Coats Don't Need to Have Sleeves, Say All Designers

It was the season of sleeveless coats, also known as vests.
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It was the season of sleeveless coats, also known as vests.
Theory spring 2015. Photo: Theory

Theory spring 2015. Photo: Theory

It seems that, sometimes, designers want to incorporate layering pieces into their spring collections, but for spring and summer, it doesn't necessarily make sense to do a full-on coat. So, meet the sleeveless coat, which you might also call a long vest.

It's definitely an in-between season piece. For spring 2015, brands like Theory, Rag & Bone and Reed Krakoff mostly layered them over dresses, pants and top/shorts combos. For the most part, the arms were kept bare. 

Click through the gallery below for the best instances we noticed of the sleeveless coat/vest. Would you wear it?