Best Dressed: Cropped and Leather Jackets

It's that time of year where a heavy coat is no longer necessary. A chic jacket is the topper of choice, and lately some of our favorite Latina celebrities like Nicole Richie, Adrienne Bailon and Camila Alves have shown us how to dress jackets up and downpairing them with dresses, tanks and even fancy gowns. Take a look...

1. 032610 Best Dressed: Jackets: Adrienne Bailon

Adrienne Bailon goes for rocker chic in her white tank, shiny black leggings, black booties and a black leather jacket at the G-Star Raw fashion show in New York City on Feb. 16. Add a splash of color like Adrienne does here with red lips and red nails.

2. 032610 Best Dressed: Jackets: Nina Sky

Nicole Albino of Nina Sky is on trend in her cropped acid-washed denim jacket over a white tank and black high-waisted pants at her birthday party at R Bar in New York City on March 16. Twin sister Natalie coordinated with Nicole in a black and white dress and black caged heels.

3. 032610 Best Dressed: Jackets: Alessandra Ambrosio

At the premiere of The Runaways in New York City on March 17, Alessandra Ambrosio toughened up her black and silver mini party dress with a cropped black leather jacket.

4. 032610 Best Dressed: Jackets: Camila Alves

Keep it neutral like Camila Alves, who mixes brown and black with her brown leather jacket over a black tunic, black leggings and brown sandals while presenting the latest Pinko line in Barcelona, Spain, on March 24.

5. 032610 Best Dressed: Jackets: Rocsi Diaz

Rocsi adds a large-collared cropped silver jacket and a silver fringe clutch to her all black look at BET's Rip The Runway 2010 in New York City on Feb. 27.

6. 032610 Best Dressed: Jackets: Shakira

While unveiling her Hard Rock's Artist Spotlight t-shirt at the Hard Rock Cafe in Washington D.C. on Feb. 22, Shakira looked like every bit the rock star in her leather jacket, shimmering black shirt, ripped jeans and black platform boots.

7. 032610 Best Dressed: Jackets: Fergie

We barely recognized Fergie with her sleek dark hair at The Black Eyed Peas After Party at M2 Ultra Lounge in New York on Feb. 24, but we love the combo of her pale purple leather jacket over a tie-dyed shirt.

8. 032610 Best Dressed: Jackets: Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie adds a cropped black leather jacket to her white frilly Marchesa dress at the designer's fall-winter 2010 presentation in New York on Feb. 17.

9. 032610 Best Dressed: Jackets: Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle Rodriguez just had to add a cropped black leather jacket to her silver beaded formal gown at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Abu Dhabi on March 10. So close, Michelle, so close.