The Best Shirt Jackets, Shackets On Trend For Winter 2023!

Style expert, journalist and fashion blogger Candie Anderson of has the scoop on the best shackets aka shirt jackets for women of all ages! They're perfect for the holidays, winter and will make great gifts for her. She also shared tips on how you can style your new shirt jacket with trending fashion essentials.

If there’s one trend we’re seeing more and more on social media it’s the shacket aka the shirt jacket. At first shirt jackets (shackets) were mainly in winter plaids, but now we’re seeing them in solid colors as well. Not only are they incredibly popular and selling out like crazy, but they’ll keep you warm on chilly winter days while working from home or running a quick errand. 

Shirt jackets will look great over a classic turtleneck, a cozy sweater, or your favorite graphic tee! When it comes to bottoms, pair them with high-waisted denim, skinny jeans, a denim skirt – once it gets warmer, and of course joggers!

If you’re searching for a new shirt jacket for winter, spring, and fall 2023, you’re in luck! Today, I’m excited to share 26 of the best shirt jackets // shackets in a variety of styles and colors. PS: They are selling out very quickly. I had many more I wanted to feature but they sold out within hours. Be sure to grab the shirt jacket you love if your size is still available because I can’t guarantee how long they’ll still be in stock! xoxo

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Plaid Shirt Jackets You’ll Love

It’s no secret plaid shirt jackets are incredibly popular with fashion influencers, bloggers, celebrities, and women of all ages! This Thread & Supply Plaid Flannel Shacket has been an absolute must have for women since the “shacket/shirt jacket” trend started a few years ago! It comes in a few different colors including versatile black and white plaid. 

This trending shacket can be worn layered over a crop top, a turtleneck, or your favorite camisole. You can wear it buttoned and tucked into jeans or faux leather pants, or untucked with skinny jeans or leggings. In fact, this lined shirt jacket will also look great paired with your favorite shirt dress!

It has great 4.2 out of 5 star reviews with reviewers stating that it is classic, well made, and warm!

I’m a huge fan of wearing bright colors during the chilly and gloomy winter months. I recently bought the perfect pink coat that definitely brightens my days and horizons! This beautiful BB Dakota by Steve Madden Bae is Black Plaid Shacket in the color “blush plaid” (pink and white) is calling my name! Not only is it bright and beautiful, but feminine and ideal for winter and cool spring days.

This cozy pink and white shacket has contrasting silver snaps and is the perfect length to wear with leggings, or unbuttoned with your favorite denim jeans and a white top. 

Caslon is one of my favorite Nordstrom brands! The clothing is well made of quality materials and at a great price point. This Caslon Plaid Shirt Jacket comes in two colors “Grey Heather Black Brown Plaid” and “Pink Olive Navy Rancher Ombre.” Both are ideal for women of all ages! 

One thing is for sure, this color combination is giving me early 90s grunge rock vibes! I can see pairing it with a white tank and denim jeans (as seen in the photo below) and with Doc Martens or Chelsea boots. If you’d prefer a more casual look – it’ll look phenomenal with white sneakers as well.

This jacket is machine washable and can be tumble dried low which is an added bonus.

This cozy Blanknyc Flannel Shacket has been on my wish list! Tonight I stumbled on it on sale and ordered it immediately. I will definitely let you know how I like this beauty when it arrives. It comes in quite a few different colors including my favorite – cabin fever which is a pink, gray and white plaid. This cozy shacket has side seam pockets and front button closures. I love how they paired it with a denim skirt and boots for fall (or spring). 

This cozy and warm flannel shacket will look amazing with leggings, faux leather pants, or jeans, or while relaxing in cozy joggers. This flannel shirt jacket runs small, so you may want to size up.

It has great 4.6 out of 5 star reviews with reviewers stating that it is very warm, soft, comfortable, and can be dressed up or down.

Give me all the pastel shirt jackets for early spring! I’m loving this Billabong Forge Flannel Shirt Jacket in white, light blue, and orange. I can see pairing it with distressed denim this winter. It’ll also look great with a basic top and your favorite shorts come spring! This must have shirt jacket is available in a few other popular color combinations just in time for winter/spring 2023.

This gorgeous green and blue Steve Madden Belle Plaid Shacket in the print called “Ponderosa Pine” is perfect for winter and the holiday season! If ever there was a shacket for the charming Christmas season this is definitely it! In my opinion, it is not only essential in your winter wardrobe, but also belongs in a Hallmark holiday movie! It is the perfect shirt jacket for running errands on a chilly day, lunch with your bestie, or holiday shopping with your mom and that’s just the beginning!

It’ll look great with denim jeans, booties, and a turtleneck. You can also wear it with a henley and faux leather pants. There are countless options!

If you’ve followed the blog for a while, you know how much I LOVE BB Dakota. The clothing is well made, of great quality, and affordable! I can’t get enough of this sustainably sourced BB Dakota Eldridge Jacket in red buffalo check (with snap buttons) and in sage green. It’ll look great with joggers, faux leather pants, denim, and your favorite leggings! This fabulous shacket is so popular that it is now available in quite a few different colors for 2022/2023. Which one is your favorite?

This trendy Steve Madden Eldridge Jacket in sage green and black has long been a favorite of women of all ages! It comes in three different colors for winter 2023 including light taupe, cognac, and sage green (shown below). This shirt jacket is the perfect length for leggings, and skinny jeans and will also look great paired with a t-shirt dress come spring and fall as well.

It has phenomenal 4.4 out of 5-star reviews with reviewers stating it fits true to size, is flattering and is great quality for the price.

How fun is this pink Bardot Talia Check Shacket? It is perfect for winter, and spring and can be worn on a cool summer night with denim shorts and sneakers. It is made of 100% polyester, which is very durable. 

I love how they styled this jacket with a white top, denim jeans, and high waisted denim jeans. It’ll look amazing buttoned and tucked in your jeans or left unbuttoned (and/or untucked) with jeans and a camisole!

You can also wear it with white or black joggers, crew socks, and sneakers or with your ultra mini Uggs (link up to LTK post).

Gorgeous Plaid Tweed Shirt Jackets

Tweed is one of my favorite fabrics on the planet. It’s classic, classy, chic, and always in style. Tweed has the power to elevate any look!

If you’re searching for a chic shirt jacket for fall, winter and spring, you can’t go wrong with this fabulous Sanctuary Shay Jacket in the color  “Notting Hill Plaid.” It is an absolute must for the trendsetter! 

This beauty is made of classic tweed fabric and has a detachable tie closure. It looks great unbuttoned and will also look fabulous cinched at the waist for a timeless fitted look.

This shacket has two front flap breast pockets as well as button closures and button cuffs. It is perfection!

It doesn’t get any better than this fabulous Lovers and Friends Kinsley Shacket in pink and black. It too is made of durable and elegant tweed fabric. I love everything about this gorgeous plaid tweed shirt jacket, especially the rhinestone button closure.

It looks amazing styled with a leather skirt and boots. You can also wear it with leggings, a black turtleneck, and knee high boots or ankle booties. This beauty will also look great with denim jeans and pumps. There are so many options! The best part is it is currently on sale for a limited time. Don’t miss out on saving a bundle!

Western Inspired Plaid Shackets

My love is strong for this Western inspired flannel shacket in one of this season’s hottest color trends! This neutral shacket will look amazing over a white or black crop tank, top or with a turtleneck. When it comes to pants, you can’t go wrong with faux leather pants, joggers, or denim jeans. This shirt jacket can be dressed up or down easily and effortlessly.

It has an amazing 4.6 out of 5 star reviews with reviewers stating that the quality is great, is true to size (including petites), and is warm.

As someone who lives in a rural area, I must admit Western inspired shackets/shirt jackets have been a hot trend in the cold winter months in my neck of the woods for years! We pair them with every item in our closet and in our dresser drawer! 😉 This Abercrombie Women’s Cozy Shirt Jacket is available in a multitude of colors and is one of my favorites! I just love the popular color terracotta!

Abercrombie has a wide array of shirt jackets in a variety of styles! Many are currently on sale just in time for winter 2022/2023. They’re a must for running errands, relaxing on the weekend, or students heading back to class.

Must Have Fleece Shirt Jackets 

This must have Billabong Forge Buffalo Check Fleece Shirt Jacket comes in black and white (plaid) and also in evergreen! It is made of water repellent fleece and is ideal for a day in the great outdoors or out to coffee with friends.

You can pair it with black high waisted jeans and a basic top. It’ll also look great with a denim skirt and tee or with joggers, sneakers, and a turtleneck.

The brand Treasure & Bond has so many cozy winter essentials, I want them all! For starters, I can’t get enough of this Treasure & Bond High Pile Fleece Shirt Jacket. It comes in two colors: Tan Thread and Grey Charcoal! They’re both incredibly versatile and ideal for chilly winter days! 

You can wear it to run errands, walk your dog on a chilly morning, to class, or out to lunch with a friend. It’ll look great over a henley and with jeans or with joggers and sneakers. I’m a huge fan of neutrals and think it’ll be a staple in your wardrobe for many fall, winter, and early spring seasons to come.

This classic fleece shacket has 4.3 out of 5-star reviews with reviewers stating that it is warm, cozy, and runs large! You may want to size down. 

Give me all the warm and cozy fleece pullovers, jackets and this fabulous Billabong Any Time Fleece Shacket! It is begging for a spot in your closet! This cozy shirt jacket has two front patch pockets and comes in three colors – off black, mellow daze, and sweet chocolate (brown). I love them all, especially in off black. It looks great over this neutral top and with black wide leg pants.

You can’t go wrong with a solid color shacket in a neutral color as it will pair well with nearly every casual item in your wardrobe. I can totally see wearing it with leggings or buttoned up and tucked into your favorite pair of jeans and with boots as well! There are so many options.

Must Have Plaid Or Solid Color Sherpa Shirt Jacket

I love casual clothing that is easy to launder! As someone who is always cold, I tend to live in my cozy sherpa pieces, and knowing that they can be machine washed (and tumbled dried) is essential. This must have Abercrombie Sherpa Shirt Jacket is perfection! Not only is it gorgeous, but is machine washable! 

This classic shirt jacket for women comes in nine different colors and in all sizes – from XXS to XXL. I love every color, especially in cream and blue plaid. I plan on wearing mine with my Chelsea boots and black faux leather pants as well as my favorite crop denim jeans!

It has great 4.8 out of 5-star reviews with reviewers stating that is so soft (like a blanket), smooth, and that it runs large. 

Cropped Solid Color & Plaid Shackets You’ll Love

I have fallen in love with warm and cozy cropped shirt jackets and looking to add more to my wardrobe. They’re perfect for women who are petite, average height, and tall as well! As a petite woman (under 5’4″) waist length cropped shackets are very flattering and aren’t overwhelming. I am head over heels in love with this must have collared Abercrombie Cropped Sherpa Shirt Jacket. It comes in four different colors and in plaid as well! 

I love the snap closure, the wide flap pockets on the front, and the cozy velour lining. This jacket is sure to keep you warm all winter long! It has phenomenal 4.8 out of 5-star reviews with reviewers stating that it is flattering, comfortable, cute, and versatile!

I love that you can dress it up or down easily and effortlessly! It’ll look great over the top of your choice, and with denim jeans, faux leather pants, joggers, and wide leg trousers to name a few. 

Style expert, journalist and fashion blogger Candie Anderson of candieanderson dishes on the best shackets including her Thread & Supply Crop Fleece Shirt Jacket in Black White Plaid which is perfect for all women including petites.
Style expert, journalist, and fashion blogger Candie Anderson loves her cropped plaid shacket! It is ideal for all women including petites.

I bought this Thread & Supply Crop Fleece Shirt Jacket in black and white plaid a few weeks ago and practically live in it. It is so cozy, comfortable, warm, and flattering! This morning I wore this cropped shacket with my fleece joggers/sweatpants and sneakers for a long walk with my dog. This afternoon I wore it with jeans and layered it over my black long sleeve tee (and mini Ugg boots). It is such a staple in my wardrobe!

In fact, I love this so much that I bought my mom one in a similar color combination and ordered another for myself in ivory. It is only $49 with free shipping. This will make a great gift for yourself or a loved one! 

It has 4 out of 5-star reviews with reviewers that it is soft and warm. A few said that they sized up for an oversized look. I bought mine in my regular size and have found it to be true to size! It’s totally up to you and your preference though.

I am officially obsessed with this Le Superbe Grohl Jacket in the grunge inspired color combination “Seattle Plaid.” I love the cropped length, cozy faux fur material, button closure, and front flap pockets. 

It looks amazing with black flared denim jeans and will also look fantastic with your favorite denim jeans or faux leather pants (in the color of your choice). This shacket will also look great with your favorite leggings or joggers for relaxing at home or running errands. 

Cozy and Warm Solid Color Shirt Jackets

This Abercrombie Sherpa Jacket in winter white is perfection! This is one you can pair with a variety of shirts, tops, and sweaters in your wardrobe.

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