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23 Perfect Fall Jackets Under $100

Get ready for those first days of bright foliage and crisp weather with these fashion essentials.

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, it's time to face facts: Autumn is practically here. And while you'll be swapping out your t-shirts and shorts for sweaters and flannels soon enough, it's just as important that you have the right outerwear at the ready in your closet. From sleek moto styles to fuzzy sherpa numbers, we've rounded up the perfect fall jackets that will keep you feeling warm and looking your best.

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This utility jacket

A dark canvas utility jacket

Finding the perfect fall jacket that can help you brave the elements while still working with your existing wardrobe can be hard. But thanks to options like this utility jacket, you'll be able to stay comfortable when crisp weather returns. Pair this with your favorite jeans and a t-shirt for a casual-yet-prepared look.

$33 at Amazon
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This softshell jacket

A black softshell jacket

One of the hardest parts about dressing for fall is never being totally sure what Mother Nature is going to throw at you. This softshell jacket is both water- and wind-resistant, making it a great option for anyone who finds themselves braving a blustery day.

$115$70 at Columbia
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This dust coat

Green dust coat

Need a fall coat that's as wearable as it is stylish? This cruelty-free faux suede dust jacket is soft, comfy and the perfect length to create an elegant look while still keeping you warm on those suddenly chilly days.

$35 at Amazon
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This iconic racer jacket

Members Only jacket

Sometimes, the best way to move your wardrobe forward is to borrow a chic piece from the past. This classic Members Only jacket has become a fashion mainstay for a reason, and it's a great addition to your fall wardrobe if you want to look stylish all season.

$89 at Macy's
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This cotton blazer

white redhead woman in white blazer

Blazers may be the easiest way to make your outfit look more professional, but not all blazers are created equal. This piece features a chic minimized collar, giving it the versatility to make it both a last-minute Zoom call addition and a great looking way to stay comfy on a night out on the town.

$98 at Nordstrom
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This shirt jacket

young black man in men's shirt jacket

Know you're going to be spending most of your day outdoors in the crisp fall weather? Consider adding a shirt jacket to your wardrobe. This soft knit number may look like a simple button up at first glance, but it's also lined to keep you extra warm without adding too much bulk to your look.

$78 at Gap
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This military anorak

A hooded anorak coat

One of the hardest parts about finding the perfect fall jacket is landing on something that looks good but is still functional. This hooded anorak works with practically any outfit while still keeping you warm, thanks to a cotton lining and a drawstring to help keep out those blustery fall breezes.

$34 at Amazon
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This sweater jacket

A grey sweater jacket
Nordstrom Rack

Many people look forward to the fall tradition of getting their favorite sweater out of storage and putting it on for the first time. That's what makes this cardigan coat perfect for autumn: its comfy long sleeves and notch collar make it work as well over an LBD on  date night as it does when you're just wearing it over pajamas around the house.

$60 at Nordstrom Rack
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This lightweight zip-up

A black lightweight zip up jacket
Nordstrom Rack

Looking for a fall jacket that goes with everything? This black zip-up jacket looks great with a suit, jeans, or your favorite hiking gear.

$45 at Nordstrom Rack
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This women's denim jacket

Women's denim jacket

Everyone has a favorite pair of jeans—shouldn't they also have a favorite jean jacket? This wardrobe staple is so effortlessly stylish while still being just warm enough for those crisp autumn days.

$59 at Anthropologie
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This lined windbreaker

A women's fleece-lined windbreaker

Fall weather is fickle: It can be pleasant one moment and then pouring down freezing rain the next. Luckily, this lined windbreaker has everything you need to tackle whatever Mother Nature has in store, protecting you from the elements while keeping you looking great in the process—all for under $40.

$35 at Amazon
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This canvas jacket

green army jacket on white background

Need a casual jacket that will keep you warm all fall long? There's no need to break the bank on a designer brand when there are great options like this canvas military coat available. It's soft yet durable, making it the perfect all-purpose piece.

$53 at Amazon
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This moto jacket

white woman in black leather moto jacket

Looking to add a little edge to your look this autumn? Whether or not you have a bike of your own, consider picking up one of these moto jackets. This one is made of cruelty-free faux leather, complete with the heavy-duty zippers and buttons that make this timeless look so eye-catching.

$98 at Nordstrom
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This flannel-lined jacket

Flannel lined jacket shirt

It's not truly fall until you break out your beloved flannel shirt. Why not take it to the next level with a jacket that incorporates everyone's favorite seasonal fabric? This comfy piece makes it practically impossible to be caught off guard by chilly weather.

$68 at Amazon
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This rain jacket

A yellow rain jacket

April showers may bring May flowers, but October and November showers bring straight-up cold unpleasantness. That's why opting for a high-performance rain jacket is one of the best ways to stay warm all throughout autumn—and with a piece as comfortable and chic as this unisex option, you can't go wrong.

$95 at Macy's
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This bomber jacket

A bomber jacket

If you need a look for fall that will help you stand out just enough, look no further than this bomber jacket. This sleek, timeless style is classic fashion-meets-function, complete with plenty of pockets and an eye-catching liner that adds just the right pop of color to your outfit.

$40 at Amazon
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This hooded jacket

Women's hooded jacket

Just because you're in the market for a longer jacket doesn't mean you need to go full trench coat. This hooded coat features piped trim that adds texture and helps the piece's shape really pop, making you look like and feel like a million bucks on those chilly fall days.

$45 at Amazon
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This vintage-style biker jacket

Vintage biker jacket

Trying to pick up the perfect vintage jacket for fall might sound like a great idea, but it'll likely be March by the time you find one that fits—or that doesn't blow out your entire budget. Instead, opt for this vintage-style motorcycle jacket, which features a removable hood, a ribbed hem, and a buckle collar for a fraction of the price.

$60 at Amazon
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This quilted jacket

Blue quilted jacket

Just because the temperature's dipping doesn't mean you need to load up on heavy padded pieces just yet. This quilted jacket is a form-fitted way to keep nice and warm without the unnecessary puffiness.

$28 at Amazon
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This men's peacoat

A men's pea coat

No matter what your style is, a peacoat is always a welcome addition to your closet. This timeless double-breasted cut can dress up jeans and a t-shirt or complement a dressier outfit just as easily while keeping you nice and warm.

$56 at Amazon
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This women's suede jacket

young white woman in green cropped jacket

If you're feeling timid about your style, don't fret: You can still rock a moto jacket without going full T-Bird with your look. This suede coat comes in plenty of colors and features that signature asymmetric zipper that gives it just a hint of edge.

$32 at Amazon
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This denim jacket

Men's denim jacket

Not all denim jackets have to look like a distressed pair of jeans. This comfy-yet-stylish coat is the perfect way to stay plenty warm and comfy for fall while adding a subtle twist to a timeless item of clothing.

$90$54 at Gap
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This cotton field jacket

Cotton field jacket

Finding the right fall jacket usually involves picking something that's a Goldilocks level of "just right" for warmth. This lightweight canvas jacket is the perfect balance of style and performance, thanks to its slim cut and ample utility pockets.

$80 at Amazon
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Zachary Mack
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