Five lightweight jackets to keep on hand for chilly nights or crazy office air conditioning.

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Summer: It’s too hot to wear a full coat, but a tank top isn’t going to keep you from shivering when the temperature drops in the evening.

Amuse Society Somedays Velvet Bomber, $126
Amuse Society Somedays Velvet Bomber, $126

Typical summer clothes also won’t protect you from the evil A/C that seems to blast only on you at work. So here are five lightweight toppers to keep on hand for when you really need a jacket — even in summer.

Babaton Kahlo Jacket ($225 at us.aritzia.com). Cut from drapey satin, this is the office version of a kimono.

Zara Jacket with Floral Embroidery ($70 at zara.com). Trendy bell sleeves and floral appliques will add style to a simple outfit.

H&M Bomber Jacket ($35 at hm.com). Airy, unlined satin makes this bomber summer-ready. Available in olive, black and pale pink.

Forever 21 Plus Size Wrap Jacket ($28 at forever21.com,). Rayon keeps it lightweight, while a self-tie waist makes it flattering. Available in four colors, in sizes 0X–3X.

Amuse Society Somedays Velvet Bomber ($126 at nordstrom.com). Gold velvet, plus beading and embroidery, make this piece fun for the sun.

ShopNW staff contributed to this story.