Are Veronica Beard Jackets Worth It?

Veronica Beard jackets

Veronica Beard is a contemporary fashion company co-founded by the fashion designer Veronica Swanson Beard with her sister-in-law Veronica Miele Beard in the USA in 2010. The brand is carried by over 500 global distributors, including Nordstrom and Bergdorf Goodman – a luxury department store, Shopbop – global online retail,  and is one of the top-performing contemporary brands in the fashion industry.

In 2010, the two sisters-in-law who share the same first name their fashion and iconic signature jacket: the Dickey,  a classic one-button blazer with a zip-in hoodie, collars, and an impressive range of fabrics that would enable women to make their jackets their own and unique style.

The main idea of the jacket is to layer without bulk or excessive volume, making this piece transition effortlessly from season to season. The Dickey is considered the foundation of a woman’s wardrobe.

The classic Dickey blazer is their most famous piece. However, as the brand has grown, the designers have moved on to ruffled dresses, jeans, top and tees, knits, bottoms, jumpsuits, outerwear, swimming wear, activity wear, sneakers, sandals, accessories, loafers, pants, and beyond.

The collection is generally casual but always feels creative and relevant bringing a modern perspective to everyday styles. Veronica Beard is designed for real life and real women. Their full collection is simple yet sophisticated, elegant, and stylish with pieces that strike the perfect balance of classic and modern.

With the motto Look Good, Feel Good And Do What You Love, inspired by the versatility the two fashion designers outgrown the creation of the Dickey Jacket, and thanks to their innovative ideas the brand has a large collection of different jackets and styles, offering the customers a larger range of options that you could add to your wardrobe.

Rini Knit Dickey – $250

Rini Knit Dickey

A perfect example of a Dickey jacket is the ombre-effect Rini dickey. It gives a lively and chic layer under any of the dickey jackets from the Veronica Beard collection.

Made of 100% cotton, this knit piece should get your attention. The jacket is available in Blue Ivory Khaki color. The piece has a front zip. Should always be professionally dry-cleaned. 

Scuba Jacket

Scuba Jacket
Scuba Jacket

This is a lean-fit tailored blazer modernized with zip-welt pockets. It also has polished snaps at the placket and cuffs. This piece is compatible with all Veronica Beard dickeys. Available in Black, Navy, Army Green, and WhitePeak lapels, this jacket offers more options to play in style. It has long sleeves with four-snap cuffs and it’s partially lined. It’s made of 86% nylon, 14% elastane and should be dry cleaned only. 

Beacon Linen Blend Dickey Jacket – $695

Beacon Linen Blend Dickey Jacket

Ruched sleeves create a more relaxed vibe with a crease lines effect giving it a less rigid impression.

This jacket is absolutely beautiful and modern. It makes a great combination with jeans, but it would also look nice with a form-fitted dress for a classy and romantic look.

The jacket has a front hook-and-bar closure, peaked lapels, three-quarter sleeves with five-button cuffs each.  Front flap pockets and back vent and it is compatible with all Veronica Beard dickeys. This jacket is made of 62% linen, 18% viscose, 18% polyester, 2% elastane. Should be dry cleaned.

Lambskin Leather Moto Dickey – $550

Lambskin leather moto Dickey

This leather insert is the trick that makes any jacket less corporate and way more chic and cheerful for everyday casual outfits.

This lambskin leather, when added to any of the dickey jackets, creates a fashionable layered look without adding any volume or bulk. The leather insert has a snap stand collar and asymmetrical two-way front zipper that keep it classic.

Compatible with any Veronica Beard dickey jacket, it is made of lambskin leather. The brand recommends it should be professionally cleaned.

York Bomber Jacket – $595

York Bomber jacket

The York is a gorgeous bomber jacket. This piece combines the classic bomber and a slub-linen twill tailoring, delivering a polished look without skimping on the cool factor.

It has flap pockets at the chest and a removable tie at the waist completing a chic and casual, everyday style. The York jacket is 100% Linen. Snap buttons at the high neck and zip closure. Must be professionally dry-cleaned only.

Miller Dickey Jacket – $695

Miller Dickey Jacket

The Miller Jacket is one of the best-sellers of Veronica Beard season after season. This jacket with ornamental crest buttons at the center front and on cuffs is sure to be an ageless classic and it is also dickey compatible.

A moderate stretch allows a malleable and comfortable fit, while the slim tailoring delivers a smooth and fit look. The piece is made of 63% Polyester, 27% Viscose, 7% Cotton, 3% Elastane. Peak lapels.

It has shoulder pads, a single chest welt pocket, and side flap pockets. Lined. Must be professionally cleaned only.

Upcollar Dickey Jacket – $545

Upcollar dickey jacket

Perfect for warmer temperatures and seasons, the Upcollar Dickey Jacket is lightweight linen. The piece looks stunning if paired with denim and classic blouses.

It is a perfect jacket for a travel outfit and you may consider it a wardrobe staple piece. It’s made 52% Linen, 45% Viscose, 3% Elastane. Peak lapel, long sleeve with functional buttons, and single button closure. Fully-lined. Compatible with all Veronica Beard Dickeys this piece should be professional dry-cleaned only.

Oria Dickey Jacket – $695

Oria dickey jacket

The Oria dickey jacket in tartan features an elongated silhouette and is one of the highest-rated pieces on the brand website.

It has beautiful statement buttons, sharp peak lapels and an oversized yet tailored and perfectly fitted look. The Oria jacket is made of 82% Cotton, 18% Polyester. Peak lapels. It has a single welt pocket at the chest and is double-breasted with statement buttons.

Thin double welt pockets at hips. Long sleeves with button cuffs. Back slit. Lined. Should be professionally dry-cleaned. only.

Together with the Dickey jacket Veronica Beard have a full collection of best sellers. Surprisingly according to their official website they are:

Karuna Knot-Front Cropped Tee – $128

Karuna tshirt

A front knotted cropped Karuna Tee is a youthful look. It is clean and simple and looks perfect for combining with high-waisted pants or skirts. The piece is made of 100% Cotton, has a crew neck and short sleeves. Machine wash.

Toma White Sneaker – $295

White toma sneaker

The Toma sneaker is a street-style look. It has contrast trims and a snakeskin pattern in the back tab giving it a playful detail. It can be paired with skirts, denim, and dresses as it is versatile. This chic sneaker is completed by a rubber sole with an approximate 2-inch heel.

It is made of 100% leather upper and 100% rubber sole. It is available in white color with caramel details. The brand advises storing it in a cool dry place inside a dust bag. The brand recommends cleaning it under the supervision of a specialist.

Xanita Floral Minidress – $550

Xanita floral minidress

The Xanita dress is the perfect floral dress. It is a perfect match with sandals for the summer season or paired with boots and a jacket for later in autumn.

With an airy silhouette and front-button closures, it is a seamless style that works well for any occasion, from a brunch with friends to a cocktail hour or even a picnic at the park. The dress is 100% Rayon, has a round neck, front button closures, three-quarter length sleeves with elastic cuffs. Should be professional dry-cleaned only.

Pascoe Floral Midi Skirt – $425

Pascoe floral midi skirt

This floral Pascoe is a fluid skirt featured in a midi length with an on-trend scarf edge. The timeless length skirt is a major piece of the Veronica Beard collection. Wearing this relaxed and easy style with a tucked-in blouse creates a romantic look.

The skirt is made of 100% Rayon and has high finished concealed zip closure. It is lined and should be professionally dry-cleaned only.

Rilla Wedge Espadrille – $325

Rilla wedge

The Rilla espadrilles feature beautifully detailed suede straps on a considerable wedge heel. These summer must-haves are best paired with mini skirts or mini dresses for an exceptional look.

The sandal is made of 100% suede in 4 1/2″ heel. The brand advises that it is best stored in a cool dry place inside a dust bag. Clean it under the supervision of a specialist. 

Graciously designed with a feminine shape to emphasize and highlight a woman’s silhouette and refined tailoring to create flattering looks, the Veronica Beard brand is built for passionate women and it aims to empower them from day to night, work to weekend, and everywhere in between. 

As a high-quality brand, Veronica Beard’s clothing and especially the jackets are worth every cent of its price.

The brand has an overall rating of 4.8 on Nordstrom, one of the most luxurious department stores in the USA and Canada reinforcing the quality and reliability of Veronica Beard. The fitting and sizes have the best compliments by customers and fashion designers worldwide. 

The brand balances cool and chic, always offering a contemporary perspective on iconic staples with a perfect fit, made of the highest quality materials and creative designs. As the Dickeys are also sold separately you can wear different ones with the same jacket making innumerable combinations of pieces which makes this label so versatile and stylish. 


Anand Srinivasan
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