The Hero Jacket – Here’s How To Style This Key Piece

We get under the skin of Marina Rinaldi’s Second Skin edit, a carefully curated collection of nine jackets, but which will be your favourite? 

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by Sam Dring |
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It goes without saying that a great jacket is a wardrobe essential: the grab-and-go item we all need. The right jacket can elevate an everyday look, level up your style and give basics a chic, tailored touch. A steadfast staple, the right jacket will see you through multiple seasons. There’s something confidence-boosting about slipping on your favourite and knowing you look good.   

And if there is one brand that truly understands the power of this piece, it’s Marina Rinaldi.

The jacket is the symbol of a unique know-how, devoted to style, of course, but with an essential feature: it has to make us feel good, like a second skin.Marina Rinaldi

But which jacket is THE jacket? 

Marina Rinaldi’s Second Skin edit of nine jackets has been carefully curated and includes pieces from the Marina Rinaldi, Marina Sport and Voyage lines. The Second Skin edit is all about finding a jacket that perfectly suits you.

At a recent Grazia style event, more than 60 guests joined Grazia’s fashion team at the Marina Rinaldi London store for an exclusive in-store styling session.

‘The Marina Rinaldi community is a mix of vibrant women with great chat and style, so it was a brilliant night about all things tailoring. Our two gorgeous models were the perfect ambassadors to convince everyone that they need a blazer in their life!’ Jane McFarland – Grazia Associate Editor – Fashion.

If you didn’t make the event, don’t worry, we made notes. Here’s how to select the ideal jacket for you, and our top styling tips to get the most out of your chosen design.


We are all different, in body and attitude, so first things first, find a shape and cut that suits you. For some that’s a laid-back look, or an oversized style, for others it may be sharp tailoring and more structure.


The right jacket is a superb foundation piece, a great investment that can be worn on repeat, and the key to creating a versatile capsule wardrobe. You’re looking for a piece that will work hard across your wardrobe, whether you want to dress up jeans and a tee or throw it over an elegant maxidress for a relaxed vibe. And if it will also work well for the office, you may have found a winner.


Experimentation is the key to discovering ‘the one’. A statement blazer in a bright colour can be a great contrast to basics that are more muted. A classic jacket in a subtle tone can create a polished and luxurious look.

Look to Marina Rinaldi

One thing is for sure, Marina Rinaldi’s Second Skin edit proves that one singular piece of clothing can have a big impact on your style. From double to single-breasted, contrast-piping and stretch fabrics, the edit includes a variety of styles with new cuts, fits and colourways to appeal to every taste. You are sure to find your favourite go-to jacket.

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