Coat shirt jacket outfit


The shacket trend is one that can be worn casually with sneakers or dressed up a bit.  This belted plaid version has a beautiful color story and can also be worn as a coat on colder days. Wear it with Chelsea boot and pouch bag with a lip to match.

Amazon Plaid Shacket Outfit Idea

Amazon Shackets

Also, this Amazon shirt jacket comes in multiple colors and is the perfect affordable option. Layer a cozy sweatshirt under the oversized shirt on colder days.  Here, I also added a fedora with lug sole boot to complete the look.

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