With summer's flip-flopping temperatures and frigid A/C, I needed a jacket that wouldn't leave me sweltering on the sidewalk. At Shop on the Lower East Side, I found a light-tan cropped hoodie with short, gathered sleeves and a removable hood (perfect for those sudden mid-afternoon thunderstorms). With two closure buttons up top and a swingy trapeze shape, it was flattering and soft. But the sweatshirt material, though cozy, was too informal for the office. 105 Stanton St., nr. Ludlow St.; 212-375-0304.
The Find: Short-Sleeved Jackets
Stay cool this summer with a casual cover-up.
Published on Jul 18, 2007 as a web exclusive.